Houston Matters

A Decade of the Dynamo: How Houston Became a Soccer Town

The Houston Dynamo conclude their tenth season in Houston with a road match Sunday (Oct. 25, 2015) atVancouver. A one-one draw last Sunday (Oct. 18, 2015) in the team’s home finale meant the Dynamo would miss the playoffs for the second straight year. Despite struggling the last couple seasons, the Dynamo’s tenure in the Bayou […]

The Houston Dynamo conclude their tenth season in Houston with a road match Sunday (Oct. 25, 2015) atVancouver. A one-one draw last Sunday (Oct. 18, 2015) in the team’s home finale meant the Dynamo would miss the playoffs for the second straight year.

Despite struggling the last couple seasons, the Dynamo’s tenure in the Bayou City has been largely successful, winning back-to-back MLS Cups in 2006 and 2007 after moving here from San Jose, Calif., before the 2006 season.

To look back on a decade of Major League Soccer in Houston, Michael Hagerty talked with former player, Eddie Robinson, who’s now a color commentator for the team’s television broadcasts. Robinson talked about being one of the players who made the transition with the team from San Jose to Houston.

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