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DYNAMO VS SPORTING KC JULY 18 2012 CONTENTS 05 12 13 Xs & Os 06 A JAMAICAN S JOURNEY ROSTERS TEAM LINEUPS MATCHUP WHO S NEXT 2012 STATS LEAGUE STANDINGS SEASON TICKET HOLDER OF THE GAME TWEETS OF THE WEEK ITEM OF THE GAME KICKIN IT WITH WARREN CREAVALLE PLAYER Q&A MEET THE 2012 DYNAMO GIRLS DIESEL S WORD SEARCH STADIUM POLICIES 2012 DYNAMO SCHEDULE 06 14 16 18 22 26 31 13 33 34 37 39 44 47 18 33 JULY 18 2012 KICKOFF 7 30 PM DYNAMO VS SPORTING KC PRESENTED BY ORANGE AVENUE BAND THE FOLLOWTHROUGH NATIONAL ANTHEM TARI KELLY POST-GAME AUTOGRAPH ALLEY Located outside the Southwest gate on the outer walkway. Get your Dynamo gear signed by your favorite Dynamo player after the game Starts 30 minutes after final whistle. As a part of tonight s match pyrotechnics may be used during pre- and postgame festivities as well as goal celebrations. TONIGHT 37 39 DESIGN Leslie Lopez Juan Loya Ricardo Montes EDITORIAL Jonathan Kaplan Matt Pedersen Ben Crook PHOTOGRAPHERS Nigel Brooks Scott DeWoody Luis Leyva Wilf Thorne Anthony Vasser MP One matchup that was fun to watch on July 7 was Dynamo defender Andre Hainault and Sporting KC defender Aurelien Collin who defended each other on corner kicks and set pieces. What are some ways to limit Collin on set pieces DK Well Collin is tough to handle because he is good in the air. One thing you can do is to try and put a body on him to try and put him off it because his timing is very good. You just have to jump with him. I think if you get caught up in a wrestling match he can push and pull his way into open spots so I think it is very important to stay with him and make sure you are always tight. When he s looking to attack the ball you have to be very aggressive with him. MP Dynamo rookie Warren Creavalle came off the bench against Sporting KC on July 7 and played well contributing to preserve the 0-0 draw. What did you think of his performance off the bench DK Warren brought good energy and won a couple of plays in midfield. Those 25 minutes he played were the most important 25 minutes we have had this season. We have confidence in him that he can step on the field and do well for us and he has been doing that. Xs&Os with dominic kinnear Q U ESTI O NS BY MATT PED ER S E N STUDENT ATHLETE OF THE GAME KIRBY TAYLOR BASEBALL 5-4 FRESH. OF MISSOURI CITY ELKINS HS 2012 Named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association third-team All-America... Was second on the team in hitting with a .429 average... In 189 at bats posted 81 hits including eight doubles five triples and one homerun... Knocked in 24 RBIs while scoring 41 runs. PRIOR TO SAN JAC A 2011 graduate of Elkins HS... Hit .381 as a junior en route to being named second-team All-district... Earned first-team All-district honors as a senior... Guided the Knights to a 10th consecutive district championship (2009-2010) the regional semi-finals and the 2010-11 playoffs. THE MOST INTERESTING PLACE I VE VISITED IS Antigua... it was my first time out of the country and where my mom was born. THE BEST ADVICE I VE BEEN GIVEN IS Always give it your all no matter what you are doing because anyone could be watching. FAVORITES Movie Face Off TV Show Criminal Minds Book Holes Song Because You Loved Me by Celine Dion Actor Actress John Travolta Julia Roberts MATT PEDERSEN Tonight marks the second meeting with Sporting KC in 11 days after a 0-0 draw on July 7. What positives did you take away from the first match DOMINIC KINNEAR We didn t give up any goals. They had a couple close chances and so did we. We possessed the ball well at times and when you look at the game and you get a shutout away to Kansas City you ve done some things well defensively. MP That makes two consecutive shutouts against