Columbus Crew

Matchday One, Matchday Fun

By Dan Stelly | Photo via Read US Soccer Columbus Crew SC may have fallen to the Portland Timbers in MLS opening day action, but Federico Higuain’s audacious bicycle kick was the pick of the entire weekend. [Source: The Cauldron] Finishes don’t get much more emphatic than Alfred Duncan’s thumping strike from Sassuolo’s 2–0 win …

The Columbus Crew unveil MLS’s ugliest kit for 2016

(@ColumbusCrewSC) Remember a couple hours ago when I implied that NYCFC’s new kit wasn’t all that good looking? Well, I take it back. It’s gorgeous compared to the abomination the Columbus Crew just unveiled. The kit is based on Columbus’ flag, which itself looks like the product of crappy MS Paint artistry. The photo above …

MLS Cup final starts with a goalkeeping howler inside 30 seconds

Don’t blink. You’re watching the fastest goal in #MLSCup history at 27 seconds, courtesy of @DiegoDv8. https://t.co/m3wsmpQ1RZ — Major League Soccer (@MLS) December 6, 2015 The Columbus Crew proved they can score fast goals with Justin Meram’s effort just nine seconds into their Eastern Conference Championship against the New York Red Bulls, but in the …

The Portland Timbers are shipping a log 2,400 miles to Columbus

The Portland Timbers will face the Columbus Crew in the MLS Cup final and since Columbus will host the match, they’ve made some pointed additions to the prohibited items list for Mapfre Stadium. (ColumbusCrewSC.com) Chainsaws and “logs of any wooden variety” aren’t usually things people bring to stadiums, but the Timbers, with their chainsaw wielding …

DTotD: Didier Drogba pulls goalkeeper’s leg, gets meme’d

https://www.youtube.com/embed/GgOLLnBiors Didier Drogba has been showing his MLS opposition who’s boss with 12 goals in 13 matches since joining the league, but in Sunday’s playoff game against Columbus, he showed goalkeeper Steve Clark what happens when you stop him from scoring. You get your leg pulled. Clark had the ball at his feet at the …

No, Neymar. Just no.

The week’s most absurd soccer moments By Sam Patterson Neymar tried a rainbow flick. Bilbão couldn’t even. [source: Football Action] Steve Clark’s failed check-swing turned into 2–0 for the Philadelphia Union. [source: /u/LockstheFox] Panamanian U20 midfielder Luis Pereira laid out and made a great save, which would have gone over better if he were the team’s …