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01 August 1:47 pm

Houston Dynamo fans may see themselves in their favorite players beginning tonight as the Dynamo face Sporting Kansas City at Sporting Park. Starting tonight, and throughout August, Dynamo player jerseys will include the faces of season ticket members who submitted their photograph earlier this year. The Dynamo are part of a league-wide initiative, with all 20 MLS clubs participating in the jersey program.

Season ticket members submitted their photo and selected their preferred jersey number (0-9) and the location for their picture within the digit. Thousands of Dynamo supporters submitted photos and will be featured across the Dynamo jersey numbers this month.

Major League Soccer is the first league to utilize this platform, which is provided by Playing2. The Mexican National Team, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid are among several teams in other countries that have previously used this platform in order to bring supporters closer to the game.

Get your first look at the new jersey numbers when the Dynamo face Sporting Kansas City at 7:30 p.m. tonight (TV: ROOT SPORTS Alternate Channel and TeleXitos).
 

29 July 5:02 pm

Tune in to Yahoo! Sports Radio 1560 AM tonight from 7-9 p.m. for a new episode of Dynamo All-Access, presented by Houston Community College. 

Dynamo TV broadcaster Glenn Davis will speak with Dynamo forward Erick "Cubo" Torres after his home debut on Saturday and Dash midfielder and U.S. World Cup hero Carli Lloyd ahead of tonight's home game against FC Kansas City. The show also includes interviews with Dynamo midfielder Leonel Miranda after his first MLS goal against the Galaxy, as well as head coach Owen Coyle and general manager Matt Jordan to discuss the recent trade for Sheanon Williams and the upcoming to face Sporting Kansas City.

Click here to listen to a live stream.

Dynamo All-Access is a weekly show on 1560 AM covering the Dynamo and Houston Dash and usually airs on Wednesday or Thursday from 7-9 p.m. CT.

26 July 11:17 am

The Dynamo defeated the LA Galaxy, 3-0, on Saturday at BBVA Compass Stadium. Here are milestones and notes from the game:

  • The 3-0 victory equaled Houston's largest victory against the Galaxy, tying a 3-0 Dynamo win over the Galaxy on October 18, 2008 at Robertson Stadium.
  • The sellout crowd of 22,445 was a BBVA Compass Stadium-record
  • It was Brad Davis' 313th career regular-season start to tie Landon Donovan (313) and Brian Carroll (313) for seventh on the MLS all-time list.
  • Ricardo Clark played 89 minutes to reach 15,716 career regular-season minutes with the Dynamo and pass Bobby Boswell (15,672) for second on the club list.
  • It was Will Bruin’s tenth goal in all competitions this season (nine regular season goals, one U.S. Open Cup goal).
  • Bruin has nine goals in his last 14 regular-season games.
  • It was Leonel Miranda’s first Dynamo goal in MLS play. The Argentinian scored his first career goal in the U.S. Open Cup against the Austin Aztex.
  • Rasheed Olabiyi assisted on Miranda’s goal for his first Dynamo assist.
  • Defender Sheanon Williams made his Dynamo debut as a starter at right back after he was acquired by the Dynamo from the Philadelphia Union in a trade on Thursday.
  • Forward Erick “Cubo” Torres made his home debut, and 2015 regular-season debut as a substitute for Bruin in the 69th minute.

 

25 July 12:37 pm

The Dynamo host the LA Galaxy for the only time this season Saturday at 8 p.m. at BBVA Compass Stadium. The game is sold out and will be broadcast on ROOT SPORTS SW alternate channel. Here are some notes ahead of the game.

