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Crew SC to compete in inaugural ATX Pro Challenge in Austin as part of its preseason schedule

Crew SC to compete in inaugural ATX Pro Challenge in Austin as part of its preseason schedule

In conjunction with new USL PRO affiliate Austin Aztex, Columbus Crew SC today announced that it is set to partake in the inaugural ATX Pro Challenge in Austin, Texas as part of its preseason schedule. Taking place from Friday, February 13 through Sunday, February 15, 2015, the ATX Pro Challenge is a four-team, single-elimination preseason tournament. The Black & Gold are slated to be joined by the Aztex, D.C. United and FC Dallas for the competition which will take place at the Mike A. Meyers Track and Soccer Stadium at the University of Texas at Austin. Read More
Columbus Dispatch Dec 19, 2014

Soccer: Crew will open 2015 at Houston

The Crew will open the 2015 season with a game at Houston on March 7, Major League Soccer announced today. One week later, the Crew will begin its home slate with a game against Toronto. That game will likely feature the team’s new uniforms for the first time.
The Crew Dec 19, 2014
Columbus Crew SC to open 2015 home schedule on March 14 versus Toronto FC

Columbus Crew SC to open 2015 home schedule on March 14 versus Toronto FC

Major League Soccer announced today that Columbus Crew SC will host Toronto FC in the club’s 2015 home Opening Match on Saturday, March 14, 2015 as the doors of Crew Stadium – the country’s first soccer-specific stadium – open to welcome supporters for its 17th season. Prior to the commencement of the home schedule, Major League Soccer’s first club begins its 20th season in the League with a road test at the Houston Dynamo on Saturday, March 7. A complete 2015 MLS schedule will be announced in the coming weeks.  Read More
The Crew Dec 18, 2014
Sirk's Notebook: December to Remember edition

Sirk's Notebook: December to Remember edition

Greetings, Columbus soccer enthusiasts! Remember me? Yeah, it’s been a while. Nevertheless, I welcome you to a special “December to Remember” Notebook, whereby I write a Notebook in December while trying to remember to type “SC” after every mention of the word “Crew.”  I have 20 years of automatic thought/speech/typing patterns invested in “the Crew”, so I’m sure I’m going to screw this up. A lot. Read More
Columbus Dispatch Dec 17, 2014

Soccer: Gregg Berhalter expects Crew to keep improving

By almost any objective standard, 2014 was a success for the Crew under first-year coach and sporting director Gregg Berhalter.
The Crew Dec 17, 2014
Precourt:

Precourt: "We’re going to be a better team coming into 2015”

Anthony Precourt is a busy man. The Investor-Operator of Columbus Crew SC has plenty on his plate, including business deals and sales initiatives. But right now, giving Head Coach and Sporting Director Gregg Berhalter the green light on transfer deals is his priority. Read More
The Crew Dec 17, 2014
Poll: What former Columbus standout would you bring back in Stage 2 of Re-Entry?

Poll: What former Columbus standout would you bring back in Stage 2 of Re-Entry?

Stage 2 of the 2014 MLS Re-Entry process takes place Thursday afternoon via teleconference. With only three players selected in Stage 1, expect more activity in Stage 2 as clubs have seven days to extend a bona fide offer to selected players. Should the club and player not come to an agreement after seven days, the club retains the right of first refusal for that player in MLS.  Read More
The Crew Dec 17, 2014
Meram realizes dream with Iraq, prepares for AFC Asian Cup

Meram realizes dream with Iraq, prepares for AFC Asian Cup

Less than 24 hours after the Black & Gold exited the 2014 MLS Cup Playoffs on November 9, Crew SC winger Justin Meram was on a plane headed for Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to represent Iraq for the first time in his young career on the heels of a breakout eight-goal, four-assist season in Columbus. Born and raised in Michigan and choosing to represent the country of his parents birth, Meram made his first transatlantic flight unsure of what to expect when he stepped off the plane. Read More
The Crew Dec 17, 2014
Crew SC's Justin Meram earns Iraq National Team call-up for 2015 AFC Asian Cup

Crew SC's Justin Meram earns Iraq National Team call-up for 2015 AFC Asian Cup

Columbus Crew SC today announced that midfielder Justin Meram has earned a call-up from the Iraq National Team ahead of the 2015 AFC (Asian Football Confederation) Asian Cup. Read More
The Crew Dec 16, 2014
Crew SC players and staff to assist The Salvation Army for holiday events

Crew SC players and staff to assist The Salvation Army for holiday events

Columbus Crew SC players and staff are scheduled to assist with The Salvation Armys charitable initiatives for two events this week.  Read More
The Crew Dec 16, 2014
Berhalter: Crew SC will be

Berhalter: Crew SC will be "extremely prepared" for SuperDraft following College Combine

With the 2014 MLS Expansion Draft in the books, the offseason is in full effect.  Over the weekend, Crew SC hosted its second annual College Combine at Woody Hayes Athletic Center at The Ohio State University. The event allowed Sporting Director and Head Coach Gregg Berhalter to get an up close look at the regional college talent that may be available in the 2015 MLS SuperDraft in Philadelphia on January 15. Read More
The Crew Dec 12, 2014
Romain Gall called-up for U.S. U-20 Men's National Team camp in Honduras

Romain Gall called-up for U.S. U-20 Men's National Team camp in Honduras

U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team Head Coach Tab Ramos has named a roster for the USA’s final foreign training camp of the year from Dec. 15-22 in Honduras. Nineteen players are headed to the camp, which will feature matches against the Honduras U-20s on Dec. 18 and 21 at Morazan Stadium in San Pedro Sula. The Dec. 18 game kicks off at 4 p.m. local (5 p.m. ET) and the Dec. 21 match at 2 p.m. local (3 p.m. ET). Read More
Columbus Dispatch Dec 12, 2014

Sports report: Day, Tringale combine for 55 to lead Shootout

Jason Day and Cameron Tringale shot a 17-under-par 55 yesterday in the first-round scramble to take a two-stroke lead in the Franklin Templeton Shootout in Naples, Fla.
The Crew Dec 12, 2014
CSA alum Michael DiCesare to compete in NCAA College Cup

CSA alum Michael DiCesare to compete in NCAA College Cup

The 2014 NCAA College Cup kicks-off today at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, North Carolina, and the Crew Soccer Academy will have representation. Michael DiCesare, a senior midfielder from Westerville, spent a little over a year with CSA and also spent some time with the U-19/20 teams. Now, his UMBC Retrievers are in the soccer equivalent of the Final Four, with a match against Virginia on tap for 5:00 p.m. ET this afternoon (ESPNU). Read More
The Crew Dec 12, 2014
Your MLS Re-Entry Draft refresher course

Your MLS Re-Entry Draft refresher course

Stage One of the 2014 MLS Re-Entry Process takes place on Friday at 3:00 p.m. ET, with the Second Stage occurring on Thursday, December 18. Both stages will take place via teleconference and Crew SC will select 11th overall in the drafts. Read More

Crew Player News

  • Justin Meram

    Justin Meram

    Crew SC's Justin Meram earns Iraq National Team call-up for 2015 AFC Asian Cup

  • Michael Parkhurst

    Michael Parkhurst

    Parkhurst reflects on "encouraging" debut season in Columbus

  • Romain Gall

    Romain Gall

    Romain Gall called-up for U.S. U-20 Men's National Team camp in Honduras

  • Steve Clark

    Steve Clark

    2014 Heartland Bank Save of the Year: Clark denies Davies