Category Archives: MLS Draft 2009

Grella on trial at Leeds, scores hat-trick in reserve match

When Mike Grella passed on the 2009 MLS draft, it was unclear where the Duke striker would test the professional soccer waters. It appears his quest for a professional contract has landed him in England. Grella is on trial with … Continue reading »

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Some of your Post-Draft Questions Answered

The 2009 MLS Draft has come and gone and while it didn't boast the myriad of trades we thought there would be, there was still plenty of action. For those of you who haven't seen it, here is my piece … Continue reading »

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Post-Draft Q&A

Good afternoon folks. I am making my way back to New Jersey. For those of you who missed it I did my draft grades for ESPN.com. I can’t link now but you should be able to find it easily enough. … Continue reading »

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Colorado acquires rights to Matt Pickens

The Colorado Rapids have parted ways with goalkeeper Bouna Coundoul, but have found a replacement in none other than former Chicago Fire goalkeeper Matt Pickens. The Fire traded Colorado the rights to Pickens in the trade that saw them swap … Continue reading »

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2009 MLS Draft set to kick off

The 2009 MLS Draft is finally here and things aren't any more clear today than they were a month ago as far as how the draft order will wind up shaking out. Teams have spent the past few weeks talking … Continue reading »

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Greetings from St. Louis (MLS News & Notes)

  Good evening folks. I am coming to you from St. Louis, which is experiencing downright Arctic conditions right now (at least it feels that way after four days in sunny Florida). Tonight is the night when most of the … Continue reading »

Posted in MLS Draft 2009, MLS- Colorado Rapids, MLS- FC Dallas, MLS- LA Galaxy, MLS- New York Red Bulls | 20 Comments