Tim Ream Up for Save of the Year

Tim Ream's boot of a Landon Donovan shot on goal is nominated for Save of the Year

Defender Tim Ream has been nominated for MLSsoccer.com's Save of the Year, making him the third Red Bull in two days to be included in the voting.

Red Bulls fans are no stranger to the save that puts Ream in strong positioning against Brian Perk (Los Angeles), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake) and Jimmy Nielsen (Sporting KC). The highlight stems back to the Red Bulls' May 7 meeting against the Galaxy where they were able to return home with one point in hand thanks largely in part to Ream's last-second heroics that cleared a Landon Donovan shot on a wide open net.

Here's a replay of the kick that puts Ream in the running for MLSsoccer.com's Save of the Year:

WATCH: Group H

 

Here's the timeline breakdown:

  • The First Round (voting Nov 1-5) will consist of the 32 winners of the Save of the Week in 2011, placed in eight groups of four. The top two in each group, as determined by an online vote, will advance to the Round of 16.
  • The Round of 16 (Nov 7-10) will consist of the 16 remaining saves, placed in four groups of four. The top vote-getter in each group, as determined by an online vote, will advance to the Final Group.
  • The Final Group (Nov 11-14) will consist of the 4 remaining saves, placed in a group. The MLS Save of the Year winner will be determined by an online vote.

Click HERE to see the MLS Save of the Week winners for 2011.

Schedule: Groups A & B (Nov 1-2), Groups C & D (Nov 2-3), Groups E & F (Nov 3-4), Groups G & H (Nov 4-5)