Chicago Fire youngster Shipp lands weekly MLS award

Chicago Fire rookie Harry Shipp has been named the MLS Player of the Week for Week 10.

Chicago Fire rookie Harry Shipp has been named the MLS Player of the Week for Week 10.

The 22-year old forward netted a hat-trick at the Red Bull Arena on Saturday as the Fire opened their account for the 2014 MLS season with a 5-4 win over New York Red Bulls.

Shipp scored in the fourth, 54th and 59th minutes as the Fire scored first before falling 2-1 behind and then skipping away to a 5-2 lead.

The first-year attacker won the awards ahead of New York’s Bradley Wright-Phillips and Real Salt Lake’s Javier Morales who also scored hat-tricks.

Shipp is the first Fire player to receive Player of the Week award since Week 21 last season when Chris Rolfe scored a brace against DC United.

2014 MLS Player of the Week

Week 10: Harry Shipp (Chicago Fire)
Week 9: Joao Plata (Real Salt Lake)
Week 8: Bradley Wright-Phillips (New York Red Bulls)
Week 7: Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake)
Week 6: Clint Dempsey (Seattle Sounders)
Week 5: Clint Dempsey (Seattle Sounders)
Week 4: Graham Zusi (Sporting Kansas City)
Week 3: Bernardo Añor (Columbus Crew)
Week 2: Jermain Defoe (Toronto FC)
Week 1: Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake)

 
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