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MLS Teams of the Month for May
by Ridge Mahoney, June 5th, 2008 6:45AM

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May was a busy month for MLS teams, with all of them playing at least four matches, and it concluded with the 13th MLS season one-third completed. This facilitated the selection of several players, such as Revs forward Kheli Dube, who barely registered on the radar screen in the first month of play. For Ridge Mahoney's picks of MLS's top performers. ...

Rather than pick one team of the month and a handful of substitutes, as was the case a month ago, for May we present an 11-man team for each conference. Chicago leads the teams with four selections. Houston and New England each contributed three players.

EASTERN CONFERENCE
Goalkeeper
Matt Reis (New England).
Defenders
Bakary Soumare (Chicago)
Chad Marshall (Columbus).
Marco Velez (Toronto FC)
Bryan Namoff (D.C. United)
Midfielders
Shalrie Joseph (New England)
Cuauhtemoc Blanco (Chicago)
Chris Rolfe (Chicago)
Forwards
Kheli Dube (New England)
Robbie Rogers (Columbus)
Chad Barrett (Chicago)

WESTERN CONFERENCE
Goalkeeper
Brad Guzan (Chivas USA)
Defenders
Richard Mulrooney (Houston)
Bobby Boswell (Houston)
Facundo Erpen (Colorado)
Midfielders
Javier Morales (Real Salt Lake)
Jorge Flores (Chivas USA)
David Beckham (Los Angeles)
Andre Rocha (FC Dallas)
Forwards
Edson Buddle (Los Angeles)
Dominic Oduro (FC Dallas)
Brian Ching (Houston)



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