Kwame Watson-Siriboe

2010 MLS SuperDraft

Klopas being realistic with expectations for Fire rookies

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Every now and again in the world of sports, a player who was originally expected to be selected with a top-5 pick will slide way down on draft day. These experiences, which are incredibly uncomfortable/sad if the player is actually attending the draft (remember Brady Quinn and Aaron Rodgers?

Quick thoughts on the Fire's draft

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Source: Chicago Fire

Frank Klopas and the Fire technical staff committed highway robbery yesterday. Not only did the Fire pick up Corben Bone and Kwame Watson-Siriboe in the draft much, much later than they were projected to go, but they also began to fill two of the team's bigger needs in the process.

WVH Mock Draft 5.0 (Final)

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So after a few weeks of doing this mock draft it is time for the fifth and final one. Weeks of speculation have come to this as tomorrow the league will hold its annual draft. I've gone back and forth for weeks over how teams will pick tomorrow and there is a chance I may be right about a few of them.

WVH Mock Draft 3.0

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Happy New Year's Eve everyone! Only two weeks left until the 2010 MLS SuperDraft. A little time has passed since the last Mock Draft but a lot has changed in terms of Generation adidas signings which will cause some changes at the top of the order. I've also had a chance to speak with a few folks around the league about their club's selections which has helped change a couple things here and there as well.

WVH Mock Draft Version 2.0

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I know version 1.0 was released just last week but a lot has changed since then in terms of players signing with the league and some not signing with the league. With the recent news of a few Generation adidas signings plus a few other rumors out there about other potential signings things needed to be reflected here.

WVH Mock Draft Version 1.0

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Is Wake Forest's Ike Opara (far right) going to be the top pick?

We're about a month out of the 2010 MLS SuperDraft and the draft coverage here on WVHooligan continues to heat up. This will be the first of a few mock drafts that I will conduct over the next few weeks leading up to the draft.

The Rest

Looking At 2010: Chicago Fire

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How will the Fire fare going forward in 2010? (Getty Images)

Today is the start of a new series. As teams get into training camp and new players come on board its worth looking into each club to see how they are stacking up and what else they need to do to get ready for the 2010 season. I got this idea from the post I did a few days back on how the Philadelphia Union were looking.