2006 MLS SuperDraft

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2006 MLS SuperDraft
General Information
Date(s) January 20, 2006
Time 12:00pm (ET)
Location Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Network(s) (US) Fox Soccer Channel
Picks
First selection Marvell Wynne, Metrostars
Fewest selections Chivas USA
Colorado Rapids
Real Salt Lake
(2 selections)
Most selections FC Dallas
(7 selections)
Overall selections 48
MLS SuperDraft
← 2005 2007 →

The 2006 MLS SuperDraft, held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on January 20, 2006, was the seventh incarnation of the annual Major League Soccer SuperDraft. The first selection originally belonged to C.D. Chivas USA, but they traded it to the MetroStars for the fifth overall selection and Jason Hernandez. The MetroStars then drafted Marvell Wynne.

The draft has produced multiple United States National Team players, including Jozy Altidore, Sacha Kljestan, and Jonathan Bornstein.

The draft was followed by the Supplemental Draft.

Player Selection[edit]

Any player whose name is marked with an * was contracted under the Generation Adidas program.

Round one[edit]

Pick # MLS Team Player Position Affiliation
1 MetroStars[R1 trade 1] *Marvell Wynne D UCLA
2 Real Salt Lake Mehdi Ballouchy M Santa Clara
3 Columbus Crew Jason Garey F Maryland
4 Kansas City Wizards *Yura Movsisyan F Pasadena City College
5 Chivas USA[R1 trade 2] *Sacha Kljestan M Seton Hall
6 FC Dallas *Dax McCarty M North Carolina
7 D.C. United Justin Moose M Wake Forest
8 Houston Dynamo *Patrick Ianni D UCLA
9 Columbus Crew[R1 trade 3] *Kei Kamara F Cal State Dominguez Hills
10 Chicago Fire Calen Carr F California
11 New England Revolution Leandro de Oliveira M Alabama - Birmingham
12 Los Angeles Galaxy *Nathan Sturgis D/M Clemson

Round one trades[edit]

  1. ^ #1: Chivas USA → MetroStars. 2006-01-20: MetroStars acquired this pick from Chivas USA in exchange for the #5 pick and defender Jason Hernandez.[ref 1]
  2. ^ #5: MetroStars → Chivas USA. 2006-01-20: Chivas USA acquired this pick and defender Jason Hernandez from MetroStars in exchange for the #1 pick.[ref 1]
  3. ^ #9: Colorado Rapids → Columbus Crew. 2005-01-14: Columbus acquired this pick from Colorado in exchange for forward Jeff Cunningham.[ref 2]

Round two[edit]

Pick # MLS Team Player Position Affiliation
13 Columbus Crew[R2 trade 1] *Jed Zayner D Indiana
14 Chicago Fire[R2 trade 2] Jeff Curtin D Georgetown
15 FC Dallas[R2 trade 3] Justin Moore M Clemson
16 Kansas City Wizards Lance Watson M New Mexico
17 MetroStars[R2 trade 4] *Jozy Altidore F Generation adidas
18 FC Dallas *Blake Wagner D/M Generation adidas
19 Kansas City Wizards[R2 trade 5] Tyson Wahl D California
20 Chicago Fire[R2 trade 6] Brian Plotkin M Indiana
21 Colorado Rapids *Jacob Peterson F Indiana
22 FC Dallas[R2 trade 7] Dominic Oduro F Virginia Commonwealth
23 New England Revolution *Willie Sims F Cal State Northridge
24 Los Angeles Galaxy Marc Burch D Maryland

Round two trades[edit]

