Canetti Live Chat: What We Learned

HOUSTON - JUNE 26: Houston Dynamo President and General Manager Oliver Luck receives some gifts from the Dynamo's Chris Canetti after the game at Robertson Stadium on June 26, 2010 in Houston, Texas. Luck is leaving the Dynamo to take the athletic directors position at West Virginia. (Photo by Bob Levey/Getty Images)


We learned quite a bit from Canetti from the live chat, and this just furthers my appreciation. He is very open and forthright about subjects, as he will tell you just as much as he can without getting in trouble. Anyways on to the bits of news.

  • 3rd Jersey will arrive June 16 against FC Dallas
  • Somewhere around 10,000 spots around the stadium
  • They have sold "north of 10,000" season tickets sold
  • There will be a "spacious" team store that will have exclusive items
  • All seats will be installed in "another month or so"
  • Dynamo have been close "on a number of occasions" to nabbing a DP and are still actively searching for one
  • BBVA will host 2 Champions League games, 1 international Dynamo friendly, and hopefully international games without Dynamo and national team games
  • The grass' "early growth is going well"
  • Autograph Alley will continue
  • ST will be mailed mid-April
  • They are looking to add a U-23 to the Academy
  • Menu is coming out soon
  • They will change kits in 2013
The full live chat can be found here. Oh, and the Dynamo signed Warren Creavalle and Brian Ownby.
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