Originally Posted by Caveat Emperor
MLS is denying, naturally. I've been behind a switch to the international calendar in the past, but after watching the USMNT / Costa Rica match in Denver, I just can't see how they work playing games in some of the northern climates in the dead of winter without it causing playability issues or impacting attendance.
I think it's a bad move. MLS has far less competition both from global soccer leagues and more importantly the NFL and NBA with their current set up. You would either have to take a winter break or send Toronto, New York, Chicago, etc on really long road trips in the winter.