Columbus Crew Schedule in 2014
The Columbus Crew are ready to stick together this season as they take to the field
to face some of the best teams in Major League Soccer. The Crew look to have some real potential to put together an impressive
season in 2014 if things go well for this squad. Columbus calls the Eastern Conference home, and while the team was unable
to reach the postseason in 2013, hope springs anew this season. The Crew have played solid soccer thus far in 2014, but need
to elevate their game a bit to ensure that they earn a spot in the Eastern Conference playoffs. There are plenty of tough
teams in the East this season, and the Crew know that is going to take their full effort every time they hit the field in
The Crew have gotten some nice wins early on, though, which they can certainly build on. They dominated the Chicago
Fire on May 24th on their way to a 2-0 victory. While the Fire and note exactly setting the conference ablaze this season,
there is no such things as an easy game in Major League Soccer. Columbus will have to play like they did in this contest to
take down some of the better teams in the East.
There are some huge home matchups coming the Crew's way this season,
and victories in some of those contests could make or break the team's 2014 campaign. The Crew will definitely look to play
up to their potential when Sporting Kansas City visits on July 16th. Sporting Kansas City went all the way last season, taking
home the MLS Cup title, so now any team that defeats them will be seen as a contender in the Eastern Conference. The team
will also have a tough game coming their way on September 20th when they host the New England Revolution. The Revolution finished
with the third-best record in the conference last season and have hit the ground running in 2014. These are just of the bigger
matchups still remaining in 2014, and the Crew have some other great games for fans to enjoy in person as well.
The Columbus Crew are a member of Major League Soccer, where they compete in the Eastern Conference. The
Crew have been a part of MLS since 1994. This organization has had some great seasons over the years, and seen some fantastic
players hit the field donning a Crew jersey. The franchise has competed in the CONCACAF Champions League three times to date,
in 2003, 2009-2010, and 2010-2011, advancing to the quarterfinals each time. The Columbus Crew has won the Supporters' Shield
three times, in 2004, 2008, and 2009, and also won the 2008 MLS Cup. Additionally they won the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup in
2002. The Columbus Crew play their home games in Columbus Crew Stadium, the first soccer specific stadium built in the United
If you've never been to a Major League Soccer contest in person, then you've been
missing out. MLS is gaining popularity and respect throughout the soccer community with every passing year, and attending
games is becoming more common for people all across the country. The league has expanded considerably over the past decade,
and should continue to. That means more opportunities to see these amazing players in action from your very own seat in the
stadium. Seeing the game from inside the stadium is a completely different ballgame than watching it on TV, something that
is evident as soon as you arrive at the venue. Make sure to get out and see the Crew take on a top opponent this season.
Columbus Crew Trivia
How did the Columbus Crew get their name?
The Columbus Crew were given their name
as the result of a fan contest.
Columbus Crew Fans
The Columbus Crew have a fantastic fan base that is
always ready to support their team. When it comes to attending a rivalry game, you simply can't keep these fans away from
the stadium. One of the chief rivals of the Columbus Crew is the New York Red Bulls. Another Eastern Conference MLS team,
the Red Bulls and the Crew brought their rivalry to a new level when they faced off against one another in the 2008 MLS Cup
which the Crew won 3 to 1. Another rivalry exists with Sporting Kansas City, formerly the Kansas City Wizards, who the Columbus
Crew beat in a tie breaker to win the 2004 MLS Supporters' Shield. Hard feelings still remain between the two sides even as
players and coaches have changed and when the two sides face off against one another on the pitch you can be sure that the
intensity of the competition will be high. Make sure you get out to see the Crew take on one of their biggest rivals this
season by joining these loyal fans in the stands.