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Revs' defender Parkhurst is Mr. Clean once again
November 7th, 2008 7AM

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[MLS AWARDS] New England defender Michael Parkhurst, who started 28 games and committed only nine fouls in 2,520 minutes of play, won the 2008 MLS Fair Play award. Chicago keeper Jon Busch was named Goalkeeper of the Year, and the Columbus' Chad Marshall was voted Defender of the Year.

Parkhurst, 24, who also won the 2007 MLS Fair Play Award, did not receive a caution or red card for the second consecutive season.

The New England Revolution earned the MLS Team Fair Play award as the club with the fewest disciplinary points during the 2008 regular season.

Busch, 32, played every minute (2,700) of all 30 regular-season games for Chicago, which ranked first in MLS in shutouts (10).

Marshall, 24, started 29 games in 2008, ranking him second on the Crew in minutes played with 2,485 while helping it capture the regular-season title, the Supporters' Shield. The Crew's defense allowed the third fewest goals (36), behind the Houston Dynamo (32) and the Chicago Fire (33).

MLS Goalkeeper of the Year
2008
Jon Busch (Chicago)
2007 Brad Guzan (Chivas)
2006 Troy Perkins (D.C. United)
2005 Pat Onstad (San Jose)
2004 Joe Cannon (Colorado)
2003 Pat Onstad (San Jose)
2002 Joe Cannon (San Jose)
2001 Tim Howard (MetroStars
2000 Tony Meola (Kansas City)
1999 Kevin Hartman (Los Angeles)
1998 Zach Thornton (Chicago)
1997 Brad Friedel (Columbus)
1996 Mark Dodd (Dallas Burn)

MLS Fair Play Award (Individual)
2008
Michael Parkhurst (New England)
2007 Michael Parkhurst (New England)
2006 Chris Klein (Real Salt Lake)
2005 Ronald Cerritos (San Jose)
2004 Eddie Pope (MetroStars)
2003 Brian McBride (Columbus)
2002 Mark Chung (Colorado)
2001 Alex Pineda Chacon (Miami)
2000 Steve Ralston (Tampa Bay)
1999 Steve Ralston (Tampa Bay)
1998 Thomas Dooley (Columbus)
1997 Mark Chung (Kansas City)

MLS Defender of the Year
2008
Chad Marshall (Columbus)
2007 Michael Parkhurst (New England)
2006 Bobby Boswell (D.C. United)
2005 Jimmy Conrad (Kansas City)
2004 Robin Fraser (Columbus)
2003 Carlos Bocanegra (Chicago)
2002 Carlos Bocanegra (Chicago)
2001 Jeff Agoos (San Jose)
2000 Peter Vermes (Kansas City)
1999 Robin Fraser (Los Angeles)
1998 Lubos Kubik (Chicago)
1997 Eddie Pope (D.C. United)
1996 John Doyle (San Jose)

MLS Fair Play Award (Team)
2008
New England
2007 Columbus
2006 Kansas City
2005 Kansas City
2004 Columbus
2003 New England
2002 Kansas City
2001 San Jose
2000 Tampa Bay
1999 Columbus
1998 Kansas City
1997 Columbus



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