4:52 AM EDT, Thu September 03, 2015
The Crew 16 hours ago
Crew SC legends to participate in culmination of

Crew SC legends to participate in culmination of "Top Twenty Moments in Black & Gold"

Columbus Crew SC today announced the scheduled participation of eight club legends in the final reveal of the Top Twenty Moments in Black & Gold content series, to occur at halftime of the clubs match on September 26 versus Portland at MAPFRE Stadium. Mike Clark, Brad Friedel, Frankie Hejduk, Stern John, Brian McBride, Alejandro Moreno, Duncan Oughton and Gino Padula are all scheduled to reveal the top five supporter-ranked moments on the series list, which chronicles the top 20 moments in 20 years of Black & Gold history.   Read More
The Crew 20 hours ago
Crew SC's competitive edge

Crew SC's competitive edge

Columbus Crew SC is on a hot streak. Having conceded only two of its last 13 matches and winning three of its last four on the road, the Black & Gold are attacking the top of the Eastern Conference. Crew SC currently sits in third, just three points behind D.C. United at the top of the table. Several factors have contributed to the team’s success, but a key aspect has been internal competition, coaches and players say. Read More
The Crew 21 hours ago
Crew SC around the globe

Crew SC around the globe

Nine Columbus Crew SC players received a call-up from their respective national teams and are competing for their countries around the globe this week. The players called-up include: defenders Harrison Afful (Ghana), Sergio Campbell (Jamaica) and Waylon Francis (Costa Rica); midfielders Kevan George (Trinidad and Tobago), Cedrick Mabwati (DR Congo), Justin Meram (Iraq), Ben Swanson (United States Under-20) and Wil Trapp (United States Under-23); and forward Kei Kamara (Sierra Leone). Read More
Columbus Dispatch Sep 1, 2015

Crew | Minus nine players, Gregg Berhalter weighs options

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};As the Crew convened for its first practice for a game on Sunday against FC Dallas at Mapfre Stadium, it did so with nearly a third of its normal roster absent. The final tally is a league-high nine players away with their respective national teams.
The Crew Aug 31, 2015
Spotlight Stories Presented By AEP Energy: August 31, 2015

Spotlight Stories Presented By AEP Energy: August 31, 2015

Waylon Francis is now the ninth Crew SC player to receive an international call-up within the past week. The Columbus Dispatchs Adam Jardy has more. Read More
The Crew Aug 31, 2015
Eastern Conference Roundup: Week 26

Eastern Conference Roundup: Week 26

1. D.C. United – 44 pts. | 3-0 win vs. Montego Bay United (CCL), 3-0 loss at RBNY; this week: BYE D.C. United were the recipients of a New York Red Bulls offensive barrage, sporting few scoring opportunities of their own, as the Eastern Conference’s first-place team maintains its top standing but not by much. It was the third straight regular-season loss for United, now sitting only two points above New York in the Eastern Conference standings with six regular season matches left to play. Read More
Columbus Dispatch Aug 31, 2015

Soccer | Costa Rica calls up Crew defender Waylon Francis

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};Today, Costa Rica announced that it had called up Crew defender Waylon Francis for a pair of exhibition games. Costa Rica will play Brazil on Sept. 5 at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, N.J., and host Uruguay three days later in San Jose, Costa Rica.
The Crew Aug 31, 2015
Francis receives international call-up

Francis receives international call-up

Columbus Crew SC today announced that defender Waylon Francis has received an international call-up from the Costa Rica National Team and head coach Oscar Ramirez ahead of a pair of friendlies.   The Ticos are slated to play against Brazil on Saturday, September 5 at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey before hosting Uruguay on Tuesday, September 8 in San Jose, Costa Rica. Read More
Columbus Dispatch Aug 30, 2015

Crew Review: Surging Crew to face FC Dallas short-handed

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};Crew SC coach Gregg Berhalter will have almost no decisions to make when selecting the game-day roster of 18 players for Sunday’s game against FC Dallas. Eight players will be away this week on international duty
Columbus Dispatch Aug 30, 2015

Around Major League Soccer | Toronto matches franchise record with 11th victory

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};Toronto FC 2, Impact 1: Michael Bradley and Jozy Altidore scored and host Toronto FC beat Montreal on Saturday to match its franchise season record with 11 victories.
Columbus Dispatch Aug 29, 2015

Soccer | Crew wins to move into second place in Eastern Conference

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};Justin Meram hails from a tightknit family. It’s partly why, despite being born in the United States, he is heading overseas to play for the national team of his parents’ home country, Iraq. So when his brother Jason got married on Thursday in the Detroit area, Meram was there. And before he departed, he told his brother and new sister-in-law to watch his wrist when Crew SC played New York City FC on Saturday afternoon at Yankee Stadium.
The Crew Aug 29, 2015
Post-match quotes: Crew SC at New York City FC

Post-match quotes: Crew SC at New York City FC

SPORTING DIRECTOR AND HEAD COACH GREGG BERHALTER On picking up a road win I thought it was a very good game. I thought it was old fashioned, but I think there were parts of the game where they controlled it and then parts where we controlled. I thought towards the end of the second half we just kept going—controlling the game, creating the chances, and looked like the more likely team to win. Read More
The Crew Aug 29, 2015

HIGHLIGHTS: NYCFC 1 - Crew SC 2

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The Crew Aug 29, 2015
Small pitch, big win: Crew SC earns three road points at NYC

Small pitch, big win: Crew SC earns three road points at NYC

Second-half substitute Justin Meram scored the late winner for Columbus Crew SC in a 2-1 victory over New York City FC in front of 30,018 fans at Yankee Stadium Saturday afternoon. Meram, who replaced Cedrick Mabwati in the 57th minute, took a pass from Federico Higuaín following a turnover in the NYCFC defensive third, and slotted a low shot that kissed the far post before rolling into the net in the 83rd minute. It was his fourth goal of the season. Read More
Columbus Dispatch Aug 29, 2015

Game preview | Crew vs. New York City FC, 4 p.m. today

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};Projected starters: New York City — GK Saunders; D Iraola, Mena, Facey, Angelino; MF Diskerud, Jacobson, Lampard, Pirlo, Poku; F Villa. Crew — GK Clark; D Afful, Parkhurst, Wahl, Francis; MF Finlay, Trapp, Tchani, Higuain, Meram; F Kamara.

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