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Dynamo silence soccer-rabid Portland, advance to Western Conference finals

Houston, don’t stop dreaming. The Dynamo are heading to their seventh conference finals appearance in the club’s 12th year history.  Wit…

Soccer recap

Soccer week in review: Dynamo draw in first game of series

League action heats up in Europe as the MLS Cup Playoffs began stateside. The Houston Dynamo were one of the teams that was victorious in the MLS postseason an…

On the pitch

Soccer weekly recap: Cristiano Ronaldo named “The Best,” Dynamo secure home field for playoffs opener

European competition takes a break this week as FIFA celebrated “The BEST” in London after an action-packed weekend. Here are the takeaways from th…

On the pitch

Soccer weekly recap: Dynamo makes playoffs; U.S. fails in World Cup bid

The week began with some World Cup qualifiers wrapping up, and with 23 of the 32 teams now confirmed for next summer’s competition. The rest will b…

Bad news

U.S. soccer knocked out of World Cup with loss to Trinidad and Tobago

The United States men's national team will not play in the 2018 World Cup.  The U.S. was shocked by lowly Trinidad and Tobago in a 2-1 setback Tuesda…

Soccer notebook

Team USA, others try to lock down World Cup spots tonight in busy week of soccer

Cup qualifying Leagues around the World took a backseat this weekend as World Cup qualifiers resumed, with 17 of the 32 teams now booked for nex…

On the Pitch

Soccer weekly recap: Dynamo, Real Madrid and Dortmund score big wins

This is a weekly soccer recap featuring a look back at all the major international soccer leagues: UEFA Champions League Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale li…

On the pitch

Soccer weekly recap: Manchester Clubs making an impact

This is a weekly soccer recap featuring a look back at all the major international soccer leagues: English Premier League The two Manchester clubs lead th…

Looking back

The history of soccer in Houston

It may not win the moniker “Soccer City, USA,” but Houston has grown into one of the hotbeds for big-time soccer events in the United State…

Getting their kicks

5 Houston pro athletes who are avid soccer fans

There may be no bigger show of respect for a pro athlete than admiration from their counterparts in other sports. A big sign that soccer has become mor…

Stadium Cheat Sheet

The Houston stadium tour cheat sheet Part 3: BBVA Compass Stadium

This is part three of the Houston stadium series. You can find part one — Minute Maid Park — here and part two — Toyot…

Soccer matters

The guide to a Houston Dynamo match day

So you want to jump on the Dynamo bandwagon or simply enjoy an affordable game for once? Look no more, a Dynamo match (that’s soccer speak fo…

Fair-Weather Fans?

A view of Houston fans from a non-native Houstonian

I moved to Houston a few years ago to pursue my lifelong dream of rotting away in a cubicle and getting stuck in rush-hour traffic. If only I knew abou…