  1. ^ #13: Chivas USA → New England Revolution → Columbus Crew. 2006-01-20: Columbus acquired this pick and a third-round selection in the 2007 MLS SuperDraft from New England in exchange for an allocation.[ref 3] New England had acquired this pick (originally a conditional pick) and the traded third-round 2007 selection from Chivas USA in exchange for salary considerations on 2005-09-10.[ref 4]
  2. ^ #14: Real Salt Lake → Chicago Fire. 2005-01-03: Chicago acquired this pick and a third-round selection in the 2005 MLS SuperDraft from Real Salt Lake in exchange for defender Evan Whitfield and forward Dipsy Selolwane.[ref 5]
  3. ^ #15: Columbus Crew → FC Dallas. 2005-04-26: FC Dallas acquired this pick and a youth international slot for the 2005 season from Columbus in exchange for forward Cornell Glen.[ref 6]
  4. ^ #17: MetroStars → Real Salt Lake → MetroStars. 2005-02-01: MetroStars acquired this pick and an allocation from Real Salt Lake in exchange for defender Eddie Pope.[ref 7] MetroStars had the choice of swapping first-round selections in the 2005 MLS Supplemental Draft with Real Salt Lake or taking the highest RSL second-round 2006 SuperDraft selection. MetroStars chose the latter. Real Salt Lake had previously acquired this pick from MetroStars in exchange for use of a youth international slot for the 2005 season on 2005-01-14.[ref 8]
  5. ^ #19: D.C. United → Chicago Fire → Kansas City Wizards. 2006-01-11: Kansas City acquired this pick and midfielder Will John from Chicago in exchange for midfielder Diego Gutierrez.[ref 9] Chicago had acquired this pick from D.C. United in exchange for a third-round selection in the 2005 MLS SuperDraft on 2005-01-14.[ref 10]
  6. ^ #20: Houston Dynamo → Chicago Fire. 2005-06-14: Chicago acquired this pick from San Jose in exchange for defender Kelly Gray.[ref 11] The San Jose franchise moved to Houston after the 2005 MLS season.
  7. ^ #22: Chicago Fire → FC Dallas. 2005-01-14: FC Dallas acquired this pick and goalkeeper Henry Ring from Chicago in exchange for a third-round selection in the 2005 MLS SuperDraft.[ref 12]

Round three[edit]

Pick # MLS Team Player Position Affiliation
25 Los Angeles Galaxy[R3 trade 1] Kyle Veris D Ohio State
26 Real Salt Lake Ryan Johnson F/M Oregon State
27 Columbus Crew Brandon Moss M New Mexico
28 Kansas City Wizards Matt Groenwald M St. John's
29 Kansas City Wizards[R3 trade 2] Stephen Shirley D/M Virginia Commonwealth
30 FC Dallas Ray Burse GK Ohio State
31 D.C. United Rod Dyachenko M UNLV
32 Houston Dynamo Andre Schmid F St. John's
33 Columbus Crew[R3 trade 3] Dayton O'Brien M/F Memphis
34 Chicago Fire Jordan Russolillo D So. Connecticut State
35 New England Revolution Kyle Brown F Tulsa
36 Los Angeles Galaxy Chris Dunsheath GK Bradley

Round three trades[edit]

  1. ^ #25: Chivas USA → Los Angeles Galaxy. 2005-03-11: Los Angeles acquired this pick (originally a conditional pick) from Chivas USA in exchange for defender Ryan Suarez.[ref 13]
  2. ^ #29: MetroStars → Kansas City Wizards. 2005-11-22: Kansas City acquired this pick from MetroStars in exchange for the rights to defender Taylor Graham.[ref 14]
  3. ^ #33: Colorado Rapids → Columbus Crew. 2006-01-20: Columbus acquired this pick from Colorado in exchange for goalkeeper Matt Jordan.[ref 15]

Round four[edit]

Pick # MLS Team Player Position Affiliation
37 Chivas USA Jonathan Bornstein D UCLA
38 Columbus Crew[R4 trade 1] Duke Hashimoto F Southern Methodist
39 D.C. United[R4 trade 2] Jeff Carroll M/D St. John's
40 Kansas City Wizards Eric Kronberg GK California
41 MetroStars[R4 trade 3] Blake Camp M Duke
42 FC Dallas Michael Dello-Russo D Maryland
43 FC Dallas[R4 trade 4] Mike Ambersley F Indiana
44 Houston Dynamo Mike Chabala M Washington
45 Colorado Rapids Josh Brown D New Mexico
46 Chicago Fire Jeremy Ashe M Marshall
47 D.C. United[R4 trade 5] Kenney Bertz D Maryland
48 Los Angeles Galaxy Aaron King F NC State

Round four trades[edit]

