Questions tagged [mls]

Questions about Major League Soccer (MLS) - the highest level league of soccer/association football in both the US and Canada.

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Suspension of Substitution rule in football match

I was watching the MLS All-Star vs. Tottenham match and noticed that there were substitutions made for more than 3 players during the game. Is this standard for exhibition games, All Star games etc?
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What are the sports facilities at the Orlando Disney World?

I've been both a little amazed and confused the past couple of weeks as the NBA and MLS plan to resume play in Orlando after COVID-19 related shutdowns halted the leagues' seasons. Both leagues are to ...
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Upper limit of unsuccessful appeals against suspensions

From MLS Press Box, Appeal to review a Send-Off Decision: 1.Prior to the start of the MLS League Season, Clubs must post a $25,000 refundable bond with the League Office for the right to make ...
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Why has the MLS begun to draw more high caliber European players?

With the arrival of more and more high caliber players to the MLS who have played in European leagues, the most recent being Steven Gerrard and David Villa, it seems that the MLS is finally becoming ...
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Why is MLS having 9AM matches?

The Toronto FC and DC United were scheduled for a match at 9AM on July 12, 2020 during MLS is back tournament. The match was however postponed due to potential COVID-19 positive tests. What I find ...
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Why were MLS-style tiebreakers discontinued?

In the 1980s and 1990s the NASL and MLS used an unusual kind of penalty shoot-out to decide drawn games. The system used was like that used in hockey: starting from 35 yards out, an attacking player ...
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In American soccer, why is it that the women’s soccer league clubs are not allowed to implement the ‘Designated Player Rule’?

Why isn't the ‘Designated Player Rule’ rule, which allows the men's soccer league teams to sign star players, also been applied in the NWSL just as it is in the MLS? Thus, the women's clubs are ...
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Dimensions of soccer pitch [duplicate]

I have seen that soccer fields vary in size. However, I believe there must be an agreed upon dimension for professional fields (Premier League, La Liga, MLS, etc.) What are these dimensions?? Either ...