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Houston Dash and U.S. Women's National Team star Carli Lloyd will join Glenn Davis tonight at 7 p.m. CT on Soccer Matters on ESPN 97.5 FM (KFNC).
Lloyd had a goal and assist in Tuesday's 2-0 semifinal victory over Germany and has been named Player of the Match in three straight games. Lloyd has played every minute of the six games this tournament and has three goals and an assist. Lloyd will try to continue her penchant for big plays in big games on Sunday as the U.S. face Japan in the Women's World Cup Final (6 p.m. CT on Fox and NBC Universo). Lloyd scored the winning goal in the Gold Medal Match at the 2008 and 2012 Olympics.
Lloyd, Morgan Brian and Meghan Klingenberg each started in Tuesday's win over Germany. The Dash trio are set to return to the Dash for a World Cup homecoming on July 12 against the Chicago Red Stars at BBVA Compass Stadium (TICKETS).
Davis will also give away tickets for the July 12 Dash game on tonight's show. Call 713-780-3776 to win tickets or to talk Women's World Cup, Houston Dash and Houston Dynamo.
Soccer Matters is a weekly soccer show that typically airs from 7-9 p.m. on Tuesday's on ESPN 97.5 FM.
The Houston Dynamo Academy U-18 team has scorched through the first three rounds of the U.S. Soccer Development Academy playoffs and landed a spot in the quarterfinals.
Come out to Houston Sports Park on July 7 (5:30 p.m. kickoff) to cheer on the future of Houston Dynamo soccer as they face the Chicago Fire Academy. Admission is free and open to the public.
See you there!
Houston Dash midfielder won her 200th cap on Friday, June 26 when the United States faced China PR in the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup. Here's a breakdown of those 200 appearances.
AUDIO: Listen to radio interviews with Giles Barnes, Jermaine Taylor, Brad Davis, Owen Coyle & Sandy Stewart
On Dynamo All-Access this week, Dynamo broadcaster and host Glenn Davis interviewed several Dynamo and Dash personalities, including forward Giles Barnes and Jermaine Taylor after the pair represented Jamaica at Copa America in Chile this month. Also, captain Brad Davis joined the show after he was named to the U.S. roster for the upcoming CONCACAF Gold Cup. Head coach Owen Coyle joined the program to discuss the loss in Portland, international callups, and Friday's Texas Derby at FC Dallas. Additionally, Davis spoke with assistant coach Sandy Stewart about his first season in Houston. Finally, Houston Dash head coach Randy Waldrum discussed his club's five-game unbeaten streak and Saturday's road game against the Washington Spirit.
Courtesy of Dynamo radio partners Yahoo Sports Radio 1560 AM and ESPN 97.5 FM, enjoy the interviews below. Dynamo All-Access airs weekly (usually Wednesday or Thursday) from 7-9 p.m. CT on 1560 AM. The show's call-in number is 713-439-1560. Soccer Matters airs weekly (usually Monday or Tuesday) from 7-9 p.m. CT on ESPN 97.5 FM. The show's call-in number is 713-780-3776.
Jermaine Taylor and Brad Davis
Hear from Giles Barnes, Jermaine Taylor, Brad Davis, Owen Coyle and Randy Waldrum tonight from 7-9 on 1560 AM
Tune in to Yahoo! Sports Radio 1560 AM tonight from 7-9 p.m. for a new episode of Dynamo All-Access, presented by Houston Community College.
Dynamo TV broadcaster Glenn Davis will speak with Dynamo forward Giles Barnes after he played in all three games (two starts) at the Copa America this month in Chile as well as Dynamo defender Jermaine Taylor who came off the bench for Jamaica in the final game against Argentina. Davis will also speak with Brad Davis after the Dynamo captain was named to the U.S. national team for the Gold Cup on Tuesday. Other guests on the show include Dynamo head coach Owen Coyle ahead of Friday's Texas Derby at FC Dallas and Houston Dash head coach Randy Waldrum after his team extended its win streak to five with a 2-0 win over Western New York on Friday.
Dynamo All-Access is a weekly show on 1560 AM covering the Dynamo and Dash and usually airs on Wednesday or Thursday from 7-9 p.m. CT.
