Author Archives: Brian Zygo

If I Ran the MLS

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A couple weeks ago I was a guest on Mad About Futbol and the hosts asked me what I would do if I were the commissioner of the MLS. I kept my answer short and only touched on a couple … Continue reading

DeRo – The Right Trade at the Right Time

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In 2046, when the history of the first 50 years of the MLS is published, I have no doubt that Dwayne De Rosario will be highlighted as one of the top players of the league’s first 20 years of existence. … Continue reading

The Long and Winding Road – Dynamo Again Try to Sign an Offensive Weapon from Mexico

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Last Saturday morning, while he was in town to promote the fights taking place that evening at Houston’s Toyota Center, Oscar de la Hoya stopped by Estadio Robertson to chat with reporters while watching his Houston Dynamo host the Montreal … Continue reading

Shameful! The Houston Dynamo bow out of the CCL

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– Photo by Katy Umana In contemplating the Houston Dynamo’s performance on Tuesday night in Cancun, the only thing that pops into my head is Dusty Rhodes saying “Shameful!”. The Dynamo were the only MLS squad to make it out … Continue reading

Dynamo sign Goalkeeper from Youth Academy/UNC

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Earlier today the Houston Dynamo announced they would be signing a player to the squad tomorrow, in a World Soccer Wrap/MLS Talk exclusive, we have learned that the signing will be goalkeeper Tyler Deric. Deric is a native of Spring, … Continue reading

Dynamo Lose Lead Against Atlante in First Leg of CCL Quarterfinal Tie

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-Photo by Katy Umana The quarterfinals of the CONCACAF Champions League kicked off last night and the Houston Dynamo hosted Atlante in front of a crowd of 10, 203 at Robertson Stadium in Houston, Texas. Defender Bobby Boswell scored the … Continue reading

Is there a Miracle for USA?

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It was 29 years ago this Sunday that Al Michaels shouted that famous question: “Do you believer in miracles?” A group of American college students, in a village in upstate New York, was on the verge of beating the Soviet … Continue reading

Condolences to the Holden Family

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On the Eve of the 2009 season, the Houston Dynamo has lost an important member of its extended family.  On February 16, 2009, Brian Holden, father of Dynamo midfielder Stuart Holden, passed away at his home in Sugar Land, Texas. … Continue reading

The Restoration

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While the 2009 MLS Season does not start until March 19, 2009, but, with apologies to the Pan-Pacific Championship which starts tonight, the Houston Dynamo will be the first MLS team to play a meaningful match when they host Atalante … Continue reading

Deadline Passes without a Beckham Deal

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Despite his expressed interest to remain in Italy, it appears that David Beckham will return to the Los Angeles Galaxy for the 2009 MLS season. The Friday February 13th deadline for a trade deal, which was set by MLS Commissioner … Continue reading