Miami FC North America USL Championship

USL Championship revised 2020 calendar – Who the Miami FC plays

In-state rivalry with Rowdies resumes 263 games over 13 weeks to decide which 16 teams will advance to the 2020 USL Championship Playoffs MIAMI (July 3, 2020) — Our fútbol is back. In Miami. With the announcement by the USL Championship of its revised 2020 schedule on Thursday, fans of the aqua, blue and orange […]

Miami FC North America USL USL Championship

USL Championship returns | Who the Miami FC will play

MIAMI, Fla. — (June 29, 2020) The USL Championship is back after a four month hiatus caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The league plans to restart the 2020 season on Saturday, July 11 after reaching an agreement with the USL Players Association. On Friday, the USL Championship announced the groups that will battle for a place […]

Club Internacional de Fútbol Miami MLS North America

MLS Disney calendar released | League tweaks qualification for knockout phase

MIAMI, Fla. — (June 28, 2020) Major League Soccer released its Disney tournament schedule, as well as unveiling a rule change that could benefit Orlando City, Inter Miami and teams in Group A. The tournament features 54 matches spanning 33 days and will be played at ESPN Wide World of Sports on Disney World property. Teams […]

Miami FC North America USL Championship

Training restarts at Miami FC as USL Championship set to resume

MIAMI, Fla. — (22 June 2020) There will be more games for the Miami Football Club this season. At last, something for fans to get excited about. On Thursday, June 4, the USL Championship Board of Governors voted in favour of returning to play for the 2020 season, with a provisional start date set for the […]

North America USL USL Championship

USL Championship, players reach tentative deal to resume season with no pay cuts

Player Salaries to remain unchanged MIAMI, Fla.  (June 19, 2020) — The USL and its players association reached a tentative agreement on the terms of a return to play this year, in what was described as “three grueling days” of coming to terms on the final agreement. This follows the USL Championship’s previous announcement of […]

Canadian Premier League North America

Clanachan Aiming For CPL Return To Training Next Week

MIAMI, Fla. — (28 May 2020) More than two months has passed since the COVID-19 pandemic forced the Canadian Premier League to suspend the start of its second season. Since then players have been at home and training individually. Now at the end of May, new cases of COVID-19 are declining in certain provinces, due to […]

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 […]

leagues North America Russo Law And Soccer Briefs

Mexico 2nd Division Cancels Rest of Season

MIAMI, Fla. (17-April 2020) — The Ascenso MX currently has twelve teams, but has been financially weak in recent years. The vote by club owners, via videoconference, to cancel the season adds another financial loss to the circuit. As recently as 2017, the league had a full eighteen teams. The Ascenso MX season had been […]

communications football operations leagues North America

Behind the NPSL Decision To Cancel 2020 Season

26-March-2020 In an email distributed to league clubs on Martch 26, 2020, Kenneth Farrell, the NPSL’s Chairman of the Board, announced that the 2020 NPSL summer season, under its current competition structure, has been cancelled. The email indicated that the decision was unanimous among the board members. Farrell cited the decision of the United States Adult […]

FIFA legal North America

Breaking Down The CAS Decision Against Compelling Promotion and Relegation In US

Court of Arbitration For Sport (“CAS”) denies claim brought by Miami FC and Kingston Stockade FC CAS interprets Article 9, rules FIFA never intended the promotion-relegation principle to apply to the U.S. and Australia. MIAMI, Fla. (March 30, 2020) — This year has already seen a couple of interesting legal cases in the football world. […]

Concacaf Concacaf Champions League North America

First Test For Thierry Henry As Montréal Manager

MIAMI, Fla. (February 19, 2020) — The MLS regular season is still days away but the Impact de Montréal and new manager Thierry Henry will face a major challenge tonight in the Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League. Montréal faces Deportivo Saprissa at 8 p.m. at Estadio Ricardo Saprissa Aymá in San José, Costa Rica. Montreal qualified for […]

brand LaLiga North America

La Liga president interviewed on beIN SPORTS ñ

The President of La Liga, Javier Tebas answered questions on beINSports Espanol and gave his opinions about VAR, Spanish football, the Super Bowl, and more. MIAMI, Fla. — (10 February 2020) — Javier Tebas was in Miami and attended the Super Bowl. But he wasn’t here just for football. He is always about fútbol, the kind […]

commercial LaLiga legal North America

Court Decision Expected Soon Over Staging of La Liga Games Outside Spain

A Court decision in Spain expected this month. Past two La Liga matches in Miami were cancelled. MIAMI, Fla. (February 5, 2019) — Back on November 19, 2019, the plans by La Liga to play Villarreal’s home game against Atlético Madrid on December 6, 2019 at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami were abandoned. The decision […]

Major League Soccer (MLS) North America

Charlotte Is On Brink Of Landing 30th MLS Franchise.

MIAMI, Fla. — (9 December 2019) — Charlotte is very close to being officially names as the next MLS expansion club, with some additional details in the process of being ironed out. The investor-operators of what would be the league’s 30th franchise are led by Carolina Panthers owner David Tepper. Some media reports are claiming that […]