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Dan Kennedy Chosen No. 1 by FC Dallas in Chivas USA Dispersal Draft

Peter Galindo@@GalindoPWFeatured ColumnistNovember 19, 2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 26:  Goal keeper Dan Kennedy #1 of Chivas USA shouts to his team before the San Jose Earthquakes corner kick at StubHub Center on October 26, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
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FC Dallas selected goalkeeper Dan Kennedy with the first overall pick in the Chivas USA dispersal draft, which had just seven players chosen in the first round, per MLSSoccer.com. The complete results can be found on MLS' official website.

Ben Jata @Ben_Jata

All players selected in Chivas USA Dispersal Draft are under contract for 2015. They do not have to be protected in the Expansion Draft.

New York City FC picked 20-year-old midfielder Matthew Dunn with the second selection. Forward Thomas McNamara, who was impressive early in 2014 before suffering a season-ending knee injury, was DC United's fourth overall pick. 

Defender Danny Toia (sixth, Montreal Impact), midfielder Caleb Calvert (eighth, Colorado Rapids), Kristopher Tyrpak (ninth, San Jose Earthquakes) and Marco Delgado (14th, Toronto FC) were the only other players that were picked in the draft.

The best selection of the day probably goes to Toronto, who picked the 19-year-old Delgado at 14th overall. The homegrown player made 37 appearances in MLS with Chivas and is a valuable option for head coach Greg Vanney. The youngster can play out wide or in any central-midfield position.

Armen Bedakian @ArmenBedakian

Toronto FC fans ought to be high five-ing Greg Vanney and Tim Bezbatchenko all the way to the StubHub Centre for that pick up. Incredible!

It will also be interesting to see what Dallas does with Kennedy. They currently have Raul Fernandez and Chris Seitz on their roster, who were both solid when given the nod by head coach Oscar Pareja. It could be a plan in case the Hoops cannot protect all of their goalkeepers in the expansion draft next month.

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Interesting what FC Dallas selecting Dan Kennedy could mean for ex-Union goalkeeper Chris Seitz.

That draft will be on December 10, when New York City and Orlando City will participate in the expansion draft. Orlando passed with their selection on Wednesday, clearly not wanting to make any picks until next month.

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