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3rd Degree Poll

Here are the most recent polls conducted by 3rd Degree.

Who is Burn MVP for the first half of the season?
1 Ryan Suarez 23%
2 Richard Farrer   21%
3 Bobby Rhine 13%
4 Oscar Pareja 10%
5 other   8%
6 Jorge Rodriguez 7%
7 Joselito Vaca 5%
8 Chad Deering 4%
9 Ariel Graziani 2%
10 Jason Kreis 1%

 

Which current playoff team (6/11) will not make final 8?
1   Columbus (10 pts)  (25) 51%
2 Dallas (16 pts)  (10) 20%
3 Kansas City (16 pts)  (8) 16%
4 Chicago Fire (20 pts)  (2) 4%
- MetroStars (20 pts)  (2) 4%
- Los Angeles Galaxy (18 pts)  (2) 4%
7 Miami Fusion FC (31 pts) 0%
8 San Jose EarthQuakes (24 pts) 0%

 

Who will get Columbus job?
1 Dave Dir, former Burn coach 32%
2 Greg Andrulis, interim Crew coach 24%
3 John Ellinger, US U-17 20%
4 Thomas Dooley, former Crew player 12%
5 Jerry Yeagley, Indiana U coach 8%
6 Steve Sampson, former US coach 4%
7 Brian Bliss, former Crew player 0%
- John Harkes, current Crew player 0%
- John Kowalski, former Mutiny coach 0%
- Glenn Myernick, fomer Rapids coach 0%

 

Which MLS coach will be fired first?
1 Fernando Clavijo (NE) 47%
2 Tom Fitzgerald (CLB) 29%
3 Sigi Schmid (LA)  6%
4 Frank Yallop (SJ)  4%
5 Alfonso Mondelo (TB)  4%
6 Tim Hankinson (COL) 4%
7 Thomas Rongen (DC)  2%
8 Octavio Zambrano (MET)  2%
9 Bob Ganzler (KC) 0%
10 Ray Hudson (MIA) 0%

 

Which Fire player do you hate the most?
1 Dema Kovalenko 52%
2 Diego Gutierrez 14%
3 Peter Nowak 10%
4 Hristo Stoitchkov 8%
5 CJ Brown 8%
6 Josh Wolff 4%
7 Chris Armas 2%
8 Carlos Bocanegra 2%
9 DaMarcus Beasley 0%
10 Zach Thornton 0%

 

Where will the Burn finish in 2001?
1 2nd Central 31%
2 Lose MLS Cup  17%
3 Win the Double (MLS and US Open Cups) 13%
- 3rd Central   13%
5 Win MLS Cup   6%
- Lose MLC Cup Semifinal   6%
- 4th Central (out of playoffs)  6%
7 Win US Open Cup  3%
8 1st Central 0%
- 4th Central (in playoffs) 0%

 

Who should start at left back?
 1  Paul Broome * 50%
  2 Ryan Suarez  22%
  3 Eric Dade 11%
  4 Richard Farrer 8%
  5 Other 3%
  6 Scott Cannon (Richmond D - on tiral) 1%
  7 Brandon Pollard 1%
  8 Jorge Rodriguez 0%

* Editors note: Why is it that every time Paul Broome is mentioned in one of our polls he wins by a land slide?  Ballot stuffing anyone?

Who should start at right midfield?
  1 Imad Baba 28%
  2 Paul Broome 16%
  3 Joselito Vaca 15%
  4 Lazo Alavanja 11%
  5 Roberto Najarro 7%
  6 Miles Joseph 5%
  - Josue Mayard 5%
  - Jorge Rodriguez 5%
  9 Angel Rivillo 3%
  10 Esmundo Rodriguez 0%

ok so maybe Broome doesn't win every time, but 2 out of 3 is still strange.

