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Major League Soccer Suspends Season for 30 Days

Soccer in the US is suspended for 30 Days due to the Coronavirus and assist in the slowing of the spread of the virus effecting many countries around the world. In a statement released today by the league which you can read below:

Major League Soccer has suspended match play for 30 days, effective immediately, as the league continues to assess the impact of COVID-19 with its medical task force and public health officials. 

At the appropriate time, the league and clubs will communicate plans for the continuation of the 2020 season and update the status of league events. 

“Our clubs were united today in the decision to temporarily suspend our season – based on the advice and guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC), and other public health authorities, and in the best interest of our fans, players, officials and employees,” said MLS Commissioner Don Garber. “We’d like to thank our fans for their continued support during this challenging time.” 

This is the latest sport to have suspended or postponed their season. Two sports have not announced a postponement as of yet, the National Hockey League and Major League Baseball.

In addition to the MLS season the Concacaf Champions League has also been canceled due to the virus. Los Angeles Football Club (LAFC) released a post on their website about tickets and the suspension.

LAFC match vs. Cruz Azul at Banc of California Stadium will be rescheduled for a future date to be determined. If your are a season ticket holder you can use the information below for any questions.

Information for fans who have already purchased tickets for upcoming LAFC matches:

  • LAFC Season Ticket Members / Ticket Buyers:
    • Tickets for Thursday’s quarterfinal match will be honored when the tournament resumes.
    • Tickets for the March 22 match vs. Portland (and any other MLS matches affected) will be honored for when the game is rescheduled.
    • For further questions and information please contact LAFC at memberships@lafc.com

The Los Angeles Galaxy also released that all tickets will be honored should the matches be played on a future date.

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Michael created MUSE/MUSE TV after a career in professional sports and journalism. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California. He attended Don Bosco Technical Institute in which he studied Electronics and Computer Science and California State University, Fullerton in which he graduated with a degree from the College of Communication in Journalism. He is a big Foo Fighters fan, loves Star Wars and loves photography. Member of the Los Angeles Online Film Critics Society.

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