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14 May 4:53 pm

As part of MLS Supporters Week, former MLSers and Crew front office personnel Brian Bliss and Duncan Oughton took the time out of their Monday to choose their All-Time MLS Best XIs. Bliss took the time to list all the candidates he felt were qualified at each position and narrowed the list down one by one. Oughton went the extra mile and included a bench to his list.

Check it out:

 

Brian Bliss' All-Time MLS XI (3-5-2)

GK Pat Onstad
DF Marcelo Balboa
DF Robin Fraser
DF Carlos Bocanegra
CDM Pablo Mastroeni
RM Steve Ralston
CM David Beckham
CM Peter Nowak
LM Preki
FW Landon Donovan
FW Brian McBride

 

Duncan Oughton's All-Time MLS XI (3-5-2)

GK Brad Friedel  
DF Robin Fraser Bench
DF Ryan Nelsen (love for a fellow Kiwi) Tim Howard
DF Frankie Hejduk Carlos Bocanegra
CDM Peter Nowak Chris Armas
LM Mark Chung Ross Paule
CM Marco Etcheverry Robert Warzycha (or I might lose my job!)
RM Clint Dempsey Stern John
CAM Guillermo Barros Schelotto Jeff Cunningham
FW Brian McBride  
FW Jaime Moreno  

(Note: Oughton only chose ex-MLS players)

Check back TheCrew.com throughout the week for more Crew personalities' All-Time MLS Best XIs.

14 May 1:56 pm

Several MLSers talk about their favorite player which happens to hold a special place in our hearts, Brian McBride.

09 May 11:40 am

The CW Star, Kaitlin, has an all-access pass to the Crew games and will show you the behind the scenes stuff you don't see on gamedays. This episode is all about the broadcast. Kaitlin talks with FOX Sports Ohio's Duncan Oughton and Ashleigh Ignelzi.

View more Crew Access at CWColumbus.com

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25 April 10:24 am

Crew defender Josh Williams will welcome his former PDL club, the Cleveland Internationals to Crew Stadium on Saturday as the Black & Gold host Vancouver Whitecaps FC, whose roster features Williams' Internationals teammate Michael Nanchoff. The two have recruited around 500 fans from the Cleveland area to make the trip down I-71 to attend the match. Check out the video below.

 

17 April 1:54 pm

MLSsoccer.com is unveiling a new video series entitled "Taking the Lead" that will focus on captains around MLS. The series will give unique insight to the leadership that goes in to being a field general. We're looking forward to seeing Chad Marshall's perspective on wearing the captain's armband later in the season.

Tomorrow's debut episode will showcase Real Salt Lake captain Kyle Beckerman.

Check out the trailer below:

09 April 10:00 am


The Crew make their first appearance in 2012 on national TV this Saturday on the new NBC Sports channel. The Black & Gold travel to Philadelphia to take on the Union Saturday at 3:30pm.

Click here to find NBC Sports on your local provider.

Official Crew Pub Tour stop this week at BBR in the Arena District. Learn More

04 April 9:00 am

With his pick of Kentucky and Kansas to play for the National Championship, rookie Ethan Finlay came from behind to surpass Justin Meram in the Crew Bracket challenge. Heading into the Final Four, Meram led both Finlay and Josh Williams by three points. However, Meram predicted Kentucky would play North Carolina in the championship game, giving Finlay the victory.

Tommy Heinemann had Syracuse and Missouri playing for the title with Mizzou winning. Needless to say, he finished last.

Here are the final standings:

1. Ethan Finlay                          386 points

2. Justin Meram                         339

3. Josh Williams                         336

4. Eric Gehrig                             332

5. Cole Grossman                      307

6. Tommy Heinemann                183

31 March 11:04 am

Julius James talks about his time living in Toronto while on the team's pregame walk.

 

29 March 3:06 pm

Following Thursday's training session, Eric Gehrig, Justin Meram, and Josh Williams brought a little basketball to the pitch, check it out:

 

26 March 2:47 pm

Crew legend Brian McBride made his television debut over the weekend, appearing on Fox Soccer's Matchday and Goals On Sunday. The former United States national team captain served as an in-studio analyst, providing commentary on weekend action in the Barclay's Premier League. McBride will continue to give his take on the beautiful game throughout the week for Fox Soccer's coverage of the UEFA Champions League.

In addition to his in-studio work, McBride sat down with FoxSoccer.com's Jamie Trecker to dish on the current state of American soccer. (Nevermind the jersey he's wearing in the photo.)