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USL Championship Announces 2021 Season Format

By Staff, 01/21/21, 3:45PM EST


Loudoun County, Va (January 21, 2021) – The USL Championship announced on Thursday following the league’s Board of Governors meeting that the 2021 regular season will begin on or about May 1, see the teams split in to four divisions, and will contain a 32-game slate running across 27 weeks through the end of October with playoffs scheduled for November.

In voting for a flexible start date, the Governors have approved for clubs to begin play anywhere between April 24th and May 15th. Further announcements on scheduling, divisional alignment and playoff structure will be made in the coming months and the league will continue to monitor the ongoing COVID-19 crises in the event that alterations to the format need to be made.

Loudoun United FC will continue to update season ticket members and supporters on the start of the 2021 season in the coming weeks and months. If you have questions regarding your membership please direct them to your dedicated Loudoun United FC representative.