MLS 2021 regular season to start on April 17

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Major League Soccer has announced an updated start date for the 2021 regular season, with play now set to get underway on Saturday, April 17.

Wednesday's update follows the announcement that MLS and the MLS Players Association have ratified a new Collective Bargaining Agreement through 2027.

Major League Soccer today announced an update to the start of the MLS regular season. Following the ratification of the CBA on Feb. 8, the MLS regular season will now kick off on Saturday, April 17. 

MLS will announce the 2021 MLS regular season schedule in the coming weeks.