Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Dynamo Team Awards, Stadium Press Conference, & 1560 The Game Soccer Show

Well, the Dynamo were, unfortunately, knocked out of the MLS Playoffs by Red Bull New York this past Sunday, but the news must go on.

On November 11, the Dynamo held a their 2008 Dynamo Charities' Dynamo Awards, and the winners are:

Newcomer of the Year: Geoff Cameron
Dynamo Academy Player of the Year: Jorge Escobar
Dynamo Academy Players’ Player of the Year: Benjamin Saenz
Reserve Player of the Year: Kyle Brown
Game of the Year: Dynamo 2, Pachuca 0 (SuperLiga semifinals, July 29)
Defender of the Year: Bobby Boswell
Fan of the Year: Devin Brown
Team Spirit Award: Sandy Wahowski (Dynamo Girls)
USSF Humanitarian of the Year: Stuart Holden
Iron Man of the Year: Bobby Boswell (most MLS minutes played)
Young Player of the Year: Stuart Holden (U-23)
Budweiser Golden Boot: Brian Ching (most MLS goals)
Play of the Year: Geoff Cameron goal vs. FC Dallas, April 6
Forever Orange Award: Jen Cooper (outstanding outside contributor)
Fans’ Choice Award: Bobby Boswell (fan-voted MVP)
Most Valuable Player: Brian Ching

Congratulations from World Soccer Wrap to all the winners.

This Thursday, the 13th, there will be a press conference in support of building a Dynamo Stadium on the east side of Downtown Houston at 10:00 a.m., at the corner of Dowling & Rusk.

And, of course, there is a petition to support a Dynamo Stadium in Downtown Houston:

This past Monday I was honored to participate in another episode of The 1560 The Game Soccer Show, here is a podcast of the show's second half:

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