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Dynamo Daily - June 29, 2010

The Houston Dynamo will take on Miami FC tonight in the third round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. Similar to the Dynamo Charities Cup but more competitive, tonight is a great opportunity for many of the Dynamo’s reserves to gain experience and impress the coaches. Simon Borg previews all of tonight’s Open Cup matches.

Despite winning two out of three games in Greensboro, N.C., the Dynamo U-18 squad fell one point short of advancing in the USSF Development Academy playoffs.

Dave Reardon of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser believes that Brian Ching would have been a welcome addition to the U.S. team in South Africa, especially with the lack of scoring from the forward position.

Dynamo midfielder Danny Cruz was nominated for the MLS AT&T Goal of the Week for his beautiful left-footed 30-yard strike! Be sure to vote for Cruz so his goal earns its proper recognition.

Danny Lopez of the Houston Press analyzes the future of the U.S. national team and wonders if Dynamo head coach Dominic Kinnear might be a future candidate for the head coaching position.

Ives Galarcep of FoxSports.com takes at look at a potential roster for the United States’ next run to the World Cup. We were a bit surprised to see that Geoff Cameron wasn't mentioned.

Frank Giase wonders why the United States cannot produce goal-scoring forwards to equal those of other countries.