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Brotherly Game Daily Links: MLS has restart plan outlined

FC Cincy hires new coach, best prospect on each team and more in today’s links

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Report: Format details revealed for proposed MLS tournament
A round-robin style tournament with the league’s 26 teams broken up into four groups, group stage matches counting toward the regular season, and a knockout round tournament at the end, is how the proposed MLS tournament in Orlando would be, according to The Athletic.

FC Cincinnati scores Jaap Stam to lead club after former head coach’s sudden departure
Cincinnati’s Major League Soccer club has picked former Feyenoord manager and ex-Manchester United defender Jaap Stam as its new head coach.

Armchair Analyst: The best prospect on each team
If you’ve played more than 2000 first-team minutes – be they all in MLS, or spread out between MLS and Uruguay, or Argentina, or wherever – you are no longer a “prospect.”

Could Liga MX and MLS merge? What North American soccer super league could look like
The U.S., Mexico and Canada are bracing for what will certainly be a tipping point for American soccer and, in the run up to that moment, we’ve seen the leagues more united than ever before.

Rest of the World News

Malaga’s groundskeeper, who lives at the stadium, is hopeful that soccer soon returns to his unique home
Andrés is 85 and lives inside the Rosaleda, home of Spanish second division team Málaga CF. (They were relegated from the Spanish Primera Division in 2017-18.) He has been at the club for 54 years, and the stadium has been his home too since 1989, when he took up residence in a converted cell behind a goal.