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Major League Soccer, National Women's Soccer League Extend Training Moratoriums

March 15, 2020 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Portland Timbers News Release

PORTLAND, Ore. - Major League Soccer (MLS) and the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) have extended team training moratoriums through, and including, Friday, March 20, and Sunday, March 22, respectively.

During the training moratorium, all Portland Timbers and Portland Thorns FC players are expected to remain in their respective markets.

MLS is working with public health authorities, in collaboration with the MLS clubs, the MLS Players Association, and in consultation with the other North American professional sports leagues to finalize a protocol that would permit players to access training facilities for rehab or individual training under safe conditions during the team training moratorium.

The Timbers and Thorns FC remain in regular communication with both leagues as well as with local and regional health authorities and government officials.

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