1. New York 1, Columbus 0: Uninspired Crew Gets Cut by Energetic Red Bulls

    Okay, first things first: Giants Stadium is huge and terrible for soccer. Red Bull Arena can't open soon enough. I'm sure the Meadowlands is a great place to go watch throwball, but for footie, not so much...

    Chris Gifford Written by Chris Gifford about over 5 years ago 70 reads 2 comments

  2. Champions League: No Consolation Found for Columbus at Azul Stadium

    The Crew went to Mexico and lost, 5-0. But it wasn't just a loss, it was an embarrassment. Cruz Azul did everything they needed to do while the Crew checked exactly zero things off of their list...

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  3. Champions League: David and Goliath

    Tomorrow night, the Columbus Crew will take on Deportivo Cruz Azul and try to do something no Major League Soccer team has ever done: Win a game in Mexico. MLS All-Time Record in Mexico: 1998—Leon vs...

    Chris Gifford Written by Chris Gifford about over 5 years ago 144 reads 4 comments

  4. Columbus Crew's Champions League Match One: A Historic Victory

    Last night, the Columbus Crew hosted its first-ever CONCACAF Champions League match, taking on the Puerto Rico Islanders. It was the first meaningful international match the Crew has played since 2003...

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  5. Columbus 2-0 Dallas: The Streaks Continue

    Last night a handful more than 19,000 people crammed into Crew Stadium to watch the hometown side extend it’s home unbeaten streak to 20 games and it’s overall winning streak to five against FC Dallas...

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  6. Just The Crew and Us: An MLS Discussion Between Friends

    That ugly little blurry cam photo up there was taken last night at the 2009 Columbus Crew Supporters’ Summit...

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  7. Columbus Crew 3-0 San Jose Earthquakes (Post-Game Thoughts)

    We are massive. The Columbus Crew have officially shown the world that winning the 2008 MLS Cup wasn't a fluke...

    Chris Gifford Written by Chris Gifford about over 5 years ago 74 reads 2 comments

  8. Crew 1-0 Colorado: I Didn't Know We Scored Until The Crowd Went Silent

    The Crew travelled to Denver this weekend to take on Colorado at "The Dick." Apparently there was a game, and Columbus came out victorious...

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  9. Crew Breaks Record, Takes First Place in The Process

    On Saturday the Crew squared off against Toronto FC, and the result was nothing short of spectacular. Some are saying that Saturday's Real Salt Lake/FC Dallas game was the best of the year so far in MLS...

    Chris Gifford Written by Chris Gifford about over 5 years ago 57 reads 8 comments

  10. Off To England, and Other Team News

    A few quick notes to take your mind off the circus that is David Beckham and remind you that he isn't the only thing going on in American soccer: Sean Mitchell reported today that strength coach Steve Tashjian will be leaving the team...

    Chris Gifford Written by Chris Gifford about over 5 years ago 57 reads 0 comments

  11. Columbus Crew: These Guys Are Just Out to Have Fun

    On Saturday the Crew invited Real Salt Lake over to The House That Lamar Built for a little game of soccer. The hometown side was trying to tie the league record for longest home unbeaten streak, not to mention keep their playoff hopes alive...

    Chris Gifford Written by Chris Gifford about over 5 years ago 69 reads 0 comments

  12. My Take On The Becham/Landycakes Circus

    I don't care. At all. Every team has drama, everyone hates someone else. It's called life, deal with it and, I don't know, PLAY THE GAME...

    Chris Gifford Written by Chris Gifford about over 5 years ago 62 reads 0 comments

  13. I Can't Hold My Tongue Any Longer (Maybe That's the Problem)

    The sky is falling. At least, thats what a few people who have recently attended professional soccer matches would have you believe. They are so convinced that the world is spiraling into moral oblivion that they have written letters...

    Chris Gifford Written by Chris Gifford about over 5 years ago 101 reads 5 comments

  14. Columbus Crew Travel to Chicago, Only The Fans Win

    As many of you know, I joined the Crew on on their trip to Chicago this weekend as they took on the Fire, part of 250+ other fans that made the trek from our fair city to their sprawling metropolis to form Nordecke West...

    Chris Gifford Written by Chris Gifford about over 5 years ago 58 reads 0 comments

  15. We're All Going to Chicago

    Tomorrow, the Crew take on the Fire. The game will be played at Chicago's Toyota park. That is commonly referred to as an away game, see, because the team that I support is playing away from home...

    Chris Gifford Written by Chris Gifford about over 5 years ago 59 reads 0 comments