MLS clubs release 2014 Expansion Draft protected lists: Here's who's available for selection Dec. 10

Orlando City SC and New York City FC officially have the list of 240 players they will choose from when the 2014 MLS Expansion Draft gets underway on Wednesday afternoon, December 10 (2 pm ET).

The other 18 MLS clubs unveiled their protected lists on Monday as well as those players that will be unprotected and exposed for selection in the Expansion Draft. All Generation adidas and select Homegrown players received automatic protection.

Both OCSC and NYCFC will make 10 picks in the draft with Orlando City getting the first choice based on the Priority Draft held a few weeks ago.

Of the names available to both teams, the Designated Players immediately stand out: Eddie Johnson (D.C. United), Claudio Bieler (Sporting KC), Rais Mbolhi (Philadelphia Union) and Tim Cahill (New York Red Bulls).

There are plenty of other established MLS players in the group like Mauro Rosales (Vancouver), Kenny Cooper (Seattle), Jackson (Toronto), Dominic Oduro (Toronto), Mavell Wynne (Colorado), Jairo Arrieta (Columbus), Davy Arnaud (DC), Corey Ashe (Houston), Alan Gordon (LA), AJ Soares (New England), Peguy Luyindula (NY Red Bulls), Conor Casey (Philadelphia), and goalkeepers Jon Busch (San Jose), Troy Perkins (Montreal) and 2013 Allstate Goalkeeper of the Year Donovan Ricketts (Portland).

Some of the surprise names available are younger talents like Homegrown players Ben Speas (Columbus) and Diego Fagundez (New England) or newer names like Seattle playoff starter Michael Azira, dependable Vancouver starter Sebastian Fernandez or New England rookie Patrick Mullins, who helped set up a goal at MLS Cup 2014 on Sunday.

Jason Kreis, head coach of New York City FC, might be tempted to pluck from among 12 of his former players at Real Salt Lake, including veteran names like Ned Grabavoy, Chris Wingert and Robbie Findley or up-and-coming Mexican youth international Carlos Salcedo.

Any one team can only lose a maximum of two players in the Expansion Draft. In addition, once a player has been claimed from a club’s non-protected list, that club may then move to protect an unprotected player.

all the rules ahead of Wednesday's Expansion Draft.

Club Protected Unprotected
 11 Protected
Quincy Amarikwa
Juan Luis Anangono (Int'l)
Razvan Cocis (Int'l)
Robert Earnshaw (Int'l)
Sean Johnson
Jeff Larentowicz
Mike Magee
Alex
Patrick Nyarko
Lovel Palmer
Matt Watson

Automatically Protected
Victor Pineda (Homegrown)
Chris Ritter (Homegrown)
Harrison Shipp (Homegrown)

Patrick Ianni
Benji Joya
Steven Kinney
Sanna Nyassi
Florent Sinama-Pongolle (Int'l)
Kyle Reynish
Gonzalo Segares
Bakary Soumare
Greg Cochrane
Matthew Fondy
Marco Franco
Hunter Jumper
Alec Kann
Grant Ward (Int'l)

 11 Protected
Deshorn Brown (Int'l)
Michael Harrington
Clint Irwin
Chris Klute
Zat Knight (Int'l)
Nick LaBrocca
Drew Moor
Dillon Powers
Vicente Sanchez (Int'l)
Gabriel Torres (Int'l)
Jared Watts

Automatically Protected
Davy Armstrong (Homegrown)
Caleb Calvert (Homegrown)
Marlon Hairston (Generation adidas)
Shane O'Neill (Homegrown)
Dillon Serna (Homegrown)

Gale Agbossoumonde
Edson Buddle
Marc Burch
Tony Cascio
Geoffrey Castillion (Int'l)
Kamani Hill
Dimitry Imbongo (Int'l)
Jose Mari (Int'l)
Brian Mullan
Danny Mwanga
Thomas Piermayr (Int'l)
Marvell Wynne
Carlos Alvarez
John Berner
Charles Eloundou (Int'l)
John Neeskens
Grant van de Casteele

 11 Protected
Steve Clark
Ethan Finlay
Waylon Francis (Int'l)
Romain Gall
Federico Higuain
Hector Jimenez
Kei Kamara
Justin Meram
Michael Parkhurst
Emmanuel Pogatetz (Int'l)
Tony Tchani

