Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySoccer World DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America ClassifiedsGame Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Dealing may not be done
by Ridge Mahoney, March 5th, 2008 8:45AM

TAGS:  mls


[MLS WAIVER DRAFT] Only three players were claimed in the MLS waiver draft Tuesday, but at least a few more of the players placed on waivers may find their way onto rosters.

D.C. United picked up defender Jeff Curtin, Houston claimed forward Kyle Brown, and Chicago took defender Brandon Prideaux. If a waived player is under contract, the team claiming him must honor the terms of that contract. If not, the parties are obligated to negotiate a new deal.

Prideaux, 31, a member of D.C. United's championship team in 2004, has played 206 games in nine seasons with Kansas City, United and Colorado. He was a member of the Seattle Sounders, which was then in the A-League, when the Wizards took him with the second pick in the 1999 Supplemental Draft.

Curtin, 24, was waived by Chicago after playing just three games during the last two seasons as a developmental player.

Brown, 24, played 12 games for the Revs in 2006, earning one assist, and last year scored two goals in eight games for Real Salt Lake.

Teams electing not to use the waiver draft to claim waived players, and perhaps thus be bound by a player's existing contract, may file requests for players with the league office, which will fill those requests on a first-come, first-served basis.

Jacob Thomas wasn't included, erroneously, on the list of waived players that appeared in Tuesday's edition. He was one of four players waived by Columbus.

No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now



Recent Soccer America Daily
Video Pick: Barcelona delivers a Messi & Neymar montage    
Barcelona put together a one-minute video featuring the feats of its two FIFA Ballon d'Or 2015 ...
MLS: RSL's Schuler, Gil and Silva are out of contract    
Real Salt Lake re-signed defender Jamison Olave and exercised the 2016 contract options on seven players, ...
MLS: Chicago's Larentowicz eligible for free agency    
Veteran Jeff Larentowicz, who started 29 games in 2015, was among nine players the Chicago Fire ...
What They're Saying: Kei Kamara    
"There was part of me saying, there's no way they can get two goals in the ...
U.S. Abroad: Bedoya sees red for Canaries    
Alejandro Bedoya's first Ligue 1 start for Nantes in more than two months ended ignominiously as ...
Red Bulls-Crew SC Takeaways: Columbus holds on, barely    
A 2-0 lead from the first leg proved to be just enough for Columbus to capture ...
FC Dallas-Portland Takeaways: Timbers are peaking    
On the verge of elimination in the shootout of the knockout round against Sporting Kansas City, ...
Video Pick: Klopp gets Scouse lesson from boy reporter     
Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp sits down for an interview with 9-year-old Kop Kids reporter Isaac, who ...
MLS Best XI: A new order    
LA Galaxy forward Robbie Keane, earning his fourth consecutive selection, was the only repeat selection on ...
What They're Saying: Livorno president Aldo Spinelli    
"I'm relaxed. At this time, the coach is not at risk." -- Livorno president Aldo Spinelli ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives