PRO names Alan Kelly man in the middle for 2016 MLS Cup Final

Benoit Cheyrou, Michael Bradley, Will Johnson - Toronto FC - Plead with referee Alan Kelly

The 2016 MLS Referee of the Year and Assistant Referee of the Year were both named to the 2016 MLS Cup Final officiating crew on Tuesday by the Professional Referees Organization.

Alan Kelly, who earned his second straight Referee of the Year honors earlier this month, will be in the center for the Dec. 10 match between the Seattle Sounders and the winners of the Eastern Conference Championship between the Montreal Impact and Toronto FC.

Frank Anderson, the Assistant Referee of the Year, will be Kelly's first assistant. Second assistant referee Joe Fletcher, fourth official Allen Chapman and alternate AR Danny Thornberry round out the crew.