Davis, DeRosario and Shea up for MVP as MLS Award finalists are announced

Davis, DeRosario and Shea up for MVP as MLS Award finalists are announced

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Davis, DeRosario and Shea up for MVP as MLS Award finalists are announced

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Brad Davis, Dwayne DeRosario and Brek Shea were named finalists for the MLS MVP Award on Monday as the league announced the finalists for all the season-ending awards.

Here are all the finalists for the awards, with winners set to be announced over the course of the next two weeks, starting with MLS Rookie of the Year on Tuesday:

2011 MLS AWARD FINALISTS (announcement date in parentheses) 

ROOKIE OF THE YEAR (Tuesday)

Michael Farfan (Philadelphia Union)

Perry Kitchen (D.C. United) 

C.J. Sapong (Sporting Kansas City) 

FAIR PLAY AWARD (Tuesday)

Darrius Barnes (New England Revolution)

Kosuke Kimura (Colorado Rapids)

Sebastien Le Toux (Philadelphia Union)

TEAM FAIR PLAY AWARD (Tuesday)

Chivas USA

Philadelphia Union

Portland Timbers

DEFENDER OF THE YEAR (Wednesday)

Nat Borchers (Real Salt Lake)                     

Omar Gonzalez (LA Galaxy)                

Jamison Olave (Real Salt Lake)

HUMANITARIAN OF THE YEAR (Wednesday)

Zak Boggs (New England Revolution)

Brad Davis (Houston Dynamo)

Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes)

REFEREE OF THE YEAR (Wednesday)

Mark Geiger                      

Ricardo Salazar

Kevin Stott 

ASSISTANT REFEREE OF THE YEAR (Wednesday)

Sean Hurd

Corey Rockwell

Adam Wienckowski

COACH OF THE YEAR (Nov. 14)

Bruce Arena (LA Galaxy)                                    

Sigi Schmid (Seattle Sounders FC)        

Peter Vermes (Sporting Kansas City)  

COMEBACK PLAYER OF THE YEAR (Nov. 14)

David Beckham (LA Galaxy)

Charlie Davies (D.C. United)

Dominic Oduro (Chicago Fire)

GOALKEEPER OF THE YEAR (Nov. 15)

Kevin Hartman (FC Dallas)

Kasey Keller (Seattle Sounders FC)

Faryd Mondragon (Philadelphia Union)

NEWCOMER OF THE YEAR (Nov. 15)

Eric Hassli (Vancouver Whitecaps FC)           

Luke Rodgers (New York Red Bulls)       

Mauro Rosales (Seattle Sounders FC)

MOST VALUABLE PLAYER (Nov. 18)

Brad Davis (Houston Dynamo)                   

Dwayne De Rosario (D.C. United)               

Brek Shea (FC Dallas)

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