1:36 AM EDT, Sat October 25, 2014
Massive Report 4 hours ago

A Breakout Season Leads to New Contract for Columbus Crew's Ethan Finlay

After a slow start to his career, Finlay finally produced on the professional level and was rewarded with a contract extension. In 2014, Ethan Finlay scored his first professional soccer goal against the Portland. He followed that up with his first MLS assist two games later. With one game remaining in the MLS regular season, the Columbus Crew midfielder has 11 goals and seven assists to his name. He now also has a contract extension. "It feels great," he said. "It's been something we've been working for and it's great. I'm extremely happy, my family's happy, and I think the club is happy...

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The Crew 14 hours ago
Crew gunning for third seed in regular-season finale

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The Crew 19 hours ago
Crew to set attendance record with Sunday's match

Crew to set attendance record with Sunday's match

This years Black & Gold squad has been blazing a trail on the field, no doubt, but Crew fans have come together in 2014 to set a new record of their own. With the current amount of tickets sold for Sundays match against Philadelphia, the Crew is set to break the all-time club record for total attendance in a single year at Crew Stadium. Read More
Columbus Dispatch 19 hours ago

Bob Hunter commentary | Rumblings: Thad Matta exaggerates 2013-14 nonconference schedule

Asked about the nonconference schedule of the men’s basketball team, Ohio State coach Thad Matta told an audience at an Agonis Club fundraiser this week that last season’s was the toughest among Big Ten schools.
Columbus Dispatch Oct 23, 2014

Columbus Crew: Playoff run puts coach Gregg Berhalter in spotlight

It has been nearly a year since Don Garber got a phone call from Anthony Precourt with some big news. After entertaining a half-dozen final candidates, Precourt, the Crew’s investor-operator, had decided to hire Gregg Berhalter as coach and sporting director. So in November, Precourt placed a call to the Major League Soccer commissioner as soon as the deal was completed. Garber’s response? “I was thrilled,” he said recently. “We were all thrilled at the league office.”
Columbus Dispatch Oct 23, 2014

Soccer | Crew: Ethan Finlay signs two-year extension

Surrounded by a few dozen of the Crew’s most-loyal fans, Ethan Finlay officially signed on for two more years tonight. After a breakout year that has him tied for the team lead with 11 goals, the midfielder signed a contract extension at a question-and-answer session for fans hosted by coach Gregg Berhalter at Hendoc’s Pub.
The Crew Oct 23, 2014
Black & Gold Bullets: October 23

Black & Gold Bullets: October 23

Ian Thomas of Sports Business Journal recently spoke with the Crews Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer Mike Malo about the Columbus Crew SC brand reveal. “Through our research, we found that the teams that have had the most success in rebranding are the ones that have the strongest stories behind their identity pieces,” Malo said. Read More
The Crew Oct 23, 2014
Jimenez growing into rightback role for Crew

Jimenez growing into rightback role for Crew

The Crew has started no fewer than five different players at rightback this season, as Sporting Director and Head Coach Gregg Berhalter has tried out different combinations and players with varying tactical skillsets. Of late, Hector Jimenez has been getting the nod at the position. Jimenez, a converted wide midfielder, has done very well in the role and provides the offensive ability to get forward and create. That trait is especially key in Berhalters fluid, possession-based system. Read More
The Crew Oct 22, 2014

The Film Room: Aaron Schoenfeld's insurance marker at New York

It took discipline and tactical precision for the Crew to close out the 3-1 victory over the Red Bulls on Sunday, traits that were on display for Aaron Schoenfelds second goal of the afternoon in the 80th minute that put the match away. Read More
The Crew Oct 22, 2014
Crew still fighting for third seed in Eastern Conference

Crew still fighting for third seed in Eastern Conference

Thirty-three matches have not been enough to cement the Crews position in the Eastern Conference, although it has been enough to guarantee it an MLS Cup Playoff spot. To that end, where and who the Crew will play in the Playoffs is entirely up for grabs. The Black & Gold can still finish anywhere between third and fifth, although their odds of capturing at least the fourth seed dramatically increased following last weekends dream situation of a win over New York and a Sporting Kansas City loss at Philadelphia. Here is the relevant portion of the standings: Read More
Columbus Dispatch Oct 22, 2014

Soccer | Crew: Schoenfeld’s big week has goals, a ‘yes’ from her

Aaron Schoenfeld is hoping for an extended encore to one of the greatest weeks of his life. The Crew forward scored two goals in a game for the first time in his Major League Soccer career on Sunday in a 3-1 win against the New York Red Bulls. Exactly one week before, Schoenfeld proposed to his girlfriend of six years, Rachel Saunders, on the bridge at Creekside Gahanna.
The Crew Oct 21, 2014
Eastern Conference roundup: October 21

Eastern Conference roundup: October 21

CLINCHED 1. D.C. United — 58 pts. | 2-1 win versus Chicago Fire; Week 33: at Montreal Impact D.C. United locked down the top seed in the Eastern Conference following its home victory against Chicago. The Black-and-Red are set to face the winner of the Knockout Round match in the Conference Semifinals. 2. New England Revolution — 52 pts. | 2-1 win at Houston Dynamo; Week 33: versus Toronto FC Read More
The Crew Oct 20, 2014
Black & Gold Bullets: October 20

Black & Gold Bullets: October 20

The Crew defeated the New York Red Bulls by a 3-1 final on Sunday afternoon. The victory snapped New York’s nine-match home unbeaten streak. Read More
The Crew Oct 20, 2014
Pogatetz provides crucial cover for Crew in win over New York

Pogatetz provides crucial cover for Crew in win over New York

This is why Emanuel Pogatetz was brought to Columbus. Faced with an injury to defender Michael Parkhurst, ripe in the cauldron of Red Bull Arena, the Crew benefited greatly from the Austrians presence in Sundays 3-1 win. Pogatetz came off the bench to play the second half in place of the Black & Gold Captain, where he helped lock down New Yorks attack en route to the victory. According to the defender, it was a difficult assignment for a multitude of reasons, but in the end he was pleased with both his personal play and that of his clubs. Read More
Columbus Dispatch Oct 20, 2014

Soccer | Crew notebook: New defender plays extended minutes

HARRISON, N.J. — One week after his Crew debut, defender Emanuel Pogatetz was called on for a bigger impact against New York.

Crew Player News

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