MLS Offseason and 2012 CCL/FIFA/USMNT dates updated: November 21 @ 4:49pm PT
5pm ET: Expansion Draft Protected Lists — MLS clubs submit their protected lists, consisting of 11 players who cannot be selected by the Montreal Impact in the Expansion Draft.
3pm ET: Expansion Draft — The Montreal Impact will select 10 players from the unprotected players on rosters of other MLS clubs. Click here for more details
Re-Entry Process Stage 1 Draft — The first of two drafts for re-allocating the rights to players whose options are not picked up or who are out of contract. Click here for more details
Re-Entry Process Stage 2 Draft — The second of two drafts for re-allocating the rights to players whose options are not picked up or who are out of contract.
2012 adidas MLS Player Combine — A four- to five-day showcase for talented college and young foreign players, held in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
2012 MLS SuperDraft — A two-round draft to be held in Kansas City, Missouri.
Preseason opens — MLS clubs are permitted to begin training ahead of the 2012 season.
2012 Supplemental Draft — A four-round draft for players who were not selected or available in the SuperDraft.
First Kick — The 2012 MLS regular season begins.2011/2012 LA Galaxy CCL dates
Mar 07 tbc Toronto v LA Galaxy CCL Quarterfinal 1
Mar 14 tbc LA Galaxy v Toronto CCL Quarterfinal 2
Mar 27-29 tbc LA/Toronto v Seattle/Santos CCL Semifinal 1
Apr 03-05 tbc Seattle/Santos v LA/Toronto CCL Semifinal 2
Apr 17-19 tbc Bracket 2 v Bracket 1 CCL Final 1
Apr 24-26 tbc Bracket 1 v Bracket 2 CCL Final 2
Bracket 1: LA Galaxy (USA) v Toronto (Canada) VS Seattle (USA) v Santos (Mexico)
Bracket 2: Metapán (El Salvador) v Pumas (Mexico) VS Monterrey (Mexico) v Morelia (Mexico)
note: the 2012/2013 edition with the G's already in the groupstage will kick off in summer/fall 2012.2012 USMNT Qualifiers
Friday, June 8, 2012 – United States vs. Antigua & Barbuda
Tuesday, June 12, 2012 – Guatemala vs. United States
Friday, September 7, 2012 – Jamaica vs. United States
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 – United States vs. Jamaica
Friday, October 12, 2012 – Antigua & Barbuda vs. United States
Tuesday, October 16, 2012 – United States vs. Guatemala
top two teams from groups will advance to “hexagonal.”
top three from the “hex" in round four qualify for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil. fourth-place a playoff against Oceania2012 FIFA International Dates
Feb 29 - Friendly match day
Jun 1-5 - International match days
Jun 8-12 - International match days
Jun 8-Jul 1 - UEFA EURO 2012 Poland/Ukraine
Jul 26-Aug 11 - Men's Olympic Football Tournament London
Aug 15 - Friendly match day
Sep 7-11 - International match days
Oct 12-16 - International match days
Nov 14 - Friendly match day