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FC Dallas withdrawn from MLS is Back Tournament!

Major League Soccer announced Monday, July 6 that FC Dallas have been withdrawn from the MLS is Back Tournament due to 10 of the club’s players and one member of their technical staff testing positive for COVID-19. Each of these positive tests either occurred upon the club’s arrival or within …

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LAFC star Carlos Vela out of MLS is Back Tournament due to family situation!

LAFC star Carlos Vela will not participate in the MLS is Back Tournament due to a family situation, the club announced Monday. Vela’s wife is currently pregnant with the couple’s second child. “I would like nothing more than to be with my teammates in Orlando,” Vela, the 2019 Landon Donovan …

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MLS is Back: Game between FC Dallas & Vancouver Whitecaps postponed to later date!

Major League Soccer announced on Saturday that the opening MLS is Back Tournament Group B game between FC Dallas and the Vancouver Whitecaps, originally scheduled for July 9, will be postponed to a later date. Vancouver had been set to arrive in Orlando for the tournament at the ESPN Wide …

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Major League Soccer announces 24 positive COVID-19 tests!

Major League Soccer on Sunday, June 28 provided an update on the results of COVID-19 testing for players, coaches and club staff since the resumption of full team training June 4. As of Sunday, 18 MLS players and six club staff received positive Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) tests prior to travel …

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LAFC launches petition to recognize Juneteenth as national holiday!

LAFC has launched an initiative to recognize Juneteenth as a federal holiday in the United States, with a Change.org petition that has a goal of reaching 100,000 signatures. Juneteenth is known as the anniversary of the official end of slavery, celebrated every year on June 19 — the date Major General Gordon Granger of the …

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NBA star Kevin Durant joins Philadelphia Union ownership group!

One of the NBA’s biggest stars is now an investor and community partner with the Philadelphia Union, as the club announced Monday, June 15 that Kevin Durant has purchased a five percent ownership stake and has the option to purchase an additional five percent in the near future. The deal …

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Group stage matchups set for MLS is Back Tournament!

Major League Soccer has conducted the official draw for the MLS is Back Tournament to determine the group stage matchups of the competition. Each club will play three group stage matches, all counting towards the 2020 MLS regular season standings, and the tournament winner will earn a spot in the …

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CONCACAF approves MLS Is Back champions playing 2021 CONCACAF Champions League!

CONCACAF has approved a request from U.S. Soccer for a one-year alteration to the Federation’s Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League spots to support the MLS Is Back tournament, which takes place in Orlando, USA in July. The winner of the MLS Is Back competition will qualify for the 2021 Scotiabank CONCACAF …

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MLS Players Association submits summer tournament, CBA proposal to MLS!

The MLS Players Association on Sunday announced that following a vote by the players, the MLSPA has submitted to Major League Soccer a proposal for a summer tournament and a revised Collective Bargaining Agreement. The MLSPA in their official statement stated, “This evening, MLS Players voted to approve a package …

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