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The Cost of Relegation is Too Much for the MLS to Bear

I want to say right off the bat that I’m a fan of the promotion and relegation system in international soccer. It does an incredible job of preventing tanking, promoting meritocracy, and keeping some games from becoming meaningless at the end of the year. However, introducing this system into Major League Soccer like many have tried to do in the past would destroy the league, and set American soccer as a whole back decades. Continue reading