Black & Gold Bullets: October 8
Tuesday's headlines around Crewville
October 8, 2013
- Last Saturday, Crew Stadium saw an outpouring of support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month as fans added the color pink to their usual Black & Gold attire. Perhaps the largest gesture of support present during the Crew’s clash with Sporting Kansas City came from forward Dominic Oduro whose mohawk was dyed pink and featured the iconic Breast Cancer Awareness ribbons on either side of his head. MLSsoccer.com’s Andy Edwards examines some of the latest haircuts Oduro has sported and explains why his most recent hair-do, in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, was “beyond commendable.”
- With a bye week ahead of the Crew this weekend, the team took to the practice fields in Obetz Monday for the first of three days of training ahead of their four-day break beginning on Thursday. Adam Jardy of The Columbus Dispatch has a full recap of the team’s practice as well as injury updates on forward Federico Higuain and midfielder Danny O’Rourke.
- As a member of five Supporters’ Shield teams and two MLS Cup Championship teams, Black & Gold legend and current Brand Ambassador Frankie Hejduk knows a thing or two about playing playoff soccer this late in the season. On Monday night, Hejduk and Crew goalkeeper Matt Lampson joined the Massive Report Podcast to talk Team LampStrong and why the team has proven it “can beat any team - any given time in [the] league - even in the playoffs.