Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
Porter, Attinella and Chijindu claim awards
May 24th, 2011 5:48PM

MOST READ
TAGS:  nasl, usl

MOST COMMENTED

[WEEKLY HONORS] Kyle Porter (FC Edmonton) and Jeff Attinella (FC Tampa Bay) earned NASL Player of the Week awards, while Los Angeles Blues forward Chukwudi Chijindu was named the USL PRO Player of the Week.

Porter sparked FC Edmonton with both goals -- the second on a terrific individual effort in the 65th minute -- to lead the first-year club to a 2-1 comeback win over the NSC Minnesota Stars.

Porter, who spent time with the Vancouver Whitecaps FC residency program and Energie Cottbus reserve team in Germany, has now scored three goals to lead the team in that department.

Attinella earned his first career shutout in FC Tampa Bay’s victory over the Montreal Impact, making 11 saves in the 3-0 win. The University of South Florida product made seven of his saves in the second half.

Chijindu, who previously played for MLS's Chivas USA, scored twice and added an assist on Edwin Miranda's goal in the Blues' 3-0 victory against the Pittsburgh Riverhounds.

USL PRO Team of the Week:
Goalkeeper
Miguel Gallardo, Orlando City
Had shutout against Rochester, was outstanding against Harrisburg
Defenders
Gareth Evans, Wilmington
Solid defensively as Hammerheads shut out Battery in 3-0 win
Troy Roberts, Rochester
Was at center of containing Orlando’s attack in 0-0 draw
Joe Tait, Dayton
Helped subdue Los Angeles’ potent attack as Dutch Lions earned point
Midfielders
Jhonathan Bravo, Los Angeles
Spectacular goal gave Blues the lead against Dayton
Matt Tuttle, Pittsburgh
Pulled the strings in midfield as Riverhounds defeated F.C. New York
Luke Mulholland, Wilmington
Scored twice and was constant threat from midfield in 3-0 victory
Yordany Alvarez, Orlando City
Set tempo of game for Lions as they took four points from two road games
Forwards
Chukwudi Chijindu, Los Angeles
Scored twice and added an assist as the Blues beat Pittsburgh 3-0
Maxwell Griffin, Orlando City
Had game-winning goal for Lions on Sunday, league-leading sixth of season
Darren Toby, Charlotte
Scored game-winning goals and was a constant threat for the Eagles



No comments yet.

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




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
Bocanegra joins MLS Atlanta as technical director    
Former U.S. national team captain Carlos Bocanegra, who retired as a player following the 2014 season, ...
MLS labor talks going down to wire    
K Street, home to many Washington lobbying firms, generally has a negative connotation, but soccer fans ...
Past national team stars head Hall of Fame ballot    
Tiffeny Milbrett, a 1996 Olympic gold medalist and 1999 Women's World Cup champion, two-time gold-medalist Lindsay ...
What They're Saying: Third Rail's Brian Toto    
"We'll see if something develops between NYC and the Red Bulls, but right now, I don't ...
The Good, the Bad and -- the struggles of Serie A     
Europe in a nutshell: An assist of the season offering from Jackson Martinez; Joao Moutinho makes ...
Video Pick: The Bundesliga's Top 5 golazos     
The German Bundesliga's 23rd game day lived up to the league's reputation as the Europe's highest ...
Region IV teams sweep ODP titles again     
For the second straight year, Region IV teams won all four ODP Championships. Cal South took ...
What They're Saying: Sinisa Mihajlovic    
"Let's be clear. I didn't take his neck, I took his shirt, pushed his chest and ...
Johnson hits Gladbach winner; no stopping Tijuana    
Fabian Johnson scored his first goal since moving to third-place Borussia Moenchengladbach in its 2-0 victory ...
2015 MLS Preseason Action    
Preseason play wrapped up Saturday with the Houston Dynamo (Carolina Challenge Cup), New York Red Bulls ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives