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Brotherly Game Daily Links: Union set up Chester charity

MLS training moratorium pushed back again, best MLS mullets and more in today’s links

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Philadelphia Union News

Union announce charity drive to bring protective equipment to health-care workers and meals to Chester residents
Funding comes in part from a $55,000 donation made by the rum brand Captain Morgan, which sponsors the Union and MLS.

MLS News

Major League Soccer Extends Team Training Moratorium
Major League Soccer has extended the team training moratorium through, and including, Friday, May 15. 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.

The best mullets in MLS history
You’re here to look at mullets and mullet adjacent hairstyles. There will be words following these mullets. You don’t even have to read those. You can just skip from mullet to mullet without even worrying about the tiny symbols coalescing to form the arbitrary meanings ascribed to them.

U.S. Soccer News

Report: U.S. Soccer in perilous financial situation
Jeff Carlisle of ESPN states that the USSF had cash reserves of $160 million in the summer of 2016 but that has decreased to just $40 million and they are now “anticipating significant revenue shortfalls as a result of postponed or canceled games.”

Rest of the World News

La Liga clubs told no fans for matches in Spain until 2021 - sources
The decision — which is yet to be formally announced — has been made by the Spanish government, taking into account the expected evolution of the coronavirus pandemic.

UEFA rules out league cancellations due to virus, opens door for playoff format
The governing body also urged associations to try and resolve the issue of Champions League and Europa League qualification using a playoff system, should the coronavirus crisis prevent seasons being played to their natural conclusion.

‘Rebel’ Mexican league open to accepting Ascenso MX clubs after pro/rel decision
Victor Manuel Montiel, president of the LBN, told ESPN that the league isn’t actively seeking out Ascenso MX clubs that are disgruntled at the suspension of pro/rel, but that it is “open to receiving them if they want to come.”