MLS awards

Frank Yallop MLS coach of year

November 27, 2012
By Associated Press
NEW YORK -- Frank Yallop of the San Jose Earthquakes has been honored as Major League Soccer's coach of the year, and the Seattle Sounders' Eddie Johnson is comeback player of the year.

After the Earthquakes finished with the 14th-best record out of 18 teams in 2011, they went 19-6-9 this season to lead MLS. Yallop easily won over fellow finalists Ben Olsen of D.C United and Peter Vermes of Sporting Kansas City in voting by media, MLS players and club management.

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