Sockers Open at KC, DAL as MASL Announces January Schedule
St. Charles, Missouri (December 9, 2020) – The San Diego Sockers' road-only MASL schedule will begin in the final weekend of January, with contests at Kansas City and Dallas on January 29 and January 31, respectively. The season's lid-lifter at Cable Dahmer Arena in Independence, Missouri will take place at 5pm Pacific time on January 29. The Sockers will then fly to Texas to take on the Dallas Sidekicks at the Allen Events Center, a scheduled 1:05pm Pacific time kickoff on January 31.
The Sockers will need to schedule and complete a minimum of 12 road contests in order to be considered for MASL playoff competition. A maximum of 24 matches per team can be played, and team's will be aligned in order of winning percentage instead of wins and losses.
The Major Arena Soccer League will kick off their 2021 regular season in January, the league has announced dates which include six teams participating in a total of 14 games during the month of January. While the league is navigating ongoing changes and COVID-19 related restrictions, it anticipates announcing schedules on a month-to-month basis.
The St. Louis Ambush, Kansas City Comets, Dallas Sidekicks, San Diego Sockers, Tacoma Stars and Florida Tropics have all committed to dates in January.
|MAJOR ARENA SOCCER LEAGUE - JANUARY REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE|
|Sat, Jan 2, 2021||2:05pm PT||Florida||St. Louis|
|Sat, Jan 2, 2021||5:05pm PT||Dallas||Kansas City|
|Sun, Jan 3, 2021||12:05pm PT||Florida||St. Louis|
|Fri, Jan 8, 2021||4:05pm PT||Florida||Kansas City|
|Sat, Jan 9, 2021||5:05pm PT||Dallas||St. Louis|
|Sun, Jan 10, 2021||12:05pm PT||Florida||Kansas City|
|Sat, Jan 16, 2021||2:05pm PT||Florida||Dallas|
|Sat, Jan 16, 2021||5:05pm PT||St. Louis||Kansas City|
|Fri, Jan 22, 2021||5:05pm PT||Kansas City||Tacoma|
|Sun, Jan 24, 2021||1:05pm PT||St. Louis||Tacoma|
|Fri, Jan 29, 2021||5:05pm PT||Kansas City||SOCKERS|
|Fri, Jan 29, 2021||5:35pm PT||St. Louis||Florida|
|Sun, Jan 31, 2021||1:05pm PT||Dallas||SOCKERS|
|Sun, Jan 31, 2021||1:05pm PT||St. Louis||Florida|
Detailed schedules are posted on each team’s respective websites and at maslsoccer.com.
The MASL announced in early December that 11 clubs intend to participate in a modified 2021 regular season: Baltimore, Dallas, Florida, Harrisburg, Kansas City, Ontario, Rochester, San Diego, St. Louis, Tacoma and Utica. Also previously announced, Mesquite, Milwaukee, Monterrey, Sonora and Turlock will sit out the upcoming campaign.
ABOUT THE MAJOR ARENA SOCCER LEAGUE
The Major Arena Soccer League represents the highest level of professional arena soccer in the world. The MASL features teams across North America, with teams playing coast-to-coast in the United States and Mexico. The MASL is currently incorporated as a 501(c)6 not for profit corporation formed to promote the business and sport of arena soccer.