MLS Regular Season

Dynamo's Tyler Deric makes dream debut

22-year old home-grown GK gets Houston's first shutout since July
Deric posts debut shutout
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Courtesy San Jose Earthquakes

The Houston Dynamo returned to San Jose and thoroughly outplayed the Earthquakes on Saturday night, as goalkeeper and Dynamo Academy product Tyler Deric was handed his first MLS start
for the Dynamo and posted a shutout in Houston's 1-0 road victory.

Dynamo 1, San Jose 0 - postgame notes

Deric first home-grown player in league history to record shutout in debut
HOU 1, SJ 0 postgame notes

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Ezra Shaw / Getty Images

Home-grown
goalkeeper Tyler Deric made three saves in his first career start and defender
Andrew Hainault scored on a first-half header as the Houston Dynamo posted
their first shutout in 12 MLS games with a 1-0 road win over the San Jose
Earthquakes late Saturday night in northern California.

Dynamo show fight, beat Quakes

Hainault's goal the difference in the match
Dynamo show fight, beat SJ
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Courtesy San Jose Earthquakes

Their dreams of qualifying for a fifth consecutive postseason since moving to Texas may be long dead, but the Houston Dynamo are not willing to mail in the remainder of their 2010 schedule.

Deric to make first start in goal tonight

22-year-old Klein graduate becomes first Dynamo Academy player to start an MLS game
Deric to debut in goal

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New Wave Photography

Houston
Dynamo goalkeeper Tyler Deric, a 22-year-old alumnus of Klein High School in
the Houston area, is set to become the first Dynamo Academy graduate in club
history to start an MLS game tonight when the Dynamo face the San Jose
Earthquakes at 9 p.m. CT at Buck Shaw Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. Deric was
named in the team’s lineup submitted one hour prior to kickoff.

>>Tyler Deric player bio<<

Ching, Obodai back on board against Quakes

While Cameron, Ngwenya face suspensions, lineup decisions pending
Ching back for Houston
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Wilf Thorne/Houston Dynamo

The Houston Dynamo got some good news this week, as both Brian Ching and Anthony Obodai returned to practice and seem likely to be available for Saturday night’s match against the San Jose Earthquakes.

Houston will still be shorthanded, however, as midfielder Geoff Cameron and forward Joseph Ngwenya sit out Saturday’s match due to red-card suspensions. Sammy Appiah (back) and Tally Hall (ankle) both did not travel with the team to San Jose due to injury.

Match Preview: Dynamo at San Jose

Match Preview: HOU-SJ
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Wilf Thorne/Houston Dynamo

The Basics

San Jose Earthquakes (12-8-7, 43 points, fifth place in Western Conference)
vs. Houston Dynamo (7-15-6, 27 points, eighth place in Western Conference)
Saturday, October 16, 9 p.m. CT
Buck Shaw Stadium, Santa Clara, CA

All-time record: San Jose leads 3-2-1

Broadcast Info

Freeman: Dynamo, Fire miss playoffs

Why early vacation may be good for MLS' most stable powers
Dynamo, Fire miss playoffs
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Close only counts in horseshoes and hand grenades, right? Unless you’re the crew from Apollo 13, no one ever gets remembered for getting “almost there.”

Still, almost-history is a funny thing. Take away the penalty-kick heroics by Nick Rimando in last year’s Eastern Conference final, and perhaps make sure someone paid their electric bill in LA during last year’s Western final, and we might have been talking about the Chicago Fire or Houston Dynamo defending their MLS Cup title this fall.

Oduro pushing for Dynamo scoring lead

Speedy striker needs three goals to pass Ching on Houston list
Oduro chasing Ching
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Don’t look now, but forward Dominic Oduro is pushing to become the first Dynamo player not named Brian Ching to lead the club in scoring.

Ching leads Houston with MLS goals in 2010, but Oduro has netted seven in all competitions to tie Ching for the overall lead, with Oduro and Brad Davis each sitting on five MLS goals with two games remaining in the regular season. Oduro has been decidedly hotter of late, scoring three goals in his last four games heading into a matchup on the road against San Jose on Saturday night.

Dynamo Daily - October 13, 2010

A daily dose of Dynamo and other newsworthy clips
Dynamo Daily - October 13

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Wilf Thorne/Houston Dynamo

Dynamo midfielder Geoff Cameron was apologetic after he picked up a red card during Sunday night's match. Cameron will wait to hear from the MLS Disciplinary Committee as to whether he will be suspended any additional games.

Cameron disappointed in himself for card

Pending league action, midfielder's season could be over
Cameron rues red card
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Wilf Thorne/Houston Dynamo

Dynamo midfielder Geoff Cameron has left the remainder of his 2010 season in the hands of the MLS Disciplinary Committee.

In the waning minutes of Houston’s 2-1 loss to New England on Sunday, Cameron took out his frustration with a shove to Revs midfielder Pat Phelan and was ejected. He will miss the Dynamo’s trip to San Jose on Saturday for their penultimate game this season, and his year may end prematurely if further disciplinary action is taken.

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