Another week down here folks and really another month in the books too. The offseason is moving along at a decent pace here and we’re almost to February. But is the MLS season going to get derailed a bit more with this potential lockout? Let’s hope not.
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Tanner Tessmann Marks Impressive 12 Months with First Senior USMNT Call-Up | FC Dallas
It is kind of crazy to think that this time last year, he was just getting an invite to preseason camp for FCD.
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MLSPA submits revised CBA to MLS as lockout looms | ESPNFC
In the MLSPA proposal, the terms of the CBA would be extended a year, while also asking for small concessions on free agency terms for 2025-26.
MLS CBA: What could come next after Friday's deadline – The Athletic
The union's latest proposal brings the two sides significantly closer together, but a range of outcomes are still possible. At least with something like this, we know how all the potential outcomes.
MLS teams with the most work to do ahead of 2021 season kickoff | Greg Seltzer | MLSsoccer.com
Naturally some of the bigger named teams in MLS are on this list. But the obvious one is certainly the new kids on the block down in Austin.
Concacaf Champions League 2021 draw pots and format announced | MLSsoccer.com
The four (possibly five) MLS teams know how the draw works now that they've put placed in their various pot positions.
D.C. United Break Ground on New Training Facility | D.C. United
Here is another club breaking ground on a new training facility. I still wonder if FCD has plans to do some renovations to their facilities to help keep up with some of these new ones popping up across the league.
The Columbus Crew signs veteran midfielder Perry Kitchen - Massive Report
The Black & Gold add another experienced MLS piece to the team’s 2021 roster.