Jordan Harvey Sent To The Vancouver Whitecaps For Allocation Money

TORONTO - APRIL 15: Jordan Harvey #2 of the Philadelphia Union celebrates his goal against Toronto FC during action at BMO Field April 15, 2010 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Abelimages/Getty Images)

The Philadelphia Union have traded starting left back Jordan Harvey to the Vancouver Whitecaps for an undisclosed amount of allocation money.

Harvey, who has started almost every single game in Union history, was a member of the Union's vaunted defensive back four. So far into 2011, the Union have given up only 16 goals, which puts them as the second third best defense in terms of goals against.

The former Gatorade National Player of the Year joins a Whitecaps team that won just its second game of the season against the Union last month. Despite already having Alain Rochat, Harvey will likely slot into the left side of the defense with the Whitecaps, sending Rochat back to his natural center back position.

Keon DanielMichael Farfan and Gabriel Farfan are the only three Union players left on the team's roster that have played time at full back this season.

Via the Whitecaps:

A five-year veteran of MLS, Harvey started 16 Union matches for 1,241 minutes of action this season. Originally acquired from Colorado in the 2009 MLS Expansion Draft, the native of Mission Viejo, California, started 45 of his 46 appearances for Philadelphia for a total of 3,861 minutes of action. This included one goal and two assists during his spell with the Pennsylvania-based outfit. The 5-foot-11, 170-pound left fullback was Philadelphia's leader in minutes played in 2010 with 2,613.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join Brotherly Game

You must be a member of Brotherly Game to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Brotherly Game. You should read them.

Join Brotherly Game

You must be a member of Brotherly Game to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Brotherly Game. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9353_tracker