Category Archives: MLS Draft 2011

MLS Draft Team Recap: Philadelphia Union

Faryd Mondragon, the Colombian goalkeeper is reportedly a done deal to Philadelphia. That’s why it surprised some that the Union took Generation Adidas and Maryland goalkeeper Zac MacMath with the fifth overall pick. But, Mondragon is 40 years old in 2011 and MacMath is one of the better goalkeeping prospects to come out of school in some time.
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MLS Draft Team Recap: New York Red Bulls

Erik Soler and the Red Bulls said before the draft the team would concentrate on defense. But, New York threw a change-up when Corey Hertzog fell to them at the thirteenth pick. The speedy Penn State forward will supply needed quality depth behind Thierry Henry or could play out wide.
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SBI Stoppage Time: 2011 MLS Draft Wrap

SBI Stoppage Time: 2011 MLS SuperDraft Wrap
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MLS Draft Team Recap: Chivas USA

Robin Fraser knows a thing or two about being a part of and overseeing a strong defense, and he used that knowledge when making Chivas USA's first pick in the draft by picking up Akron's Zarek Valentin. After picking at … Continue reading »

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MLS Draft Team Recap: New England Revolution

The New England Revolution found itself on the outside of the playoff picture looking in last season. In an effort to avoid a repeat of that scenario, the Revs looked to shore up its defense by landing one of the … Continue reading »

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MLS Draft Team Recap: Vancouver Whitecaps

The Vancouver Whitecaps kicked off the 2011 MLS SuperDraft in surprising fashion, selecting United States Under-20 forward Omar Salgado with the first overall selection. After the Whitecaps stole the early headlines, they continued to stockpile talent, taking Akron's Generation adidas … Continue reading »

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MLS Draft Team Recap: D.C. United

By MIKE NASTRI D.C. United got its man. In a turn of unexpected events, Perry Kitchen fell to United with the third overall pick. United followed up its selection of the current U.S. U-20 captain with another Akron player, fullback … Continue reading »

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Whitecaps take Salgado No. 1, Akron produces 5 of first 8 picks in MLS Draft

  So much for all that Darlington Nagbe and Perry Kitchen talk. The Vancouver Whitecaps opted to select Omar Salgado with the first overall pick in the 2011 MLS SuperDraft, choosing the 17-year-old United States U-20 prospect over the two … Continue reading »

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