December 12, 2016
OFF THE LIST
Four starters not protected by Fire
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. -- Razvan Cocis, Michael Harrington, Rodrigo Ramos and Khaly Thiam, who all started more than half the games last season, were among the players left off the MLS Expansion Draft protected list by the Chicago Fire, the team announced Monday.
The draft, involving Atlanta United and Minnesota United, is scheduled to start at 2 p.m. Tuesday.
The Fire list:
• Protected (11): David Accam, Arturo Alvarez, Jonathan Campbell, Michael de Leeuw, John Goossens, Johan Kappelhof, Matt Lampson, Joao Meira, Matt Polster, Luis Solignac, Brandon Vincent
• Available for selection (10): David Arshakyan, Razvan Cocis, Eric Gehrig, Michael Harrington, Nick LaBrocca, Patrick McLain, Alex Morrell, Michael Stephens, Rodrigo Ramos, Khaly Thiam
• Homegrown (4): Joey Calistri, Drew Conner, Patrick Doody, Collin Fernandez