|20 Fearless Predictions for the 2003 season.|
|Wow. Only 4 points? that’s terrible.|
|1. East finish: Columbus, MetroStars, NE, Chicago, and DC.|
Primarily got Columbus and Chicago swapped. Incorrect
|2. West Finish: LA, Dallas, Colorado, KC, and SJ. n|
|3. San Jose will trade for a forward before the All-Star break.|
Does Brian Ching count? Maybe, Faria after the break kinds counts too. 1/2 correct
|4, The US Open Cup will be won by New England.|
Was won by Chicago. Incorrect
|5. Clint Mathis will be MVP of MLS.|
|6. Metro will win the 2003 MLS Cup. (Clint Mathis will score the game winner in both the East final and the MLS Cup.)|
Incorrect. San Jose
|7. Edson Buddle will lead MLS in scoring. |
Preki, Buddle may have had a shot without injury. Incorrect.
|8. Landon Donovan will get in a argument with Frank Yallop when subbed out of a game.|
He’s got petulant, but did not get in an argument with Yallop. Incorrect .
|9. Don Garber will announce that a city in Oklahoma and Philadelphia will be expansion teams in 2005.|
|10. Chris Carrieri will have a breakout year for Colorado.|
Having a good year, but not really a breakout season per say. 1/2 correct
|11. Ryan Suarez will be Defender of the Year as a central defender.|
(sigh) traded to LA. Incorrect.
|12. Los Angeles Galaxy will win the Supporters Shield. |
Cratered bad enough for Sigi watch to have started. Incorrect.
|13. There will be a full-out brawl during a DC United practice.|
Looks to be incorrect.
|14. Ricardo Clark will be Rookie of the Year for MetroStars.|
Incorrect. Strong candidate, but Ralph took it.
|15. Tim Howard will be Goalkeeper of the Year.|
Would have been if he hadn’t moved to Man U. Incorrect
|16. Both Hristo Stoitchkov and Marco Etcheverry will announce 2003 as their last season in MLS.|
Boo Yeah! Correct (2 points)
|17. DaMarcus Bealsey will be sold to Europe before the season ends.|
|18. Brian McBride will miss at least 8 games with injury.|
Missed 6 games. Incorrect.
|17. The Minnow will not score 20 goals in 2003 but will still be the only LA player with more than 10.|
Correct. (1 point)
|18. After their summer tour, Manchester United will enter discussion with MLS to invest in the league.|
Does buying Tim Howard count? Incorrect.