2010 MLS Expansion Draft selections for Portland and Vancouver
Major League Soccer held its 2010 Expansion Draft on Wednesday for the Portland Timbers and Vancouver Whitecaps FC, who begin MLS play in 2011. Each team selected 10 players from among nearly 200 available players unprotected by Major League Soccer clubs.
Four teams did not have a player selected: Houston Dynamo, LA Galaxy, New England Revolution, and New York Red Bulls. Eight teams had two players selected, while four teams had just one player taken in the Expansion Draft.
Below is a complete list of players selected in this year's draft.
2010 MLS Expansion Draft Selections(listed in order of selection)
1 - Portland: Dax McCarty, Midfielder from FC Dallas 2 - Vancouver:Sanna Nyassi, Midfielder from Seattle Sounders FC 3 - Portland:Eric Brunner, Defender from Columbus Crew 4 - Vancouver: Atiba Harris, Forward/Midfielder from FC Dallas 5 - Portland: Adam Moffat, Midfielder from Columbus Crew 6 - Vancouver: Nathan Sturgis, Defender from Seattle Sounders FC 7 - Portland: Anthony Wallace, Defender/Midfielder from Colorado Rapids 8 - Vancouver: Shea Salinas, Midfielder from Philadelphia Union 9 - Portland:David Horst, Defender from Real Salt Lake 10 - Vancouver: Alan Gordon, Forward from Chivas USA 11 - Portland: Robbie Findley, Forward from Real Salt Lake 12 - Vancouver: O'Brian White, Forward from Toronto FC 13 - Portland: Peter Lowry, Midfielder from Chicago Fire 14 - Vancouver: Alejandro Moreno, Forward from Philadelphia Union 15 - Portland: Jonathan Bornstein, Defender from Chivas USA 16 - Vancouver: Joe Cannon, Goalkeeper from San Jose Earthquakes 17 - Portland: Jordan Graye, Defender from D.C. United 18 - Vancouver: Jonathan Leathers, Defender from Sporting Kansas City 19 - Portland: Arturo Alvarez, Forward/Midfielder from San Jose Earthquakes 20 - Vancouver: John Thorrington, Midfielder from Chicago Fire