MLS on Loan: 44 Players Head To Lower Leagues

MLS on Loan: 44 Players Head To Lower Leagues

  • Posted by Drew Epperley
  • On March 27, 2014
  • 2 Comments
  • 2014 MLS Season, MLS-USL Deal

I mentioned the other day in the Rookie Watch how the loans and partnerships with the USL PRO and NASL teams are really going to impact the Rookie of the Year race in 2014.

For more proof, here is a list of all the players being loaned out so far this season. We’re up to 44 players in total, with more likely on the way.

(Hat tip to MLS for putting together the list, I’ve added some items to it as well including HGP status and if the player is a rookie this year)

Columbus Crew:

Ryan Finley (Dayton Dutch Lions, USL PRO)
Kevan George (Dayton Dutch Lions, USL PRO)
Ross Friedman (Dayton Dutch Lions, USL PRO) – Homegrown Player
Matt Walker (Dayton Dutch Lions, USL PRO) – Homegrown Player
Brad Stuver (Dayton Dutch Lions, USL PRO)

D.C. United:
Christiano François (Richmond Kickers, USL PRO)
Jalen Robinson (Richmond Kickers, USL PRO) – Homegrown Player
Michael Seaton (Richmond Kickers, USL PRO) – Homegrown Player
Joe Willis (Richmond Kickers, USL PRO)

Houston Dynamo:
Anthony Arena (Pittsburgh Riverhounds, USL PRO)
Jason Johnson (Pittsburgh Riverhounds, USL PRO)
Bryan Salazar (Pittsburgh Riverhounds, USL PRO) – Homegrown Player

LA Galaxy:
Rafael Garcia (LA Galaxy II, USL PRO)
Bradford Jamieson IV (LA Galaxy II, USL PRO) – Homegrown Player
Jack McBean (LA Galaxy II, USL PRO) – Homegrown Player
Raul Mendiola (LA Galaxy II, USL PRO) – Homegrown Player
Kofi Opare (LA Galaxy II, USL PRO) – temporary loan
Charlie Rugg (LA Galaxy II, USL PRO)
Oscar Sorto (LA Galaxy II, USL PRO) – Homegrown Player
Kyle Venter (LA Galaxy II, USL PRO) – temporary loan, 2014 Rookie
Kenney Walker (LA Galaxy II, USL PRO) – temporary loan

New England Revolution:
Jossimar Sanchez (Rochester Rhinos, USL PRO)
Luis Soffner (Rochester Rhinos, USL PRO)
Alec Sundly (Rochester Rhinos, USL PRO) – 2014 Rookie

Philadelphia Union:
Cristhian Hernandez (Harrisburg City Islanders, USL PRO) – Homegrown Player
Richie Marquez (Harrisburg City Islanders, USL PRO) – temporary loan
Jimmy McLaughlin (Harrisburg City Islanders, USL PRO) – Homegrown Player
Pedro Ribeiro (Harrisburg City Islanders, USL PRO) – temporary loan, 2014 Rookie

Portland Timbers:
Bryan Gallego (Sacramento Republic, USL PRO) – Homegrown Player
Jake Gleeson (Sacramento Republic, USL PRO)
Aaron Long (Sacramento Republic, USL PRO)
Taylor Peay (Orange County Blues FC, USL PRO) – 2014 Rookie
Schillo Tshuma (Orange Country Blues FC, USL PRO) – 2014 Rookie

San Jose Earthquakes:
David Bingham (San Antonio Scorpions, NASL)
Sam Garza (San Antonio Scorpions, NASL)

Seattle Sounders:
Jimmy Ockford (New York Cosmos, NASL) – 2014 Rookie

Sporting Kansas City:
Christian Duke (OKC Energy, USL PRO)
Jon Kempin (OKC Energy, USL PRO) – Homegrown Player
Mikey Lopez (Orlando City, USL PRO)

Toronto FC:
Manny Aparicio (Wilmington Hammerheads, USL PRO) – Homegrown Player
Daniel Lovitz (Wilmington Hammerheads, USL PRO)
Quillan Roberts (Wilmington Hammerheads, USL PRO) – Homegrown Player

Vancouver Whitecaps:
Aminu Abdallah (Charleston Battery, USL PRO)
Mamadou Diouf (Charleston Battery, USL PRO) – 2014 Rookie
Andre Lewis (Charleston Battery, USL PRO) – 2014 Rookie
Omar Salgado (Charleston Battery, USL PRO)

  • Will

    Taylor Peay and Schillo Tshuma of the Timbers are with the LA Blues currently.

    • http://wvhooligan.com Drew Epperley

      Good catch, I thought Portland was missing a player or two on this list.