Dynamo Daily - May 11, 2010

A daily dose of Dynamo and other newsworthy clips

Bob Bradley named 30 players to the preliminary
roster
of the U.S.
men’s national team Tuesday afternoon. Dynamo forward Brian Ching was selected as one of six forwards and will report to camp this weekend.
Although he suffered an injury on April 1 that has kept him from game action,
Ching believes he is fit and ready to contribute to
the World Cup team. He will be available for the Dynamo on Thursday.

Dominic Kinnear’s switch from a 4-4-2 formation to a 4-5-1
(or 4-3-3, depending on who you ask) worked
for the Dynamo
; the same cannot be said for other team’s formation changes.
With last week’s split, the Dynamo fell to 5th in ESPN.com’s
Power Rankings
. Steve Davis put Houston
5th in his weekly
power rankings
and named Dynamo defender Craig Waibel to his Team of the Week. Goal.com
rewarded the Dynamo for their win at Chivas and ranked them 3rd in its weekly
power rankings.

Real
Salt Lake
defender Jamison Olave has not played well against the Dynamo. James Edward of the Deseret
News
wonders if he might be better off sitting Thursday night's game out. Unexpected
things happen
when the Dynamo and Real Salt Lake square off.

As the Houston Dynamo U-18 team battles for a spot in the Development Academy
playoffs, former Dynamo
Academy member Francisco
Navas Cobo shows that with hard work, one can achieve
his goals
.

Dynamo Chief Operating Officer Chris Canetti lent his
expertise to all things Houston Dynamo in the latest installment of Canetti’s
Corner
.

Don’t forget to vote for Brad Davis or Adrian Serioux for
the MLS Goal of the Week!

The buzz for the Mexican national team
continues to grow
, and that fervor will continue Thursday night when Mexico hosts Angola at Reliant
Stadium.