US Pro Soccer Structure In Question With CAS Challenge

Law360, New York (August 9, 2017, 10:40 PM EDT) -- A legal challenge from two lower-division soccer clubs looking to force the U.S. to adopt the promotion and relegation system used throughout most of the world may force the U.S. Soccer Federation to finally address an issue that has been the subject of a long-running debate in the U.S. professional soccer community.

Throughout the world, soccer clubs compete each season to stay in their league or move up the pyramid into a better, more lucrative one, while teams at the bottom of the league standings are demoted and replaced by the top teams in the league below, a system known as...

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