Archives: Houston Dynamo

Banner Week For MLS Clubs In Champions League

Posted on by Earl Reed

So far, so good. That’s the general theme for Major League Soccer squads competing in this incarnation of the CONCACAF Champions League. It’s going to have to remain that way if they want to advance to the knockout rounds, given … Continue reading

Red Bulls Get Revenge On Houston 2-0

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

The second leg of this back to back tilt with the Houston Dynamo was at Red Bull Arena as it would be another battle for the top spot in the Eastern Conference. You can tell this time around that the … Continue reading

BBVA Compass Stadium Opens With 1-0 Dynamo Win

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

Another year, another soccer-specific stadium opens with great fanfare and expectation. This time, it was a sea of Orange in downtown Houston that embraced a sparkling new venue, as they witnessed their beloved Dynamo open their home campaign successfully. BBVA … Continue reading

MLS ’12 Preview – Soccer Specific Stadiums Soaring

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

When you started to follow Major League Soccer for the first time in 1996, one of your enduring memories was visiting stadiums that were primarily used for the National Football League or College Football. But when Lamar Hunt used his own money … Continue reading

MLS ’12 Preview – Houston Dynamo

Posted on by Robert Hay

Name: Houston Dynamo Head Coach: Dominic Kinnear 2011 Record: 12-9-13, 2nd Eastern Conference, 7th overall Twitter Hashtag: #HoustonDynamo The Dynamo are the defending Eastern Conference champions, but all the talk this offseason has been about other teams.  That’s not to say … Continue reading

Sustained Run or One-Hit Wonder? Three Questions for Houston Dynamo

Posted on by Robert Hay

“In the land of the blind, the one-eyed man is king” said a famous philosopher centuries ago, but he may as well have been writing for MLS Talk about the 2011 Eastern Conference champions.  The Houston Dynamo took advantage of a … Continue reading

MLS Finals Set as LA, Houston Cruise to Victory

Posted on by Robert Hay

The 2011 MLS Cup will truly be a David v. Goliath affair.  In this corner, you have the regular season’s best team with the most star power and biggest names who, by the way, will be playing at home.  In … Continue reading

Conference Finals Set As First Leg Victors Hold Serve

Posted on by Earl Reed

An interesting thing happened in the four Conference Semifinal showdowns: the team winning the first leg fended off their foes’ stout challenges and advanced. Additionally, the higher seed went 3 out of 4 in the Semifinal round, leaving the top … Continue reading

Tactics Talk: About That Five…

Posted on by Earl Reed

There have been some raised eyebrows across the Major League Soccer punditry about Peter Nowak and his choice of formation to begin the Eastern Conference Semifinal First Leg. The iconic manager of the Philadelphia Union pulled a tactical rabbit out … Continue reading

Dynamo Leaves Philly With The Upper Hand

Posted on by Earl Reed

The Houston Dynamo took advantage of two defensive lapses in the first half, then relied on goalkeeper Tally Hall to edge the Philadelphia Union in the first leg of their MLS Cup Quarterfinal series 2-1. Philadelphia began the match with … Continue reading