Members Of Real Salt Lake Nominated For Post Season MLS Awards

Oct 28, 2020, 4:45 PM
Photo courtesy: Real Salt Lake...
Photo courtesy: Real Salt Lake

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Real Salt Lake, despite the chaos and multiple scandals that has engulfed the club for the majority of 2020, has had multiple players nominated for postseason awards by Major League Soccer.

The voting will begin on October 29th and run through November 11th with current players, coaches, front office personnel and a select group of media members all eligible to vote on the various awards.

All nominees for individual awards are selected by their respective clubs.

Award Nominees

Aaron Herrera and Damir Kreilach are nominees for the 2020 Landon Donovan MLS MVP award given to the Most Valuable Player from the entire regular season.

Pablo Ruiz, the formidable midfielder who has burst onto the scene for the Claret and Cobalt is a nominee for the AT&T Young Player Of The Year award and Comeback Player Of The Year.

Andrew Putna has been nominated by RSL as a candidate to win the Allstate Goalkeeper Of The Year award.

Aaron Herrera and Marcelo Silva are both in contention to win Defender Of The Year recognitions. Surprisingly, Nedum Onuoha was not nominated, however, Onuoha did not partake in the MLS Is Back tournament and has been sidelined for multiple weeks throughout the regular season due to injury.

Maikel Chang is nominated for Newcomer Of The Year after his impressive performances on the right and left-wing after being called into the first team following a USL Championship with the Real Monarchs in 2019.

Kyle Beckerman, who has seen his role subside in 2020 is a nominee for MLS WORKS Humanitarian Of The Year after his continued work within the local community.

Finally, manager Freddy Juarez is in contention for the Sigi Schmid Coach Of The Year award after a turbulent first year with the club. Juarez has had to ensure the welfare of his playing group despite multiple distractions and scandals occurring off the pitch. His leadership has been on full display as the traveling party remains fixated on the upcoming games.



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