Wednesday, July 09, 2008

American Soccer Show Midseason Awards

Best team: New England Revolution

Best DP signing: Macello Gallardo, DC United

Best non DP signing: Amado Guevara, Toronto FC

Best value international signing: Kheli Dube, New England

Best young player (under 20): Sueńo MLS winner Jorge Flores

Worst DP signing: Claudio Lopez, Kansas City

Worst international signing: Franco Carracio, Houston

Worst big name half season: Juan Toja, FC Dallas

Best overall player (best individual talent and ability): Landon Donovan, Los Angeles

Most Valuable Player (most valuable to team): Steve Ralson, NE Revolution

(runner up) Frankie Hedjuk, Columbus

Ranking the teams 1-14 (based on performance in the 1st half of the season and potential for 2nd half of the season with the current squad)

1- New England

2- Columbus

3- Toronto FC

4- LA Galaxy

5- DC United

6- Houston

7- Real Salt Lake

8- Chicago

9- Colorado

10- Chivas USA

11- NY Red Bulls

12- San Jose

13- Kansas City

14- FC Dallas

This list is based on the current squad not potential signings (ie Brian McBride, Francisco Lima, etc). Thursday we’ll break down each individual team and what they need to improve.

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