Automatically Protected
Chad Barson (Homegrown)
Ross Friedman (Homegrown)
Matt Lampson (Homegrown)
Wil Trapp (Homegrown)
Matt Walker (Homegrown)
Matt Wiet (Homegrown)

Jairo Arrieta
Eric Gehrig
Daniel Paladini
Ben Speas
Ben Sweat
Agustin Viana
Tyson Wahl
Kingsley Baiden (Int'l)
Adam Bedell
Kevan George
Aaron Schoenfeld
Brad Stuver

11 Protected
Bobby Boswell
Nick DeLeon
Fabian Espindola
Sean Franklin
Bill Hamid
Perry Kitchen
Chris Pontius
Chris Rolfe
Luis Silva
Steve Birnbaum
Taylor Kemp

Automatically Protected
Collin Martin (Homegrown)
Jalen Robinson (Homegrown)
Michael Seaton (Homegrown)
Conor Shanosky (Homegrown)

Davy Arnaud
Nana Attakora
Alex Caskey
Conor Doyle
Andrew Driver
Jared Jeffrey
Eddie Johnson
Chris Korb
Thomas McNamara
Lewis Neal
Kofi Opare
Jeff Parke
Kyle Porter (Int'l)
Andrew Dykstra
David Estrada

11 Protected
Fabian Castillo (Int'l)
Mauro Diaz (Int'l)
Matt Hedges
Ryan Hollingshead
Dan Kennedy
Zach Loyd
Michel (Int'l)
Blas Perez
Chris Seitz
JeVaughn Watson
Tesho Akindele

Automatically Protected
Kellyn Acosta (Homegrown)
Coy Craft (Homegrown)
Danny Garcia (Homegrown)
Jesse Gonzalez (Homegrown)
Moises Hernandez (Homegrown)
Jonathan Top (Homegrown)
Victor Ulloa (Homegrown)
Walker Zimmerman (Generation adidas)

Jair Benitez
Walter Cabrera (Int'l)
Andres Escobar (Int'l)
Raul Fernandez (Int'l)
George John
Stephen Keel
Peter Luccin (Int'l)
Adam Moffat
David Texeira (Int'l)
Hendry Thomas
Brian Span
Nicholas Walker (Int'l)

11 Protected
Giles Barnes
DaMarcus Beasley
Oscar Boniek Garcia
Will Bruin
Ricardo Clark
Brad Davis
Tyler Deric
Luis Garrido (Int'l)
Alex Lopez (Int'l)
Kofi Sarkodie
Jermaine Taylor

Automatically Protected
AJ Cochran (Generation adidas)
Jason Johnson (Generation adidas)
Bryan Salazar (Homegrown)

Corey Ashe
Servando Carrasco
Omar Cummings
David Horst
Samuel Inkoom (Int'l)
Brian Ownby
Anthony Arena
Michael Lisch
Mark Sherrod
Joe Willis

 11 Protected
Leonardo (Int'l)
AJ DeLaGarza
Omar Gonzalez
Baggio Husidic
Stefan Ishizaki (Int'l)
Robbie Keane
Tommy Meyer
Juninho
Jaime Penedo (Int'l)
Robbie Rogers
Marcelo Sarvas

Automatically Protected
Chandler Hoffman (Generation adidas)
Bradford Jamieson (Homegrown)
Jack McBean (Homegrown)
Raul Mendiola (Homegrown)
Oscar Sorto (Homegrown)
Jose Villarreal (Homegrown)
Gyasi Zardes (Homegrown)

Todd Dunivant
Dan Gargan
Alan Gordon
Brian Perk
James Riley
Kenney Walker
Rafael Garcia
Brian Rowe
Charlie Rugg
Kyle Venter

11 Protected
Patrice Bernier
Evan Bush
Hassoun Camara (Int'l)
Felipe Martins (Int'l)
Dilly Duka
Calum Mallace
Justin Mapp
Jack McInerney
Ignacio Piatti (Int'l)
Andres Romero (Int'l)
Blake Smith

Automatically Protected
Louis Beland-Goyette (Homegrown)
Maxime Crepeau (Homegrown)
Jeremy Gagnon-Lapare (Homegrown)
Anthony Jackson-Hamel (Homegrown)
Wandrille Lefevre (Homegrown)
Zakaria Messoudi (Homegrown)
Eric Miller (Generation adidas)
Karl Ouimette (Homegrown)
Maxim Tissot (Homegrown)