Sporting Kansas City with both coming on the road. What are the keys defensively to what your club has done to be successful in that tough environment DK You just have to stay with runners and stay on your feet. On set pieces you have to remain very strong and aggressive because they test you in different ways. They have good guys on the ball guys who can run off the ball as well and are dangerous on set pieces. I think if you approach it very honest and are hard-working you give yourself a chance to do well. Also aggression against their aggressive players is something that you have to have. A JAMAICAN S JOURNEY BY JONATHAN KAPLAN FROM CRICKET FIELDS IN JAMAICA TO SOCCER FIELDS IN HOUSTON JERMAINE TAYLOR IS DETERMINED TO LEAVE HIS MARK ON MLS If you are trying to unravel the mystery that is Jermaine Taylor the first problem you encounter is Where to begin Do you start with the imposing center back who strikes fear in the hearts of opposing strikers the minute he steps on the field Or how about the wide-eyed 20-year-old who captained Jamaica to the Caribbean U-20 title in 2005 Or let s step back further to the 10-year-old boy who would risk beatings from his mother to play soccer with his friends instead of going to church on Sundays. Wherever you choose to begin the story starts and finishes with the game of soccer. But that was not always the case for Taylor. [Soccer] was never something I loved said Taylor. I loved cricket. One day we were on a pitch across from our house playing a cricket game and when the match ended the boys started playing soccer. It was an honor being able to wear the captain s armband No one in Taylor s immediate family had played soccer before. Taylor s father was heavily into dominoes and as a youngster he recalls traveling all over to play dominoes with his father. But once that 10-year-old boy discovered soccer dominoes and cricket could not compare. Taylor played every day with his friends and three younger brothers and shortly after joined his school team. When I was in high school my coach told me that if I kept playing hard I could play for the national team one day said Taylor. I never thought I could get to where I am now but when he told me that I decided to put more thought and effort into it and see where it could take me. An agent had originally recommended him to us Kinnear said. He was strong and good on the ball. We knew he had played for Jamaica a number of times so with his Although Taylor had made a name for himself as one of the preeminent players in the Caribbean it was not until late in 2010 that he caught the eye of Major League Soccer and Houston Dynamo head coach Dominic Kinnear. In the 2010 Caribbean Cup Taylor anchored a Jamaican backline that allowed three goals in 510 minutes of tournament action and defeated Guadeloupe in the championship match in a penalty shootout. he said. It was a great opportunity to work in a leadership role and help my country. It did not take long for Taylor to make his mark on the national team. With Taylor anchoring the defensive line Jamaica won the 2005 Digicel Caribbean Cup. His play earned him time in Gold Cup matches World Cup qualifiers and eventually the opportunity to wear the captain s armband. It was awesome Taylor recalls of his first time suiting up for the Reggae Boyz. It was my first time playing in front of a crowd of 25 000 people. I believe it was against Panama in Jamaica. A couple weeks after that we had World Cup qualifiers and I was in those lineups as well. Where it took him was a contract with Jamaican first division club Harbour View and a spot on the youth and senior national teams. Playing for the national team is a memory that Taylor will not soon forget. experience playing at the international level we knew he would not