Seattle Sounders Acquire Will Bruin from Houston

The Houston Dynamo have acquired General and Targeted Allocation Money from Seattle Sounders FC in a trade for forward Will Bruin, the club announced today. Seattle will open their 2017 season this year at Houston. One day after trading for offensive-minded midfielder Harry Shipp, the Seattle Sounders have added more attacking pedigree with their acquisition […]

Brad Davis Announces Retirement

Sporting Kansas City midfielder Brad Davis announced Sunday that he will retire from professional soccer at the end of the 2016 MLS season. Davis will leave Major League Soccer after a brilliant 15-year career highlighted by 2006 and 2007 MLS Cup championships, 2011 MLS Best XI accolades, six MLS All-Star selections and a 2005 MLS […]

Steve Ralston on US Soccer Hall of Fame Ballot

Ballots have been finalized for the National Soccer Hall of Fame Class of 2016 elections, and voting will begin immediately for the Player, Veteran Player and Builder categories. Voting will continue for three weeks, and the results will be announced shortly after. Induction ceremony details for the Class of 2016 will be announced at a […]

Brad Davis Signs With Sporting KC

The Houston Dynamo have acquired Sporting Kansas City’s Natural second round selection in the 2017 MLS SuperDraft and their Natural third round selection in the 2018 MLS SuperDraft, along with future considerations in exchange for midfielder Brad Davis. Per league and club policy, additional terms of the transaction were not disclosed. “At this point in […]

Brad Davis Likely to be Traded by Houston

Multiple Major League Soccer officials have told the Chronicle that U.S. national team midfielder Brad Davis, the Dynamo captain, will be traded this winter, likely to Sporting Kansas City. Canetti acknowledged hearing those rumors as well, but he denies a deal is in place. Read the full story at HoustonChronicle.com As Dynamo Theory notes Brad […]

On TV – FA Community Shield, German Super Cup

Five days of soccer starting Saturday that offer some final looks at European powers before league seasons begin. The FA Community Shield showdown between Premier League powerhouses Chelsea and Arsenal opens the 2015-2016 English soccer season Sunday. Prior to that the German and French Super Cups on Saturday with a number of Club Friendlies in […]

Open Cup – Houston Dynamo at Sporting KC

The 2015 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup has reached the Quarterfinal stage with one game down and three to play. Both Sporting KC and New York Red Bull host matches today while first-year MLS club Orlando City visits the four-time champion Chicago Fire (1998, 2000, 2003 and 2006) on Wednesday July 22. Streaming information will […]

SoccerWire: Missouri Produces Most MLS Players per Capita

SoccerWire.com released a story today The best U.S. state at producing MLS players doesn’t even have a team (yet). They responded to a release by Major League Soccer noting that MLS is the most diverse major professional sports league. That international diversity is one of the appeals soccer has for me but to their credit, […]

Houston Dynamo Open vs Crew Saturday

The Houston Dynamo, a team that includes four St. Louis natives, will open the season Saturday at 7:30pm when they host the Columbus Crew. Davis is now the longest-tenured active player in MLS this year, starting his 10th season with Houston. What: Houston Dynamo host Columbus Crew Where: BBVA Compass Stadium When: Saturday 7:30 pm […]

Brad Davis, St Louis to Houston to Brazil

Dom Kinnear and the Houston Dynamo have developed a clear M-O the last several years: sneak into the playoffs just as the team starts playing well, then make a run. There’s still time to fulfill the narrative this season, but that time is quickly running out. Houston kept its slim playoff hopes alive with a […]