James Bissue (Int'l)
Futty Danso
Matteo Ferrari (Int'l)
Santiago Gonzalez (Int'l)
Krzysztof Krol (Int'l)
Adrian Lopez Rodriguez (Int'l)
Issey Nakajima-Farran
Heath Pearce
Troy Perkins
Gege Soriola (Int'l)
Gorka Larrea (Int'l)
Donny Toia

11 Protected
Kevin Alston
Teal Bunbury
Charlie Davies
Andrew Farrell
Jose Goncalves (Int'l)
Jermaine Jones
Daigo Kobayashi (Int'l)
Lee Nguyen
Kelyn Rowe
Bobby Shuttleworth
Chris Tierney

Automatically Protected
Scott Caldwell (Homegrown)

Darrius Barnes
Jerry Bengtson (Int'l)
Andy Dorman
Diego Fagundez
Brad Knighton
Stephen McCarthy
Joe Nasco
AJ Soares
Tony Taylor
Andre Akpan
Larry Jackson
Shalrie Joseph
Patrick Mullins
Steve Neumann
Jossimar Sanchez
Donnie Smith
Luis Soffner
Alec Sundly

 

 11 Protected
Eric Alexander
Dax McCarty
Ryan Meara
Roy Miller
Jamison Olave
Luis Robles
Sam Lloyd (Int'l)
Bradley Wright-Phillips (Int'l)
Ambroise Oyongo (Int'l)
Ian Christianson
Chris Duvall

Automatically Protected
Santiago Castano (Homegrown)
Connor Lade (Homegrown)
Matt Miazga (Homegrown)

Tim Cahill
Bobby Convey
Richard Eckersley (Int'l)
Thierry Henry (Int'l)
Kosuke Kimura
Armando Lozano (Int'l)
Peguy Luyindula
Damien Perrinelle (Int'l)
Ibrahim Sekagya
Saer Sene (Int'l)
Ruben Bover (Int'l)
Michael Bustamante
Marius Obekop (Int'l)
Eric Stevenson

11 Protected
Maurice Edu
Fabinho (Int'l)
Sebastian LeToux
Cristian Maidana (Int'l)
Vincent Nogueira (Int'l)
CJ Sapong
Carlos Valdes (Int'l)
Andrew Wenger
Sheanon Williams
Ethan White
Raymon Gaddis

Automatically Protected
Andre Blake (Int'l / Generation adidas)
Cristhian Hernandez (Int'l / Homegrown)
Jimmy McLaughlin (Homegrown)
Zach Pfeffer (Homegrown)

Austin Berry
Brian Brown (Int'l)
Corben Bone
Fred
Brian Carroll
Conor Casey
Danny Cruz
Antoine Hoppenot
Michael Lahoud
Rais Mbohli (Int'l)
Zac MacMath
Leo Fernandes
Richard Marquez
Pedro Ribeiro (Int'l)
Aaron Wheeler

11 Protected
Fanendo Adi (Int'l)
Nat Borchers
Diego Chara
Will Johnson
Darlington Nagbe
Liam Ridgewell (Int'l)
Maxi Urruti (Int'l)
Diego Valeri
Rodney Wallace
Ben Zemanski
Alvas Powell

Automatically Protected
Steven Evans (Homegrown)
Schillo Tshuma (Int'l / Generation adidas)

Kalif Alhassan
Gaston Fernandez (Int'l)
Jack Jewsbury
Pa Modou Kah (Int'l)
Rauwshan McKenzie
Danny O'Rourke
Norberto Paparatto (Int'l)
Donovan Ricketts
Jorge Villafana
George Fochive
Bryan Gallego
Jake Gleeson
Michael Nanchoff
Taylor Peay
Andrew Weber

 11 Protected
Kyle Beckerman
Tony Beltran
Olmes Garcia
Luis Gil
Sebastian Jaime (Int'l)
Javier Morales
Luke Mulholland (Int'l)
Joao Plata (Int'l)
Nick Rimando
Alvaro Saborio
Chris Schuler

Automatically Protected
Jordan Allen (Homegrown)
Eduardo Fernandez (Homegrown)
Justen Glad (Homegrown)
Benjamin Lopez (Homegrown

Jeff Attinella
Rich Balchan
Robbie Findley
Ned Grabavoy
Cole Grossman
Abdoulie Mansally
Chris Wingert
Aaron Maund
Carlos Salcedo (Int'l)
Devon Sandoval
John Stertzer
Sebastian Velasquez

