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Portland Timbers and Vancouver Whitecaps FC Each Select 10 Players in 2010 MLS Expansion Draft

November 24, 2010 - Major League Soccer (MLS) News Release

NEW YORK (Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010) – Major League Soccer held its 2010 Expansion Draft today for the Portland Timbers and Vancouver Whitecaps FC, who begin MLS play in 2011. Each team selected 10 players from among nearly 200 available players unprotected by Major League Soccer clubs.

Four teams did not have a player selected: Houston Dynamo, LA Galaxy, New England Revolution, and New York Red Bulls. Eight teams had two players selected, while four teams had just one player taken in the Expansion Draft.

Below is a complete list of players selected in this year's draft.

2010 MLS Expansion Draft Selections

(listed in order of selection)

Pick Selcted by Player Position Former Club

1 Portland Dax McCarty Midfielder FC Dallas

2 Vancouver Sanna Nyassi Midfielder Seattle Sounders FC

3 Portland Eric Brunner Defender Columbus Crew

4 Vancouver Atiba Harris Forward/Midfielder FC Dallas

5 Portland Adam Moffat Midfielder Columbus Crew

6 Vancouver Nathan Sturgis Defender Seattle Sounders FC

7 Portland Anthony Wallace Defender/Midfielder Colorado Rapids

8 Vancouver Shea Salinas Midfielder Philadelphia Union

9 Portland David Horst Defender Real Salt Lake

10 Vancouver Alan Gordon Forward Chivas USA

11 Portland Robbie Findley Forward Real Salt Lake

12 Vancouver O'Brian White Forward Toronto FC

13 Portland Peter Lowry Midfielder Chicago Fire

14 Vancouver Alejandro Moreno Forward Philadelphia Union

15 Portland Jonathan Bornstein Defender Chivas USA

16 Vancouver Joe Cannon Goalkeeper San Jose Earthquakes

17 Portland Jordan Graye Defender D.C. United

18 Vancouver Jonathan Leathers Defender Sporting Kansas City

19 Portland Arturo Alvarez Forward/Midfielder San Jose Earthquakes

20 Vancouver John Thorrington Midfielder Chicago Fire

Portland Timbers Expansion Draft Selections

(listed in alphabetical order)

Player Position Former Club

Arturo Alvarez Forward/Midfielder San Jose Earthquakes

Eric Brunner Defender Columbus Crew

Jonathan Bornstein Defender Chivas USA

Robbie Findley Forward Real Salt Lake

Jordan Graye Defender D.C. United

David Horst Defender Real Salt Lake

Peter Lowry Midfielder Chicago Fire

Dax McCarty Midfielder FC Dallas

Adam Moffat Midfielder Columbus Crew

Anthony Wallace Defender/Midfielder Colorado Rapids

Vancouver Whitecaps FC Expansion Draft Selections

(listed in alphabetical order)

Player Position Former Club

Joe Cannon Goalkeeper San Jose Earthquakes

Alan Gordon Forward Chivas USA

Atiba Harris Forward/Midfielder FC Dallas

Jonathan Leathers Defender Sporting Kansas City

Alejandro Moreno Forward Philadelphia Union

Sanna Nyassi Midfielder Seattle Sounders FC

Shea Salinas Midfielder Philadelphia Union

Nathan Sturgis Defender Seattle Sounders FC

John Thorrington Midfielder Chicago Fire

O'Brian White Forward Toronto FC


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