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CiudadDeClutch

  • joined Oct 26, 2011
  • last login Aug 21, 2014
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Fervent fan of Your Houston Dynamo and all Houston sports. Follow @ClutchCitySteve

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User Blog

What did you expect?

9

Yeesh. After a slightly promising draw away to Philly, Houston entered New Jersey for a midweek MLS Eastern Conference clash. 90 minutes later, the Dynamo left with their tails between their legs....

The Differential: Make it stop

10

After three straight losses, Houston fans have a right to be angry. Yet, with our younger men in orange playing well, there is hope to be found in Houston.

The Differential: Dry Your Eyes

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The Houston Dynamo suffered a troubling loss to local rival FC Frisco in the yearly Texas Derby. While El Capitan is still gone, Houston turns its eyes to New England, and a chance to regain some...

The Differential: Time to Bounce Back

5

One loss is upsetting, but not concerning. With Frisco just around the corner, this team has plenty of reason to want to bounce back from a close loss in Vancouver. The Differential looks at...

Recap: Vancouver 2-1 Houston

22

Despite a late rally, the Dynamo fell to the much-improved Vancouver Whitecaps.

The Differential: What does it take to be #1?

11

After two wins to start the season, the Houston Dynamo find themselves in the #1 spot of many Power Rankings. But are we really that good, or is our early-season success a product of weak...

The Differential: Forward Thinking

10

A 4-0 win over the New England Revolution was promising for the Houston Dynamo. But did a poor performance by the visitors, and excellent outing from Will Bruin, cover up some troubling problems...

Season Preview from The Differential

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Discussing the top-5 questions facing the Houston Dynamo, and setting expectations for 2014. Is a trophy in the cards for the men in orange? This writer thinks so.

Welcome to The Differential

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Previewing a new series of posts from Dynamo Theory, and calling for fan input during the 2014 season.

I Should Have Skipped My Junior Homecoming

1

How I attended my Junior Homecoming Dance instead of watching Houston vs. DCU, and why life metaphorically (and literally) kicked me in the face for doing so.

Recap: Dynamo defeat DCU 2-1, clinch playoff spot

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It's playoff time in Houston as the Dynamo saw off DC United to book their place in the post-season. Goals from OBG and Barnes meant Houston took full advantage of Montreal's loss yesterday. We may...

Match Recap: Columbus 2-0 Houston

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Houston fell yet again to an Eastern Conference rival on the road, squandering a game-in-hand in what was a very winnable game. Three missed chances by Bruin, along with a blunted Dynamo attack,...

Match recap: Montreal 5-0 Houston

25

If a team is routed in Montreal, but only Canadians are there to see it, did it actually happen? If you want to relive the sadness, here's a report just for you. To ease your depression, I added a...

Barnes and Bruin silence the Sounders 3-1

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Giles Barnes and the Dynamo made sure that applause was all the enjoyment Dempsey would take from his return to Texas. With the win and 3 points, Houston moves closer to Eastern Conference-leading...

Match Recap: Dynamo fall 1-0 to Saborio, RSL

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On a bit of an unbeaten streak, Houston traveled to Salt Lake City looking for any points they could muster from a historically difficult fixture. However, a Saborio PK left the Dynamo looking for...

On Ching, The Bent Musket, and Manliness.

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The Bent Musket recently criticized Ching for instructing Juan Agudelo to "be a man" after a recent match. This writer is here to partially defend Brian, but more importantly to clarify how we deal...

The Success Conundrum

2

Conditioned to win-after-win at BBVA Compass Stadium, Dynamo fans are at a loss as to how to deal with two straight defeats on home soil. This writer is here to say that your sadness is a normal -...

A Dramatic Reading of Bruin's Second Goal

5

In the age of soccer where a gust of wind, harshly spoken word, or tuft of grass can send players careening to the ground, its rare to see an attacker stand up in the face of a certain foul. This...

Galaxy-Resistant Houston Dynamo (GRHD)

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Heading into LA, expectations were low for a Houston squad that had yet to gather a win on the road this season. DT takes a look at Houston's 1-0 win, how the defense stopped LA, and why Andy...

Soccer Science: A Bad Trip

1

Fans of the Houston Dynamo were led to believe that the trip to Portland would be a "playoff-like" effort. After a humbling 2-0 result, this writer notes that it was our handling of the injuries,...

Donovan, burnout, and mental health in sports

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The soccer community reacted quickly in their condemnation of Landon Donovan's recent hiatus from soccer. In doing so, they raised a startling question - why do we as a sports nation view mental...

Dear Klinsy, Hands off Davis

6

Brad Davis has found a home under Klinsmann in the USMNT. Although exciting for Davis and Dynamo fans, this writer argues that Brad's career would be best served if Klinsmann did not call him up...

Andy Driver: Super Sub Extraordinaire

9

Although they dominated in possession after going down 2-0, the Houston offense was unorganized against FC Dallas. With the inclusion of Andy Driver, the Dynamo got the energy they needed in order...

The Problem With "All For One, And One For All"

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The continued Mexican domination over MLS clubs in the CONCACAF Champions League puts fans in a particularly trying position - do we support our MLS compatriots in a combined attempt to unseat...

Ashe and Sarkodie are the keys to beating Santos

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The ability of Ashe and Sarkodie to join the attack was vital to getting a win against Santos in the first leg. For Houston to escape Torreon successfully, these attacking fullbacks will need to...

Alex Dixon ready to work in 2013

6

Dynamo midfielder Alex Dixon sat down with Dynamo Theory to discuss his time in Bradenton, the Dynamo Academy, and the last few years wearing orange. He also touched on his expectations for the...

Music to win to

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A German study recently showed a correlation between synchronized music and positive results on the soccer field. Dynamo Theory asks: if Dom were to adopt this new finding to practice, what music...

Jimmy Nealis is the steal of The Draft

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Despite a lackluster Combine, Jimmy Nealis could very well be the steal of the MLS Draft. Dynamo Theory takes a look at his college season, and explains why his addition makes so much sense for the...

Undercover in Jamaica: How Omar Fits in Houston

8

An in-depth look at how our newest acquisition, Omar Cummings, finds the back of the net, and why he will fit in perfectly with the Houston Dynamo.

More than simply #8v9

10

Instead of complaining about the lack of advantage given to higher seeds, MLS fans should celebrate those capable of navigating a difficult postseason.

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