Go behind the scenes with Dynamo TV as Dynamo equipment manager Justin Andrews prepares for the team's first preseason trip of the new year to Tucson, Arizona.
The 2015 Desert Friendlies kicked off for the Dynamo on Wednesday with a 3-2 win over the San Jose Earthquakes in their first preseason match under new head coach Owen Coyle. Hear from Coyle and goalscorers Rob Lovejoy, Giles Barnes and David Horst in this Dynamo TV update.
Hear from Kofi Sarkodie, Brad Davis and Owen Coyle as the team wraps up the first week of preseason training with an intrasquad scrimmage.
AUDIO: Listen to interviews with Brad Davis, DaMarcus Beasley, Kofi Sarkodie, Owen Coyle & Matt Jordan
Thursday's episode of Dynamo All-Access, presented by Houston Community College, featured interviews with several Dynamo personalities. Host Glenn Davis spoke with Brad Davis, DaMarcus Beasley and Kofi Sarkodie as well as head coach Owen Coyle and general manager Matt Jordan. Courtesy of Yahoo Sports Radio 1560 AM, enjoy the interviews below. Dynamo All-Access airs weekly (usually Wednesday or Thursday) from 7-9 p.m. CT.
Despite a 2-0 loss to the Colorado Rapids Academy on Saturday, Dynamo Academy U-18 midfielder Christian Lucatero was named U.S. Soccer Development Academy Player of the Week on Monday.
From the U.S. Soccer release:
"Academy Player of the Week: Christian Lucatero of the Houston Dynamo U-18s received high scout ratings for his performance during the team’s match against the Colorado Rapids on Saturday. Lucatero leads the Frontier Division-leading Dynamo with seven goals in 12 games."
The 2-0 defeat was the first defeat for the U-18s since Nov. 15 and ended a five-game winning streak. The U-18s (10-2-1; 31 points) still lead the Frontier Division of the Central Conference by seven points over Texas Rush. Lucatero scored four goals two weekends ago in a two-game sweep of Sporting Kansas City, including a hat trick after entering the game at halftime.
The Dynamo Academy is back in action at Houston Sports Park on Saturday, Jan. 31 against Dallas-based Solar Chelsea SC. The U-18s kick off at 10 a.m., the U-16s start at 12:30 p.m. and the U-14s cap the day at 3 p.m. The Academy U-15s also play at 10 a.m. against Andromeda at Houston Sports Park.
Hear updates from Matt Jordan, Michael Lisch and Zach Steinberger from after Thursday's training session.
The Pulp takes you behind the scenes of the 1st day of 2015 training camp. Hear from Matt Jordan & several fans on their expectations for the upcoming season and what they're looking forward to the most.
Watch as the Dynamo open their 2015 preseason camp at Houston Sports Park.