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ASN Morning Read: The Punishment Fits the Crime

We are still talking about Darlington Nagbe because that's what we do. But today we're also talking about CONCACAF Integrity Checks, which is something we didn't know existed until this morning.
BY noah davis Posted
April 13, 2016
8:50 AM
  • Darlington Nagbe has a sprained ankle. Nigel de Jong will have a lengthy ban coming. Here's a question: Should MLS consider the severity of the injury when dishing out punishment? 

  • Altidore, Pulisic, and Wood: hot, hot, hot.

  • Sure? "When I was playing, we played cards on the coach when we went to matches, we talked and we had communication. Now everyone just puts on his headphones and is in his own world. For young players it is all about themselves and less about communication with the rest of the players. That is maybe one of the reasons they don't talk any more on the pitch. Communication on the pitch is so important even if it is just to help your team mates and say 'time' or 'turn'! "That's so difficult now. To deal with this we do sessions in training, different exercises every week which are all about focus, communication and concentration."
  • Gender Equality Concerns Surface as NWSL Ramps Up

  • Mexico would like to host the 2026 World Cup. 

  • Everything about this: "FIFA says Gordon Derrick, the general secretary of the Antigua and Barbuda Football Association, has failed an integrity check and won't be allowed to run for president of CONCACAF, the sport's regional governing body for North and Central America and the Caribbean."

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