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August 17, 2020
Dear ECYSA Members,
As promised, I want to give you an update on the results of tonight's ECYSA Board Meeting.
At tonight's meeting we discussed the 11 towns that had already opted out of fall travel season, additional towns still in consideration, and the impact of the 10 towns rated Red and Yellow in the Commonwealth's new ranking system. In addition, we reviewed feedback from some medical professionals, the trend of Covid-19 cases in Essex County, and the modifications to the game mandated by MA Youth Soccer.
All of these factors have led the board to the very difficult decision of not continuing with the planning and scheduling of the Fall 2020 ECYSA League Season.
We made this decision for a number of reasons:
The increasing cases of covid 19 in Essex county
The increasing number of ECYSA member towns rated Yellow and Red
The decreased value of playing with the significant modifications to the game turning soccer into what one member described as "a game of keep away."
The overall complexity of implementing and enforcing all of the mitigation and changes throughout the league.
Uninformed cowards & sheep
Kids need to be active with their friends and teammates. ZERO deaths in MA for kids under 19. Notice how the State doesn't report deaths by age anymore? That hurts the the spread of fear porn about schools and youth sports.
umm was anyone expecting anything less of soccer? it's soccer!
They got it right, the significant changes and modifications to the rules make it a waste of time. For ice hockey - no contact, immediate whistles for any scrum, a center having to wear a mask, all players wearing a mask while resting on the bench, and finding a way to stay 6' apart on the bench. I would vote for riding it out with maybe one or two practices per week.
nobody cares what communist kickball does!
Libtards love soccer.