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MLS Clubs Begin to Arrive for MLS is Back Tournament - How to Cover the MLS is Back Tournament

TODAY: MLS Clubs Begin to Arrive for MLS is Back Tournament
How to Cover the MLS is Back Tournament:
Photo and Video Assets, Media Access Calendar, and Reference Material available on MLS Media Resources Site
NEW YORK (Wednesday, June 24, 2020) – As MLS clubs begin to arrive in Orlando, Fla. this week in advance of the MLS is Back Tournament, MLS Communications has created a dedicated website with assets and team access information, as well as reference material on game days to assist media with coverage of the MLS is Back Tournament.
  • B-ROLL ALERT: The San Jose Earthquakes, under the direction of head coach Matias Almeyda and led by MLS all-time leading goal scorer Chris Wondolowski, will be the first team to arrive into Orlando for training in advance of the MLS is Back Tournament. B-roll, photos and soundbytes from the team’s travel and arrival will be available Wednesday evening following the team’s afternoon arrival and mandatory testing.
All assets around the MLS is Back Tournament can be found at the MLS Media Resources site, which will provide media with a comprehensive rights-free package including soundbytes, b-roll, photos, statistics and more.
The Media Resources Site will hold a calendar of all player and coach media availabilities throughout the MLS is Back Tournament, including:
  • All non-game day coach and player video conference availabilities, including those upon arrival to Orlando and match preview video conferences.
  • Post-game virtual press conference details
  • Note no media will be allowed on location during team training sessions
Soundbytes & B-Roll: A source for all rights-free video content
All video content will be available for download, including:
MLS will provide a catalogue of rights-free photography for editorial use. MLS Media Resources Site will host:
  • Lineups
  • Game Notes
  • Post-game virtual press conference information
  • Halftime & Final match statistics
The Media Resources site will host a collection of reference material including:
  • League stats and facts
  • MLS is Back Tournament standings
  • 2020 MLS regular season standings
  • The 2020 Fact & Record Book
The MLS is Back Tournament guidelines will include:
  • Competition format information
  • Tie-breaker procedures
  • Tournament discipline procedures
Contact info for all tournament, league and club personnel to assist in your coverage.