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Agoos and Fawcett Elected to the Hall of Fame
January 16th, 2009 7AM

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[U.S. SOCCER] Jeff Agoos, who won five MLS titles and played 134 times for the USA, and Joy Fawcett, who won two Women's World Cups and two Olympic gold medals, will be inducted into the National Soccer Hall of Fame.

The 2009 induction ceremony will be held Aug. 2 at the Hall of Fame and Museum in Oneonta, N.Y.

Agoos was on two World Cup squads (1998 and 2002) and played in the 2000 Sydney Olympics. He won MLS titles with D.C. United (1996, 1997, 1999) and San Jose (2001, 2003). He also won a NCAA Division I championship in 1989 with the University of Virginia.

Agoos is currently the Sporting Director of MLS club New York Red Bulls.

Fawcett won Women's World Cups in 1991 and 1999 and Olympic gold medals in 1996 and 2004. She played 239 times for the USA.

Fawcett was an All-American at the University of California. She played professionally in the Women's United Soccer Association for the San Diego Spirit and was a WUSA All Star in 2003. She currently directs the Saddleback United Soccer Club located in Mission Viejo, CA.

A total of 159 ballots were cast in the Players Election. A player must be selected on 66.7 percent of the ballots cast to be elected to the Hall of Fame. The other top ten in the election were:

PLAYERS ELECTION
Jeff Agoos
108 votes 67.9%
Joy Fawcett 106 ballots 66.7%
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Preki Rasosavljevic 96 votes 60.4%
Thomas Dooley 85 votes 53.5%
Marco Etcheverry 78 votes 49.1%
Earnie Stewart 68 votes 42.8%
Joe-Max Moore 67 votes 42.1%
Carlos Valderrama 59 votes 37.1%
Shannon MacMillan 51 votes 32.1%
Peter Vermes 50 votes 31.4%



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