11 Protected
Victor Bernardez
David Bingham
Sam Cronin
Shaun Francis (Int'l)
Clarence Goodson
Steven Lenhart
Matias Perez Garcia (Int'l)
Shea Salinas
Jordan Stewart (Int'l)
Chris Wondolowski
JJ Koval

Automatically Protected
Tommy Thompson (Homegrown)

Brandon Barklage
Jon Busch
Yannick Djalo (Int'l)
Mike Fucito
Andreas Gorlitz (Int'l)
Atiba Harris
Ty Harden
Jason Hernandez
Jean Baptiste Pierazzi (Int'l)
Pablo Pintos (Int'l)
Khari Stephenson
Cordell Cato
Adam Jahn
Billy Knutsen
Bryan Meredith
Thomas Muller
Billy Schuler
Kristopher Tyrpak

11 Protected
Osvaldo Alonso
Chad Barrett
Clint Dempsey
Brad Evans
Stefan Frei
Chad Marshall
Obafemi Martins
Lamar Neagle
Marco Pappa (Int'l)
Gonzalo Pineda (Int'l)
Andy Rose

Automatically Protected
Aaron Kovar (Homegrown)
Damion Lowe (Int'l / Generation adidas)
Sean Okoli (Homegrown)
DeAndre Yedlin (Homegrown)

Jalil Anibaba
Tristan Bowen
Kenny Cooper
Leo Gonzalez
Kevin Parsemain (Int'l)
Zach Scott
Cam Weaver
Michael Azira
Josh Ford
Aaron Long
Jimmy Ockford
Dylan Remick

11 Protected
Bernardo Anor (Int'l)
Matt Besler
Dom Dwyer
Benny Feilhaber
Igor Juliao (Int'l)
Chance Myers
Paulo Nagamura
Ike Opara
Seth Sinovic
Graham Zusi
Jimmy Medranda (Int'l)

Automatically Protected
Kevin Ellis (Homegrown)
Jon Kempin (Homegrown)
Mikey Lopez (Generation adidas)
Erik Palmer-Brown (Homegrown)

Claudio Bieler (Int'l)
Jorge Claros (Int'l)
Andy Gruenebaum
Eric Kronberg
Lawrence Olum
Jacob Peterson
Toni Dovale (Int'l)
Martin Steuble (Int'l)
Sal Zizzo
Christian Duke
Michael Kafari
Victor Munoz (Int'l)
Soony Saad

 11 Protected
Kyle Bekker
Joe Bendik
Michael Bradley
Warren Creavalle
Jermaine Defoe (Int'l)
Luke Moore (Int'l)
Justin Morrow
Gilberto (Int'l)
Jonathan Osorio
Collen Warner
Nick Hagglund

Automatically Protected
Manuel Aparicio (Homegrown)
Marky Delgado (Homegrown)
Jordan Hamilton (Homegrown)
Doneil Henry (Homegrown)
Chris Manella (Homegrown)
Ashtone Morgan (Homegrown)
Quillan Roberts (Homegrown)

Mark Bloom
Steven Caldwell (Int'l)
Dwayne De Rosario
Bright Dike
Jackson Goncalves (Int'l)
Jeremy Hall
Chris Konopka
Dominic Oduro
Bradley Orr (Int'l)
Andrew Wiedeman
Daniel Lovitz
Ryan Richter

11 Protected
Steven Beitashour
Jordan Harvey
Erik Hurtado
Gershon Koffie
Matias Laba (Int'l)
Johnny Leveron (Int'l)
Kekuta Manneh
Darren Mattocks
Pedro Morales (Int'l)
David Ousted (Int'l)
Kendall Waston (Int'l)

Automatically Protected
Samuel Adekugbe (Homegrown)
Bryce Alderson (Homegrown)
Marco Carducci (Homegrown)
Caleb Clarke (Homegrown)
Christian Dean (Generation adidas)
Kianz Froese (Homegrown)
Ethen Sampson (Int'l / Homegrown)
Russell Teibert (Homegrown)

Mehdi Ballouchy
Mamadou Diouf (Int'l)
Sebastian Fernandez (Int'l)
Gabriel Mezquida (Int'l)
Carlyle Mitchell (Int'l)
Andy O'Brien (Int'l)
Mauro Rosales
Paolo Tornaghi
Andre Lewis (Int'l)

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