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Liga de Balompie seeks approval for separate Mexico squad under ConIFA

Herculez Gomez has no problem with Liga MX's decision to cancel the 2020 Clausura season due to coronavirus.
Taylor Twellman explains the importance of the MLS-Liga MX rivalry after the MLS All-Star Game was cancelled.

The new Liga de Balompie Mexico has asked ConIFA to approve it's membership so it can field an separate international team comprised of Mexican players, with the two sides also in talks about sanctioning the league.

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"They have turned in an application for their national team to be part of ConIFA and so now we are talking about other things as far as the league goes and sanctioning and things like that," North American...

Ascenso MX clubs take Mexican federation to sports court over pro/rel issue

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Tom Marshall explains how MLS and Liga MX could take a page out of MLB's playbook and join forces.
As Liga MX suspends promotion and relegation for the next 5 years, Gab Marcotti explains what this could mean.
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Ascenso MX clubs Leones Negros, Correcaminos and Venados will continue their dispute with the Mexican football federation (FMF) over the suspension of promotion and relegation between Liga MX and the second division by taking the issue to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).

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Liga MX, Ascenso MX and the FMF all voted in assemblies to suspend pro/rel for six years, while announcing...

What's behind Liga MX's decision to suspend promotion and relegation?

The coronavirus crisis has swept the globe over the last two months and caused a sense of uncertainty about the future. Liga MX is no different, but instead of waiting on the outcome of the crisis, the league has used the break to implement one of the most important changes in the Mexican game in recent times: The suspension of promotion and relegation for the next five years.

The official word from Liga MX is that Ascenso MX clubs asked for help during the current economic situation, one thing...

Mexico's second division cancels remainder of 2020 Clausura

Herculez Gomez struggles to see how a 50-team league merging MLS and Liga MX sides can happen by 2026.

Mexico's second division has canceled its 2020 Clausura season due to economic losses caused by the ongoing coronavirus crisis, with the possibility of pro/rel between the country's top two divisions also now in doubt, according to ESPN Mexico sources.

The 12-club Ascenso MX has suffered in recent years and the vote by club owners, via videoconference, to cancel the season is another blow to a league that boasted 18 teams in 2017. The Ascenso MX season had been suspended from March 16.

The pro/rel...

Liga MX can use break to tackle promotion-relegation ownership issues

MEXICO CITY -- Liga MX president Enrique Bonilla is the most recognizable person in Mexico to contract the coronavirus, at least as of March 24. Clearly, big decisions about the future of soccer are on hold with the league currently on hiatus and Bonilla recovering.

But the unexpected recess also provides Mexican soccer with an opportunity for reflection, a pause to look inside itself.

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There are multitude of challenges and opportunities, including promotion/relegation,...