MLS Extends Season Postponement An Additional Eight Weeks
Mar 19, 2020, 11:23 AM | Updated: 11:25 am
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SANDY, Utah – Major League Soccer has extended its postponement of the 2020 season for another eight weeks, according to an official statement. The league had originally initiated a 30-day postponement on March 12 following the coronavirus pandemic that has swept the world.
Major League Soccer Statement on CDC Recommendation pic.twitter.com/XRXGfUEtz0
— Major League Soccer (@MLS) March 19, 2020
“MLS remains focused on playing the entire 2020 season and is evaluating all options, including pushing back the end of the season and playing MLS Cup in December, as the league did prior to the 2019 season,” the statement reads.
Despite the chaos that has encapsulated the world, the thought of being able to play an entire MLS season will hopefully bring a smile to every fan’s dial.
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