Dynamo Daily - August 17, 2010

A daily dose of Dynamo and other newsworthy clips

In the latest edition of Canetti's Corner, Dynamo COO Chris Canetti reiterates the fact that the Dynamo have not given up and that fans should not be so quick to forget the success of the past four seasons. Although Houston's winless streak has reached ten games in MLS play, there are still reasons to believe the Dynamo can make a push toward the playoffs. One of those reasons is the fact that Geoff Cameron is back from injury and ready to contribute to a backline that has been depleted by injuries all season.

Dynamo goalkeeper Tally Hall wants everyone to know that the gloves he uses do not belong to teammate Pat Onstad.

ESPN.com is not as optimistic about the Dynamo's season, ranking them 15th in the latest power rankings. Goal.com is equally pessimistic, also dropping the Dynamo to the 15th spot in this week's rankings.

Dynamo Academy forward Isaiah Noreiga was set to represent Trinidad & Tobago in the Caribbean Football Union U-17 qualifying tournament, but will have to miss it due to a back injury.

Houston Chronicle reporter Jesus Ortiz writes that work is underway on the site of the Dynamo's new downtown stadium.

Tobias Lopez of SI.com believes that with the influx of older Designated Players, MLS is beginning to look a lot like the NASL.

Ken Hoffman writes that Brian Ching will be front and center at the upcoming Jack Johnson concert in The Woodlands.

An interesting story about Blackpool, a team who just earned itself promotion to the English Premier League with a payroll of $3.1 million.