  • Dynamo head coach Owen Coyle will face some difficult lineup decisions, with up to eight players unavailable. DaMarcus Beasley (U.S.) and Giles Barnes (Jamaica) are with their national teams at the CONCACAF Gold Cup, Kofi Sarkodie and Luis Garrido are suspended, and Jermaine Taylor (quad tear; out), Boniek Garcia (adductor strain; out), Rob Lovejoy (hamstring strain; doubtful) and Alex Lima (concussion; questionable) are recovering from injuries.
  • Galaxy head coach Bruce Arena will have his own lineup questions, with up to seven players in doubt. Alan Gordon, Omar Gonzalez and Gyasi Zardes (U.S.) and Jaime Penedo (Panama) are at the Gold Cup, Robbie Rogers is suspended and Jose Villarreal (leg) and Baggio Husidic (calf) are both questionable.
  • Ricardo Clark and Raul Rodriguez are both on yellow-card warning and would be suspended for next Saturday’s game at Sporting Kansas City if they receive a caution tonight. Husidic is also on warning for the Galaxy.
  • The referee is Silviu Petrescu, who has been in the center for 100 MLS games and issued 14 red cards and awarded 18 penalty kicks. Petrescu was the referee for the 2012 MLS Cup between the Dynamo and Galaxy and was named 2012 MLS Referee of the Year.
  • The Galaxy are winless (0-5-5) on the road in MLS play this season and have not won a league game away from home since August 20, 2014, a 4-3 win at Colorado. The Galaxy did win on the road in the U.S. Open Cup, a 1-0 triumph at San Jose on July 1.
  • Brad Davis has now made 312 career regular-season starts and can tie Landon Donovan (313) and Brian Carroll (313) for seventh on MLS all-time list with a start tonight.
  • Ricardo Clark has tallied 15,627 career regular-season minutes with the Dynamo and can pass Bobby Boswell (15,672) for second on the club list with 46+ minutes vs. the Galaxy.
  • Will Bruin has 11,384 career minutes in all competitions with Houston and can surpass Geoff Cameron (11,471) for 10th on the franchise list with 88+ minutes tonight.
  • Galaxy forward Robbie Keane comes to Houston with two hat tricks in his last two league games – and three in all competitions this season. The back-to-back hat tricks were a second in MLS history after Eddie Johnson did it in the 2007 season. (Note courtesy Rick Lawes, MLS Communications)
  • Keane, the 2014 MLS MVP, has seven goals and three assists in the last five games, with three of the goals from the penalty spot. He has 15 multiple-goal games for his league career, now eighth on the all-time list (via Rick Lawes).
  • Will Bruin recorded his 50th goal in all competitions with the Dynamo in Tuesday’s U.S. Open Cup defeat at Sporting KC.
  • Bruin, in his fifth season with Houston, is the second player in Dynamo history to record 50 career goals. Brian Ching, the club leader, tallied 69 goals in 224 career games with Houston. Bruin has 50 career goals in 156 career games in all competitions with the Dynamo.
  • Dynamo forward Erick “Cubo” Torres made his first appearance with the Dynamo on Tuesday at Sporting KC, entering for Bruin in the 64th minute. Torres signed as a Designated Player in December but was loaned back to his childhood club Chivas Guadalajara for the spring season in Liga MX. Torres is set for his home debut against the Galaxy.
  • It’s also a possible Dynamo debut for defender Sheanon Williams (pronounced: Shane-en) after he was acquired by the Dynamo on Thursday in a trade with the Philadelphia Union. Williams, 25, appeared in 141 regular-season games in six seasons with the Union, averaging 29 appearances per season over the last four years.
  • The Galaxy have won four of their last five league games, outscoring opponents 20-6.
  • The all-time series between Houston and LA has been tight, with the Dynamo holding a slight edge, with an 8-7-5 mark against the Galaxy. The series has also been low-scoring, with the Dynamo outscoring the Galaxy 22-20 in 20 all-time regular-season meetings.
  • Tonight is also set to be Galaxy midfielder Steven Gerrard’s first road game in MLS after joined the Galaxy last month. The former England national team captain (114 caps) appeared in over 500 games in 17 seasons with Liverpool, including man of the match honors as Liverpool won the 2005 UEFA Champions League Final.

 

 

 

 

 

22 July 2:18 pm

Once again, Tyler Deric is up for MLS Save of the Week.

Watch all of the nominees in action and vote for Tyler Deric's stop against Real Salt Lake HERE.

