8:17 PM EDT, Wed July 23, 2014
The Crew 7 hours ago
Crew continues to see uptick in attendance

Crew continues to see uptick in attendance

If you were at Crew Stadium for last Saturdays match vs. Montreal, you experienced 21,112 fans making for a raucous atmosphere as the Black & Gold marched to a comeback victory. Atmospheres like that are becoming commonplace in Columbus which, as attendance data shows, is burgeoning as a soccer market in support of its Crew. Read More
The Crew 14 hours ago
Berhalter welcomes former club, Crystal Palace, for international friendly

Berhalter welcomes former club, Crystal Palace, for international friendly

Its become commonplace for MLS sides to welcome European clubs each summer as they prepare for the upcoming season overseas. In the past, the Crew has entertained the likes of German Bundesliga sides Bayer Leverkusen and Hamburg SV, and a host of Barclays Premier League clubs including Everton FC, Newcastle United and Stoke City FC. Read More
Columbus Dispatch 15 hours ago

Soccer | Crew: Dutch Lions trio gets shot to excel

At least three players will look to make the most of what otherwise could be an uneven night of soccer. As the Crew welcomes English Premier League club Crystal Palace to Crew Stadium tonight for its annual summer exhibition game, homegrown players Ross Friedman, Matt Walker and Matt Wiet will get their chances to excel after being on loan to Dayton of the United Soccer Leagues Pro division.
Columbus Dispatch Jul 22, 2014

Soccer | Crew: Parkhurst named to all-star roster

Ross Friedman was just finishing his first preseason as a professional soccer player when a veteran’s move took him by surprise. The 22-year-old Friedman was in Florida with his Crew teammates when defender Michael Parkhurst invited the roster to his hotel room, where he had ordered pizza for the entire group. Now nearly five months later, Parkhurst has been named to the all-star roster as his gesture continues to leave an impression on Friedman, who has spent the year on loan to USL Pro affiliate Dayton.
The Crew Jul 22, 2014
Crew, Crystal Palace each see multiple benefits from friendly

Crew, Crystal Palace each see multiple benefits from friendly

While Wednesday evenings friendly between the Crew and Barclays Premier League side Crystal Palace FC is just that – a friendly – it has a wealth of importance for both sides. So much, in fact, that Sporting Director and Head Coach Gregg Berhalter called the contest a win-win. It gives our fans an opportunity to see a Premiership team, and I think thats fantastic, said the Crew boss. They get to see how we stack up against a Premiership team. Read More
The Crew Jul 21, 2014
Crew in the heart of U.S. Soccer development revolution

Crew in the heart of U.S. Soccer development revolution

As the United States National Team showed in the 2014 FIFA World Cup, the state of soccer in this country is on the rise. U.S. Soccer is committed to developing soccer in America from the ground up, and that begins with youth development, such as that occuring at the Crew Soccer Academy (CSA). Read More
The Crew Jul 21, 2014
REWIND: Recent international friendlies at Crew Stadium

REWIND: Recent international friendlies at Crew Stadium

Crystal Palace FC is slated to play the Black & Gold at Crew Stadium on Wednesday, July 23. Its the 10th English opponent to face the Crew, which is 3-4-2 all-time in such contests. In fact, Crystal Palace FCs visit will mark the fourth consecutive summer that the Crew has hosted an English side. Lets take a look back at each of the past three summers and the Crews performance in international friendlies: 2013: Columbus Crew 1-2 Wigan Athletic Read More
The Crew Jul 21, 2014
Eastern Conference roundup: July 21

Eastern Conference roundup: July 21

1. Sporting Kansas City — 35 pts. | 2-1 win at Columbus Crew, 2-1 win vs. LA Galaxy; Week 20: at Toronto FC A double-match week for Sporting resulted in two wins, allowing it to jump to the top of the Eastern Conference. Next up: a giant clash at BMO Field against third-placed Toronto FC. 2. D.C. United – 34 pts. | 3-1 win vs. Chivas USA; Week 20: Bye Read More
The Crew Jul 21, 2014
Black & Gold Bullets: July 21

Black & Gold Bullets: July 21

Captain Michael Parkhurst was named to the 2014 MLS All-Star Roster. Read more about his reaction here. Read More
The Crew Jul 21, 2014

Fan View: #CLBvMTL

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Columbus Dispatch Jul 21, 2014

Is the Crew turning things around?

It took a two-goal outburst from Bernardo Anor and an electrifying performance from goalkeeper Steve Clark, but the Crew earned its first MLS win in five games with a 2-1 comeback victory against Montreal. The win ended a stretch of 16 games with just one win — tied for a Crew record — and injected a much-needed air of confidence into a roster struggling to stay positive. Now the question is, will it be the start of a a second-half turnaround or just a blip on the radar?
Columbus Dispatch Jul 20, 2014

Around Major League Soccer: Kansas City duo sign long-term deals

Sporting Kansas City signed U.S. national team players Graham Zusi and Matt Besler to long-term designated-player contracts after both players generated interest from abroad following strong performances in the World Cup.
Columbus Dispatch Jul 20, 2014

Bob Hunter commentary: Great ties don’t matter; it’s all about victories

The Crew’s 2-1 victory over the last-place Montreal Impact felt like a major accomplishment, which says all anyone needs to know about where the team has been. Until last night, it had been eight weeks since the Crew won a Major League Soccer regular-season game.

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