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FC Dallas signs highly rated keeper
by Paul Kennedy, February 19th, 2011 3:21PM

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TAGS:  college men, fc dallas, kansas city wizards, mexico, mls

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[MLS] FC Dallas signed its sixth homegrown player, 16-year-old keeper Richard Sanchez. He is the third FCD youth signing with ties to the Mexican national team program. The California-born Sanchez was recently named the top goalie at a youth tournament in Chile.

Sanchez played for Texas FC and FC Dallas with a stint in between at Spanish club Atletico Madrid.

He is competing for a spot on Mexico's U-17 national team that will host the 2011 Under-17 World Cup. FC Dallas second-year players Bryan Levya and Ruben Luna also have ties to the national team program. Levya played for Mexico at the 2009 U-17 World Cup; Luna was invited to Mexico's under-20 national team camp in January.

On Friday, Sporting Kansas City announced JC All-American Kevin Ellis out of Barton County Community College as its second homegrown signing.

For MLS's 31 homegrown players ...

HOMEGROWN PLAYERS
FC Dallas (6)

GP-G PLAYER (YEAR SIGNED)
1-0 Bryan Levya (2009)
4-0 Ruben Luna (2010)
0-0 Moises Hernandez (2010)
0-0 Victor Ulloa (2010)
0-0 Jon Top (2011)
0-0 Richard Sanchez (2011)

Houston (4)

2-0 Tyler Deric (2009 from Univ. of North Carolina)
1-0 Francisco Navas Cobo (2010)
0-0 Alex Dixon (2011 from Univ. of North Carolina)
0-0 Josue Soto (2011 from SMU)

D.C. United (4)
8-0 Bill Hamid (2009)
26-5 Andy Najar (2010)
0-0 Conor Shanosky (2010)
0-0 Ethan White (2010 from Univ. of Maryland)

New York (4)
0-0 Giorgi Chirgadze (2009)
2-0 Juan Agudelo (2010)
0-0 Matt Kassel (2011 from Univ. of Maryland)
0-0 Sacir Hot (2011 from Boston College)

Chivas USA (3)
0-0 Cesar Zamora (2009)
1-0 Bryan de la Fuente (2010)
18-2 Tristan Bowen (2008 by Los Angeles; acquired in 2011)

Kansas City (2)
0-0 Jon Kempin (2010)
0-0 Kevin Ellis (2011 from Barton County CC)

Toronto FC (2)
1-0 Doneil Henry (2010)
4-0 Nicholas Lindsay (2010)

Colorado (1)
0-0 Davy Armstrong (2010)

Chicago (1)
0-0 Victor Pineda (2010)
 
Los Angeles (1)
0-0 Jack McBean (2011)

New England (1)
0-0 Diego Fagundez (2010)

Vancouver (1)
0-0 Philippe Davies (2010)

Philadelphia (1)
0-0 Zach Pfeffer (2010)

Teams without home-grown players: Columbus, Portland, Real Salt Lake, Seattle, San Jose.

Note: Stats are regular-season statistics only. Year signed is the year a player signed, not the year he became eligible to play in MLS.



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