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MLS SuperDraft Preparation Continues with Final MLS Combine List

The league has announced its final list of invitees with now more than 70 hopefuls at the Combine. Added to the list are five non-college internationals, included John Rooney. Also joining the Combine is former Seattle Sounders Vegas Combine invitee Ryan Kinne of Monmouth. Ten other players have been added as well.

2011 adidas MLS Player Combine player additions:

First Last Position School DOB Citizenship
Andy Adlard Midfield Indiana 8/7/88 USA
Charlie Campbell Midfield Louisville 1/15/88 USA
Paolo Cardozo Midfield N/A 6/9/89 Uruguay
Alex Caskey Midfield Davidson 7/22/88 USA
Victor Estupinan Forward N/A 3/5/88 Ecuador
Marlon Ganchozo Midfield N/A 2/21/91 Ecuador
Ryan Kinne Forward/Midfield Monmouth 8/31/89 USA
Matt Marcin Midfield Providence 10/19/88 USA
Martin Rivas Midfield N/A 10/1/91 Argentina
John Rooney Forward N/A 12/17/90 England
Ben Sippola Midfield Butler 7/13/89 USA
Chris Taylor Midfield Tulsa 5/12/89 USA

The Combine matches will be available at streaming, though some of the biggest prospects will be in the U-20 camp. Evidence that MLS is getting to be a bigger deal a consensus top 2 pick will be skipping the workouts and matches though still available in the draft - Darlington Nagbe.

As I continue to prepare for tomorrow's SBN Mock Draft (6PM Pacific) I'm poring over as much data as I can find.'s Mock Draft
SBI's Big Board 3.0
ProPlayer Pipeline's Overall Rankings

And of course the capsules by industrious reader Dizzo

Forward and Outside Mids
Center Mids and Fullbacks

Zac MacMath (at the US U-20 camp) and Anthony Ampaipitakwong have both been tabbed as likely picks for Seattle in previous Mocks highlighted here. But as Jeremiah has said I expect the Sounders to take the best player available, rather than by need.

With the SBN Mock going into the 2nd round and Seattle having three picks there things should be fun for me trying to find the late gambles.

Who would you like to see Seattle pick in the first and second rounds?

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