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ASN Morning Read: Names for the 2017 World Cup

Tab Ramos taps the crew he'll bring to the Under-20 World Cup later this month; How will the squad do? We have your answer. Trust us; "No, we won't release that player."
BY Noah Davis Posted
May 10, 2017
3:30 AM
  • The U-20 World Cup roster arrives, and it holds some familiar names.
  • That's not very nice:
  • Hmm, this does not paint a rosie picture at all: U-20 Roster Analysis: Stars Missing, Defenders Hurt

  • FIFA rejects the CONCACAF World Cup request for exclusivity but does agree to speed up the timeline. That means the CONCACAF World Cup is almost certainly going to happen. You almost wonder if politician Sunil Gulati floated the exclusive period knowing that FIFA wouldn't go for it but hoping they'd settle for speeding up the announcement of the host. Maybe that's giving him too much credit; Maybe it's not.
  • Here's a picture of Carli Lloyd:
  • Jermaine Jones will miss time with a knee injury. Is that a blessing in disguise for Bruce Arena?

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