Jersey Review: 2018-? Columbus Crew SC Away

Me: “Hey, did you see the Crew revealed a new jersey today?”

Girlfriend: “No I didn’t, what’s it look like?”

Me: “Well it’s basically just all-black.”

Girlfriend: “Oh, just like Anthony Precourt’s soul.”

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It’s Time for MLS to End

I only know one truth… It’s time for MLS to end

The days where the ability for soccer to succeed in North America hinged on the success and longevity of its 1995 creation, and commitment from a handful of owners, are now well in the past. Continue reading

Minnesota United Acquire Former Crew SC Midfielder Ben Speas

NASL’s Minnesota United FC announced the signing of former Columbus Crew SC homegrown player Ben Speas just weeks before the beginning of their 2016 season.

Speas, 25, brings MLS experience and an attacking mindset to the NASL side currently preparing to enter MLS in 2017. Speas spent four seasons with Crew SC, making 41 appearances and providing two goals and four assists for Columbus. In the 2014 MLS Expansion Draft, Speas was not initially among the 11 players protected by Columbus but was protected once Jario Arrieta was selected by Orlando City SC with the 11th pick. Speas made eight appearances with Crew SC in 2015, but his contract was not renewed at the end of the season.  Continue reading

A Look at Crew SC Going into 2016

After an MLS Cup loss that was as shocking as it was disappointing, Gregg Berhalter has wasted no time to making moves in preparation for Crew SC’s 2016 campaign. Fullback Chris Klute and striker Jack McInerney have already been traded to the cup-winning Portland Timbers for an undisclosed amount of general allocation money. Also leaving Columbus are goalkeeper Matt Lampson, midfielders Kristin Steindorsson, Kevan George, Ben Speas and forward Aaron Schoenfeld. In their place, Crew SC have added defenders Corey Ashe and Amro Tarek, Danish winger Emil Larsen, as well as forwards Conor Casey and Ola Kamara . The front office also signed 19th overall SuperDraft pick Rodrigo Saravia. Continue reading