Some clarity around what the 2021 season will look like for professional men’s teams in New England has emerged, per recent announcements from Major League Soccer and the United Soccer League.
The New England Revolution are now eyeing an April 3 start date, while Hartford Athletic can start on or around May 1 and Revolution II can begin play on or around May 8.
The start dates involve flexibility and adjustments, with the COVID-19 pandemic still likely to limit fan attendance and travel. There’s some hope with COVID-19 vaccines being distributed, though the wide-ranging effects persist.
Here’s a rundown, league by league, as to what the 2021 framework entails.