be put off by anything coming his way. We also had the opportunity to see him play in a friendly against Costa Rica. He did very well against [forward] Bryan Ruiz who currently plays for [English Premier League club] Fulham. After two months of negotiations the Dynamo purchased Taylor s contract from Harbour View. The transition from Jamaica to the U.S. was made easier for Taylor by the presence of former Harbour View teammate and fellow countryman Lovel Palmer who signed with the Dynamo prior to the 2010 season. You always want to be around somebody you are used to and comfortable with Taylor said of Palmer s presence on the Dynamo. You are always going to make friends going to a new team but it s nice to have someone around that you can talk to initially. Coming here and seeing Lovel was a big boost for me. He is a great guy Dynamo captain Brian Ching said. He is definitely one of our better defenders. You knew from the start that he was a competitor that he was going to come in and help us and he has. Although Taylor had played primarily center back and central midfielder in Jamaica with an influx of central defenders on the Dynamo roster Kinnear opted to try his hulking center back on the flanks late in 2011 and again in the early portion of 2012. It was difficult Taylor said of the transition to outside back. I always tell myself Wherever the coach wants me to play I ll play. This was my first time playing left back and right back and sometimes playing both positions in one game. It s hard but I told myself I was ready to take on the challenge and fill that role and so far I think I m doing well. Most recently however with the Dynamo moving to a 4-3-3 formation Taylor has found himself back in a comfortable role in the center of the defense. I enjoy playing center back because it s my natural position When I m in Houston I like to cook a lot the five-foot-ten center back said with a smile. Je-Vaughn isn t a big fan of cooking. He loves to eat more than he loves to cook so when we are home I do the cheffing and he does the eating. While Taylor serves as a valuable member of the team off the field helping to keep his Jamaican teammate nourished he has also When I came here last year I was just trying to get used to the transition and the speed of the game in the States. I think I m there now and I just need to keep focused and do my thing. Taylor said. It s where I m most comfortable playing. I like to be in front of my goalkeeper and I never liked to get scored on. proven his worth on the field. In the past two seasons Taylor has played in 27 games and has tallied two assists. For a man who prides himself on being a professional it did not take long for Taylor to endear himself to his teammates. fan of cooking. He loves to eat more than he loves to cook so when we are home I do the cheffing and he does the eating. -- JERMAINE TAYLOR Mid-way through the 2011 season the Jamaican pair was joined by a third countryman midfielder Je-Vaughn Watson. Although Palmer is no longer with the squad Taylor and Watson remain close friends and share an apartment in Houston. Je-Vaughn isn t a big KEEP UP WITH YOUR TEAM ON THE WEB LIKE US FOLLOW US HOUSTONDYNAMO BBVACOMPASSSTADIUM HOUSTONDYNAMO BBVACOMPASSSTDM CHECK-IN AT GET ALL-ACCESS AT ADD US TO BBVA COMPASS STADIUM HOUSTONDYNAMO.COM INSIDER YOUR CIRCLE The speed of AT&T covers Houston. 