MLS Announces Further Postponement
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Major League Soccer has just announced that it will extend the suspension of all matches, with a target return date of May 10. The extension was made in accordance with Sunday's guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to cancel all mass gatherings of 50 or more people for the next eight weeks. NYCFC is in full agreement of this decision and below is the League's official statement.
Please note that MLS still intends-and has a path forward-to play a full 34 game season in 2020. Any, and all, further updates regarding 2020 NYCFC tickets and postponed matches will be communicated as soon as possible.
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Major League Soccer Statement on CDC Recommendation
NEW YORK - In accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's guidance to postpone events involving more than 50 people over the next eight weeks, Major League Soccer has extended the postponement of its matches during this period of time. 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 league is also identifying other available dates. Throughout this process, MLS will continue to prioritize the safety of our fans, players, employees and partners and to coordinate with federal and local public health authorities as well as other sporting organizations.
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