Dynamo Daily - June 8, 2010

A daily dose of Dynamo and other newsworthy clips

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Photo Credit: 
Mike Stobe/Getty Images

On Thursday
night, the Dynamo will travel to Corpus
Christi for a match against the Laredo Heat in the first
Ryan-Sanders Shootout
. There
are limited tickets available for the historic
match
at Whataburger Field.

The USA
editors at Goal.com discussed
the heckling
of Brian Ching in their latest Editors’ Roundtable.

Over the
past few years, the Eclipse Soccer Club has served as a pipeline to
the Dynamo Academy. To date, more than 25 former
Eclipse Soccer Club players have been involved with the Dynamo Academy
teams. In other Academy news, despite losing Francisco Navas Cobo to the Dynamo first team and Bryan
Celis for much of the season to the U.S. residency
program, the Dynamo U-18s qualified
for the USSF Development Academy playoffs
.

The Dynamo announced
today that a portion
of the proceeds
from the Dynamo Charities Cup will go to Corazones Unidos,
an organization for underprivileged Salvadorans.

Ron Blum of
the Associated Press believes that the defensive unit for
the U.S.
national team is still a question mark.

U.S. national team goalkeeper
Tim Howard sat down for a Q&A
with Dan Patrick
prior to Saturday’s match against England.

Almost half
of North
America predicts the United States will win the World Cup
this year. We're
going to go out on a limb and say most of those votes came from the U.S. itself.

Ivory Coast captain Didier
Drogba returned to his team today
after undergoing surgery on his right arm.
There is still a possibility Drogba will play in the World Cup.