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Double honors for Rev defender Michael Parkhurst
November 6th, 2007 7AM

TAGS:  mls


New England's Michael Parkhurst, 23, was named MLS's Defender of the Year and the league's individual Fair Play winner. Parkhurst, whose season included a 60-yard goal [VIDEO] against Toronto on his first attempt at goal in three MLS seasons, committed only five fouls in 25 regular-season games and received no cautions or red cards.

The Columbus Crew won the Team Fair Play award for accumulating the fewest disciplinary points.

MLS Defender of the Year Winners:
2007: Michael Parkhurst - New England Revolution
2006: Bobby Boswell - D.C. United
2005: Jimmy Conrad - Kansas City Wizards
2004: Robin Fraser - Columbus Crew
2003: Carlos Bocanegra - Chicago Fire
2002: Carlos Bocanegra - Chicago Fire
2001: Jeff Agoos - San Jose Earthquakes
2000: Peter Vermes - Kansas City Wizards
1999: Robin Fraser - Los Angeles Galaxy
1998: Lubos Kubik - Chicago Fire
1997: Eddie Pope - D.C. United
1996: John Doyle - San Jose Earthquakes

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