MLS Commissioner Don Garber revealed on November 16, 2005, that the league had granted permission to San Jose Earthquakes’ owners Anschutz Entertainment Group to relocate the team for the 2006 season, giving the entertainment giant 30 days to make a decision. Garber was in Houston and spoke with the media before an international friendly between Mexico and Bulgaria at Reliant ...
MLS Cup 2006 was the 11th edition of the MLS Cup, the championship match of Major League Soccer (MLS), and took place on November 12, 2006. It was contested between the New England Revolution and the Houston Dynamo to decide the champion of the 2006 season. The match was played at Pizza Hut Park in Frisco, Texas, which had hosted ...
MLS Cup 2007 was the 12th edition of the MLS Cup, the post-season championship match of Major League Soccer (MLS) in the United States. It was played on November 18, 2007, at Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Stadium in Washington, D.C., between the New England Revolution and Houston Dynamo in a rematch of the previous edition. The match determined the championship ...
History of the Dynamo
Houston Dynamo's domestic success consists of winning the 2006 and 2007 MLS Cups in their first two seasons. They also won the U.S. Open Cup in 2018. In 2008, Houston became the first American club to secure a point on Mexican soil in the CONCACAF Champions League era during the 2008 - 2017 format of the tournament.
In 2020, the club rebranded as Houston Dynamo FC with a new logo.
2006 – Present / Major League Soccer
2021 - Present / Houston Dynamo Football Club
2006 – 2020 / Houston Dynamo
Dynamo – Houston announced the name "Dynamo", on March 7, 2006, which refers to Houston's energy-based industrial economy, as well as a previous Houston soccer team, Houston Dynamos who played in the Lone Star Soccer Alliance and United Soccer League. The official reason for the name is that "Dynamo is a word to describe someone who never fatigues, never gives up.
MLS Cups 2
2012 – Present / BBVA Stadium
2007, 2011 / Aggie Soccer Stadium
2006 / Carl Lewis Track & Field Stadium
2006 / Reliant Stadium
2006 - 2011 / Robertson Stadium
2015 - Present / Gabriel Brener, Oscar De La Hoya, Jake Silverstein, Ben Guill
2008 – 2015 / Anschutz Entertainment Group, Oscar De La Hoya (through Golden Boy Promotions) and Gabriel Brener
2005 - 2008 / Anschutz Entertainment Group
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