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December 12, 2012 11:03 AM

Sporting KC re-signs centerback Matt Besler, adds defender

Retaining Matt Besler was high on Sporting Kansas City’s offseason priority list, and Wednesday the two sides announced a new deal. Besler, 25, who is a left-footed centerback paired with Aurelien Collin in the heart of the Sporting KC defense, was voted as the 2012 MLS Defender of the Year after anchoring a unit that gave up only 27 goals in 34 games, which was the fewest goals in the league.

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