MLS Transactions Update (Jan. 31, 2001)
A summary of MLS transactions for January 2001:
MLS -- Signed forward Ali Curtis (Duke), forward Brian Mullan (Creighton), midfielder Bryan Namoff (Bradley), defender Craig Ziadie (Richmond) and goalkeeper David Clemente (UAB).
D.C. United -- Re-signed defender/midfielder Geoff Aunger (Canada) to a multi-year contract.
Miami Fusion -- Re-signed midfielder Jim Rooney to a multi-year contract.
MLS -- Signed forwards Santino Quaranta (Archbishop Curley HS, Baltimore, Md.) and Edward Johnson (Flagler Palm Coast HS) as Project-40 players.
MetroStars -- Re-signed defender Mike Petke to a multi-year contract.
MLS -- Signed defender Nick Downing (Maryland), defender Jose Burciaga, Jr. (Duncanville High School) and forward Edson Buddle (Long Island Rough Riders) as Project-40 players.
Tampa Bay Mutiny -- Re-signed Carlos Valderrama (Colombia) to a multi-year contract.
L.A. Galaxy -- Signed defender Alexi Lalas as a Discovery Player.
New England Revolution -- Re-signed midfielder Leonel Alvarez (Colombia).
D.C. United -- Signed defender Mark Watson (Canada) as a Discovery Player.
D.C. United -- Re-signed forward Raul Diaz Arce (El Salvador).
MLS -- Signed forward Devin Barclay (Annapolis, Md., McDonough HS), forward Chris Carrieri (University of North Carolina), forward Isaias Bardales (San Jose State) and midfielder Miguel Saavedra (Milwaukee Trade & Technical HS) as Project-40 players.
Colorado Rapids -- Panamanian forward Jorge Daly Valdes signed with Omiya Ardija (Japan).
Columbus Crew -- Re-signed forward Dante Washington to a multi-year contract.
Los Angeles Galaxy -- Called up defender Craig Waibel from the Seattle Sounders (A-League), midfielder Kevin Legg from the San Diego Flash (A-League) and forward Sheldon Thomas (Orange County Wave) for TFC Champions Cup.
Chicago Fire -- Re-signed defender Andrew Lewis to a multi-year contract.
New England Revolution -- Re-signed defender Ted Chronopoulos to a multi-year contract.
MLS -- Ivan Gazidis promoted to Deputy Commissioner, and Nelson Rodriguez promoted to Assistant to the Commissioner.
D.C. United -- Called up forward Ronald Simmonds from the Hershey Wildcats (A-League) for the TFC Champions Cup.
New England Revolution -- Re-signed forward Johnny Torres to a multi-year contract.
Tampa Bay Mutiny -- Re-signed midfielder Steve Ralston to a multi-year contract.
Chicago Fire -- Traded Czech defender Lubos Kubik to the Dallas Burn for midfielder Sergi Daniv.
Dallas Burn -- Traded Ukrainian midfielder Sergi Daniv for Czech defender Lubos Kubik.
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