Draft grades

Union, Fire and Red Bulls earn plaudits at the SuperDraft

January 14, 2010
GalarcepBy Ives Galarcep, Special to ESPNsoccernet
For a first draft, the Philadelphia Union handled the 2010 MLS draft like veterans.

The expansion team -- and host of the draft -- delivered a class filled with promise and potential, loading up on teenage prospects as well as college veterans.

Philadelphia got the ball rolling on its standout draft by pulling off a pair of pre-draft deals to land the No. 6 and No. 7 picks in the first round. With three of the first seven selections, the Union landed three young prospects ...

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