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Dynamo players nominated for MLS end-of-season awards

The end of the regular season means awards season in MLS!

Players, technical staffers (technical directors, GMs and coaches) and a select group of national and regional media will begin voting for each of the awards on Tuesday, October 17. All players on the ballots are nominated by their respective clubs.

Each voting group, representing one-third of the total vote, will have until Monday, October 23 at 5 pm ET to submit their votes. Finalists (three per award) will be announced on Tuesday, October 31. Below are the nominees from the Houston Dynamo

Landon Donovan Most Valuable Player

Juan David Cabezas
Alberth Elis
Erick Torres

Newcomer of the Year

Juan David Cabezas
Alberth Elis

Defender of the Year

Adolfo Machado
Leonardo

Allstate Goalkeeper of the Year

Tyler Deric

MLS WORKS Humanitarian of the Year

Andrew Wenger

Comeback Player of the Year

Erick Torres
Leonardo

Coach of the Year

Wilmer Cabrera