MLS releases full list of eligible players for 2016 Waiver Draft

Major League Soccer announced on Wednesday the list of eligible players for the 2016 Waiver Draft.

The Waiver Draft will be held on Thursday, Dec. 15 at 3 pm ET. The Waiver Draft will consist of players who are not eligible for Re-Entry or Free Agency and are either out of contract and have not been issued a Genuine Offer or have not had their 2017 options exercised.

The Waiver Draft Order is determined by the reverse order of the final standings in the MLS season, taking into account postseason performance.

Draft results

Eligible Players for the 2016 Waiver Draft

Player Previous Club
Burgos, Efrain Atlanta United
Morell, Alex Chicago Fire
Ramos, Rodrigo Chicago Fire
Thiam, Khaly Chicago Fire
St. Ledger, Sean Colorado Rapids
Mabwati, Cedric Columbus Crew SC
Pacifici, Matt Columbus Crew SC
David, Aubrey FC Dallas
Getterson FC Dallas
Herman, Ryan FC Dallas
Lizarazo, Carlos FC Dallas
Oritz, Juan FC Dallas
Ibeagha, Sebastian Houston Dynamo
Lovejoy, Rob Houston Dynamo
Steinberger, Zack Houston Dynamo
Ontivero, Lucas Montreal Impact
McCrary, Jordan New England Revolution
Bravo, Federico New York City FC
Martinez, Diego New York City FC
Mendoza, Steven New York City FC
Wright-Phillips, Shaun New York Red Bulls
Baptista, Julio Orlando City SC
Boden, Luke Orlando City SC
Conceicao Benedito, Anderson Philadelphia Union
Jones, Matt Philadelphia Union
Missimo, Cole Philadelphia Union
Restrepo, Walter Philadelphia Union
Washington, Taylor Philadelphia Union
Besler, Nick Portland Timbers
Polk, Ben Portland Timbers
Thoma, Andy Portland Timbers
Kavita, Phanny Real Salt Lake
Okwuonu, Boyd Real Salt Lake
Welshman, Emery Real Salt Lake
Emeghara, Innocent San Jose Earthquakes
Goitom, Henok San Jose Earthquakes
Jones, Darwin Seattle Sounders FC
Lyon, Charlie Seattle Sounders FC
Alvarado, Ever Sporting Kansas City
Appiah, Emmanuel Sporting Kansas City
Coelho, Nuno Sporting Kansas City
Hallisey, Connor Sporting Kansas City
Smith, Jordan Vancouver Whitecaps FC

2016 Waiver Draft Order

as of December 14, 2016

  1. Chicago Fire
  2. Houston Dynamo
  3. Columbus Crew SC
  4. San Jose Earthquakes
  5. Vancouver Whitecaps FC
  6. Orlando City SC
  7. New England Revolution
  8. Portland Timbers
  9. Philadelphia Union
  10. D.C. United
  11. Real Salt Lake
  12. Sporting Kansas City
  13. LA Galaxy
  14. New York City FC
  15. New York Red Bulls
  16. FC Dallas
  17. Montreal Impact
  18. Colorado Rapids
  19. Toronto FC
  20. Seattle Sounders FC
  21. Atlanta United
  22. Minnesota United FC
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