On Saturday, they’ll inform those players of their decisions. In the end, the team expects to have 26 players on the roster. Sixteen already have been signed. But included on that list bubble players are FC Edmonton vets such as 2012 NASL Best XI defender Paul Hamilton, midfielders Chris Kooy and Kenny Caceros, plus strikers Elvir Gigolaj and Michael Cox. As well, NASL vets like Canadian fullback Edson Edward and former Minnesota Stars attacking midfielder Martin Nunez will find out their fates.
“It’s not a nice situation,” said Miller after the first of the team’s two training sessions Friday at the Commonwealth Fieldhouse. “We’ve worked with these players for two weeks; it’s a situation where some of them have really got to liking the city… And I understand that these can be life-changing decisions for some of these players, both positively and negatively.”
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