Midfielder Alex Dixon undergoes surgery

Rookie could miss 2-3 weeks with finger fracture

Houston Dynamo rookie midfielder Alex
Dixon
underwent surgery today on the third finger of his left hand, the club
announced. The procedure to stabilize the fracture was performed by hand
specialist Dr. Evan Collins of the Methodist Hospital System. Expected recovery
time for the surgery is 2-3 weeks.

Dixon, who scored his first professional goal on August 20
against Real Salt Lake,
suffered the injury during the September 1 MLS Reserve League match against the
Colorado Rapids.

Currently
in third place in the Eastern Conference, the Dynamo will face second-place
Sporting Kansas City and first-place Columbus
on the road Sept. 10 and 14 before returning home on Saturday, September 17, to
host the San Jose Earthquakes at 7:30 p.m. at Robertson Stadium. Tickets are
available by calling (713) 276-GOAL or logging on to HoustonDynamo.com.

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 www.HoustonDynamo.com or call (713) 276-7500.

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