April 2, 2020 - MLS extends training moratorium:
MLS has extended the team training moratorium through, and including, April. 24. 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.
March 25, 2020 - MLS extends training moratorium:
MLS 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.
Full Release: MLS training moratorium continues through April 3
March 20, 2020 - MLS extends training moratorium:
MLS has extended the team training moratorium through 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.
Full Release: MLS extends training moratorium
March 18, 2020 - MLS postpones season until May 10:
MLS announced it was postponing matches through May 10, in accordance with the Center for Disease Control’s guidance not to host events with more than 50 people for eight weeks. MLS reinforced its desire to pull a full 2020 season - including the potential of pushing MLS Cup back into December.
Full Release: MLS extends season suspension in accordance with CDC guidance on COVID-19
March 16, 2020 - FCC Downtown shop closing:
Based on current public health recommendations, the FC Cincinnati Downtown Shop will close operations temporarily. The store will reopen when guidance from authorities allows.
Full Release: Downtown Shop closing
March 15, 2020 - MLS Extends Training Moratorium:
MLS has extended the team training moratorium through 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.
Full Release: MLS extends training moratorium
March 14, 2020 - FC Cincinnati ticket update on postponed games:
Per MLS league policy, tickets already distributed for the currently affected games will be honored at those games when they are rescheduled. This applies to season tickets, Half-Season Plans, Fave Four Plans, group and single-game tickets. More info below on other situations.
Full Release: Ticket update on postponed games
March 13, 2020 - FCC Downtown Shop updates hours:
Now through March 31, the FCC Downtown Shop will be open Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. through 5 p.m., and Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. The store will be closed on Sundays and Mondays through the end of March.
Full Release: UPDATE: Downtown Shop Hours
MLS institutes training moratorium
MLS instituted a team training moratorium for all of its clubs beginning on Friday, March 13 and running through Sunday, March 15, and applies to first-team trainings, reserve teams and academies.
During the training moratorium, MLS players are expected to remain in each club’s respective market and they are permitted to work out independently should they voluntarily choose to do so.
March 12, 2020 - MLS suspends season for 30 days:
Major League Soccer today announced that the league, effective immediately, will suspend the 2020 season for 30 days as it continues to assess the impact of COVID-19.
Also effective immediately:
- FC Cincinnati Academy operations suspended
- FC Cincinnati Foundation “Served by the Pros” charitable event on March 22 will be rescheduled
- All scheduled player appearances will be cancelled and the club’s MLS WORKS Greener Goals service projects on April 8 and April 14 will rescheduled to later dates
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.
All Major League Soccer games through May 10 have been suspended. Should the league need to suspend games for a longer period, the league will announce all information accordingly.
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