MLS REJECTS STOKE BID FOR SHEA
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BRIAN SCIARETTA - Tuesday, January 22, 2013
MLS has reportedly rejected Stoke City's bid to acquire FC Dallas winger Brek Shea.

Last week it was reported by many outlets that FC Dallas and Stoke had come to terms on an agreement on a transfer for Shea pending a physical. MLS, however, has the final say in transfers of league players and has reportedly rejected the deal in seeking a higher price.

Shea, 22, is coming off a disappointing season in 2012 where he was played hurt for long stretches and appeared to not be getting along with FC Dallas head coach Schellas Hyndman.

In November, Shea underwent surgery on his foot and was expected to be out 12-14 weeks. He has returned to practice recently but is not able to participate in all drills.

The transfer window ends on January 31.
Bobeto
Sunday January 27, 2013 9:04 pm
As if MLS hadn't made enough money off Altidore, Eddie Johnson...Shame on you MLS.......I was surprised Shea was even given a look after last season.....
yossi
Friday January 25, 2013 12:15 pm
The MLS is run by pure clowns
2tone
Tuesday January 22, 2013 2:00 pm
I called it. I knew MLS would reject the offer.
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A big question for U.S. fans heading into the World Cup is surely on Jozy Altidore and just what is plaguing the young striker at Sunderland.
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