All-star roster announced

[MLS] Landon Donovan, an 11-time all-star, heads the 22-player roster for the MLS All-Stars who will play Manchester United in the 2011 AT&T MLS All-Star Game on July 27 at Red Bull Arena (TV: ESPN2, Galavision, TSN, live, 8:30 p.m. ET).
 
All-Star Head Coach Hans Backe of the Red Bulls selected the roster, including eight of the original fan-voted All-Stars -- among them AT&T Text Voting winner Matt Besler of Sporting Kansas City -- who are available to play on July 27.

Kasey Keller (Seattle Sounders) and Brek Shea (FC Dallas) are unavailable due to Concacaf Champions League matches during the week of the All-Star Game. Omar Gonzalez (LA Galaxy) and Rafa Marquez (New York Red Bulls) are unavailable due to injuries.
 
Other selections include Commissioner picks Omar Bravo (Sporting Kansas City) and Juan Agudelo (New York).
 
2011 MLS All-Star Gameday Roster
Goalkeeper: Tally Hall (Houston Dynamo), Faryd Mondragon (Philadelphia Union)
Defenders: Corey Ashe (Houston Dynamo), Matt Besler (Sporting Kansas City), Geoff Cameron (Houston Dynamo), Bobby Convey (San Jose Earthquakes), Sean Franklin (LA Galaxy), Jamison Olave (Real Salt Lake), Heath Pearce (Chivas USA), Tim Ream (New York Red Bulls).
Midfielders: Kyle Beckerman (Real Salt Lake), David Beckham (LA Galaxy), Brad Davis (Houston Dynamo), Jack Jewsbury (Portland Timbers), Shalrie Joseph (New England Revolution), Nick LaBrocca (Chivas USA)
Forwards: Juan Agudelo (New York Red Bulls), Omar Bravo (Sporting Kansas City), Omar Cummings (Colorado Rapids), Landon Donovan (LA Galaxy), Thierry Henry (New York Red Bulls), Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes)

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3 comments about "All-star roster announced".
  1. John Lenart, July 19, 2011 at 7:19 a.m.

    What no Sheanon Williams or Carlos Valdes from Philly?

  2. Chester Grant, July 19, 2011 at 6:01 p.m.

    No Benny Feilhaber? Surprised at that, but maybe he hasnt been back long enough and has been injured as well.

  3. Harmon Barnard, July 19, 2011 at 10:14 p.m.

    No players from the Fire, but I can't argue with that the way they have been playing.

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