On Thursday, March 12, 2020, Major League Soccer announced that the 2020 season has been suspended for 8 weeks (May 10) in accordance with the CDC, effective immediately, as the league continues to assess the impact of COVID-19 with its medical task force and public health officials.
As the developments surrounding COVID-19 in our region evolve, the Houston Dynamo remained in daily communication with the League as well as with local and regional health authorities and government officials.
Throughout this process, our Club’s primary focus has been on the health and wellbeing of our fans, players, staff, and community. With that in mind, we support the League’s decision, and our Club will continue to work with the League and with City and County officials regarding the next steps. Part of our commitment to “Hold it Down” for Houston is doing what’s right for our community, and what’s right in this case is to err on the side of safety.
UPDATE: March 13, 9:00 a.m. - The Dynamo Official Shop will be closed until March 31
UPDATE: March 13, 12:00 p.m. - MLS instituted a team training moratorium for all of its clubs beginning on Friday, March 13 and running through Sunday, March 15 as the league continues to review training protocols to ensure a safe environment for players and staff in the wake of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). The training moratorium applies to first-team trainings, reserve teams and academies.
UPDATE: March 13, 3:00 p.m. - Due to the ongoing uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic across the world, U.S. Soccer’s Open Cup Committee has temporarily suspended the 2020 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.
UPDATE: March 13, 6:30 p.m. - To ensure the safety of our players and staff, the NWSL has decided to suspend all training through Sunday, March 15. The league will continue to review training protocols in wake of COVID-19.
UPDATE: March 15, 1:30 p.m. - The NWSL has extended its team training moratorium through Sunday, March 22.
UPDATE: March 15, 4:45 p.m. - Major League Soccer has extended the team training moratoriums through Friday, March 20
UPDATE: March 17, 9:00 a.m. - The NWSL has written a letter to the fans
UPDATE: March 19, 10:00 a.m. - In accordance with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidance to postpone events involving more than 50 people over the next eight weeks, Major League Soccer has extended the postponement of its matches during this period of time.
UPDATE: March 20, 2:30 p.m. - Major League Soccer has extended the team training moratorium through, and including, Friday, March 27.
UPDATE: March 20, 3:30 p.m. - The National Women's Soccer League has extended its training moratorium through and including Sunday, April 5, 2020. As a result, the regular season start, schedule for April 18, will be delayed.
UPDATE: March 25, 9:30 a.m. - Major League Soccer has extended the team training moratorium through, and including, April 3.
UPDATE: April 2, 7:00 p.m. - Major League Soccer has extended the team training moratorium through, and including, Friday, April 24.
UPDATE: April 4, 2:30 p.m. - National Women's Soccer League has extended the team training moratorium through, and including, Tuesday, May 5.
UPDATE: April 14, 9:30 a.m - MLS states that it is "extremely unlikely" to resume play in mid-May due to ongoing COVID-19 pandemic
UPDATE: April 17, 10:00 a.m. - Based on the most recent government guidance, Major League Soccer has extended the postponement of its matches until at least June 8.
UPDATE: April 19, 12:00 p.m. - Tickets purchased for a postponed game will be honored when the game is rescheduled. If games are not played or are played without spectators, Houston Dynamo will work with the ticket holder to provide a credit for a future game or a refund, in accordance with all applicable laws.
UPDATE: April 23, 6:30 p.m. - MLS extends training moratorium through May 15.
UPDATE: April 24, 3:00 p.m – NWSL extends training moratorium through May 15.
UPDATE: May 1, 1:20 p.m. - MLS players have the opportunity to conduct voluntary workouts beginning May 6
UPDATE: May 4, 2:45 p.m. - NWSL players have the opportunity to conduct voluntary workouts beginning May 6
UPDATE: May 14, 8:45 p.m. - Major League Soccer has extended the small group and team training moratorium through, and including, Monday, June 1
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