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Robbie Robinson out for Disney tournament

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (July 6, 2020) — Robbie Robinson, Inter Miami’s top selection in the MLS SuperDraft, will not be available for the MLS Is Back tournament, according to sporting director Paul McDonough. McDonough said Robinson departed the team “bubble” at the Swan Hotel for family reasons. It was not something that could have been […]

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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 […]

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While football the game was suspended, football the business continued

Inside the business of football, those who had jobs to perform tried as best they could to keep going.

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USL seeks to have Force Majeure Clause

Note: It now appears that USL will return to action; details are forthcoming. MIAMI, Fla. — (4 June 2020) As negotiations go on between the USL Players Association and the USL Championship involving a return to play as well as pay cuts for players, the league is seeking to have a force majeure clause inserted into […]

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Players unite against racism and police brutality

Enough Is Enough MIAMI, Fla. — (3 June 2020) Around the world, professional athletes united on Wednesday to show their support against racism and police brutality. In an effort lead by Schalke 04 and U.S. Men’s National Team midfielder Weston McKennie, the group of athletes recorded a video in the ongoing protests against police brutality […]

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MLS Players, League Reach Agreement on CBA, Return To Play

MIAMI, Fla. — (3 June 2020) The MLS Players Association voted on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning to approve the latest return-to-play plan negotiated with Major League Soccer. The MLSPA announced Wednesday morning that the vote passed. It also announced that the new collective bargaining agreement (“CBA”) originally agreed to in February had been ratified by […]

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MLS players vote to accept return-to-play plan

Details on the MLS’ return to play MIAMI, Fla. — (3 June 2020) The MLS Players Association voted on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning to approve the latest return-to-play plan negotiated with Major League Soccer. The MLSPA announced Wednesday morning that the vote passed. It also announced that the new collective bargaining agreement (“CBA”) originally agreed […]

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MLS players threatened with a lockout after latest offer from MLSPA

MIAMI, Fla. — (1 June 2020) Just when you thought everything was ready for Major League Soccer games to resume in the form of a summer tournament; just when you were waiting for the calendar to be released in order to know at what hours of the morning or evening there would be games, the plans […]

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MLS players skip training Monday amid owners’ threat of lockout

MIAMI, Fla. — (1 June 2020) In response to Major League Soccer’s threat of a lockout, players from around the league declined to show up for training on Monday. MLS and the MLS Players Association have been in negotiations for weeks concerning the economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Among the issues on the table are […]

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Inter Miami Hoy

Details About Proposed MLS Tournament

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 For […]

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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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Do Not Discuss List, Internal Investigation at Major League Soccer

League constantly reaches out to media to push favourable stories but now specifically bans its clubs and their employees from discussing the impact of COVID-19. MIAMI, Fla. — (26 May 2020) Amid a controversial plan to restart games, MLS finds itself in yet additional controversy that goes directly to the image of transparency. According to a […]

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USL Players Association sends counterproposal

MIAMI, Fla. — (20 May 2020) As domestic soccer continues to be in a holding pattern, clubs and leagues alike need to make adjustments to deal with their new financial situations. The USL Championship is no differnet. In ongoing discussions between the league and its players, the USL Players Association has sent a counter proposal back to […]

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A look at cost-cutting at Barcelona, Espanyol and Atlético Madrid

MIAMI, Fla. (24 April 2020) — The Catalán sports daily El Mundo Deportivo recently featured Barcelona’s announcement concerning unilaterally cutting the salaries of the 1,800 people who work for them, players included. According to the club, it is an economic necessity. The same morning front page also talked about the club’s intentions in the transfer […]