Among the winners, former Sounder Sebastien Le Toux for fair play, and goalkeeper of the year Donovan Ricketts, who the Sounders will be seeing more of in LA on Sunday.
Here's a release from the league:
Major League Soccer today announced the 2010 Goalkeeper of the Year, Rookie of the Year, as well as the Xbox 360 Individual and Team Fair Play Awards.
2010 Goalkeeper of the Year: Donovan Ricketts, LA GalaxyLA Galaxy goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts earned the 2010 Goalkeeper of the Year award after posting a career high 11 shutouts and allowing just 26 goals through 29 games this season. Ricketts finished the regular season with a goals-against average of 0.90 and currently holds the top spot in the all-time MLS standings with an all-time goals-against average of 0.96. The Jamaican International also helped lead the Galaxy to a record of 18-7-5 and 59 points to capture the coveted Supporters’ Shield. 2010 Rookie of the Year: Andy Najar, D.C. UnitedMidfielder Andy Najar, signed as a Home Grown Player at age 17, wasted no time making an impact for D.C. United this season. Appearing in 26 games during his rookie year, Najar recorded five goals and an assist in league play, earning the team’s Golden Boot award. Najar was also honored as the D.C. United Volkswagen MVP for the 2010 season. At 17, he is the youngest MLS Rookie of the Year and the first Home Grown Player to win the award. 2010 Xbox 360 Individual Fair Play Award: Sebastien Le Toux, Philadelphia UnionSebastien Le Toux started 28 games for Philadelphia Union this year and recorded 14 goals and 11 assists. Through his 2,520 minutes this season, Le Toux committed only 10 fouls and received no cards, cautions, or action from the MLS Disciplinary Committee. 2010 Xbox 360 Team Fair Play Award: San Jose EarthquakesThe San Jose Earthquakes claimed the Team Fair Play award for accumulating the fewest disciplinary points of any team during the 2010 regular season. Disciplinary points are assigned as follow: 4 points for each caution received, 10 points for each red card, 0.50 points for each foul committed and a reduction of 15 points for each game that a team completes without receiving any cards or action from the MLS Disciplinary Committee.
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