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More loan deals confirmed
by Paul Kennedy, March 1st, 2014 12:21AM

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[MLS 2014 COUNTDOWN] Seattle and Chivas USA concluded MLS's second intraleague loan deal as the Sounders sent forward Eriq Zavaleta to Chivas USA for the 2014 season. Per intraleague loan rules, Zavaleta cannot play against Seattle this year.
 
Zavaleta, 21, helped Indiana win the 2012 NCAA Division I title and left after his sophomore season to sign a Generation adidas contract. He made five appearances for Sounders in his rookie campaign in 2013. He was previously loaned to the NASL San Antonio Scorpions for a month.

Meanwhile, the San Jose Earthquakes loaned goalie David Bingham and winger Sam Garza to the Scorpions. As part of the agreement, the Earthquakes will have the option to recall either player at any point during the loan.

“This is a great opportunity for both of these young players to gain valuable experience,” said Earthquakes head coach Mark Watson. “It’s important from a player development standpoint to play in games as often as possible. Both Sam and David will get that chance with San Antonio.”

The Earthquakes will also loan a minimum of two players to Sacramento Republic FC as part of a USL-PRO affiliation agreement.

In the first intraleague loan, Tony Cascio was loaned by Colorado to Houston. Matias Laba's move from Toronto FC to Vancouver was a trade, not a transfer, though the undisclosed "future considerations" in the deal might eventually result  in the Argentine's return to TFC.

2014 MLS LOANS:
Colorado
Tony Cascio, loaned to Houston Dynamo
D.C. United
GK Joe Willis, loaned to Richmond Kickers (USL PRO)
M Collin Martin,  loaned to Richmond Kickers (USL PRO)
F Christiano Francois,  loaned to Richmond Kickers (USL PRO)
Portland
GK *Jake Gleeson, loaned to Sacramento Republic FC (USL PRO)
D *Bryan Gallego, loaned to Sacramento Republic FC (USL PRO)
San Jose
GK David Bingham, loaned to San Antonio Scorpions (NASL)
M Sam Garza, loaned to San Antonio Scorpions (NASL)
Seattle
D James Ockford, loaned to New York Cosmos (NASL)
F Eriq Zavaleta, loaned to Chivas USA
*Unconfirmed.

PRESEASON FINALES. MLS preseason action wraps up for most teams with games this weekend at four tournament locations. In addition, two MLS teams (FC Dallas and LA Galaxy) face NASL foes.

WEEKEND SCHEDULE:
Carolina Challenge Cup:
March 1 in Charleston, S.C.

D.C. United vs. Seattle (MLSSoccer.com, 5 pm ET)
Charleston Battery vs. Houston (MLSSoccer.com, 7:15 pm ET)

Disney Pro Classic:
March 1 in Kissimmee, Fla.
Toronto FC vs. Fluminense U-23 (1 pm ET)
Montreal vs. Philadelphia (3 pm ET)
Orlando City vs. New York  (6 pm ET)
Final: Sporting KC vs. Columbus (WatchESPN, 8 pm)

Rose City Invitational:
March 1 in Portland, Ore.
San Jose vs. Portmore United (SJEarthquakes.com stream, 5:30 pm ET)
Portland vs. Vancouver (Timbers.com stream, 8 pm ET)

FC Tucson Desert Diamond Cup:

March 1 in Tucson, Ariz.
Chivas USA vs. Real Salt Lake (MLSSoccer.com stream, 4:30 pm ET)
Colorado vs. New England (MLSSoccer.com stream, 7 pm ET)
Chivas vs. Guadalajara sub-20 (MLSSoccer.com stream, 9:30 pm ET)

MLS-NASL Friendlies:
March 1 in Carson, Calif.
LA Galaxy vs. Minnesota United FC (scrimmage)
March 1 in San Antonio, Texas
San Antonio Scorpions vs. FC Dallas


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