  1. ^ #38: Real Salt Lake → FC Dallas → Columbus Crew. 2006-01-20: Columbus acquired this pick from FC Dallas in exchange for a third-round selection in the 2007 MLS SuperDraft.[ref 16] FC Dallas had acquired this pick (originally one of two "future considerations") from Real Salt Lake in exchange for forward Jason Kreis on 2004-11-17.[ref 17][ref 18]
  2. ^ #39: Columbus Crew → D.C. United. 2004-01-30: D.C. United acquired this pick, originally "future considerations", from Columbus in exchange for forward Devin Barclay.[ref 19][ref 15]
  3. ^ #41: MetroStars → Houston Dynamo → MetroStars. 2006-01-20: MetroStars re-acquired this pick from Houston in exchange for goalkeeper Zach Wells.[ref 20] Houston (then San Jose) had acquired the pick from MetroStars in exchange for goalkeeper Jon Conway on 2005-12-05.[ref 21]
  4. ^ #43: D.C. United → FC Dallas. 2004-07-23: FC Dallas acquired this pick and a second-round selection in the 2005 MLS Supplemental Draft (originally "future considerations") from D.C. United in exchange for forward Jason Thompson.[ref 22]
  5. ^ #47: New England Revolution → D.C. United. 2005-01-20: D.C. United acquired this pick from New England in exchange for goalkeeper Doug Warren.[ref 23]


See also[edit]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Crew Acquires 2006 First Round Draft Pick From Colorado For Jeff Cunningham". Our Sports Central. 2005-01-14. Retrieved 2010-12-17. 
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  5. ^ "Chicago Fire Weekly Update". Our Sports Central. 2005-01-03. Retrieved 2010-12-17. 
  6. ^ "FC Dallas Trades Cornell Glen to Columbus". Our Sports Central. 2005-04-26. Retrieved 2010-12-17. 
  7. ^ "MetroStars Acquire an Allocation and Draft Pick from Real Salt Lake in Exchange for Eddie Pope". Our Sports Central. 2005-02-01. Retrieved 2010-12-17. 
  8. ^ "MetroStars Select Two Players in the 2005 MLS SuperDraft". Our Sports Central. 2005-01-14. Retrieved 2010-12-17. 
  9. ^ "Midfielder Diego Gutierrez Returns to Chicago". Our Sports Central. 2006-01-11. Retrieved 2010-12-17. 
  10. ^ "D.C. United Lands Nick Van Sicklen, Tim Merritt in Draft". Our Sports Central. 2005-01-14. Retrieved 2010-12-17. 
  11. ^ "Fire Sends Kelly Gray to San Jose for 2006 Draft Pick". Our Sports Central. 2005-06-14. Retrieved 2010-12-17. 
  12. ^ "FC Dallas Acquires GoalKeeper Henry Ring and 2006 Second Round Pick". Our Sports Central. 2005-01-14. Retrieved 2010-12-17. 
  13. ^ "Galaxy acquire 2006 MLS SuperDraft pick from CD Chivas USA". Our Sports Central. 2005-03-11. Retrieved 2010-12-17. 
  14. ^ "MetroStars acquire rights to Taylor Graham from Wizards". Our Sports Central. 2005-11-22. Retrieved 2010-12-17. 
  15. ^ a b "Crew Acquires Two SuperDraft Picks In Separate Deals". Our Sports Central. 2006-01-20. Retrieved 2010-12-17. 
  16. ^ Oller, Rob (2006-01-21). "Crew drafts college player of year to bolster offense". The Columbus Dispatch. Retrieved 2010-12-16. 
  17. ^ "Real Salt Lake Introduces Jason Kreis as Team's First-Ever Player". Our Sports Central. 2004-11-17. Retrieved 2010-12-17. 
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  19. ^ "Crew acquires Barclay from United". Our Sports Central. 2004-01-30. Retrieved 2010-12-17. 
  20. ^ "MetroStars Reacquire 41st Overall Pick; Tab Blake Camp". Our Sports Central. 2006-01-20. Retrieved 2010-12-17. 
  21. ^ "MetroStars acquire Joe Conway from Earthquakes for top draft pick". Our Sports Central. 2005-12-05. Retrieved 2010-12-17. 
  22. ^ "D.C. United Signs F Jason Thompson". Our Sports Central. 2004-07-23. Retrieved 2010-12-17. 
  23. ^ "D.C. United Trades GK Doug Warren to New England". Our Sports Central. 2005-01-20. Retrieved 2010-12-17.