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Dwyer's addition gives Sporting KC four all-stars
by Paul Kennedy, August 3rd, 2014 5:10PM
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[PORTLAND DAILY] Jermain Defoe became the fourth player to withdraw from Wednesday's AT&T MLS All-Star Game. The Englishman, who was pulled for an undisclosed injury, was replaced by countryman Dom Dwyer, who leads Sporting Kansas City with 14 goals.

Dwyer's selection gives Sporting KC four All-Stars for the most of any team. D.C. United, the New York Red Bulls and Seattle Sounders all have three players headed to Portland.

2014 AT&T MLS All-Star Roster:
Goalkeeper:Bill Hamid (D.C. United), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake)
Defenders: Matt Besler (Sporting KC), Bobby Boswell (D.C. United), Aurelien Collin (Sporting KC), Sean Franklin (D.C. United), Michael Parkhurst (Columbus Crew), DeAndre Yedlin (Seattle Sounders).
Midfielders:Osvaldo Alonso (Seattle Sounders), Kyle Beckerman (Real Salt Lake), Michael Bradley (Toronto FC), Tim Cahill (New York Red Bulls), Clint Dempsey (Seattle Sounders), Maurice Edu (Philadelphia Union), Will Johnson (Portland Timbers), Diego Valeri (Portland Timbers), Graham Zusi (Sporting KC)
Forwards: Dom Dwyer (Sporting KC), Landon Donovan (LA Galaxy), Thierry Henry (New York Red Bulls), Obafemi Martins (Seattle Sounders), Erick Torres (Chivas USA), Bradley Wright-Phillips (New York Red Bulls).

Expansion news ...

SACRAMENTO MAKES PUSH. The Sacramento Bee reported that Warren Smith, owner of USL PRO's Sacramento Republic FC, will join Chris Granger, president of the NBA's Sacramento Kings, in attending the All-Star Game to meet with MLS officials. Sacramento mayor Kevin Johnson, the former NBA star, was also expected to attend the meeting to discuss expansion. Republic FC broke the USL PRO season attendance mark with five games to spare in its first season. It has drawn 118,107 fans for an average of 13,123.

Portland Daily ...

MONDAY.
Generation Adidas ESP Showcase
Tualatin Hills Rec Center and Providence Park
Adidas is hosting four days of games between MLS academy all-stars and Bayern's U-16 team. Play resumes Monday with the third day of play.

MLS Experience

Noon to 9 p.m. at Pioneer Courthouse Square
A free interactive soccer-themed community event will be held daily at Pioneer Courthouse Square. Monday’s highlight will be an Every Street United vs. MLS Player skills challenge, starting at 12 noon.

Chipotle Homegrown Game
7 p.m. at Providence Park (ESPN3/WatchESPN, 10 p.m. ET)
The NBA All-Star Game weekend has the Rising Stars Challenge for first- and second-year players, MLB has the All-Star Futures Game, and now MLS has the  Chipotle Homegrown Game. Twenty Homegrown players have been selected to take on the Portland Timber's U23 PDL team.


1 comment
  1. Gus Keri
    commented on: August 4, 2014 at 9:52 a.m.
    Also, Seattle has four (not three) players in the All-Star team.

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