New England Revolution midfielder Shalrie Joseph and defender Kevin Alston are among the 11 players selected by coach Bruce Arena for the 2010 MLS All-Star team that will challenge European power Manchester United in Houston next Wednesday night.
Arena announced his 11 coach’s selections this afternoon. Those picks will join the previously-announced 11 “First XI” selections and two of MLS commissioner Don Garber’s picks to create the 23-man game roster for the match against Manchester United. The MLS All-Stars will take on Manchester United at Reliant Stadium in Houston on July 28. ESPN2 will televise the game live at 8:30 p.m. ET.
This is Joseph’s seventh all-star selection and Alston's first.
The full roster follows:
Goalkeepers: Donovan Ricketts (LA Galaxy)*, Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake) &
Defenders: Omar Gonzalez (LA Galaxy)*, Chad Marshall (Columbus Crew) *, Jamison Olave (Real Salt Lake)*, Jonathan Bornstein (Chivas USA) &, Heath Pearce (FC Dallas) &, Wilman Conde (Chicago Fire) &, Kevin Alston (New England Revolution) &.
Midfielders: Dwayne De Rosario (Toronto FC)*, Marco Pappa (Chicago Fire)* Javier Morales (Real Salt Lake)*, Guillermo Barros Schelotto (Columbus Crew)*, Sebastien Le Toux (Philadelphia Union) &, David Ferreira (FC Dallas)&, Brad Davis (Houston Dynamo)&, Shalrie Joseph (New England Revolution)&, Jeff Larentowicz (Colorado Rapids)&.
Forwards: Edson Buddle (LA Galaxy)*, Landon Donovan (LA Galaxy)*, Juan Pablo Angel (New York Red Bulls)&, Brian Ching (Houston Dynamo)+, Jaime Moreno (D.C. United)+
Unavailable: Kyle Beckerman (Real Salt Lake)*
* "First XI" team selection
+ Commissioner’s selection
& Coach’s selection