The 2022 Major League Soccer regular season has come to an end, and it’s time to name the best figures of the campaign. The league announced the finalists for the MLS year-end honors, with contenders spanning 14 clubs.
The finalists presented earned the most votes in polling among the three voting groups: current MLS players, club technical staffs, and select group of media members.
Here are the finalists…
Landon Donovan MLS Most Valuable Player Finalists
Allstate Goalkeeper of the Year Finalists
Defender of the Year Finalists
Newcomer of the Year Finalists
For this award, “newcomer” is defined as a player who made his MLS debut in 2022.
Young Player of the Year Finalists
For this award, “young player” is defined as a player age 22 (born on or after Jan. 1, 2000).
Comeback Player of the Year Finalists
Honors an MLS player who has overcome injuries and/or adversity in order to achieve success during the 2022 regular season.
MLS WORKS Humanitarian of the Year Finalists
Sigi Schmid Coach of the Year Finalists