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Crew Stumbles 1 – 4 in Battle With The Red Bulls

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Crew Stumbles 1 – 4 in Battle With The Red Bulls

The Columbus Crew were given a harsh lesson in attacking football on Saturday afternoon as a dominant New York Red Bulls team picked up its first win at Crew Stadium since 2006 with an hugely convincing 4-1 victory. An early brace from Kenny Cooper effectively ended the game as a competition as New York took […]

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Home Opener: Crew Top Montreal 2-0

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Home Opener: Crew Top Montreal 2-0

Press Release: “Milovan Mirosevic and Olman Vargas, the Crew’s highest profile signings offseason, both scored on Saturday in a 2-0 victory over the Montreal Impact, thrilling a First Kick 2012 crowd of 18,197 at Crew Stadium. Columbus evened its record at 1-1-0, rebounding from a 2-0 loss at Colorado on March 10.” Photos from the […]

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Photos & Review: The Kooks at The Newport

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Photos & Review: The Kooks at The Newport

Since forming in 2001, British four-piece, The Kooks have become one of the UK’s most adored bands. And going by Friday nights sold out performance at the Newport, it’s easy to see why. The band played 60+ minute set full of feelgood pop-rock laced with 90’s British swagger that was a pleasure to watch. Showcasing […]

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Crew Tie Dynamo in Bizarre Game, Remain Atop Eastern Conference

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Crew Tie Dynamo in Bizarre Game, Remain Atop Eastern Conference

The Crew unconvincingly took sole possession of top spot in the Eastern Conference with a scrappy performance against an overly aggressive Houston Dynamo in a bizarre game marred by poor refereeing decisions. Columbus played over 80 minutes of the game a man short, after Emmanuel Ekpo was given a straight red card for a raised […]

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Crew Loses Trillium Cup to Toronto FC

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Crew Loses Trillium Cup to Toronto FC

Columbus Crew’s end-of-the-summer hiccups continued Saturday in Crew Stadium with a painful 4-2 defeat to Trillium cup rivals, Toronto FC. After the Crew’s previous 6-2 defeat and last week off, many fans may have expected a reinvigorated team to take the field and unleash a little frustration on their Northern neighbours. Unfortunately, it took just […]

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CD101 Summerfest 2011 Review & Photos

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis CD101 Summerfest 2011 Review & Photos

CD101’s yearly mini musical festival for the budget conscious music lover once again took over the LC Pavilion this past Saturday night, and I doubt anyone left feeling short changed. It’s hard to knock eight bands, two stages and perfect summer weather for $10, even if the majority of the bands on show had visited […]

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Crew Falls to Newcastle United in Friendly Match at Crew Stadium

Matt Ellis Matt Ellis Crew Falls to Newcastle United in Friendly Match at Crew Stadium

The Crew sank to a disappointing defeat to English Premier League side Newcastle United in an International friendly at Crew Stadium on Tuesday night after a red card practically ended the contest just before half time. Newcastle took an early lead after Shola Amoebi scored in the 8th minute and always looked the dominant side. […]

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