Beckham Rule to be revisited

Additional DP slot could be in the cards

December 28, 2009
DavisBy Steve Davis
Christmas has come and gone, yet some of the more aggressive Major League Soccer owners didn't get what they truly wanted: another designated player (DP) stuffed into their respective teams' toy bags.

Major League Soccer's experiment with the designated player rule officially expires later this week when the calendar turns. The DP rule allows each team to sign one player to a substantial contract, only a small portion of which would be counted as part of the team's salary ...

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