For the ninth time in 16 weeks of play, Tyler Deric is up for MLS Save of the Week.
This time it was his 'acrobatic' denial of Portland's Alvas Powell. Watch all of the nominees in action and once you're ready to accept Deric's dominance, you may do so HERE.
Voting runs until 11:59 pm PT on Thursday. For complete coverage of the MLS Save of the Week – including an archive of all of this season’s nominees and winners – click here.
As you all know, it is derby week. Your Houston Dynamo will travel north to face FC Dallas on Friday, June 26. No doubt, the men in Orange will be looking for a bit of revenge after the first meeting between the two sides on May 1.
If the on-field battle wasn't enough, Houston Dynamo Charities and the FC Dallas Foundation have decided to raise the stakes. The losing team's foundation will donate $1000 of soccer equipment to a charity in the winning team's community. So if the Dynamo return to Houston with all three points in the bag, the FC Dallas Foundation will donate equipment to Neighborhood Centers Inc. Harbach-Ripley. And if FC Dallas wins, Dynamo Charities will donate $1000 of soccer equipment to America Scores Dallas.
Don't miss the next leg of the Texas Derby on Friday, June 26 at 8:00pm on UniMás.
The six Houston Dash players who will compete on the field for the U.S. and Canada are not the only Houston representatives at the Women’s World Cup over the next month in Canada. Dynamo broadcaster Glenn Davis is in Vancouver and will provide play-by-play for Fox Sports for six matches, beginning with Monday’s Group C encounter between Cameroon and Ecuador.
Fox Sports has committed unprecedented resources to showcase the Women’s World Cup across Canada this summer. Davis is part of a 28-member broadcast team that will broadcast all 52 matches on Fox, Fox Sports 1 and Fox Sports 2.
Glenn Davis broadcast schedule at 2015 Women’s World Cup
June 8 -- Ecuador vs. Cameroon
June 11 -- Netherlands vs. China
June 12 -- Ecuador vs. Switzerland
June 15 -- New Zealand vs. China
June 16 -- Cameroon vs. Switzerland
June 17 -- Spain vs. Korea
In addition to his role with the Dynamo, Davis has provided play-by-play at three FIFA World Cups (2002, 2006 and 2010) in addition to also joining NBC for coverage of the Summer Olympics in both 2008 and 2012.
Throughout the 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup, we'll provide you with unique perspectives on the tournament from personnel throughout the Dash and Dynamo organization. First up, Dash managing director and 2006 USMNT World Cup member Brian Ching.
With the Women’s World Cup starting today I thought it would be an excellent opportunity to share some of my thoughts on the U.S. and Dash. When I look at this tournament, I see a very competitive field with a number of teams that have the opportunity to win it. I have the feeling that majority of the fans that don't follow the women’s game feel that the U.S. should win the tournament and are unaware of how close other teams are. Germany, for example, is just one percentage point behind the U.S. as favorites to win in FiveThiryEight's predictive model. The team that I think will be the most dangerous for the U.S. will be France, who beat the Americans 2-0 when they fielded their full squad after beating Germany and Brazil last year.
In recent years the women’s team seemed to have lost that air of invincibility while other countries have really begun to increase their levels of play. I attribute this to the fact that many of these countries have had women’s leagues that have been in existence for a number of years. Germany, France, Japan, Sweden, England, etc.. all have professional women’s leagues that have been around for a number of years. That is why it is so important for the future of U.S. women’s soccer that the NWSL survives. U.S. Soccer understands this and is a big reason why they are fully committed to make this work.
As an organization, we are extremely excited about this year’s World Cup because we have six players representing their countries. Three Canadians and three Americans that will all play significant roles for their squads. We are extremely proud of our players and look for them to return to the Dash with some hardware around their necks. The World Cup has the ability to unite our nation and put a huge spotlight on women’s soccer. We will use this to show Houstonians that we have an amazing team and that they will love the experience once they come out to BBVA and enjoy a Dash game. So make sure you join us at The Phoenix on Westheimer for all of our watch parties and get your tickets for our World Cup players' return on July 12 and beyond. The strength of our national team will come from the NWSL, and the viability of the NWSL comes from your support every weekend in the stands.
I love our Canadians, but I'm USA all the way this month.
USA! USA! USA!