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ROSTERS NO 1 3 PLAYER POS BIRTHDATE 5 12 85 10 4 82 1 14 85 8 14 90 7 6 87 4 11 84 3 22 91 8 2 85 10 22 83 11 8 81 10 24 89 2 15 90 6 10 83 5 15 86 5 4 87 1 3 89 2 7 90 7 11 85 7 16 90 6 23 89 8 30 88 5 24 78 3 14 86 9 4 84 1 5 93 6 17 86 3 15 83 HOMETOWN MLS EXP 2 1 0 6 6 1 4 1 10 1 0 3 5 1 1 1 4 0 1 2 10 5 0 0 3 7 6 Tally Hall GK Gig Harbor WA Calen Carr Jermaine Taylor Warren Creavalle Nathan Sturgis Colin Clark Kofi Sarkodie Macoumba Kandji Je-Vaughn Watson Brad Davis Will Bruin Colin Rolfe Cam Weaver Adam Moffat Luiz Camargo Josue Soto Alex Dixon Geoff Cameron Brian Ownby Oscar Recio Tyler Deric Brian Ching Corey Ashe Boniek Garcia Erich Marscheider Andre Hainault Bobby Boswell FW DF DF MF MF DF FW MF MF FW FW FW MF MF MF MF DF MF DF GK FW DF MF GK DF DF Berkeley CA Portland Jamaica Atlanta GA Boca Raton FL Fort Collins CO Dayton OH Dakar Senegal May Pen Jamaica St. Charles MO St. Louis MO Detroit MI Kent WA Glasgow Scotland Vinheda Brazil Buenos Aires Argentina Humble TX Attleboro MA Glen Allen VA Monterrey Mexico Spring TX Haleiwi HI Viriginia Beach VA Tegucigalpa Honduras Colorado Springs CO Hudson QC Canada Tampa FL HEAD COACH ASSISTANT COACH ASSISTANT COACH GOALKEEPERS COACH DOMINIC KINNEAR STEVE RALSTON WADE BARRETT TIM HANLEY 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 31 32 NO 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 27 37 55 78 88 PLAYER Jimmy Nielsen Michael Harrington Korede Aiyegbusi Kevin Ellis Matt Besler Paulo Nagamura Chance Myers Graham Zusi Teal Bunbury Bobby Convey Konrad Warzycha Lawrence Olum Dom Dwyer Roger Espinoza Seth Sinovic C.J. Sapong Eric Kronberg Peterson Joseph Shawn Singh Jon Kempin Soony Saad Kei Kamara Cyprian Hedrick Kyle Miller Jacob Peterson Julio Cesar Aurelien Collin Michael Thomas POS GK DF DF DF DF MF DF MF FW MF MF DF FW MF DF FW GK MF DF GK FW FW DF DF FW DF DF MF BIRTHDATE 8 6 77 1 24 86 7 15 88 6 30 91 2 11 87 3 2 83 12 7 87 8 18 86 2 27 90 5 27 83 2 14 89 7 10 84 7 30 90 10 25 86 1 28 87 12 27 88 6 7 83 4 24 90 5 5 89 4 8 93 8 17 92 9 1 84 10 6 89 5 12 89 1 27 86 11 18 78 3 8 86 3 8 88 HOMETOWN Aalborg Denmark Greenville NC London England Kansas City MO Kansas City MO Sao Paulo Brazil Thousand Oaks CA MLS EXP 2 5 2 1 3 8 4 3 2 8 1 1 0 4 3 1 6 1 0 2 1 8 0 MANAGER ASSISSTANT COACH ASSISTANT COACH GOALKEEPER COACH PETER VERMES KERRY ZAVAGNIN ZORAN SAVIC JOHN PASCARELLA Orlando FL Hamilton Ontario Philadelphia PA Zabrze Poland Nairobi Kenya Cuckfield England Puerto Cortes Honduras Kansas City MO Manassas VA Santa Rosa CA Port-au-Prince Haiti Bakersfield CA Overland Park KS Dearborn MI Kenema Sierra Leone Duala Cameroon Overland Park KS Portage Michigan Sao Luis Brazil Enghein-les-Bains France Olathe KS 0 7 1 1 0 TEAM LINEUPS 1 T. HALL 31 A. HAINAULT 32 B. BOSWELL 4 J. TAYLOR 26 C. ASHE 17 L. CAMARGO 11 B. DAVIS 16 A. MOFFAT 27 B. GARCIA J. PETERSON 12 W. BRUIN C. J. SAPONG 9 M. KANDJI K. KAMARA 37 17 23 P. NAGAMURA R. ESPINOZA G. ZUSI 6 15 8 S. SINOVIC M. BESLER A. COLLIN C. MYERS 16 5 78 7 J. NIELSEN 1 SUBJECT TO CHANGE TODAY S match-up WHEN WHERE LISTEN WATCH RECORD Wednesday July 18 7 30 P.M. CT BBVA Compass Stadium Houston SportsTalk 790 La Ranchera 850 Fox Sports Houston MultiMedios Houston Regular season series Dynamo lead 5-3-5 Houston and Sporting KC will face off for the second time in 11 days after they drew 0-0 on July 7 in Kansas City. The clubs also met in 2011 Eastern Conference final a 2-0 triumph for the Dynamo at LIVESTRONG Sporting Park. In that game the Dynamo lost team MVP Brad Davis to injury in the first half but rallied to a 2-0 win with second half goals from Andre Hainault and Carlo Costly. Sporting KC is having another strong year tied for first place in the Eastern Conference with 33 points through 18 games (10-5-3). Midfielder Graham Zusi orchestrates much of the Sporting offense with eight assists in 18 games. Former Dynamo forward Kei Kamara leads the club with 6 goals while C.J. Sapong has tallied 5 goals. The clubs meet three times in 2012 with the Dynamo returning to Kansas on Sept. 14. DYNAMO VS MONTREAL IMPACT WHEN WHERE LISTEN WATCH RECORD Saturday July 21 7 30 P.M. CT BBVA