The dust has barely settled on the 2020 NWSL season and already chaos is lurking on the horizon. On Monday afternoon, Meg Linehan reported for The Athletic that she had ascertained a copy of the upcoming NWSL expansion draft rules.
I acquired a full copy of the rules for November 12's #NWSL expansion draft for Racing Louisville FC. So here's everything you need to know, including the new twist in the draft: allocation money
New at @TheAthleticSCCR: https://t.co/Ad3ObNvv7G— Meg Linehan (@itsmeglinehan) October 26, 2020
In her report Linehan confirms that each of the nine NWSL teams will be allowed to protect a total of 11 players from Racing Louisville.