5:49 AM EDT, Fri September 19, 2014
Eastern Conference Rumors & News
Columbus Dispatch 30 mins ago
On a night when he will be given the Crew’s highest individual honor, Frankie Hejduk has his seat picked out.
philly.com 2 hours ago
Despite heartbreak of losing at home in the Open Cup final, Union has key games down the stretch to get into the playoffs.
Washington Post 5 hours ago
When last seen (at least by most Americans), Tim Howard was stopping a ridiculous 16 shots in the United States loss to Belgium that knocked it out of the World Cup. That save total was a record for that tournament. Read full article >>
Houston Chronicle 6 hours ago
In the 48 hours after a devastating tie struck a blow to their faint playoff hopes Saturday night, Dynamo president Chris Canetti and coach Dominic Kinnear worked the phones vigorously in hopes of pulling off a trade or two Monday. The Dynamo have shown improvement since U.S. national team left back DaMarcus Beasley and Honduran midfielder Luis Garrido made their debuts with the club in early August, yet the two-time MLS Cup champions and four-time finalists realize they must build for the future. The Dynamo are only five points away from the Eastern Conference's fifth and final playoff...
Toronto Sun 6 hours ago
Toronto FC’s dirty laundry has been aired out.
philly.com 8 hours ago
Now comes the truly hard part for the Union. After a physically and emotionally draining 3-1 loss in extra time to the visiting Seattle Sounders on Tuesday in a highly entertaining U.S. Open Cup championship game, the Union must refocus on Major League Soccer action.
Washington Post 14 hours ago
D.C. United’s Eddie Johnson resumed workouts this week after missing three matches with a concussion and, according to Coach Ben Olsen, is in the mix for Saturday’s MLS match at Chicago. “He is ready to go,” Olsen said. Read full article >>
Soccer Insider | Washington Post 14 hours ago
D.C. United’s Eddie Johnson resumed workouts this week after missing three matches with a concussion and, according to Coach Ben Olsen, is in the mix for Saturday’s MLS match at Chicago. “He is ready to go,” Olsen said. With top scorer Fabian Espindola serving a red card suspension, Johnson becomes a strong candidate to partner […]
The Crew 23 hours ago
Waylon Francis is in some elite company. Recently, he achieved a feat that only six other MLS players have done in 2014: notch at least five assists over a span of six matches. His company? Names that youd certainly recognize: Landon Donovan, Robbie Keane, Diego Valeri, Thierry Henry, Brad Davis and Cristian Maidana. Read More
COLUMBUS – The Columbus Crew today announced that midfielder Daniel Paladini underwent successful surgery for internal fixation for a tibia and fibula fracture. Paladini is set to begin recovery immediately and is out for the remainder of the 2014 season. He will be sidelined for at least 16 weeks. Read More
Crew fans will never forget November 23, 2008. On that date, the Black & Gold secured their first MLS Cup with a 3-1 victory over the New York Red Bulls, but the match was far tighter than the two-goal scoreline would otherwise indicate. The Crew took a one-goal lead in the 53rd minute and clung to it for the remainder of the contest. It was only in the 82nd minute that Columbus fans could breathe a little easier, as captain Frankie Hejduk notched a now-iconic insurance goal to all but seal the championship. Read More
For the time being, Aaron Schoenfeld is where he wants to be. Back in Columbus after a highly successful early season run with Dayton Dutch Lions FC, the Crew striker recently ascended to the starters role after a sudden appendectomy to Adam Bedell. With one goal and one assist in 183 minutes as a substitute prior to his first start of the season, the Knoxville native entered the nod with confidence and knows that the role is very much an open competition down the stretch. Read More