Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Busy month broadens Team of the Month recipients
by Ridge Mahoney, July 3rd, 2008 7AM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

MOST READ

MOST COMMENTED

[MLS AWARDS]With four MLS teams competing in SuperLiga, the first round of which concludes just in time for the All-Star Game, the load of league matches in July will decrease significantly from that of June, during which five weekends of play helped sort out teams in both conferences. Sort of.

New England's balance and a potent attack in Los Angeles propelled those teams atop the conference races and also earned them the most Team of the Month honorees, with three players apiece selected. The revival of D.C. United netted two selections with a pair of other deserving players just missing the cut.

A solid month lifted Real Salt Lake into second place in the Western Conference and merited two selections. Despite Kansas City and San Jose ending the month at the bottom of the conferences, by posting three shutouts in June they each landed a defensive stalwart on the June honor roll.

EASTERN CONFERENCE
Goalkeeper -Matt Reis (New England).
Defenders -Bakary Soumare (Chicago), Michael Parkhurst (New England), Jimmy Conrad (Kansas City), Gonzalo Martinez (D.C. United).
Midfielders - Dave van den Bergh (New York), Steve Ralston (New England), Shalrie Joseph (New England), Rohan Ricketts (Toronto).
Forwards -Alejandro Moreno (Columbus), Luciano Emilio (D.C. United).

WESTERN CONFERENCE
Goalkeeper - Joe Cannon (San Jose).
Defenders -Bobby Boswell (Houston), Jamison Olave (Real Salt Lake), Francisco Mendoza (Chivas USA).
Midfielders -Javier Morales (Real Salt Lake), David Beckham (Los Angeles), Sacha Kljestan (Chivas USA), Andre Rocha (FC Dallas).
Forwards -Landon Donovan (Los Angeles), Edson Buddle (Los Angeles). Brian Ching (Houston).

 



No comments yet.

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




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Making a List: Top MLS rookie scorers    
Jordan Morris scored two goals in the Seattle Sounders' 4-2 win over the LA Galaxy to ...
NWSL : Portland Thorns take first Shield    
The Portland Thorns got two goals from Allie Long and a third from fellow U.S. Olympian ...
What They're Saying: Jordan Morris    
"I know you guys don't like it when I use the outside of my right [foot]." ...
MLS Talking Points: Sounders reward themselves, again    
Their playoff hopes would not have been totally extinguished if they had lost to the LA ...
Video Pick: Own goal by Galaxy's Van Damme    
The Los Angeles Galaxy did lead during a 4-2 loss to Seattle, but only for 15 ...
Lauren Holiday has healthy baby girl    
Lauren Holiday, who retired last year at the age of 28 to start a family with ...
What They're Saying: FIFA anti-racism task force member Osasu Obayiuwana    
"We never had a single meeting under his chairmanship. I wrote him, more than once, asking ...
U.S. Abroad: Orozco and Arriola back on top with Xolos    
Michael Orozco started and Paul Arriola was a late sub as Tijuana won, 2-1, at Santos ...
MLS Week 29: Results & Standings    
The New York Red Bulls, Toronto FC and New York City FC became the first three ...
U.S. Abroad: Another convincing win for Pulisic's Borussia Dortmund    
Borussia Dortmund completed its second perfect week in a row when it beat Freiburg, 3-1, to ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives