MLS Ticker: Onstad to have surgery, Gaven to be evaluated and more

MLS Ticker: Onstad to have surgery, Gaven to be evaluated and more

MLS- New England Revolution

MLS Ticker: Onstad to have surgery, Gaven to be evaluated and more

Onstad

By TRAVIS CLARK

Injury issues continue to plague the Houston Dynamo, this time striking goalie Pat Onstad.

The 41-year-old goalie, who had missed the last two league matches because of an abdominal injury, now heads to Germany for surgery. Recovery time is expected to last between 10 to 20 days, meaning he could be back by the end of the month.

Tally Hall, who has filled in for Onstad recently, will continue to start in his place. The Dynamo could get good news this week, with Geoff Cameron possibly in line to return this week in SuperLiga on Thursday

Here are a few other stories for the evening:

Gaven to rest, be evaluated at week's end

Columbus Crew midfielder Eddie Gaven, who received a nasty blow to the head from Chivas USA 'keeper Saturday night, will rest and be evaluated at the end of the week, the Columbus Dispatch reports. Gaven has no memory of the moments leading up to and just after the incident. He blacked out on the field and was immediately replaced by Robbie Rogers.

MLS Roster Notes

Sounders FC midfielder Pete Vagenas was was put on the disabled list. He'll miss the next six MLS games with a quad strain, and will be eligible to return September 9.

San Jose waived midfielder Javier Robles. He made two appearance for the club in 2010.

New England is waiting on the ITCs for new signings Ilija Stolica and Roberto Linck. The 22-year-old Linck was in training on Monday with the Revolution, and both could be available on Thursday in the SuperLiga semifinal.

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