Dynamo Daily - June 9, 2010

A daily dose of Dynamo and other newsworthy clips

In order to
stay fit during the three-week break for the World Cup, the Houston Dynamo will
travel
to Corpus Christi
tomorrow night to face the Laredo Heat in the
Ryan-Sanders Shootout.

After losing
their third straight match, the Dynamo fell to 11th in the latest
power rankings
on MLSsoccer.com.

For soccer
fans looking for a place to watch Saturday’s match between the United States and England, look
no farther
than Discovery Green. The Houston Dynamo will be hosting a
viewing party from noon to 4 p.m. that will feature a Budweiser Beer
Garden, McDonald’s Kids
Zone, and a guest appearance by midfielder Geoff Cameron.

Sunil
Gulati, president of the United States Soccer Federation, believes that the development
and growth of Major League Soccer are directly
linked
to the success of the U.S. national team.

Players
from the national team sat down for a roundtable with media members to discuss
their feelings heading into Saturday’s clash with England. Jeff Carlisle reports
that the players are confident and prepared for England and striker Wayne Rooney. The
Americans must be cautious on Saturday though, as referee Carlos Simon is quick
to pull out
yellow and red cards.

The Jabulani
ball that will be used during the World Cup has caused
much controversy
over the past few months, as Japanese researchers proved
that the ball travels more erratically than usual and doesn’t proved the stable
flight that Adidas claims.