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Fourteen players make MLS debut in 2011
by Paul Kennedy, October 27th, 2011 12:48AM

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[HOMEGROWN WATCH] Fourteen homegrown players made their MLS debuts in 2011. Five of them, including 16-year-old Jack McBean, who scored for Los Angeles on the final day of the regular season, and 16-year-old Diego Fagundez of New England, scored. Of the 41 homegrown players currently under contract to MLS clubs, 20 played at least one game in 2011. Of the 10 who played 10 or more games, only three are U.S. citizens. Only three homegrown players started 20 or more games, and they all played for D.C. United: Andy Najar, Bill Hamid and Ethan White.

PLAYER
CLUB
AGE
COUNTRY
GP
GS
G
A
Andy Najar D.C. United
18
Honduras
31
28
5
6
Bill Hamid
D.C. United
20
USA
28
28
-
-
Juan Agudelo
New York
18
USA
27
12
6
2
*Ethan White
D.C. United
20
USA
24
21
1
0
*Nizar Khalfan
Vancouver
23
Tanzania
22
9
1
4
Ruben Luna
FC Dallas
19
Mexico
15
2
1
1
*Ashtone Morgan
Toronto FC
20
Canada
14
9
0
2
*Matt Stinson
Toronto FC
19
Canada
13
5
0
1
*Russell Teibert
Vancouver
18
Canada
11
5
0
0
Doneil Henry
Toronto FC
18
Canada
10
6
0
0
*Alex Dixon
Houston
22
USA
7
0
1
0
*Diego Fagundez
New England
16
Uruguay
6
3
2
1
*Oscar Cordon
Toronto FC
18
Canada
4
1
0
0
*Zach Pfeffer
Philadelphia
16
USA
3
2
0
0
Tristen Bowen
Chivas USA
20
USA
3
0
0
0
*Matt Kassel
New York
21
USA
2
0
0
0
*Jack McBean
Los Angeles
16
USA
1
1
1
0
*Victor Ulloa
FC Dallas
19
USA
1
0
0
0
*Keith Makubaya
Toronto FC
18
Canada
1
0
0
0
*Aaron Horton
Columbus
19
USA
1
0
0
0
Bryan Leyva FC Dallas
19
Mexico
0
0
0
0
Francisco Navas Cobo Houston
19 USA
0
0
0
0
Moises Hernandez FC Dallas 19 USA 0
0
0
0
Conor Shanosky D.C. United
19 USA 0
0
0
0
David Armstrong Colorado
19 USA 0
0
0
0
Victor Pineda Chicago
19 USA 0
0
0
0
Bryan de la Fuente Chivas USA
19 USA 0
0
0
0
Nicholas Lindsay Toronto FC
19 Canada
0
0
0
0
Phil Davies Vancouver
20
Canada
0
0
0
0
Jonathan Top FC Dallas 18
USA 0
0
0
0
Josue Soto Houston
21
USA 0
0
0
0
Sacir Hot New York
20
USA 0
0
0
0
Kevin Ellis Sporting KC
20
USA 0
0
0
0
Donny Toia Real Salt Lake
19 USA 0
0
0
0
Josh Janniere
Colorado
19 Canada
0
0
0
0
Kellen Gulley Chicago
18
USA 0
0
0
0
Nico Muniz Real Salt Lake 19 USA 0
0
0
0
Tyler Deric Houston
23
USA 0
0
-
-
Jon Kempin Sporting KC
18
USA 0
0
-
-
Richard Sanchez FC Dallas
17
Mexico
0
0
-
-
Brian Sylvestre Vancouver
18
USA 0
0
-
-


* Debuted in 2011.



1 comment
  1. david benson
    commented on: October 27, 2011 at 2:26 p.m.
    did u leave out blake brettschnider at dc united?


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