MLS Regular Season
With MLS Rivalry Week on the horizon, Dynamo fans can once again get excited about another #TexasDerby with FC Dallas. Although the rivalry has diminished in recent years with Houston's move to the Eastern Conference in 2011, Sunday's match is one that fans and players have marked on their calendars since the schedule was released in January.
On Sunday (12 pm CT; ESPN2) as part of Rivalry Week, FC Dallas and the Houston will battle for "El Capitán," the civil-war era cannon currently in the possession of the Dynamo.
With that in mind, here are the Top 5 Moments in Texas Derby history:
5 – Ugo Ihemelu Wins "El Capitán" for Dallas
FC Dallas and the Houston Dynamo battle it out every year for the best and most distinct “trophy” among MLS rivalries. No matter the sport, Houston and Dallas rival for supremacy in the state of Texas and when the Dynamo relocated to the Space City, an instant rivalry was born which necesitated that the clubs go big with the trophy.
In the latest edition of Canetti's Corner, Dynamo president Chris Canetti discusses Houston's series with Santos Laguna, the Dynamo's Rivalry Week matchup with FC Dallas, potential Charities Cup opponents and more. Click here for previous editions of the weekly series.
In the new age of possession soccer, goalkeepers seemingly get as much attention today for their passing skills as they do for their ability to record a clean sheet.
Dynamo defender Corey Ashe went in-studio on Sunday for the Keeper Notes Soccer Show. Check out the podcast of Ashe's interview.