NYRB ace Cahill beaten in race for top MLS award

Australian international Tim Cahill has finished fourth in voting for the 2013 Major League Soccer Most Valuable Player award.

Australian international Tim Cahill has finished fourth in voting for the 2013 Major League Soccer Most Valuable Player award.

The New York Red Bulls star was one of four nominations for MLS’ top individual award but fell short after players, media and club officials voted for Chicago Fire forward Mike Magee.

Former Everton ace Cahill, who scored 11 goals and provided five assists for the Supporters’ Shield winners, attracted 12.25 % of club votes, 12% from the media and 6.42% from the players for a weighted total of 30.67 to finish behind Montreal Impact’s Marco Di Vaio (third), LA Galaxy captain Robbie Keane (second) and winner Mike Magee of the Chicago Fire.

The 2013 MLS MVP voting ended up like this:

Weighted totals only

Mike Magee (Chicago Fire): 98.81
Robbie Keane (LA Galaxy): 58.56
Marco Di Vaio (Montreal Impact): 35.42
Tim Cahill (New York Red Bulls): 30.67

 
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