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Toronto picks up Oduro from Columbus
June 6th, 2014 5:16PM

TAGS:  mls


[MLS: Week 14] MLS clubs entered the weekend following a flurry of deals as they seek to retool. Columbus sent Ghanaian Dominic Oduro to Toronto FC for Spaniard Alvaro Rey. Earlier in the week, Montreal acquired Gambian defender Futty Danso from Portland for a draft pick.

Oduro scored 46 goals in his first eight MLS seasons with four clubs but was scoreless in 11 games for the Crew in 2014. Earlier this spring, TFC acquired Collen Warner from Montreal and Luke Moore from Chivas USA.

The Impact only needed to give up a 2015 second-round draft pick to acquire Danso, an original Timber who had played in 10 games (nine starts) this season. Montreal also signed Haitian international Mechack Jerome, who had been waived by Sporting Kansas City in March.

MLS WEEK 14, Results:
Friday, June 6
Houston 0 Sporting KC 2.
SKC: Soony Saad (Benny Feilhaber) 45
SKC: Dom Dwyer (pen.) 70
Att.: 18,396.

Wednesday, June 4
Columbus 1 Real Salt Lake 1
RSL: Luis Gil 56
CLB: Ethan Finlay (Ben Speas) 88.
Att.: 11,121.

Colorado 0 Chicago 0
Att.: 13,402.

MLS WEEK 14, Schedule:
Saturday, June 7
4 pm ET
Toronto FC vs. San Jose, MLS LIVE
6:30 pm ET
D.C. United vs. Columbus, MLS LIVE
7 pm ET
Philadelphia vs. Vancouver, MLS LIVE
8:30 pm ET
Chicago vs. Seattle, MLS LIVE
8:30 pm ET
FC Dallas vs. Colorado, MLS LIVE
10 pm ET
Real Salt Lake vs. Portland, MLS LIVE, UDN
Sunday, June 8 
5 pm ET
New England vs. New York, MLS LIVE
8 pm ET
LA Galaxy vs. Chivas USA, UDN

MLS Standings:
23 New England 7-4-2 21/146
22 Sporting KC 6-5-4 21/14
21 D.C. United 6-4-3 18/14
17 Houston 5-9-2 16/29
16 Toronto FC 5-4-1 15/13
17 Columbus 4-5-5 18/18
15 New York 3-5-6 20/22
14 Philadelphia 3-7-5 19/24
14 Chicago 2-3-8 20/22
10 Montreal 1-7-4 11/22

29 Seattle 9-3-2 29/21
25 Real Salt Lake 6-1-7 24/18
22 Colorado 6-4-4 19/15
20 Vancouver 5-2-5 22/17
18 FC Dallas 5-7-3 23/24
16 LA Galaxy 4-3-4 15/10
16 San Jose 4-4-4 15/13
16 Portland 3-4-7 23/204
10 Chivas USA 2-7-4 13/25
MLS: Leading Scorers
11+1 Dom Dwyer, Sporting KC
11 Bradley Wright-Phillips, New York
8 Erick Torres, Chivas USA
8 Clint Dempsey, Seattle
7 Fabian Espindola, D.C. United
7 Robbie Keane, LA Galaxy
6 Jermain Defoe, Toronto FC
6 Obafemi Martins
, Seattle
6 Gaston Fernandez, Portland
6 Federico Higuain, Columbus
6 Joao Plata
, Real Salt Lake
6 Will Bruin, Houston
6 Alvaro Saborio, Real Salt Lake

MLS WEEK 15, Schedule:
Wednesday, June 11
7:30 pm ET
Montreal vs. D.C. United, MLS LIVE
10 pm ET
Portland vs. FC Dallas, ESPN2, WatchESPN, ESPN Deportes

1 comment
  1. Zoe Willet
    commented on: June 8, 2014 at 12:42 a.m.
    I don't understand why Portland would give up Futty instead of Kah. They're both good, but Kah is too rough.

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