Voting runs until 11:59 pm PT on Thursday. For complete coverage of the MLS Save of the Week – including an archive of all of this season’s nominees and winners – click here

15 July 3:30 pm

Tune in to Yahoo! Sports Radio 1560 AM tonight from 7-9 p.m. for a new episode of Dynamo All-Access, presented by Houston Community College. 

Dynamo TV broadcaster Glenn Davis will speak with new Nigerian midfielder Rasheed Olabiyi, who debuted in Friday's 2-0 win at San Jose after signing with the Dynamo on Thursday.  Davis will also speak with Will Bruin after he scored his eighth goal of the season on Friday and Ricardo Clark, who also scored on Friday to match his career-high with four goals. Finally, Davis will hold his weekly interview with head coach Owen Coyle and the pair will discuss the trade of Dynamo veteran Corey Ashe and the upcoming two-city road trip to face Real Salt Lake and Sporting Kansas City.

Click here to listen to a live stream.

Dynamo All-Access is a weekly show on 1560 AM covering the Dynamo and Houston Dash and usually airs on Wednesday or Thursday from 7-9 p.m. CT.

01 July 1:52 pm

The Houston Dynamo Academy U-18 team has scorched through the first three rounds of the U.S. Soccer Development Academy playoffs and landed a spot in the quarterfinals.

Come out to Houston Sports Park on July 7 (5:30 p.m. kickoff) to cheer on the future of Houston Dynamo soccer as they face the Chicago Fire Academy. Admission is free and open to the public.

See you there!

26 June 12:39 pm

On Dynamo All-Access this week, Dynamo broadcaster and host Glenn Davis interviewed several Dynamo and Dash personalities, including forward Giles Barnes and Jermaine Taylor after the pair represented Jamaica at Copa America in Chile this month. Also, captain Brad Davis joined the show after he was named to the U.S. roster for the upcoming CONCACAF Gold Cup. Head coach Owen Coyle joined the program to discuss the loss in Portland, international callups, and Friday's Texas Derby at FC Dallas. Additionally, Davis spoke with assistant coach Sandy Stewart about his first season in Houston. Finally, Houston Dash head coach Randy Waldrum discussed his club's five-game unbeaten streak and Saturday's road game against the Washington Spirit. 

Courtesy of Dynamo radio partners Yahoo Sports Radio 1560 AM and ESPN 97.5 FM, enjoy the interviews below. Dynamo All-Access airs weekly (usually Wednesday or Thursday) from 7-9 p.m. CT on 1560 AM. The show's call-in number is 713-439-1560. Soccer Matters airs weekly (usually Monday or Tuesday) from 7-9 p.m. CT on ESPN 97.5 FM. The show's call-in number is 713-780-3776. 

Giles Barnes

Jermaine Taylor and Brad Davis

Owen Coyle 

Sandy Stewart

Randy Waldrum

23 June 6:30 pm

For the ninth time in 16 weeks of play, Tyler Deric is up for MLS Save of the Week.

This time it was his 'acrobatic' denial of Portland's Alvas Powell. Watch all of the nominees in action and once you're ready to accept Deric's dominance, you may do so HERE.

Voting runs until 11:59 pm PT on Thursday. For complete coverage of the MLS Save of the Week – including an archive of all of this season’s nominees and winners – click here

23 June 5:30 pm

As you all know, it is derby week. Your Houston Dynamo will travel north to face FC Dallas on Friday, June 26. No doubt, the men in Orange will be looking for a bit of revenge after the first meeting between the two sides on May 1. 

If the on-field battle wasn't enough, Houston Dynamo Charities and the FC Dallas Foundation have decided to raise the stakes. The losing team's foundation will donate $1000 of soccer equipment to a charity in the winning team's community. So if the Dynamo return to Houston with all three points in the bag, the FC Dallas Foundation will donate equipment to Neighborhood Centers Inc. Harbach-Ripley. And if FC Dallas wins, Dynamo Charities will donate $1000 of soccer equipment to America Scores Dallas.

Don't miss the next leg of the Texas Derby on Friday, June 26 at 8:00pm on UniMás