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September 17, 2009 5:25 AM

MLS to break during World Cup 2010

Major League Soccer today announced it will not play any matches during the 2010 World Cup

The World Cup will start on June 11 and the last MLS matchday prior to the tournament will be on June 10. The group phase of the World Cup is to end on June 25 and MLS also announced it will not play any matches on the days of the World Cup semifinals and championship match.
MLS also announced that the 2010 MLS season will start on March 25 and conclude with the MLS Cup final on November 21 and with the addition of the Philadenphia Union to the league, it will play a balanced 30-match schedule with each team playing against each other twice a year.

Official link to the story is here.
http://web.mlsnet.com/news/mls_news.jsp?ymd=20090916&content_id=7000180&vkey=pr_mls&fext=.jsp

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