Tickets for Bolton match go on sale

Third annual Dynamo Charities Cup to be played July 20

Tickets for the 2011 Dynamo
Charities Cup, which pits the Houston Dynamo against English Premier League club
Bolton Wanderers, went on sale today at 1 p.m. on and The third annual charity match, dubbed as the TransAtlantic Challenge this time around, marks the Dynamo’s first-ever game
against European opposition. The contest will take place on Wednesday,
July 20, at Robertson Stadium.

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Bolton Wanderers were founded in 1874 and were founding
members of the Football League in 1888. Last season, the club reached the
semifinals of the prestigious FA Cup in England, a tournament they have won
four times in their history. The 2010-11 season marked the 10th consecutive year
Bolton have competed in the English Premier
League. The Dynamo and Wanderers are connected by Houston resident Stuart Holden, who played for the Dynamo
from 2006-09 before joining Bolton early in

“We’re really excited to host an English Premier League
club for the first time and continue to grow the tradition of the Dynamo
Charities Cup,” Dynamo president Chris Canetti said. “Our fans share in this
excitement, and we expect these tickets to be in high

The Dynamo Charities Cup is an annual friendly match
pitting the Dynamo against an international opponent, with a portion of the
match’s proceeds donated to charity. In 2009, Houston beat Mexican club Monterrey 2-1, with proceeds benefitting Dynamo
Charities. Last year, the Dynamo beat Aguila from El Salvador 4-0, with proceeds benefitting
victims of the oil spill in the Gulf of

Currently tied for third place in the Eastern
Conference, the Dynamo will host conference rival Columbus this Saturday at 7:30
p.m. at Robertson Stadium. Tickets are available by calling (713) 276-GOAL or
logging on to

The Houston Dynamo are a Major League
Soccer club that has won two MLS Cup championships in its first five seasons and
represented the United
States in international competition four
consecutive years from 2007-10. For more information, log on to or call (713) 276-7500.