Tag: Protected List

Fire's Protected 11 - MLS Expansion Draft

The Fire’s list of eleven “protected” players doesn’t really contain any surprises and was relatively easy to figure out from spots 1-9.  Dominic Oduro, Patrick Nyarko, Sebastian Grazzini, Marco Pappa, Logan Pause, Gonzalo Segares, Jalil Anibaba, Cory Gibbs, and Sean Johnson seemed to be no-brainers to me.  The last two spots which the Fire used... Read more »

Fire's Expansion Protected List

The MLS expansion draft will be held on Wednesday and the Fire’s list of protected players includes a surprise or two.  The team has elected to protect both Mike Banner and Calen Carr while making two designated players and this year’s opening day goalkeeper available for selection by either Vancouver or Portland.  The Fire’s protected... Read more »

Fire Announce Expansion Draft Protected Players

The Fire announced their list of 11 expansion draft protected players today. The players, who will be ineligible for selection by the Philadelphia Union in Wednesday’s expansion draft, include the following: GK: Jon Busch DEF: Wilman Conde, C.J. Brown, Dasan Robinson, Tim Ward MID: Justin Mapp, Marco Pappa, Logan Pause, John Thorrington FWD: Brian McBride,... Read more »

Expansion Draft Info

Getting off the topic of the “Hauptman Letter Debate” for a minute, some important info came out today regarding next Wednesday’s MLS expansion draft. Here’s the info, [per Steve Goff](http://voices.washingtonpost.com/soccerinsider/2009/11/mls_news_notes_1.html#more) (and NaperSteve — who provided the tip): > Philadelphia will select 10 players; current clubs must submit their 11-man protected list by Monday afternoon; no... Read more »