MLS Regular Season

Match Preview: Dynamo at Wizards

Wizards' playoff lives, Dynamo's pride at stake
Match Preview: KC-HOU


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The Basics

(6-13-5, 23 points, eighth in Western Conference) at
Kansas City Wizards (8-9-6, 30 points, fourth in Eastern Conference)
Wednesday, September 22, 7:30 p.m. CT
CommunityAmerica Ballpark, Kansas City KS

All-time record: Houston leads 6-1-3 (5-1-3 regular season).

Broadcast Info

5 minutes with ... Richard Mulrooney

Dynamo midfielder talks soccer, alpacas, and fantasy football
Q&A: Richard Mulrooney


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Joseph Musarra/Houston Dynamo

Dynamo midfielder Richard Mulrooney took some time after practice on Tuesday to answer a
few questions from about his life, on and off the field.

HD: Since moving to Houston in 2005, what has been your favorite part about the city?

Academy College Report - Sept. 20

Boullt scores as Tulsa gears up for clash with No. 1 Akron
Acad. Coll. Report - Sept. 20


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University of Tulsa

The men's college soccer season continued last weekend, highlighted by junior Alex Dixon and top-5-ranked North Carolina edging Duke on national TV on Friday night. This week, sophomore Matt Boullt and Tulsa, which is ranked as high as No. 2 in the country, face No. 1 Akron on Friday night on Fox Soccer Channel at 7 p.m. CT.

2010 season
marks the first group of college seniors who spent time in the Dynamo
Academy, so college soccer is especially worth watching to see which
players might be drafted or even signed prior to the draft in the
2010-11 offseason.

Kinnear: "The season's over" for Houston

Dynamo boss concedes that playoffs are likely out of reach
Kinnear: It's over


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Wilf Thorne/Houston Dynamo

After the Dynamo's 2-1 home loss to Toronto FC on Saturday night, head coach Dominic Kinnear spoke as frankly as he could about his team's 2010 season.

“The season’s over,” Kinnear said. “The way we’re playing, we are not going to do it. It’s sad to say it, but it is a reality.”

Houston failed to hold on to a halftime lead for the first time all season. Two second-half Dwayne De Rosario goals all but completely distinguished any hope of the Dynamo making the playoffs.

Dynamo 1, Toronto FC 2 -- postgame notes

Ching nets seventh goal of the season
HOU 1, TFC 2 - postgame notes


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Wilf Thorne / Houston Dynamo

The Houston Dynamo lost their third straight match on Saturday, falling 2-1 to Toronto FC at home on a stoppage-time free kick from former Houston midfielder and current TFC star Dwayne De Rosario.

The Dynamo opened the scoring in the 18th minute when Brad Davis served in a left-footed delivery from a free kick, and Houston captain Brian Ching redirected the ball inside the left post with a header. It was Ching's team-high seventh goal of the season and the team-high seventh assist of the season for Davis, tied for seventh in MLS.

Dynamo fall to TFC, playoff hopes dwindle

Late De Rosario strike gives TFC 2-1 win
Dynamo fall 2-1


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Wilf Thorne / Houston Dynamo

In a must-win game for two teams with dwindling playoff hopes, former Dynamo midfielder Dwayne De Rosario fired off two long-range goals to push Toronto FC past Houston, 2-1, at Robertson Stadium on Saturday. 

Known as a clutch player while at Houston, De Rosario struck Toronto's dramatic winner in stoppage time.  

After De Rosario had drawn a free kick just outside the box following a quick counter attack, teammate Nick LaBrocca rolled the ball out to his captain, who fired a low, seeking effort past Dynamo goalkeeper Pat Onstad. 

Houston expecting unexpected from Toronto

“If we’re not ready ... we’re asking for trouble," says Kinnear
TFC a threat to Houston

The Houston Dynamo know to expect a little of the unexpected when they host Toronto FC in their final Saturday night match of the regular season at Robertson Stadium tomorrow at 7:30 p.m.

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Kinnear: Houston won't give up on season

Dynamo manager says win vs. TFC critical in last dash at playoffs
Dynamo won't give up

Houston Dynamo manager Dominic Kinnear makes it
clear that he does not want anyone to read into the Brian Mullan trade earlier this
week and conclude that the club has given up on the 2010 season.

Kinnear has not thrown in the towel just yet. With seven
games remaining, the Dynamo are 10 points off the pace behind the Seattle Sounders for
the eighth and final playoff berth.

Dynamo getting used to life without Mullan

New Houston acquisition Clark hopes to return to field in time for 2011
Life without Mullan

The Houston Dynamo not only had to spend the week getting used to being without longtime teammate Brian Mullan, but they also began to get to know a new face in Colin Clark when he joined the team for the weekend on Friday. The Dynamo traded Mullan for another winger with U.S. national team experience, who joins the club from the Colorado Rapids.

Match Preview: Dynamo vs. Toronto FC

Dynamo, emotional Toronto look to keep seasons alive
Match Preview: HOU-TFC


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The Basics

(6-12-5, 23 points, eighth in Western Conference) vs. Toronto FC (7-10-7, 28 points, third in Eastern Conference)
Saturday, September 18, 7:30 p.m. CT
Robertson Stadium, Houston, TX 

All-time record: Houston leads 2-1-4.

Broadcast Info

7:15 p.m. KHOU 11.2 (English)
7:00 p.m. TV Informa (Spanish)
7:00 p.m. La Ranchera 850 (Spanish)

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