Long Tan’s days as a trialist are over. Blake Wagner has made the return to MLS from Division-2.
Both players signed with the Vancouver Whitecaps Friday after impressing the brass with their preseason performances.
Wagner’s move isn’t a surprise. The American defender/midfielder spent 2010 with the Whitecaps, playing Division-2 soccer. Before coming to Vancouver, Wagner made 40 appearances with FC Dallas. He had a solid run in the Cascadia Cup; it was his shot that caused havoc in the Portland Timbers back line that led to the own goal in a 1-1 draw last week.
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