UPDATE (March 25, 2020): Major League Soccer has extended the team training moratorium through, and including, Friday, April 3. MLS training facilities remain closed to all players and staff with the exception of players requiring medical treatment or rehabilitation, under the direction of the team medical staff, that cannot be performed from the safety of their residence.
UPDATE (March 20, 2020): Major League Soccer has extended the team training moratorium through, and including, Friday, March 27. During this time, MLS players are expected to remain in each club’s respective market and have been advised to exercise safe social distancing measures.
At this time, team training facilities may only be accessed for physical therapy purposes at the direction of club medical staff to ensure adherence to safety protocols.
UPDATE (March 20, 2020): The United Soccer League announced it has extended its training moratorium for USL Championship and League One clubs through, and including, Sunday, April 5th.
UPDATE (March 19, 2020): 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, with a target return date of May 10. 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.
UPDATE (March 16, 2020): Major League Soccer has extended the team training moratorium through, and including, Friday, March 20. During this time, MLS players are expected to remain in each club’s respective market, and have been advised to exercise safe social distancing measures.
UPDATE (March 13, 2020): Due to concerns around coronavirus (COVID-19), the LA Galaxy announced that the 2020 LA Galaxy Cup Tournament has been canceled.
The global youth tournament showcase was scheduled for Saturday, April 4 – Friday, April 10 with Boys’ & Girls’ Developmental Academy & Club teams from around the world competing in Southern California in the U12 – U16 age groups. All teams who have paid registration fees for the 2020 tournament will receive a full refund.
UPDATE (March 13, 2020): MLS instituted a team training moratorium for all of its clubs beginning on Friday, March 13 and running through Sunday, March 15 as the league continues to review training protocols to ensure a safe environment for players and staff in the wake of COVID-19.
On Thursday, March 12, 2020, Major League Soccer suspended match play for 30 days as the league continues to assess the impact of COVID-19 with its medical task force and public health officials.
This decision was made in conjunction with local and national authorities including the CDC, WHO, the state of California and the California Department of Public Health. This decision was made in the best interest of our fans, communities and athletes. It is important that we exercise caution during this turbulent and uncertain time.
We will continue to work closely with the national authorities and California Governor Gavin Newsom. We will keep our fans updated with all relevant information in a timely fashion.
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No action is needed. The current ticket will remain valid for a rescheduled contest. Decisions on rescheduled games will be made in conjunction with Major League Soccer and all national authorities and announced accordingly.
Any transferred tickets will remain valid to gain entry to a rescheduled match.
All MLS matches are currently being postponed to be rescheduled at a later date. Away tickets to any matches will be honored for the rescheduled date.
In conjunction with the state of California and the California Department of Public Health, all LA Galaxy, LA Galaxy II, LA Galaxy Academy and Dignity Health Sports Park public events and activities have been postponed through the month of March.
All Major League Soccer games through April 8 have been suspended. Should additional time be required to suspend LA Galaxy contests, the club will announce all information to our members and supporters accordingly.
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Click here for advice from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on measures that you can take to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Decrease Coronavirus Risk
The health and safety of League and club employees, players and fans is of utmost importance to Major League Soccer. We have created a League Office Task Force that is closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation and are consulting with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Health Canada (HC), infectious disease specialists and other public health entities to receive the most updated information and guidance.
Six easy steps to prevent the spread of coronavirus
There are currently no medications to prevent or treat coronavirus, but you can limit your exposure and prevent the spread of germs:
- Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based hand sanitize. cdc.gov/handwashing
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth with unwashed hands.
- Cover your mouth with a tissue when coughing or sneezing, then throw the tissue in the trash.
- Avoid close contact with people who are sick.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
- Stay home when you are sick.