Texian Army

  • Blogs

    May 7, 2013

    Brickwall Firm: Dynamo Support Group Madly Backtracks from Homophobic Twitter Remarks

    The Dyano's outreach to the GLBT community -- we assume they have one of sorts -- has hit another snag with homophobic tweets from one of the supporter groups that works closely with the team. Someone with control of the Brickwall Firm's twitter account apparently doesn't like Landon Donovan; the t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2012

    Dynamo Fan Gets Tazed at Game (VIDEO)

    In its five-plus years of existence, the raucous folks of El Batallon -- one of four longstanding support groups that show up to Houston Dynamo home matches (and sometimes away games) -- had never gone to the media. That's changed since one of their boys got the stun-gun treatment during the Dynam ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2012

    MLS Brands Dynamo Fans As Hooligans

    On Monday, Major League Soccer branded Houston Dynamo supporter groups as hooligans. A letter sent from the league imposed sanctions for repeated violations from traveling fans during the Dynamo's late run last year to the MLS Cup. The sanctions ban members of the Texian Army, El Battallon, Brickw ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 21, 2011

    Houston Dynamo Support Groups Squash the Drama, Unite Forces

    Marco Torres​It's an hour before game time on a late Saturday afternoon and members of the Texian Army and La Bateria congregate in a modest grassy area outside of Robertson Stadium. The Dynamo support groups have been camped out here since 1 p.m. in advance of seeing the home team take on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2010

    The Once and Future Ernie's

    This is a picture of Ernie Banks, the Chicago Cubs player. Not to be confused with Ernie's on Banks, the now-defunct bar.​Barflies and beer lovers were shocked to learn today that Ernie's on Banks had suddenly and mysteriously closed overnight. The stalwart bar on Banks -- its very name reflec ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2009

    Watching The Dynamo On The Road: Rating The Viewing Parties

    Photo by Danny Lopez​Soccer fans in Houston have three main choices for watching the Dynamo play on the road -- the official watch party or one of the viewing parties held by the two fan clubs: the Texian Army or El Battallon.What's a fan to do? We're here to help. We're going to rate and re ... More >>

  • Culture

    May 21, 2009

    Out of the Park

    The Houston Press discusses our national pastime with Lance Berkman.

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    July 19, 2007
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    May 24, 2007
  • Best of Houston

    September 28, 2006


    Name gaffe behind them, our new soccer team kicks butt

  • News

    April 27, 2006

    Meeting of the Minds

    Hilarity ensues after a UH scheduling mix-up