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Andre Blake named Goal's Goalkeeper of the Year

The awards just keep piling up for Union goalkeeper Andre Blake.

On Thursday afternoon it was announced that Blake had been named MLS Goalkeeper of the Year, and just a day prior, he received similar honors from Goal.com.

In a post on their website, Goal writes “the Philadelphia Union 'keeper made the impossible saves possible, holding together a back line that suffered through injuries”, adding that his performance was a key part to the Union making their post-season run.

Blake’s 2016 season was decorated with honors and awards from start to finish. In July he was named to the MLS All-Star team, served as captain for the Jamaican national team, and was a consistent contender for MLS Save of the Week – earning 12 nominations throughout the season.  

Blake certainly had himself a career year in 2016, which hopefully means only good things are to come from the Union keeper in the future. 

RELATED: INFOGRAPHIC Blake's top 8 saves from this season 

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