Compass Stadium Houston SportsTalk 790 La Ranchera 850 KPRC Local 2 Regular season series Impact lead 1-0-0 WHO S NEXT DYNAMO TORONTO FC WHEN WHERE LISTEN WATCH RECORD Saturday July 28 3 30 P.M. CT BMO Field Toronto ON SportsTalk 790 La Ranchera 850 Fox Sports Houston MultiMedios Houston Regular season series Teams are tied 3-3-5 The Dynamo visit Canada for a matchup with Toronto FC to continue a streak of 14 consecutive games against Eastern Conference foes. The Dynamo and Toronto drew 3-3 in a thrilling contest in Houston on June 20. Danny Koevermans scored twice in the first half to help TFC to a 3-1 lead. Will Bruin matched Koevermans with two goals in the second half including a 90thminute equalizer to earn the tie. Dutch striker Danny Koevermans is on a torrid scoring run with six goals in his last six games and eight in his last nine. Koevermans nine goals are half of Toronto s season total of 18. German international defender Torsten Frings captains the club which captured its second consecutive Amway Canadian Championship in June with a 2-1 win over the Vancouver Whitecaps. As Canadian champions TFC will participate in the 2012-13 CONCACAF Champions League. The Dynamo complete the vital three-game homestand when they meet the Montreal Impact for the second time in a month after the expansion club defeated Houston 4-2 in Montreal on June 23. The Impact (6-11-3) has remained in playoff contention with 21 points through 20 games despite allowing a league-worst 36 goals. Since the June 23 meeting Montreal has added Italian striker Marco Di Vaio who scored 142 goals in 342 games in Serie A and legendary Italian defender Alessandro Nesta who earned 78 caps for Italy and won the 2006 World Cup. The newly acquired Italians join a veteran midfield core of Davy Arnaud Justin Mapp and Patrice Bernier along with 21-year-old Brazilian playmaker Felipe to form a squad that has scored the third most goals (27) in the Eastern Conference. it CoUlD PlaY all eleveN PositioNs oN tHe FielD. RegisteR foR a chance to win the 2013 m zd cX-5 houston dynamo edition in the m zd zone. Mazda is the Official Vehicle Of the hOustOn dynaMO. so versatile Scan or go to zoomzoomhouston.mobi to get started. Click on the CX-5 Giveaway icon and enter your information. 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While supplies last. 2012 32 12 26 16 11 20 4 31 25 17 10 3 7 9 6 5 22 9 8 18 19 23 14 POS D F D M M D D D F M M M M F M D M F M D M D F PLAYER BOBBY BOSWELL WILL BRUIN COREY ASHE ADAM MOFFAT BRAD DAVIS GEOFF CAMERON JERMAINE TAYLOR ANDRE HAINAULT BRIAN CHING LUIZ CAMARGO JE-VAUGHN WATSON CALEN CARR COLIN CLARK MACOUMBA KANDJI NATHAN STURGIS WARREN CREAVALLE BRIAN OWNBY CAM WEAVER ALEX DIXON KOFI SARKODIE JOSUE SOTO OSCAR RECIO COLIN ROLFE OWN GOALS RECEIVED CLUB TOTALS statistics GP 18 18 16 15 16 14 14 13 17 16 12 12 13 14 4 4 6 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 GS 18 17 16 15 15 14 13 13 12 10 11 7 5 6 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 MIN 1596 1408 1407 1333 1326 1236 1191 1083 1062 863 831 617 565 528 242 134 103 90 50 8 0 0 0 0 G 1 9 0 1 4 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 22 A 0 1 1 2 4 2 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 SHT 12 46 6 20 26 10 7 9 25 4 14 9 6 7 3 1 5 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 217 SOG 4 24 0 6 7 1 0 5 10 2 3 3 1 4 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 76 OFF 0 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 13 2 0 1 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 34 FC 11 5 11 25 21 13 9 13 13 16 12 12 5 12 4 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 190 FS 10 12 20 10 19 5 1 4 17 14 11 10 4 10 3 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 183 YC 2 0 3 2 2 1 2 2 0 