Andre Blake among finalist for MLS most valuable player and Allstate goalkeeper of the year
Reggae boys captain Andre Blake has been named a finalist for Landon Donovan MLS most valuable player and Allstate goalkeeper of the year.
Blake has been an integral part of the Philadelphia Union’s best regular season in club history.
The two-time MLS goalkeeper of the year led the league in clean sheets and has kept the union at a league-low 26 goals against to establish a new league record for fewest goals allowed in a 34 game season.
His 15 shutouts this season set a new club record (previously 12) and set the single-season record for wins (19).
The four-time MLS All-Star, holds the union all-time records for goalkeepers in games played, games started, minutes played, saves and clean sheets, as well as the single-season saves record.
The nomination for MLS MVP is the second of his career and makes him the first goalkeeper in MLS history to be a finalist twice, with his other finalist appearance coming in 2020.