TFC Republic will feature a regular reader mailbag column where I answer questions from subscribers about Toronto FC and Canadian soccer in general.
Here we go...
Do you think Bob Bradley was right to bench Federico Bernardeschi last week? Seems to me that it wasn't the right way to handle a player who has spoken out.
– Renton S.
This is going to be an unpopular view with fans who have been calling for Bob Bradley to be fired, but I think he absolutely did the right thing in benching Bernardeschi. Funny enough TFC's coach said it wasn't a punishment, but rather a "coach's decision." But let's call it what it was – it was a disciplinary move.