De Rosario, Ferreira, Ruiz among MLS Re-Entry draft list

Dwayne De Rosario, David Ferreira and Carlos Ruiz are among a group of 48 players up for grabs in Wednesday’s MLS Re-Entry draft.

Former San Jose Earthquakes, Houston Dynamo, Toronto FC and New York Red Bulls forward De Rosario, who won the 2011 MLS MVP and Golden Boot, is eligible after having his option declined by DC United.

Veteran Colombian midfielder Ferreira, winner of the 2010 MLS MVP, is also available after leaving FC Dallas while 34-year old Guatemelan Ruiz, who won the 2002 MVP while with LA Galaxy, has also been freed by DC.

Also on the Re-Entry draft list is former Colorado Rapids midfielder Brian Mullan who is one of three players to win five MLS Cup finals.

2013 Re-Entry draft eligible players

Chicago Fire (5): D Shaun Francis, M Joel Lindpere, F Maicon Santos, M Wells Thompson*, M Michael Videira

Chivas USA (3): D Ante Jazic*, D Steve Purdy, M Josue Soto

Colorado Rapids (3): GK Steward Ceus, D Brian Mullan, M Jamie Smith

Columbus Crew (2): M Danny O'Rourke, M Konrad Warzycha

DC United (5): M Dwayne De Rosario, D James Riley, F Carlos Ruiz, M Marcelo Saragosa, D Daniel Woolard

FC Dallas (2): M David Ferreira, D Ugo Ihemelu

Houston Dynamo (3): F Calen Carr*, M Alex Dixon, F Cam Weaver

LA Galaxy (3): M Colin Clark, M Laurent Courtois, M Pablo Mastroeni* (retired)

Montreal Impact (1): M Sinisa Ubiparipovic

New England Revolution (4): F Chad Barrett, F Ryan Guy, M Clyde Simms, M Juan Toja

New York Red Bulls (4): D Brandon Barklage, F Fabian Espindola, GK Kevin Hartman (retired), D Heath Pearce*

Philadelphia Union (1): D Chris Albright* (retired)

Portland Timbers (2): D Ryan Miller

Real Salt Lake (3): D Brandon McDonald, GK Josh Saunders, M Khari Stephenson

San Jose Earthquakes (4): D Nana Attakora, M Mehdi Ballouchy*, D Dan Gargan, GK Evan Newton

Seattle Sounders (1): M Blair Gavin

Toronto FC (1): F Justin Braun*

Vancouver Whitecaps (2): GK Joe Cannon, F Corey Hertzog

NOTE: * indicates players out of contract. All other players had their options declined.

 
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