Union lose Seitz, Fred in Re-Entry Draft

Philadelphia pass with third overall pick in Re-Entry Draft Stage 2

Stage 2 of the MLS Re-Entry Process came and went on Wednesday, and as anticipated there was plenty of player movement. Goalkeeper Chris Seitz was selected by the Seattle Sounders with the ninth pick in the first round, and midfielder Fred was selected by the New England Revolution with the fourth pick of the second round. The Union passed with the third overall selection.

Fred started in 24 matches for the Union in 2010, registering four goals and an assist in 1,913 minutes. Chris Seitz started 22 matches, posting a 1.8 GAA, 0.596 save percentage and 5-12-6 record in 2,047 minutes. Brad Knighton replaced Seitz as Philadelphia's starting 'keeper for seven of the last eight matches of the season.

The full list of selections is as follows:

Round 1

  • D.C. UnitedJosh Wolff
  • Chivas USAJimmy Conrad 
  • New England RevolutionRyan Cochrane
  • LA GalaxyJuan Pablo Angel
  • Chicago FireCory Gibbs
  • Sporting KCFrankie Hejduk 
  • Seattle SoundersChris Seitz
  • Columbus CrewJeff Cunningham
  • LA GalaxyLuke Sassano
  • Colorado RapidsTyrone Marshall

Round 2

  • New England Revolution: Fred