04 February 9:33 pm

The 2015 Desert Friendlies kicked off for the Dynamo on Wednesday with a 3-2 win over the San Jose Earthquakes in their first preseason match under new head coach Owen Coyle. Hear from Coyle and goalscorers Rob Lovejoy, Giles Barnes and David Horst in this Dynamo TV update.

Competition is king for Houston Dynamo in preseason training

Players new and old push each other trying to catch the eye of the new coaching staff
Competition is king

If the season started today it would not be hard to predict what the Houston Dynamo roster would be. Despite a shift in management, the club returns a litany of established players with enough skins on the wall for them to be logical choices.

That’s not what the preseason is about in Houston. As the club heads to Tucson, Arizona, for their first MLS versus MLS action with three games, head coach Owen Coyle is clear he wants to make competition for spots a fair fight.

Houston Dynamo open preseason with 3-2 win over San Jose Earthquakes

Lovejoy, Barnes and Horst each score in preseason opener under Owen Coyle
Recap: Dynamo 3, Quakes 2
Preseason Recap

TUCSON, Arizona – Rob Lovejoy, Giles Barnes and David Horst scored as the Houston Dynamo opened the 2015 preseason with a 3-2 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes on Wednesday morning at the Kino Sports Complex in Tucson, Arizona.

Houston Dynamo look to impress Owen Coyle in Tucson with first game action

Dynamo players are ready to measure up against the competition in Arizona
Tucson calls


Photo Credit: 
Getty Images

The Owen Coyle era reaches an early milestone in the Arizona desert on Wednesday as the Dynamo head coach takes charge of his first match.

Ten days after Coyle’s first training session, the Scot will marshal his players in game action as the Dynamo face the San Jose Earthquakes in the first of three exhibitions in Tucson (12 p.m. CT).

New Houston Dynamo defender Raul Rodriguez ready for new challenge in career

Rodríguez knows he'll have to adapt to new styles, philosophy but is excited for the change
Out of the comfort zone
Raúl Rodríguez

Raúl Rodríguez is stepping out of his comfort zone for the first time in his professional career.

31 January 10:21 pm

Hear from Kofi Sarkodie, Brad Davis and Owen Coyle as the team wraps up the first week of preseason training with an intrasquad scrimmage.

29 January 6:14 pm

Hear updates from Matt Jordan, Michael Lisch and Zach Steinberger from after Thursday's training session.

29 January 1:08 pm

The Pulp takes you behind the scenes of the 1st day of 2015 training camp. Hear from Matt Jordan & several fans on their expectations for the upcoming season and what they're looking forward to the most. 

Houston Dynamo striker Will Bruin is healthy for 2015, looking to learn from new coach Owen Coyle

Bruin is ready to put injuries behind him as he aims to improve under the tutelage of Coyle
Turning a new page
Will Bruin

For the first time in four years, Will Bruin’s got a set of fresh eyes on him, and the forward is looking to take full advantage.

After spending his professional career to date under Dominic Kinnear, Bruin is now under the watch of new Houston Dynamo boss and former EPL forward Owen Coyle, and Bruin is looking to turn a new perspective into a leap forward on the field.

28 January 7:02 pm

Hear from new Dynamo defender Raúl Rodríguez and midfielder Leonel Miranda after their first training session with Owen Coyle and the team.

Syndicate content