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Vote Dane Richards in Group 16

August 11, 2012: Whitecaps FC vs. Real Salt Lake at BC Place in the second straight match between the teams. Already with a 1-0 lead, Dane Richards steps up and curls in a beauty to make it 2-0 for the 'Caps. Game. Set. Match.

Vote for Richards to advance from Group 16!

Just like last year, the MLS Goal of the Year competition will be decided from a field of 64 goals. The First Round will consist of 16 groups of four, with the top two vote-getters going through to the Second Round. The final four groups are Groups 13-16..

Click here for the full tournament details and schedule.

  • Please vote for one goal in each poll. Top two vote-getters advance to the Second Round.
  • Voting for Groups 13-16 open until 11:59 p.m. PT, Wednesday, November 7.
  • These groups mark the end of First Round voting. Second Round voting opens Friday, Nov. 9 at 10 a.m. ET

WATCH: Group 16