MLS names end-of-season award finalists

Ching named finalist for Humanitarian of the Year

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Goalkeeper of the Year Finalists

  • Kevin Hartman (FC Dallas)
  • Donovan Ricketts (LA Galaxy)
  • Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake)

Fair Play Finalists - Individual

  • C.J. Brown (Chicago Fire)
  • Sebastien Le Toux (Philadelphia Union)
  • Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes)

Comeback Player of the Year Finalists

  • Chris Albright (New York Red Bulls)
  • Bobby Convey (San Jose Earthquakes)
  • Brek Shea (FC Dallas)

Visa Defender of the Year Finalists

  • Nat Borchers (Real Salt Lake)
  • Omar Gonzalez (LA Galaxy)
  • Jamison Olave (Real Salt Lake)

MLS W.O.R.K.S. Humanitarian of the Year Finalists

  • Brian Ching (Houston Dynamo)
  • Jimmy Conrad (Kansas City Wizards)
  • Seth Stammler (New York Red Bulls)

adidas Referee of the Year Finalists

  • Mark Geiger
  • Kevin Stott
  • Baldomero Toledo

Rookie of the Year Finalists

  • Danny Mwanga (Philadelphia Union)
  • Andy Najar (D.C. United)
  • Tim Ream (New York Red Bulls)

Coach of the Year Finalists

  • Hans Backe (New York Red Bulls)
  • Schellas Hyndman (FC Dallas)
  • Jason Kreis (Real Salt Lake)

Newcomer of the Year Finalists

  •  Thierry Henry (New York Red Bulls)
  • Joel Lindpere (New York Red Bulls)
  • Alvaro Saborio (Real Salt Lake)

Volkswagen Most Valuable Player Finalists

  • Edson Buddle (LA Galaxy)
  • David Ferreira (FC Dallas)
  • Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes)

 

Awards Announcements Schedule:

Schedule subject to change

November 3: Rookie of the Year, Fair Play Individual & Team of the Year, and Goalkeeper of the Year

November 5: Visa Defender and adidas Referee/Assistant Referee of the Year

November 8: MLS W.O.R.K.S. Humanitarian of the Year

November 10: Newcomer and Comeback Player of the Year

November 11: MLS Coach of the Year

November 15: 2010 MLS Best XI

November 17: AT&T Goal of the Year and NAPA Auto Parts Save of the Year

November 19: Volkswagen MVP & Commissioner’s Award