Tag: Austin Berry

Sources: Berry traded to Philadelphia

The 2012 MLS Rookie of the Year is on the move. Sources tell Fire Confidential that Austin Berry has been traded to the Philadelphia Union in exchange for allocation money. The trade announcement will be made pending league approval. The move presumably adds budget space which would enable the Fire to increase Mike Magee’s salary... Read more »

Berry wins Rookie of the Year, Pause also collects award

Austin Berry has been the named the winner of 2012’s MLS Rookie of the Year award by a relatively wide margin.  Berry was the leading vote getter among media, front office, and players easily outdistancing second place finisher Nick DeLeon.  The central defender earned 57% of the media vote compared to DeLeon’s 26%, won the... Read more »

2012 SuperDraft Provides Depth

The Fire added some depth with three selections in this year’s MLS draft.  The club’s first selection, 6′-2″ Austin Berry is a center back out of Louisville that Frank Klopas described as the “best center back in the draft” and “someone that could have an impact right off the bat”.  Berry was considered one of... Read more »