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Around MLS: 2015 Playoff Updates, Kreis Dismissed and More

MLS has released the 2015 award finalists
Earlier this week, MLS named the finalists eligible for top player awards. The first award to be announced will be the AT&T Rookie of the Year on Nov. 10. Orlando City Forward Cyle Larin was nominated or the award after his strong play this season. The rest of the awards will be announced through Dec. 3.

READ: MLS Announces 2015 Awards Finalists

2015 MLS Playoff Update
The MLS Playoffs are now down to eight teams. Last week, LA Galaxy, New England Revolution, Sporting Kansas City, and Toronto FC were all eliminated. This past weekend started the first leg of the Eastern and Western Conference Semifinals. The second leg will begin on Nov. 8, with FC Dallas, Seattle, Vancouver, Portland, Columbus, Montreal, New York Red Bulls, and D.C. United all looking to advance to their respective finals.

READ: 2015 MLS Playoff Bracket

NYCFC and Jason Kreis Part Ways
NYCFC announced on Monday night that the club and Manager Jason Kreis have parted ways after their 1st season in MLS. A statement released by NYCFC stated that Kreis was unable to meet the expectations set forth by the club at the beginning of the season which ultimately led to the decision.

READ:  New York City FC parts ways with Jason Kreis as manager

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UPDATE: June 10, 2020 - Major League Soccer announced it will restart the 2020 season with all 26 MLS clubs competing in the MLS is Back Tournament at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida beginning July 8. Upon completion of the tournament, MLS plans to continue its regular season with a revised schedule in home markets. The revised schedule may see certain matches from the original 2020 MLS regular season schedule being cancelled or rescheduled. The final number of matches and the schedule for the remainder of the 2020 MLS regular season and related ticket policies will be announced in the coming weeks.