Dynamo Daily - August 11, 2010

A daily dose of Dynamo and other newsworthy clips

Tally Hall is nominated for the NAPA Save of the
Week
!  Check out the nominees
and vote for Tally!

Kevin McCauley looks at the defensive midfield position and how having a strong defensive midfielder shapes a team's success.

After a tough loss at Seattle over the weekend, MLSsoccer.com moved the Dynamo to the 12th spot in its latest power rankings.

Pat Onstad is recovering ahead of schedule after undergoing double hernia surgery last Wednesday.

Tonight marks the first home MLS match that Thierry
Henry
will be playing for the Red Bulls.  And even though New York has several Designated Players,
there’s still some
doubt
as to whether they can be title contenders.

New Portland Timbers head coach John Spencer made a promise to the Timbers fans.

The US suffered a 2-0
loss to Brazil
last night in their first match since the closing of the
World Cup tournament. Brazil used their youth and skill to pick apart the American squad. Leander Schaerlaeckens of ESPN.com wonders if last night's game was Bob Bradley's last as the U.S. national team coach.

Chris Fusciardi of Morning Star Publishing believes that soccer is in line for a major boom. His reason is that almost as many fans showed up for a friendly in Detroit between  AC Milan and Panathinaikos as normally show up for a Detroit Lions football game.

Omar Salgado, the latest Generation adidas signing by Major League Soccer, is on trial with the Vancouver Whitecaps.