Sporting Kansas City midfielder Benny Feilhaber’s career-best season was recognized Sunday with a spot on the annual MLS Best XI team. Feilhaber, 30, set career highs in goals (10) and assists (15) in 2015.
Over the last year, Sporting KC paid a lot to lock up its key players — Matt Besler, Graham Zusi and Dom Dwyer — to long-term deals, but in the race to acquire high-dollar transfers, it has yet to enter the field. Meanwhile, its coaching staff, led by Peter Vermes is attracting interest domestically and overseas, but Vermes says “at this moment, my focus is on Sporting Kansas City.”
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