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 19 RC 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 PLAYER STATISTICS STATISTICS THROUGH JULY 7 GOALKEEPER STATISTICS 1 24 28 POS GK GK GK PLAYER TALLY HALL TYLER DERIC ERICH MARSCHEIDER CLUB TOTALS GP 18 0 0 GS 18 0 0 MIN 1596 0 0 SO 6 0 0 6 GA 24 0 0 24 SOG 70 0 0 70 SV 45 0 0 45 SV% GAA 0.643 1.35 0 0 0 0 W 6 0 0 6 L 5 0 0 5 T 7 0 0 7 0.643 1.35 Lone Star College is committed to helping our students earn their degrees and score careers in booming industries like energy manufacturing computer technology and healthcare. Let us open doors for you at one of our 6 Houston-area campuses. Apply at LoneStar.edu. Open doors STANDINGS EASTERNCONFERENCE WESTERNCONFERENCE CLUB Sporting Kansas City D.C. United New York Red Bulls Chicago Fire Houston Dynamo New England Revolution Columbus Crew Montreal Impact Philadelphia Union Toronto FC W 10 10 9 8 6 6 6 6 5 3 L 5 5 5 6 5 7 6 11 9 11 T 3 3 4 4 7 4 4 3 2 4 PTS 33 33 31 28 25 22 22 21 17 13 GF 23 34 32 21 22 24 17 27 18 21 GA 17 22 27 21 24 22 17 36 18 35 GD 6 12 5 0 -2 2 0 -9 0 -14 CLUB San Jose Earthquakes Real Salt Lake Seattle Sounders Vancouver Whitecaps Los Angeles Galaxy Colorado Rapids Chivas USA Portland Timbers FC Dallas W 11 11 8 8 7 7 5 5 3 L 4 6 5 5 10 10 7 8 9 T 4 3 6 6 2 1 5 4 7 PTS 37 36 30 30 23 22 20 19 16 GF 36 31 23 21 28 25 11 16 17 GA 24 21 19 22 29 24 18 24 27 GD 12 10 4 -1 -1 1 -7 -8 -10 MLS standings include games through July 12 SEASON TICKET HOLDER OF THE MATCH STEWART COOPER SECTION 205 Stewart is the 10th season ticket holder in Dynamo history after he called at 7 59am on the first day they began selling season tickets in 2005. He and his wife have been to all three MLS cup games and his favorite memory is Pat Onstad s save of the final penalty kick in the Dynamo s first MLS Cup win. MILITARY APPRECIATION NIGHT ANTHONY VASSER HOUSTON DYNAMO U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Scott Ackerman is honored at halftime of the Dynamo s July 3 match versus Chicago. TWEETS OF THE WEEK Do you remember the last time we played Sporting KC This happened HOUSTONDYNAMO Wanna give a shout out to Hannah for karate kicking my seat all flight. Doubt she has a twitter since she s 4 but I see soccer in her future. ABCARREY Wonder what it s like to take a PK vs Iker Casillas Lucky kids from BBVACompass are finding out BBVACOMPASSSTDM F O L LOW U S AT T WI TT E R .CO M H O USTO NDYNAMO FOLLOW DYNAMO PLAYERS ON TWITTER COREY ASHE COREYASHE BOBBY BOSWELL BOBBYBOSWELL WILL BRUIN WBRUIN GEOFF CAMERON GEOFFCAMERON CALEN CARR CALENCARR3 BRIAN CHING BRIANCHING COLIN CLARK COLIN_CLARK7 WARREN CREAVALLE WARRENSPEAK BRAD DAVIS BRADSBRIGADE TYLER DERIC TYDERIC ALEX DIXON ALEXDIXON19 TALLY HALL TALLYHALLGK MACOUMBA KANDJI MKANDJI10 KOFI SARKODIE KOFISARKODIE8 NATHAN STURGIS NATHANSTURGIS DYNAMO TEAM STORE STORE HOURS GAME DAYS 3 HOURS BEFORE KICKOFF NON-GAME DAYS TUESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY 11 AM 3 PM ADULT REPLICA JERSEY 65 ITEM OF THE GAME a bicycle kick to the tastebuds. Proud Partner of the Houston Dynamo At participating McDonald s. Limited time offer. 2012 McDonald s. kickin it Tell us a little bit more about your flat-top hairstyle... I started it in college and this is the third time I ve cut it into a flat top. Normally I would cut it off after the New Year and let it grow again through the summer and into the soccer season. This was the first time I let it grow past the New Year. It s just an old hairstyle from the 80s and 90s that I liked so I decided to go with it. WARRENSPEAK WITH WARREN CREAVALLE What has been your favorite part about Houston so far There is definitely some good food here. I live in Midtown and there aren t a lot of food chains around so I need to venture out