7:18 AM EDT, Mon October 20, 2014
Columbus Dispatch 2 hours ago

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.
The Crew 16 hours ago
Win at Red Bull Arena shows Crew not complacent

Win at Red Bull Arena shows Crew not complacent

On the surface, the Crew had a tall task entering Saturdays match. Although it was in excellent form, still, the Black & Gold had a record of 1-10-6 in their last 17 visits to the Big Apple, including a 4-1 loss earlier this season that Sporting Director and Head Coach Gregg Berhalter deemed the worst loss of the season. Top that off with the fact that yesterday, without even taking the pitch, the Crew clinched a spot in the MLS Cup Playoffs by virtue of Toronto FCs tie. Read More
The Crew 17 hours ago

HIGHLIGHTS: Red Bulls 1 - Crew 3

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The Crew 17 hours ago
MLS Match Recap: New York Red Bulls 1 - Columbus Crew 3

MLS Match Recap: New York Red Bulls 1 - Columbus Crew 3

The Columbus Crew showed Sunday it is not just content with merely getting into the playoffs. A day after earning a postseason berth, the Crew went into Red Bull Arena and defeated the New York Red Bulls, 3-1, to move up the Eastern Conference table. Aaron Schoenfeld led the way for Columbus, bagging a brace with goals on each side of halftime. Gregg Berhalter’s side moved to 13-10-10 on the year and leapfrogged the Red Bulls for fourth place in the East. New York, who are also assured of a place in the playoffs, fell to fifth place at 12-10-11. Read More
The Crew Oct 19, 2014

Crew officially clinches MLS Cup Playoff start; seeding up for grabs

Toronto FCs 1-1 draw with the Montreal Impact yesterday officially put the Crew into the 2014 MLS Cup Playoffs, but the work is just getting started for the Black & Gold. Todays match with the Red Bulls is no longer about mere qualification. The Crew has a gigantic opportunity ahead of it to improve its seeding with a strong performance at Red Bull Arena. Read More
Columbus Dispatch Oct 18, 2014

Game preview: Crew vs. Red Bulls

On the Crew: Defender Emanuel Pogatetz made his Crew debut in the win over the Union and could be in line for more playing time. ... The Crew’s 4-1 road loss to New York on July 12 was its most lopsided defeat of the season.
Columbus Dispatch Oct 18, 2014

Soccer: Crew guaranteed spot in MLS playoffs

The Crew has reached the Major League Soccer postseason for the first time since 2011 by virtue of Toronto FC's tie today against Montreal.
Columbus Dispatch Oct 18, 2014

Around soccer: Michael Bradley defends himself, MLS after Klinsmann’s jab

If U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann is pushing Michael Bradley to play better, the midfielder doesn’t seem to mind. Klinsmann this week repeated his opinion that Bradley and fellow U.S. international Clint Dempsey accepted a less challenging level of opposition when they returned to Major League Soccer from European clubs.
The Crew Oct 17, 2014
Crew eager to flip the script at Red Bull Arena

Crew eager to flip the script at Red Bull Arena

The way the potential seeds and match-ups are currently slated, if the Crew is to make a deep run in the MLS Cup Playoffs, it almost certainly will have to get a victory at Red Bull Arena – whether that victory comes this weekend, or in a potential Playoff rematch two weeks down the line. Read More
The Crew Oct 17, 2014
Sirk's Notebook: Swanson archive edition

Sirk's Notebook: Swanson archive edition

The signing of 17-year-old Crew Academy midfielder Ben Swanson to a Homegrown Player contact sent me scurrying to the archives for a different kind of Sirk’s Notebook. This one is going to be written 30 months after the fact. I work slow…but this is really slow, even for me. Read More
The Crew Oct 17, 2014
Crew signs Homegrown Player Ben Swanson

Crew signs Homegrown Player Ben Swanson

The Columbus Crew today announced that it has signed midfielder Ben Swanson as a Homegrown Player. Swanson’s career with the Black & Gold started at age 8 in the Crew Juniors program, continued through the Academy levels and he now joins the First Team as the youngest Crew Homegrown Player signed and the longest-tenured Crew Youth player in organization history. Per club and MLS policy, terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Swanson will be available for selection when he is officially added to the roster on January 1, 2015. Read More
Columbus Dispatch Oct 17, 2014

Sports roundup: Cink, Laird share lead in Las Vegas tournament

Stewart Cink birdied seven of the final 11 holes for a 7-under-par 64 and a share of the first-round lead with Martin Laird in the PGA Tour’s Shriners Hospitals for Children Open in Las Vegas.
The Crew Oct 16, 2014
Black & Gold Bullets: October 16

Black & Gold Bullets: October 16

The Crew made headlines yesterday by signing its youngest Homegrown Player ever in 17-year-old Ben Swanson. Be sure to check out today’s edition of the Columbus Dispatch, where Adam Jardy has more on the signing. Read More
Columbus Dispatch Oct 16, 2014

Around soccer: Commissioner responds to U.S. coach’s criticism of MLS

Major League Soccer commissioner Don Garber hit back at disparaging comments made by U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann earlier this week during a 40-minute teleconference yesterday.

Crew Player News

  • Federico Higuain

    Federico Higuain

    Black & Gold Bullets: October 6

  • Ethan Finlay

    Ethan Finlay

    The Film Room: Ethan Finlay's equalizer at New England

  • Josh Williams

    Josh Williams

    Updates From Josh Williams and Emanuel Pogatetz After Indy Eleven Scrimmage

  • Jairo Arrieta

    Jairo Arrieta

    Arrieta hoping "emotional" goal is springboard for success down the stretch

  • Steve Clark

    Steve Clark

    The "Yes!" Man, Steve Clark, Getting Recognized League Wide

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