Dynamo Daily - June 29, 2010

A daily dose of Dynamo and other newsworthy clips

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Photo Credit: 
Wilf Thorne / Houston Dynamo

The Houston
Dynamo will
take on
Miami FC tonight in the third round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open
Cup. Similar to the Dynamo Charities Cup but more competitive, tonight is a great opportunity
for many of the Dynamo’s reserves to gain experience and impress the coaches.
Simon Borg previews
all of tonight’s Open Cup matches.

Despite winning
two out of three games in Greensboro, N.C., the Dynamo U-18 squad fell one point short of advancing in the USSF Development
Academy playoffs.

Dave
Reardon of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser
believes that Brian Ching would have been a welcome
addition
to the U.S.
team in South Africa,
especially with the lack of scoring from the forward position.

Dynamo
midfielder Danny Cruz was nominated for the MLS AT&T
Goal of the Week
for his beautiful left-footed 30-yard strike! Be sure to
vote for Cruz so his goal earns its proper recognition.

Danny Lopez
of the Houston Press analyzes
the future
of the U.S.
national team and wonders if Dynamo head coach Dominic Kinnear might be a
future candidate for the head coaching position.

Ives
Galarcep of FoxSports.com takes at
look at a potential
roster
for the United States’
next run to the World Cup. We were a bit surprised to see that Geoff Cameron wasn't mentioned.

Frank Giase
wonders why the United
States cannot produce goal-scoring
forwards
to equal those of other countries.