MLS to return on 8th July with Orlando tournament

11 June 2020

MLS
Photo: PA Images The league will recognise issues of racial injustice in the US with regards to the protests relating to the death of George Floyd.

All 26 clubs will participate in a group stage and knockout structure tournament where the winner will earn the 2021 Concacaf Champions League spot.

The league will recognise issues of racial injustice in the US with regards to the protests relating to the death of George Floyd.

Emil Gjerding Nielson nielson@offthepitch.com

The Major League Soccer (MLS) will reconvene on 8th July with a tournament in Orlando, Florida where the winner will earn the 2021 Concacaf Champions League spot.

Players last week agreed to resume the current season as commissioner Don Garber revealed the league was facing a $1 billion drop in revenue due to the coronavirus pandemic. 

"The opportunity to have all 26 clubs in a controlled environment enables us to help protect the health of our players, coaches and staff as we return to play," Garber said in a statement.

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