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Jordan Smith among players available in Thursday's Waiver Draft

NEW YORK – Major League Soccer today announced the list of eligible players for the 2016 Waiver Draft, including former Vancouver Whitecaps FC defender Jordan Smith.

The Waiver Draft will be held on Thursday, Dec. 15 at 12 p.m. PT. The Waiver Draft will consist of players who are not eligible for Re-Entry or Free Agency and either (i) are out of contract and have not been issued a Genuine Offer or (ii) have not had their 2017 options exercised.

The Waiver Draft Order is determined by the reverse order of the final standings in the MLS season, taking into account postseason performance. For more information on the Waiver Process, click here

Eligible Players for the 2016 Waiver Draft (alphabetical by club):

2016 TEAM

PLAYER

Atlanta United

Burgos, Efrain

Chicago Fire

Morell, Alex

Chicago Fire

Ramos, Rodrigo

Chicago Fire

Thiam, Khaly

Colorado Rapids

St. Ledger, Sean

Columbus Crew SC

Mabwati, Cedric

Columbus Crew SC

Pacifici, Matt

FC Dallas

David, Aubrey

FC Dallas

Getterson

FC Dallas

Herman, Ryan

FC Dallas

Lizarazo, Carlos

FC Dallas

Oritz, Juan

Houston Dynamo

Ibeagha, Sebastian

Houston Dynamo

Lovejoy, Rob

Houston Dynamo

Steinberger, Zack

Montreal Impact

Ontivero, Lucas

New England Revolution

McCrary, Jordan

New York City FC

Bravo, Federico

New York City FC

Martinez, Diego

New York City FC

Mendoza, Stiven

New York Red Bulls

Wright-Phillips, Shaun

Orlando City SC

Baptista, Julio

Philadelphia Union

Conceicao Benedito, Anderson

Philadelphia Union

Jones, Matt

Philadelphia Union

Missimo, Cole

Philadelphia Union

Restrepo, Walter

Philadelphia Union

Washington, Taylor

Portland Timbers

Besler, Nick

Portland Timbers

Polk, Ben

Portland Timbers

Thoma, Andy

Real Salt Lake

Kavita, Phanny

Real Salt Lake

Okwuonu, Boyd

Real Salt Lake

Welshman, Emery

San Jose Earthquakes

Emeghara, Innocent

San Jose Earthquakes

Goitom, Henok

San Jose Earthquakes

Quintero, Alberto

Seattle Sounders FC

Jones, Darwin

Seattle Sounders FC

Lyon, Charlie

Sporting Kansas City

Alvarado, Ever

Sporting Kansas City

Appiah, Emmanuel

Sporting Kansas City

Coelho, Nuno

Sporting Kansas City

Hallisey, Connor

Vancouver Whitecaps FC

Smith, Jordan


2016 Waiver Draft Order
as of December 14, 2016

1.       Chicago Fire
2.       Houston Dynamo
3.       Columbus Crew SC
4.       San Jose Earthquakes
5.       Vancouver Whitecaps FC
6.       Orlando City SC
7.       New England Revolution
8.       Portland Timbers
9.       Philadelphia Union
10.   Real Salt Lake
11.   D.C. United
12.   Sporting Kansas City
13.   LA Galaxy
14.   New York City FC
15.   New York Red Bulls
16.   FC Dallas
17.   Montreal Impact
18.   Colorado Rapids
19.   Toronto FC
20.   Seattle Sounders FC
21.   Atlanta United
22.   Minnesota United FC