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Dynamo Daily - June 23, 2010

This weekend - Saturday, more specifically - the Dynamo return to MLS play with a Western Conference game against the Colorado Rapids. The Dynamo are offering a special $10 ticket price to honor the outgoing President/General Manager Oliver Luck. The $10 price tag commemorates Luck’s jersey number in the years he played for the Houston Oilers. MLSSoccer's Dwain Capodice writes that Houston’s defense will have to improve if the Dynamo plan on making a run toward the top of the standings.

Dynamo midfielder Lovel Palmer spoke to in the latest edition of Uno a uno col el Dynamo.

In the U.S. Open Cup second round, Miami FC defeated the Tampa Bay Rowdies last night 2-1 in overtime, ending any chance for a reunion between the Dynamo and former players Paul Dalglish and Erik Ustruck. Tickets are on sale for this Tuesday's third round U.S. Open Cup match between Houston and Miami at Robertson Stadium.

Tally Hall took a few minutes to answer some questions about his experiences in Houston and on the team.

In World Cup news, the United States defeated Algeria 1-0 on a last-minute goal by Landon Donovan to advance to the round of 16. Hundreds gathered at Lucky’s Pub this morning to watch the match. The U.S.-Algeria World Cup match could set a new internet traffic record.

Former Dynamo midfielder Stuart Holden is glad he chose to play for the United States as supposed to Scotland.