Crew Soccer Academy Wolves product Ahinga Selemani and CSA midfielder Ben Swanson are included in U.S. U-18 Men's National Team Head Coach Javier Perez's 18-man squad that is headed to the Copa del Atlantico in Spain, U.S. Soccer announced on Tuesday. Swanson is one of just eight players born in 1997 on the roster.
The U.S. will square-off against the likes of Spain, Argentina and the Canary Islands in the tournament. The Copa del Atlantico starts on January 30 and finishes up on February 8.
Crew defender Michael Parkhurst talks about his move back to Major League Soccer and his fight for a spot on the U.S. Men's National Team's World Cup roster in June.
TheCrew.com's Tim Miller chats with third-year winger Ethan Finlay following the first couple of training sessions in Bradenton, Fla.
Defender Chad Barson has finally caved and will be joining the Twitter world. There is just one small problem: he doesn't have a handle.
Here's where you, the fan, come in. Use the hashtag #BarsonTweets to choose a name for Chad. The most creative name will win a signed Chad Barson jersey and the bragging rights of having created the man's Twitter handle.
Crew Homegrown Players Matt Lampson and Wil Trapp spent Wednesday afternoon shooting a promo video for ReVision Advanced Laser Eye Care Center that will run during the Black & Gold's matches this season. The duo recently underwent LASIK correction in December as part of the Crew's new partnership with ReVision, making it the exclusive LASIK provider of the Columbus Crew. The two shared testimonials of the benefits LASIK correction has provided in the players' lives on and off the soccer field ahead of the official start of the Black & Gold's preseason on January 24.
Look for the commercial to air throughout 2014.
MLSsoccer.com's Dan Haiek and Matt Doyle dissect the Third and Fourth Rounds of the 2014 MLS SuperDraft, highlighting the Crew's selection of midfielder Fifi Baiden from UC Santa Barbara.