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Portland Timbers captain Will Johnson named Canada's soccer player of the year

Portland Timbers midfielder Will Johnson applauds fans as he walks off the field after a second game of the Western Conference finals in the MLS Cup soccer playoffs against Real Salt Lake, Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, in Portland, Ore. Johnson has been chosen Canada's male soccer player of the year.It's been a banner season for Johnson, who was voted to Major League' Soccer Best XI team this year. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Don Ryan
December 12, 2013 - 11:04 AM

TORONTO - Portland Timbers captain Will Johnson has been chosen Canada's male soccer player of the year.

It's been a banner season for Johnson, who was voted to Major League' Soccer Best XI team this year.

Johnson led the Timbers to a first-place finish in MLS's Western Conference with a 14-5-15 record.

Canada's female player of the year will be announced Friday.

The awards, sponsored by BMO, are decided in a vote by Canadian media, coaches and clubs.

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