Protected player list for expansion draft released
All of the protected/unavailable players for today's expansion draft has been released by the MLS.
The SuperDraft is in place to accommodate incoming franchise Philadelphia Union who step into the competition in 2010 and gives them the chance to take players from other clubs.
Each club has a number of protected players who cannot be taken but 11 players from each of the 15 MLS clubs as well as 26 Generation adidas youngsters are up for grabs.
The following is the entire list of players the Union cannot go for in the 2009 MLS SuperDraft:
Chicago Fire Busch, Jon Conde, Wilman Brown, C.J. Mapp, Justin McBride, Brian Nyarko, Patrick Pappa, Marco Pause, Logan Thorrington, John Robinson, Dasan Ward, Tim
Colorado Rapids Baudet, Julien Casey, Conor Clark, Colin Cummings, Omar Gibbs, Cory Kimura, Kosuke LaBrocca, Nick Mastroeni, Pablo Moor, Drew Pickens, Matt Smith, Jamie
Columbus Crew Brunner, Eric Carroll, Brian Ekpo, Emmanuel Gaven, Eddie Hesmer, Will (GK) Lenhart, Steven Marshall, Chad Moffat, Adam O'Rourke, Danny Rogers, Robbie Schelotto, Guillermo
FC Dallas Benitez, Jair Chavez, Marvin Cunningham, Jeff Davies, Kyle Ferreira, David Harris, Atiba Hernandez, Daniel Ihemelu, Ugo John, George McCarty, Dax Pearce, Heath
D.C. United Burch, Marc Carreiro, Fred Jakovic, Dejan James, Julius Moreno, Jaime Namoff, Bryan Pontius, Chris Quaranta, Santino Simms, Clyde Szetela, Danny Wallace, Rodney
Houston Dynamo Ashe, Corey Boswell, Bobby Cameron, Geoff Ching, Brian Davis, Brad Hall, Tally Hainault, Andrew Holden, Stuart Mullan, Brian Oduro, Dominic Weaver, Cameron
Kansas City Wizards Arnaud, Davy Conrad, Jimmy Harrington, Michael Hercegfalvi, Zoltan Jewsbury, Jack Kamara, Kei Leathers, Jonathan Lopez, Claudio Souter, Kevin Wolff, Josh Zusi, Graham
Los Angeles Galaxy Beckham, David Berhalter, Gregg Birchall, Chris Buddle, Edson DeLagarza, AJ Donovan, Landon Franklin, Sean Gonzalez, Omar Kovalenko, Dema Magee, Mike Ricketts, Donovan
New England Revolution Alston, Kevin Barnes, Darrius Dube, Mkhokheli Joseph, Shalrie Larentowicz, Jeff Mansally, Abdoulie Nyassi, Sainey Osei, Emmanuel Ralston, Steve Reis, Matt Twellman, Taylor
New York Red Bulls Angel, Juan Pablo Borman, Danleigh Coundoul, Bouna Goldthwaite, Kevin Hall, Jeremy Johnson, Carlos Kandji, Macoumba Mendes, Carlos Obster, Ernst Richards, Dane Stammler, Seth
Real Salt Lake Beckerman, Kyle Beltran, Tony Borchers, Nat Espindola, Fabian Findley, Robbie Johnson, Will Morales, Javier Olave, Jamison Rimando, Nick Seitz, Chris Wingert, Chris
San Jose Earthquakes Alvarez, Arturo Burling, Bobby Cannon, Joe Corrales, Ramiro Glenn, Cornell Hernandez, Jason Johnson, Ryan Leitch, Chris Moreira, Andre Luiz Sanchez, Ramon McDonald, Brandon
Seattle Sounders FC Alonso, Osvaldo Evans, Brad Gonzalez, Leo Hurtado, Jhon Kennedy Ianni, Patrick Jaqua, Nate Keller, Kasey Ljungberg, Freddie Marshall, Tyrone Montero, Fredy Zakuani, Steve
Toronto FC Attakora-Gyan, Nana Barrett, Chad Brennan, Jim Cronin, Sam de Guzman, Julian DeRosario, Dwayne Gomez, Emmanuel Sanyang, Amadou Serioux, Adrian White, O'Brian Wynne, Marvell
Generation adidas Graduates Alston, Kevin Avila, Eric Beltran, Tony Bowen, Tristan Colaluca, Nico Cruz, Daniel Espinoza, Roger Frei, Stefan Gonzalez, Omar Guarda, Bruno Hall, Jeremy Husidic, Baggio Ibrahim, Fuad Igwe, Amaechi Lambo, Josh Marosevic, Peri Myers, Chance Nimo, Alex Nyarko, Patrick O'Brien, Ciaran Seitz, Chris Shea, Brek Valentino, Rob Wallace, Anthony Wallace, Rodney Zakuani, Steve