Preseason

Usher in the new guard: Corey Ashe and Will Bruin are primed to step into leadership roles

With the loss of veterans Brian Ching and Bobby Boswell, new faces must step up as leaders
The new guard
Leadership
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For the first time since 2007 the Houston Dynamo started preseason without two of their vocal leaders. With Bobby Boswell in D.C. and legend Brian Ching helping build the Houston Dash, the Dynamo are without two of their most prominent locker room and practice field voices.

Houston Dynamo midfielder Tony Cascio starting to feel at home within his new squad

Cascio is already easing into new surroundings: "The guys have made the transition easy"
Feeling at home
Tony Cascio
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Tony Cascio already feels at home in Houston. Now he really is back home as the Dynamo continue their preseason training at a place he knows well—Tucson, Arizona.

"It's an hour 45 minutes from my house, I've got a decent fanbase out there with my family and a few friends," the winger told HoustonDynamo.com this week.

Two late goals lift Portland Timbers to 2-0 preseason win over Houston Dynamo

Johnson, Urruti score in 80th, 83rd minutes as Timbers win in Desert
Recap: Dynamo 0, Timbers 2
Preseason Recap

Two late goals led the Portland Timbers to a 2-0 victory of the Houston Dynamo in a preseason scrimmage on Wednesday evening at the Kino Sports Complex in Tucson, Ariz.

With continuity in his career, Houston Dynamo winger Andrew Driver seeks consistency on the field

After an uncertain offseason, Driver returns to Houston to build off his 2013 campaign
Comfort level
Andrew Driver
MLSsoccer.com

For the first time in his career Andrew Driver sat at home on Christmas Day not knowing what his future held.

The Scottish winger was enjoying time with his family on a holiday break for the first time since becoming a professional, but his career was in flux as negotiations with the Houston Dynamo had stalled and he did not know where 2014 would take him.

Houston Dynamo fall to Colorado Rapids 3-2 in preseason scrimmage

Cascio and Barnes score for Houston in back-and-forth scrimmage
Dynamo 2, Rapids 3
Scrimmage Recap

The Houston Dynamo fell to the Colorado Rapids, 3-2, in a preseason scrimmage on Sunday morning at Methodist Champions Field at Houston Sports Park. Tony Cascio and Giles Barnes scored goals for the Dynamo, who will travel to Tucson, Ariz. on Tuesday to continue preseason.

Houston Dynamo's David Horst welcomes a new opportunity in Orange: "I couldn't ask for anything better right now"

Horst comes to Houston ready to bounce back from injury setbacks
Ready to play
David Horst
HoustonDynamo.com

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One of the worst moments of David Horst's career came against Houston. Now a member of the Dynamo, the defender is looking forward to creating some happy memories wearing orange.

The Dynamo traded with the Portland Timbers last December for the rights to the tall and strong center back, filling a vacancy opened by Bobby Boswell 's departure for D.C. United.

Houston Dynamo young Designated Player Alexander López hoping for more productive 2014

With a full preseason of training, López looks to improve fitness to make an impact in MLS
What's it going to take?
Alexander López
MLSsoccer.com

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Alex López knows his Houston Dynamo career did not get off to the start anyone envisioned.

Better late than never: Midfielder Andrew Driver makes his way back to Houston to finish what he started

It took a while, but Driver came back to the Dynamo after finishing '13 on an unsatisfying note
Better late than never
Andrew Driver
HoustonDynamo.com

The 2013 Dynamo Newcomer of the Year was almost a latecomer this year. Andrew Driver's return to Houston was only announced last Friday, three days before the start of preseason training.

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