Even though his agent declared that the Canadian forward, who represented his country in January friendlies against Denmark and the United States, had come to terms with D.C. United last weekend, the move was only completed Thursday. DCU had to send a second-round Supplemental Draft pick to the Vancouver Whitecaps, who have held the forward’s MLS rights for more than two years.
Porter impressed during his trial at D.C., which began right after Canada’s 0-0 draw with the United States in late January.
FC Edmonton, the NASL side which had been Porter’s team for the last two years, offered the forward a new deal. But, in January, the club made it public that it had set a deadline for Porter to sign a deal, or it would be withdrawn. Read the rest of this entry »