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Dynamo Charities Cup


Dynamo Charities Cup

Dynamo Charities Cup
Tournament details
Host country United States
Dates July 24 (2013)
Teams (from 2 confederations)
Venue(s) (in 1 host city)
Final positions
Champions Houston (2013) (3rd title)
Runners-up Stoke (2013)

The Dynamo Charities Cup is an annual friendly match putting the Houston Dynamo against an international opponent, with a portion of the match’s proceeds donated to charity. The 2014 edition will feature Houston Dynamo versus Premier League team Aston Villa on July 26, 2014.


  • Format 1
  • Venue 2
  • Charities Cup matches 3
    • Key 3.1
    • Results 3.2
    • 2009: vs. Monterrey 3.3
    • 2010: vs. Águila 3.4
    • 2011: vs. Bolton (Trans-Atlantic Challenge) 3.5
    • 2012: vs. Valencia (BBVA Compass Cup) 3.6
    • 2013: vs. Stoke City (BBVA Compass Cup) 3.7
    • 2014: vs. Aston Villa F.C (BBVA Compass Cup) 3.8
  • External links 4


Each team will face each other only once at the host team's venue. A max of 10 substitutions are allowed; re-entry is not allowed unless a goalkeeper injury is sustained. If the match is tied after 90 minutes, a penalty shootout will be implemented.


Only one city has served as the venue of the Dynamo Charities Cup. The Dynamo began play in their new stadium in May of the 2012 season.

Houston, Texas Houston, Texas
Robertson Stadium BBVA Compass Stadium
Capacity: 32,000 Capacity: 22,000
2009 – 2011 2012 –

Charities Cup matches


Match decided by a penalty shootout
Bold Won their respective league within the year before or after Cup
Italics Sellout crowd


Year Home Score Away Venue Attendance
2009 Houston 2 – 1 Monterrey Robertson Stadium 10,456
2010 Houston 4 – 0 Águila Robertson Stadium 11,843
2011 Houston 0 – 2 Bolton Robertson Stadium 13,612
2012 Houston 1 – 2 Valencia BBVA Compass Stadium 22,039
2013 Houston 2 - 0 Stoke BBVA Compass Stadium 14,123
2014 Houston 0 - 1 Aston Villa BBVA Compass Stadium 20,514

Kickoff times are in CDT.

2009: vs. Monterrey

2010: vs. Águila

2011: vs. Bolton (Trans-Atlantic Challenge)

2012: vs. Valencia (BBVA Compass Cup)

2013: vs. Stoke City (BBVA Compass Cup)

2014: vs. Aston Villa F.C (BBVA Compass Cup)

External links

  • Dynamo Charities Cup
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