Portland's Wallace named MLS Comeback Player of the Year

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New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Major League Soccer announced Tuesday that Portland Timbers midfielder Rodney Wallace has been named Comeback Player of the Year for the 2014 season.

Wallace missed the first 16 regular-season matches of 2014 while recovering from offseason knee surgery.

The 26-year-old returned to action on June 27 against Sporting Kansas City and went on to produce five goals and one assist in 17 appearances, providing the Timbers with a spark in their pursuit of a playoff berth.