and try different restaurants. I like the different mom and pop places that Houston has as well as the different food trucks. What one accomplishment are you most proud of and why Being able to put myself in a position to achieve my dream is my greatest accomplishment. I have always wanted to be a professional soccer player and I m finally able to live out my dream. What s currently on your reading list I don t read a lot of books I m more of a magazine online reading type of guy. I like reading sports magazines as well as GQ. Which Dynamo teammate would you pick to be on the cover of GQ That would definitely be Calen Carr. He has his own style. I would call it classy with a bit of a twist. PLAYER Q&A Favorite Movie Quote Fictional character you want to be friends with Best nickname on the team ALEX COLIN BOBBY Any Samuel L. Jackson line from PULP FICTION Hank Moody - Californication Pops Brian Ownby Christopher Walken s Masterpiece quote in Man on Fire Jared Franklin and Peter Bash Franklin and Bash BRIAN OWNBY POPS We landed on the moon Jim Carey from Dumb and Dumber HANCOCK Franchise Corey Ashe 120621303.P MEET THE SQUAD KIM 4TH YEAR VETERAN ANGIE High School Downtown ROOKIE OCCUPATION Database Entry Coordinator Student FAVORITE DYNAMO PLAYER Geoff Cameron FAVORITE THING ABOUT HOUSTON The Houston Dynamo Without this organization I probably would not have had the chance to dance on such an amazing dance team and meet Houston s craziest and most passionate fans. FAVORITE ARTIST Beyonce. She is so talented and beyond beautiful. WHY I LOVE BEING A VET I love being a 4 year vet because fans already know me by name Throughout the years I ve built friendships with fans and I ve seen Dynamo grow very popular in so little time. 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Visit www.torsosoccer.org The Methodist Hospital System is proud to be the official health care provider of the Houston Dynamo. BUILDING SUPERIOR ATHLETES from the inside out. Home to the team physicians for the Houston Dynamo the Methodist Center for Sports Medicine provides leading-edge care to both professional and amateur athletes. Our orthopedic surgeons physical therapists and athletic trainers team up to develop a customized treatment plan from initial assessment to rehabilitation and recovery. Call on the team that keeps Houston s best athletes -- and you -- playing strong and pain free. Call 713-799-1212 or visit methodistsportsmed.com. Photo courtesy of Wilf Thorne 636-023 Half Page DynamoAd 8x5 MECH.indd 1 8 2 11 4 55 PM Prevent Dehydration Hydrate prior during and after exercise. Water is your best choice to stay hydrated Caffeine and energy drinks increase the risk of dehydration. 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The Methodist Hospital System is the official health care provider for the Houston Dynamo For a physician referral or to reach our Methodist Athletic Trainer Hotline 713-799-1212 METHODISTSPORTSMED.COM WEST CLUB LOBBY SOUTHWEST GATE STAIRS TO WEST CLUB PRESIDENT S CLUB 206A-C METHODIST GATE SUITE 2 SUITE 3 SUITE 1 SUITE 4 SUITE 6 SUITE 5 SUITE 14 SUITE 10 139 239 240 138 238 102 201 202 103 203 104 204 205 105 106 107 206A 206B 206C PRESIDENT S CLUB 108 207 208 109 209 SUITE 15 SUITE 8 SUITE 9 SUITE 11 SUITE 12 SUITE 13 SUITE 7 110 210 211 113 212 213 114 214 115 215 216 116 217 117 218 118 219 220 122 221 222 DYNAMO TEAM STORE WALKER AVENUE HEINEKEN TERRACE STADIUM OPERATIONS 236 135 235 134 234 133 232 233 130 230 231 BUDWEISER DECK 137 237 FL 129 129 229 PARTY SUITE 1 PARTY SUITE 2 PARTY SUITE 3 FL 128 128 228 SUITE 32 SUITE 33 SUITE 31 FL 127 127 227 SUITE 30 SUITE 28 SUITE 29 FL 126 126 226 SUITE 26 SUITE 25 SUITE 27 FL 125 125 225 SUITE 24 SUITE 22 SUITE 23 FL 124 124 224 SUITE 20 SUITE 19 SUITE 21 FL 123 123 223 