MLS Regular Season

Kinnear wants to retain all three keepers

Houston coach prefers to convince Onstad to play on, keep backups
Kinnear wants all 3 GKs


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Dynamo head coach Dominic Kinnear remains tight-lipped about the team’s season-ending player meetings and his plans for 2011. But as he mulls over his roster deciding which players to keep for next year and travels the globe in search of reinforcements, the one position Kinnear hopes will remain status quo is the men in nets.

“We’re not in the market for a goalkeeper right now,” said Kinnear. “Pat [Onstad] was as consistent as ever, Tally [Hall], when he got a chance, played well, and Tyler [Deric] showed at the end that he has the potential to be ready to play.”

Kinnear, coaches embark on scouting trips

Brazil, Colombia, Ghana, Caribbean among destinations
Kinnear, coaches to take trips


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Frequent flier accounts for the Dynamo coaching staff are seeing
plenty of action this month, as the organization steps up its effort to find
talent for the 2011 season. Trips are scheduled to several different
continents, with more in the works, and that’s in addition to a heavy slate of
college scouting. There’s work to be done.

Dynamo start search for DP target for 2011

Houston has list of candidates, but feelers haven't been put out
Dynamo start DP search

If there is one offseason story that has most Dynamo fans frothing at the mouth, it us the club’s pursuit of a Designated Player.

The Anschutz Entertainment Group, the club's majority owner, made it clear this summer it wants Houston to try to make a big splash next season in adding a big name. Last week, Dynamo head coach Dominic Kinnear shed some light on who the ideal DP might be.

Q&A: Houston Dynamo midfielder Corey Ashe

Youngster gained time after Mullan trade, but future uncertain
Q&A: Dynamo's Ashe


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Houston Dynamo players returned on Sunday afternoon to clean out their lockers and to go through end-of-season medical tests. sat down with several players to talk about various topics pertaining to the season, the upcoming offseason and next year. Here we chat with Corey Ashe, one of two Dynamo players entering the offseason out of contract. Any personal or team highlights for you that stick out in 2010?

Dynamo close book on 2010, eye long winter

"This offseason will be busy," says Kinnear of plans to improve
Dynamo eye long winter


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For the first time in nearly eight months, the Houston Dynamo are not practicing this week, the result of a disappointing season that saw the team eliminated from playoff contention several weeks ago. On Sunday afternoon, players cleared out their lockers and underwent season-ending medical exams.

“It’s been a disappointing season to say the least,” said head coach Dominic Kinnear. “We had some expectations at the beginning of the year, and we haven’t hit those.”

Offseason 2010-11: What you need to know

Important dates and information for Houston fans
Offseason 2010-11: Dates/Info


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If you’re a Dynamo fan, you’ve probably been thinking about the 2010-11 offseason. There are a lot of uncertainties about the offseason, and we won’t know a lot of answers until next year, but here are some things you need to know about the 2010-11 offseason:

Important Dates

PHOTOS: Dynamo-Seattle in photos

Dynamo bid 2010 adieu with 2-1 win
PHOTOS: Dynamo-Seattle


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For a photo gallery including some of the best pictures from the Dynamo's 2-1 win over the Seattle Sounders on October 23, click here.

HOU 2, SEA 1 -- postgame notes

Davis ties career high with 12th assist
HOU 2, SEA 1 -- postgame notes


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The Houston Dynamo closed the regular season with a well-earned 2-1 win over the Seattle Sounders Saturday afternoon at Robertson Stadium before a crowd of 23,990. Geoff Cameron and Cam Weaver scored well-taken goals for Houston in the win, while Brad Davis played a part in the buildup to both goals to finish the season with 12 assists.

Dynamo end season with bittersweet win

Second straight victory reveals what might've been
Dynamo end on bittersweet win


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If there is a word to describe Saturday afternoon for the Houston Dynamo, it would be bittersweet. Bittersweet because the 2010 season will go down in the records book as a disappointment, but the Dynamo ended the year with their first back-to-back MLS victories in more than a year and half after defeating the Seattle Sounders 2-1.

Dynamo end season on winning note

Cameron, Weaver on target as Dynamo cool red-hot Seattle
Dynamo win season finale


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Cam Weaver’s second-half header gave the Houston Dynamo a 2-1 win over the surging Seattle Sounders, as the hosts closed out 2010 with their first back-to-back wins of the season.

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