Ladies and gentlemen,

It is our pleasure to announce the nominees or this year’s Soccer Academy Major League Soccer Talk Podcast Awards, our chance to honor the year’s best soccer achievements. The awards, covering 20 different areas of recognition, cover the club and international game, foreign and domestic, men’s and women’s, professional and collegiate.

On Wednesday, December 29th’s edition of the podcast, co-hosts Richard Farley and Christopher Riordan will share their choices and the award winners. On the January 5 edition of the podcast, the results of MLS Talk community polling will be shared, giving the blog’s users a chance to have their say on 2010’s best soccer moments.

Below are the 20 categories for the 2010 Major League Soccer Talk Podcast Awards, an Academy Awards-themed affair that asks you to chose this year’s Best Picture (Team), Actor (Player), Director (Coach), amongst other award. Have fun making your picks, and be sure to let everybody know where the awards have failed to list your nominee.

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