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MLS to create new reserve league starting in 2021

League twice previously had reserve circuits Move represents a shift away from USL New league to seek Division III sanctioning in closed US soccer pyramid MIAMI  (October 14, 2020) — Major League Soccer’s last attempt to have a league made up of reserve teams was terminated six years ago. Now, in a year of unpredictable […]

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Europe leagues Serie A

Serie A returns on June 20

Everything is ready for the ball to start rolling in Italy. español MIAMI, Fla. — (30 May 2020) The Italian Serie A will restart in less than a month, on June 20. The protocol for the return of calcio was approved after an agreement was reached between the Italian health authorities (the CTS) and the FIGC. […]

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Serie A regresará el 20 de junio

Todo listo en Italia para que el balón vuelva a rodar. Tras acuerdo, todo está planificado para que el reinicio sea una realidad en menos de un mes. English MIAMI, Fla. — (30 May 2020) La Serie A italiana se reanudará el próximo 20 de junio. El protocolo para la vuelta del fútbol se ha aprobado […]

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Premier League to resume from June 17

All 92 games to be televised, with games being divided amongst the current broadcasting partners in the UK MIAMI, Fla. — (29 May 2020) The Premier League will restart from June 17.  “Today we have provisionally agreed to resume the Premier League on Wednesday 17 June. But this date cannot be confirmed until we have met […]

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leagues Major League Soccer (MLS) MLS

Details emerge on tournament for MLS return

Tournament Working Plan; Player Concerns and the CBA all come into play as MLS considers its restart. MIAMI, Fla. — (28 May 2020) Further details about the competition format for Major League Soccer’s return-to-play proposal have been disclosed, in addition to details about the potential for an abbreviated regular season and salary cuts for players.   Plans […]

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communications leagues Liga MX

El fútbol mexicano toma radical medida y cancela su torneo

En una decisión inédita, lo que restaba del Torneo de Clausura 2020 fue cancelado y no se declarará a ningún equipo como campeón. MIAMI, Fla. — (15-mayo 2020, 7:07 PM EDT / Actualizado 22 mayo 2020, 3:45 PM EDT) / Fuente: Telemundo Por Felipe Gálvez Tabach La Liga MX de fútbol mexicano tomó la radical decisión de cancelar lo […]

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leagues MLS North America

MLS cancels All-Star Game

MIAMI, Fla. — (19 May 2020) This season’s MLS All-Star Game, which this year was the be contested against a squad made up of players from Mexico’s Liga MX on July 29 at the Banc of California Stadium, has been cancelled. There is currently no idea when the league season might be ready to resume, and […]

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“Goal celebrations are a part of football.” Bundesliga returns

#BundesligaIsBack MIAMI, Fla. — (18 May 2020) Football returned to Europe this weekend, specifically to the Bundesliga, although with a number of restrictions. Fans watching heard the players and the ball, rather than supporters. It defintely lacked the atmosphere of games before the pandemic, but, at the very least, live games had returned. New protocols were […]

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The best goals so far this season in the Bundesliga

MIAMI, Fla. — (16 May 2020) In anticipation of football’s return, Bundesliga.com has published a video showing each club’s best goal so far in the campaign. 18 Clubs, 18 goals Spieltage 26 gets under way in a few hours and you can read a short preview on each match here. Bundesliga Is Back: Here’s what you […]

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Bundesliga resumes this weekend: here’s what you need to know

Bundesliga Is Back MIAMI, Fla. — (15 May 2020) German football returns on May 16 in both the 1. Bundesliga and 2. Bundesliga with a number of strict rules. Football has changed as a result of the COVID-19 enforced break and a number of new rules are set to be introduced. Teams won’t go onto the […]

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The pandemic determines the timetable

MIAMI, Fla. — (14 May 2020) There is a lot of talk going on between football’s leagues, clubs, and associations with governmental officials in Europe and elsewhere. In fact, talks between Europe’s clubs, its leagues and its governing bodies have continued for weeks, but each round has only served to highlight the reality facing the sport: […]

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New rules for La Liga’s restart

Protocols for football’s comeback MIAMI, Fla. — (13 May 2020) When the game returns and La Liga attempts to complete this season’s championships, a number of new rules made necessary by the COVID-19 pandemic are set to be introduced. Barring any unforeseen circumstances, in approximately one month, football will be underway again, in the top two […]

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While Serie A edges towards resumption, La Liga may not return before summer

Serie A sides can resume training on 18 May, says Italian PM Spanish sports minister dampens La Liga hopes of fast return MIAMI, Fla. — (12 May 2020) The Italian top flight edged closer to resuming behind closed doors on Monday, as the FIGC met with the CTS and in a joint communiqué declared that Italian […]

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Serie A clubs given green light to resume training May 18

Revisions to safety protocols would be needed Does not automatically mean the season will resume MIAMI, Fla. — (11 May 2020) The italian government announced on Monday that Serie A clubs can return to team training from May 18 if they make adjustments to medical protocols. The competitions in Italy have been suspended since March 9 […]