Sporting KC waives midfielder Uri Rosell

Uri Rosell USOC

Sporting Kansas City announced today that the club has waived midfielder Uri Rosell.

Rosell, 30, made 20 appearances for Sporting in all competitions last season. His first stint in Kansas City spanned from 2012-2014 as he helped the club capture the 2013 MLS Cup.

With today’s roster move, Sporting now has 27 players under MLS contracts for the 2023 season.

Sporting KC Roster (as of Jan. 20, 2023)

  • Goalkeepers (3): Kendall McIntosh, Tim Melia, John Pulskamp
  • Defenders (8): Andreu Fontas, Kortne Ford, Tim Leibold, Logan Ndenbe, Kayden Pierre, Ben Sweat, Robert Voloder, Graham Zusi
  • Midfielders (10): Ozzie Cisneros, Jake Davis, Cam Duke, Roger Espinoza, Danny Flores, Felipe Hernandez, Gadi Kinda, Nemanja Radoja, Erik Thommy, Remi Walter
  • Forwards (6): Willy Agada, Alan Pulido, Johnny Russell, Daniel Salloi, Khiry Shelton, Marinos Tzionis

Led by 15th-year manager Peter Vermes, Sporting Kansas City will kick off the 2023 MLS campaign on Feb. 25 with a trip to the Portland Timbers. After visiting the Colorado Rapids on March 4, Sporting will host their Week 3 home opener on March 11 by facing the LA Galaxy at Children’s Mercy Park.

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Transaction: Sporting Kansas City (MLS) waives midfielder Uri Rosell.