MLS Regular Season
With two vacancies on the backline, the Houston Dynamo may turn to two former midfielders for relief.
The start time for the Houston Dynamo match against FC Dallas, presented by Novo Nordisk, has been changed to 6:30 p.m. CT. The game, which will be played at BBVA Compass Stadium, was originally slated to begin at 4 p.m. CT.
Houston Dynamo defender Geoff Cameron has been named the MLS W.O.R.K.S. Humanitarian of the Month for June for his efforts raising money for The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). The Dynamo all-star was inspired to raise money for LLS after Tim DaPonte, a former youth soccer teammate and close friend of Cameron’s, was diagnosed with stage-two Hodgkin’s Lymphoma in January 2011.
For a young professional, every game is a learning experience.
For Houston Dynamo goalkeeper Tyler Deric, Thursday night was an extraordinary one. In his sixth career start, the 23-year-old lined up between the post against Valencia, one of Spain’s most highly regarded clubs. In the end, despite allowing two goals in a 2-1 defeat, the youngster more than held his own.
The Houston Dynamo and the Houston office of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC US) announced the donation of $750 for every Houston Dynamo goal scored at home during the 2012 season. The donation will be made by PwC’s Houston office through Dynamo Charities to Houston’s Ronald McDonald House.
A big part of Houston’s 2-1 win over LA on Saturday was the quality service the Dynamo wing players provided to apply pressure to an undersized Galaxy central defense.
There was a look of relief on Andre Hainault’s face in the BBVA Compass Stadium press conference room on Saturday afternoon, and it wasn’t just because the Houston defender was finally out of the 90-plus degree heat.