3. TRANSACTIONS: Houston releases Cerritos
The Houston Dynamo released Salvadoran Ronald Cerritos, one
of MLS's longest-serving foreign players.
Cerritos was scoreless in 15 games with Houston in 2006 after enjoying
a comeback season with San Jose last season. He scored eight goals and
nine assists and started 28 games in the Earthquakes' final season in
The 31-year-old Cerritos came to MLS in 1997, its second season, and
scored 10 or more goals in four of his first five seasons with San
Jose, leading the club in scoring each of those times. He was selected
to MLS's Best XI in 1997 when he scored 12 goals. His best season came
in 1999 when he scored 15 goals. He currently ranks ninth on MLS's
all-time scoring list with 70 goals.
Cerritos spent parts of two seasons each with Dallas (2002-03) and D.C.
United (2003-04) and returned to El Salvador to play for Alianza in
2004 after being dropped by D.C. United. Cerritos was
never able to duplicate his success in MLS at the
international level with El Salvador, which hasn't qualified for the
World Cup finals since 1982.
No comments yet.
|Recent Soccer America Daily All six Sounders' 90th-plus minute goals against Sporting KC March 8, 6:19 p.m. |
[VIDEO PICK] In less than four years, Seattle has scored six goals in the 90th minute ... Seattle's Cardiac kids do it again at C-Link March 8, 5:34 p.m.
[MLS: Week 1] Seattle's three second-half subs combined for a 94th-minute winner as the Sounders opened ... What They're Saying March 8, 5:09 p.m.
"We have an internal rule designed to prevent players going skiing and other dangerous things but ... id2 all-stars beat Juventus to finish unbeaten March 8, 4:47 p.m.
[ITALY TOUR] The id2 National Selection ended its 2014 tour of Italy with a 2-0 win ... Rapids hand Mastroeni new job title March 8, 4:14 p.m.
[MLS SPOTLIGHT] On the opening day of the 2014 MLS season, the Colorado Rapids finally have ... Johannsson scores twice to up total to 24 goals March 8, 3:55 p.m.
[AMERICANS ABROAD] Aron Johannsson scored two more goals -- the first with a lob of the ... Howard and Altidore look to get into FA Cup matches March 8, 7 a.m.
[AMERICANS ABROAD] Tim Howard and Jozy Altidore returned home after the USA-Ukraine friendly to get set ... What They're Saying March 8, 12:14 a.m.
"PRO's decision to lock out the referees and use scab replacements presents a serious health and ... Messi 10 years ago: Barca B team debut March 7, 5:55 p.m.
[VIDEO PICK: Skills] A decade ago this month, Lionel Messi graduated from Barcelona's youth program to ... Houston Telemundo affiliate to carry Dynamo games March 7, 5:53 p.m.
[SOCCER ON THE AIR] KTMD-TV Telemundo Houston will broadcast seven MLS games as th >> Soccer America Daily Archives