MLS Regular Season
Though it is not a full-fledged stadium, the Houston Dynamo's brand-new practice facility has the club feeling it is finally establishing roots in Houston.
On Wednesday the Dynamo celebrated the grand opening of the Methodist Champions Field at the Houston Amateur Sports Park, which will serve as the team’s training facility. Much attention recently has been paid to the development of the Dynamo's soccer-specific stadium, but opening their own practice facility is a step welcomed by the players and coaches.
Houston Dynamo will wear special white jerseys with purple and green lettering
for their Earth Day game against the New England Revolution on Sunday, it was
There was plenty of postgame excitement for the Houston Dynamo following their 3-1 victory over the Vancouver Whitecaps on Sunday. However, despite logging their first win of the season, the Dynamo were not completely satisfied.
Though they put together a good overall defensive performance, a 38th-minute goal from Camilo equalized the match just a minute after the Dynamo took the lead.
Houston broke into the win column Sunday night with an impressive, fast-paced offensive display. The result was a 3-1 home victory against the expansion Vancouver Whitecaps.
Watch: Full Match Highlights
Houston Dynamo earned their first win of the season and moved into third place
in the Eastern Conference with a comprehensive 3-1 win over the Vancouver
Whitecaps Sunday night at Robertson Stadium.
The Houston Dynamo defeated Vancouver Whitecaps FC Sunday night 3-1 at Robertson Stadium to earn their first win of the season. Cam Weaver scored for the second straight game and Bobby Boswell and Will Bruin netted the other two goals for Houston. Bruin's goal was his first as a professional. To watch highlights from the match, click here or watch the video below.
Houston got its first win of 2011 on Sunday night, beating the expansion Vancouver Whitecaps 3-1 in a physical match at Robertson Stadium.
Although Vancouver Whitecaps FC might be new to MLS, the Vancouver Whitecaps are no stranger to the world of professional soccer. This Sunday, Dynamo fans will have their first chance to see one of two expansions club to join the league this season. We at HoustonDynamo.com are here to give you a primer of the Canadian club ahead of their first visit to Robertson Stadium.
The original Whitecaps
A deal between Mexican club Atlas and the Houston Dynamo for 21-year-old Mexican international Edgar Pacheco fell through on Friday, Dynamo president of business operations Chris Canetti told MLSsoccer.com.
According to Canetti, the details of the deal had been agreed upon to make Pacheco the second Designated Player in club history, but the winger had a change of heart at the last minute.
Theand will meet for the first time Sunday evening at Robertson Stadium. The Dynamo are coming off a midweek Open Cup loss to Sporting KC and are looking for their first victory of the MLS season after a 1-1 draw at New York last Saturday. After a remarkable stoppage-time comeback last weekend, the Whitecaps fell victim to one on Wednesday, with New England coming back for a share of the points in a 1-1 draw at home.