As the calendar turns to 2018, we move into a pivotal year for the #SaveTheCrew movement. We are constantly fielding questions from fans and supporters on how they can help advance the cause. On Saturday Jan. 13th, #SaveTheCrew leadership will host a State of Save The Crew meeting at Business Ally, Land-Grant Brewing Company.
Have you felt your ambition lacking during these cold winter months? Are you not feeling as authentic as you once did?
The MLS off season has allowed fans time to relax and recharge from a grueling and stressful campaign. Including some extra curricular activity that is occurring in Central Ohio, but don’t be fooled.
I remember my first Columbus Crew game. I played for a small recreational team in Parkersburg, WV, and our coach arranged for us to travel to Ohio Stadium to watch the Columbus Crew play the New York/New Jersey Metro Stars.
On Christmas Day, Real Salt Lake blog RSL Soapbox gave Columbus Crew SC fans a heartfelt gift. Writer Wirtjo Von Leonard penned a love letter to Crew SC fans expressing support for the #SaveTheCrew movement. In his letter, Von Leonard talks about his connection to Central Ohio, and the importance of what a club means to a city.
In the ninth edition the Save The Crew blog, host Morgan Hughes talks about the “Overton Window,” and how Major League Soccer is utilizing it to their benefit during these uncertain times.
On Thursday afternoon, #SaveTheCrew spokesmen Morgan Hughes spoke with the BBC World Service. He answered many questions about the history of the team and what supporters are doing to save Major League Soccer’s first club after investor/operator Anthony Precourt announced his intentions to move the club to Austin, Texas, barring the construction of a downtown stadium in Columbus, Ohio.
Let’s get one thing perfectly clear, the people of Austin have never been our enemies. They are caught in the crossfire between a big private “single entity” system and devoted fans of Major League Soccer’s original club.
The next central Ohio city joined the list of those expressing official support for the Columbus Crew. Powell passed a proclamation on Tuesday, joining cities like the Gahanna, which passed Resolution RES-0012-2017. In addition, the Ohio General Assembly introduced Senate Resolution 342.