Great news, soccer fans! The MLS and MLSPA have ratified a new CBA, and the season looks to be on schedule to start April 3, 2021. In tonight’s episode, Nick and Mike give their takes on the negotiations, including what it means to have avoided a lockout/strike, what are the key provisions, and how does this set up future negotiations.
Next, the hosts dive into the latest transfers and loans from around the league, including:
- Portland Timbers extend midfielder Eryk Williamson
- DC United sign defender Michael DeShields
- Austin FC sign striker Aaron Schoenfeld
- Montreal acquire Ahmed Hamdi, Joaquin Torres, and Bjorn Johnsen
- Atlanta United re-sign forward Cubo Torres
- Orlando City sign defender Jonathan Suarez
- Sporting KC sign defender Nicolas Isimat-Mirin
We close this episode discussion the latest USMNT roster news. Head Coach Gregg Berhalter gave a hint at which players will line up for Gold Cup action, Nations League matches, and World Cup qualifiers. Tune in for how we think the rosters will beak down.
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