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Weekly Recap 12/12/18

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Judge Brown’s ruling

The show must go on! The PSV/MLS motion to dismiss was denied. Judge Brown released over 50-pages explaining his reasoning and stated, “planting oneself in the seats of the sports team’s home venue imbeds a common root that unites and sprouts a forest of fans growing from the same soil” [#RespectYourRoots #SaveTheCrew]. The next phase in the case is the discovery phase. However, with a sale close, it is likely that the course of the case will change soon. Continue reading Weekly Recap 12/12/18

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Community Assist : Kickin It With High School Soccer

Editor’s Note: We received permission to share a special thank you on the blog from Tasha Ryals, coach of KIPP Columbus Soccer. Thank all of you who helped KIPP Columbus and Hilltonia Middle School achieve their goals as some of our 2018 #CommunityAssist partnerships.  Also be sure to get your items to the Holiday Donation Drive by December 6.  More details are at the bottom of this post. Continue reading Community Assist : Kickin It With High School Soccer

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Weekly Recap 11/28/18

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Columbus Crew Player News

The Crew exercised the contract options on eight players from the 2018 roster and reached a new contract agreement with defender Lalas Abubakar. The Crew exercised the options of goalkeepers Jon Kempin and Ben Lungaard; defenders Alex Crognale, Connor Maloney, Gaston Sauro and Josh Williams; and midfielders Luis Argudo and Niko Hansen. The team continues to work with Argentine club Newell’s Old Boys to complete a deal for defender Milton Valenzuela. Unfortunately, the club declined options on goalkeeper Logan Ketterer; midfielders Ricardo Clark, Mike Grella and Cristian Martinez; and forward Adam Jahn. They will all be missed. In addition Crew goalkeeper Zack Steffen seems all but certain to complete a move to Manchester City, and may even be loaned elsewhere for the 2019 campaign. Continue reading Weekly Recap 11/28/18

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Giving Thanks Week 3

In the spirit of Thanksgiving later this month, we turned November into a month of Save The Crew thanks. Morgan Hughes got us started in a vlog by expressing his appreciation and thanks to all of the people that worked behind the scenes from the very beginning of the movement. First we thanked City of Columbus officials. Last week we thanked Franklin County officials and the Greater Columbus Sports Commission. We hope you were able to set aside time to contact those who supported our efforts. Continue reading Giving Thanks Week 3

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Weekly Recap 11/20/18

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Save The Crew, World-wide:

A lot of you take your Crew and Save The Crew gear when you travel abroad. Many of you live abroad. Do you have a picture holding a #SaveTheCrew scarf or sign? We want them! Send us your pictures of #SaveTheCrew support from all over the world! We will put them all together in one massive display of support. Add your photos here so you don’t miss out on this fun opportunity! Continue reading Weekly Recap 11/20/18

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Giving Thanks Week 2

In the spirit of Thanksgiving later this month, we turned November into a month of Save The Crew thanks. Morgan Hughes got us started in a vlog by expressing his appreciation and thanks to all of the people that worked behind the scenes from the very beginning of the movement. Last week we hope you were able to set aside time to contact those who supported our efforts. Continue reading Giving Thanks Week 2

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Weekly Recap 11/13/18

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STC Thanks:

In the spirit of the Thanksgiving holiday later this month, we turned November into a month of Save The Crew thanks. Last week, we kicked off the month by giving thanks to Mayor Andrew Ginther and the Columbus City Council. We encourage everyone to send their own Thank-You’s to the city officials that had our back from day one. Call, email, or send letters letting them know how much you appreciate the committed support. Continue reading Weekly Recap 11/13/18

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Monday Recap 11/5/18

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D.C. United vs Columbus Crew:

Federico ‘Pipa’ Higuaín and the Columbus Crew conquered D.C. United in their first home playoff game at Audi Field. Higuaín, scored a goal in regulation, one in additional time, and also slotted home his penalty kick. The penalty kick finish was a very familiar scenario for Columbus, as we progressed in the playoffs last year after a win at Atlanta. Zack Steffen once again stopped multiple penalty kicks. What can’t he do? Some fans traveled to D.C. for the game, but back home, local pubs were at capacity as Crew fans celebrated the away victory. Save The Crew allies including Endeavour Brewing, Land Grant, Platform and more hosted watch parties for the playoff game. Hope to see you all back at these establishments next Sunday! Continue reading Monday Recap 11/5/18

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Where to Watch the Knockout Round

By Darren Van Paris, Aka “Rick”

Hello fellow Crew fans!

I hope everyone has had an opportunity to recover from the game this past Sunday and bask in the glory that your Columbus Crew SC men will once again be back in the MLS Cup Playoffs this Thursday. Despite the massive distractions that Gregg and the boys have had to deal with the entire year, they still found a way to get it done. Truly incredible right? Could’ve packed it in and nobody would’ve thought much of it other than 3 people on social media that want major changes at every bump along the way. Anyways, hats off to the entire staff and players who fought, scraped, and battled to get to this point. Continue reading Where to Watch the Knockout Round