MLS to Break During Group Play of 2010 FIFA World Cup...
Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber announced today that for the first time in its history, MLS will not play League games during the group phase of the 2010 FIFA World Cup. The group phase includes the first 48 games of the 64-game tournament that begins on June 11, 2010 in South Africa. The last MLS game prior to the World Cup will be played on June 10 and MLS will not schedule any additional League games until after the group phase concludes on June 25. MLS does not plan to schedule games on the days of either World Cup Semifinal nor the World Cup Final.
It is about time! Now they need to figure out that other international dates when the US team is in action should be off limits. But I'll take what I can get for now.
Another nice little gem:
MLS clubs to play each opponent twice in balanced 2010 regular season
Hopefully they don't schedule the games back-to-back the way the Rapids are playing against Toronto twice in a row and then San Jose twice in a row. Balance the schedule from front to back MLS!
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