ORLANDO, Fla. -- Will Johnson has been cleared to play for Orlando City after prosecutors decided not to pursue domestic violence charges against the Canada midfielder.
Major League Soccer said on Friday that Johnson reached a verbal agreement with the state to enter a year-long diversion program that includes a 26-week domestic violence program.
Johnson was arrested and charged with domestic battery Sept. 6. He has already served a five-game suspension. And He returned to training Monday.