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USL announces extension to temporary suspension of competition

By Kevin Bass, 03/18/20, 11:00AM PDT


Suspension to run through Sunday, May 10

RENO, Nev. – The USL announced today an extension to the suspension of the 2020 season, running through Sunday, May 10. Statements from the USL and Reno 1868 FC are below:


USL Championship Extends Temporary Suspension of Season

TAMPA, Fla. The United Soccer League announced today, following approval from the USL Championship’s Board of Governors, that the previously announced 30-day temporary suspension of play in the Championship will be extended to align with recent guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on restricting public gatherings of 50 or more people through Sunday, May 10th. 

To every USL Championship supporter across the country, we want to thank you for your patience and understanding during these extraordinary circumstances. As always, your safety, health and wellness are our top priority. We will continue to monitor ongoing events, receive guidance from local, state and national health authorities, and participate in a national task force comprised of other professional sports leagues and organizations from around the country. We also want to extend our support and best wishes to all the individuals and communities who have been impacted by COVID-19.

We look forward to being back in action again soon.


Reno 1868 FC Statement

Reno 1868 FC is fully in support of the USL’s decision to extend the season’s temporary suspension through May 10. We will continue to comply with USL decisions following recommendations from the CDC, with our primary focus and priority being the health and safety of our Northern Nevada community.

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