Which team would you like to see play the Burn in an exhibition game?
1 Manchester United 33%
2 Juventus 14%
Chivas 12%
4 Barcalona 10%
5 Real Madrid 10%
6 Newcastle United 8%
7 Atlas 5%
8 AC Milan 3%
9 Bayern Munich 1%
10 Corinithians 0%

 

Which Draftee are you most excited to see in a Burn Uniform?
  1 Joselito Vaca (M, Bolivian Y-Int) 55%
  2 Edward Johnson (F, P-40) 20%
  3 Adam Zapala (GK, Stanford) 10%
  4 Miguel Saavedra (M, High School P-40) 7%
  5 Ryan Suarez (D, San Jose St.) 2%
  - Gary DePalma (M, Pitt Riverhounds) 2%
  - Roberto Najarro (M, UAB) 2%
  8 Josue Mayard (D/M Haitian, Y-Int) 0%

 

Who would you most like to see the Burn draft?
  1 Chris Gbandi (Herman Trophy winner)  47%
  2 Chris Carrieri (P-40, NCAA leading scorer)  13%
  3 Joselito Vaca (Bolivian Y-Int)  8%
  - Ryan Nelsen (Captain NZ Oly Team, Stanford) 8%
  - Mohamed Fahim (SMU, F, 25 Gms, 25 gls) 8%
  6 Miguel Saavedra (High School P-40) 4%
  - Ali Curtis (Duke's all-time leading socrer)  4%
  - Paul Nagy (StL 1.09 career GAA) 4%
  9 Jorge Martinez (SJ St, 17 g, 11 a) 0%
  - Carl Bussey (M, Herman Finalist SMU) 0%

 

What is the next biggest priority for the team?
  1 Hiring a new coach. 50%
  2 Winning the 2001 MLS Cup. 20%
  - Finding an owner. 20%
  3 Building a soccer stadium. 10%
  4 Re-signing Ariel Graziani. 0%
  - Obtaining youth for future 
(draft and trades).
0%
  - Winning the 2001 Hunt Cup (US Open). 0%
  - Keeping US Players in the States. 0%
  - Acquiring a specific player. 0%
  - Getting rid of a specific player. 0%

 

Which Defender should the Burn acquire?
1 Mike Petke (Met) 35%
2 Carlos Llamosa (DC) 29%
3 Marcelo Balboa (Col) 17%
4 Robin Fraser (LA) 11%
5 Todd Yeagley (Clb) 5%
6 Leo Cullen (Mia) 0%
- Ted Chronopoulos (NE) 0%
- Pablo Mastroeni (Mia) 0%
- Thomas Dooley (Met) 0%
- Steve Trittschuh (TB) 0%

 

What should the new Burn jerseys look like?

  1 Flamengo (red and black hoops) 31%
  2 AC Milan (red and black vert. stripes) 18%
  - 00 Burn (red with large black side piece) 18%
  4 Atlas (half red half black)  6%
  - Liverpool (red shirts red shorts) 6%
  - Man U (red shirt black shorts)  6%
  - 98-99 Burn (red with think black horz. stripe) 6%
  - 96 Burn (white with red and back pieces) 6%
  9 T&T (red with thin black piece down side) 0%
  - 97 Burn (white with thin horz. stripes) 0%

 

Who would you like to see as the New Burn Coach?
  1 Ed Puskarich, Dal Ast 27%
  2 Alfonso Mondelo, P-40 ex-NY 18%
  - Hugo Sanchez, Ex-Dal ex-UNAM 18%
  4 Jerry Yeagley, Indiana 13%
  5 Schellus Hyndman, SMU 9%
  - Rene Miramontes, Col Ast 9%
  7 Mike Jeffries, Chi Ast 4%
  8 Jorge Espinoza, SJ Ast 0%
  - Loenardo Cuellar, Mex Wem 0%
  - Clive Charles, US Oly 0%

 

Who is the best "Young" Burn player?
1 Paul Broome 50%
2 Antonio Martinez 24%
3 Lazo Alavanja 8%
4 Matt Jordan 6%
5 Aleksey Korol 4%
6 Sergi Daniv 4%
7 Steve Bernal 4%
8 Bobby Rhine 0%
9 Angel Rivillo 0%
10 Brandon Pollard 0%
 

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