SUITE 18 SUITE 16 SUITE 17 NORTH WOMENS RESTROOM GUEST SERVICES SOUTHEAST GATE EAST CENTER CIRCLE FAMILY RESTROOM STAIRS MENS RESTROOM ELEVATOR CONCESSION FIRST AID BBVA COMPASS ATM STATOIL GATE DOWLING STREET STADIUM POLICIES Major League Soccer is committed to creating a safe comfortable and enjoyable soccer experience for all guests in and around our stadiums. MLS FANS HAVE A RIGHT TO EXPECT AN ENVIRONMENT WHERE Fans conduct themselves in a lawful manner to avoid Fans are encouraged to cheer sing and otherwise support their team while remaining respectful and courteous to their fellow patrons referees opposing team fans and players. Fans enjoy the soccer experience free from fighting thrown objects attempts to enter the playing field political or inciting messages and disorderly behavior including foul sexist racial obscene or abusive language or gestures. Fans comply with requests from stadium staff regarding stadium policies and emergency response procedures. MLS and its Clubs thank you for adhering to the provisions of this Code of Conduct and for making this event special and memorable to you and your fellow patrons. FAILURE TO ABIDE BY THIS CODE OF CONDUCT IS SUBJECT TO SANCTIONS INCLUDING EJECTION BANISHMENT AND ARREST. incidents in the stadium and in the parking lots. Fans promptly and carefully return the ball to a stadium staff member or the ball kid on the sidelines in the event that a soccer ball enters the stands. Alcoholic beverages are consumed in a responsible manner and only by those of legal age. TICKET OFFICE NOVELTY STAND TEXAS STREET PROUD TO BE THE OF THE O FFICIAL T V H OME Randy McIlvoy Bill Balleza Dominique Sachse Frank Billingsley Watch WATCH vs. VS July 3rd 7pm JULY 21 7PM 2012 DATE MAR 11 MAR 17 MAR 23 APR 15 APR 21 APR 28 MAY 9 MAY 12 MAY 15 MAY 19 MAY 26 MAY 31 JUNE 10 JUNE 16 JUNE 20 JUNE 23 JUNE 30 JULY 3 JULY 7 JULY 15 JULY 18 JULY 21 JULY 28 AUG 3 AUG 10 AUG 19 AUG 25 SEPT 2 SEPT 6 SEPT 14 SEPT 23 SEPT 29 OCT 6 OCT 20 OCT 27 DAY SUN SAT FRI SUN SAT SAT WED SAT TUE SAT SAT THU SUN SAT WED SAT SAT TUE SAT SUN WED SAT SAT FRI FRI SUN SAT SUN THU FRI SUN SAT SAT SAT SAT TIME CT 6 00 PM 4 00 PM 9 00 PM 6 00 PM 6 30 PM 6 30 PM 6 00 PM 3 30 PM 7 30 PM 6 30 PM 1 30 PM 7 30 PM 6 00 PM 6 30 PM 8 00 PM 6 30 PM 7 30 PM 7 30 PM 7 00 PM 8 00 PM 7 30 PM 7 30 PM 3 30 PM 7 00 PM 7 00 PM 8 00 PM 7 30 PM 6 00 PM 7 30 PM 7 30 PM 3 00 PM 7 30 PM 7 30 PM 6 30 PM 8 00 PM HOUSTON DYNAMO SCHEDULE OPPONENT CHIVAS USA SAN JOSE EARTHQUAKES SEATTLE SOUNDERS CHICAGO FIRE COLUMBUS CREW D.C. UNITED NEW YORK RED BULLS D.C. UNITED INAUGURAL MATCH PORTLAND TIMBERS NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION LOS ANGELES GALAXY TELEVISION W 1-0 HAINAULT W 1-0 DAVIS L 0-2 T 1-1 BRUIN T 2-2 BRUIN CHING L 2-3 BRUIN 2 L 0-1 W 1-0 DAVIS T 0-0 T 2-2 BRUIN CAMARGO W 2-1 MAGEE HAINAULT VALENCIA [BBVA COMPASS DYNAMO CHARITIES CUP] L 1-2 CARR VANCOUVER WHITECAPS FC DALLAS TORONTO FC MONTREAL IMPACT PHILADELPHIA UNION CHICAGO FIRE SPORTING KANSAS CITY D.C. UNITED SPORTING KANSAS CITY MONTREAL IMPACT TORONTO FC NEW YORK RED BULLS NEW YORK RED BULLS COLUMBUS CREW TORONTO FC CHICAGO FIRE REAL SALT LAKE SPORTING KANSAS CITY PHILADELPHIA UNION NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION MONTREAL IMPACT PHILADELPHIA UNION COLORADO RAPIDS L 1-3 KANDJI W 2-1 BRUIN MOFFAT T 3-3 BOSWELL BRUIN 2 L 2-4 DAVIS BRUIN W 2-1 DAVIS CHING T 0-0 T 0-0 GALAVISION FS HOUSTON MULTIMEDIOS KPRC LOCAL 2 FS HOUSTON MULTIMEDIOS NBC SPORTS NETWORK NBC SPORTS NETWORK FS HOUSTON MULTIMEDIOS FS HOUSTON MULTIMEDIOS GALAVISION FS HOUSTON PLUS MULTIMEDIOS NBC SPORTS NETWORK FS HOUSTON PLUS MULTIMEDIOS KPRC LOCAL 2 FS HOUSTON PLUS MULTIMEDIOS NBC SPORTS NETWORK FS HOUSTON PLUS MULTIMEDIOS FOR COMPLETE SCHEDULE INFO VISIT HOUSTONDYNAMO.COM SCHEDULE