The Columbus Crew announced today that single-game tickets for all 17 of its regular-season home matches will go on sale Friday, Feb. 17, at 10 a.m., at the Crew Stadium Box Office, all central Ohio Ticketmaster retail locations, via Ticketmaster phone at 1-800-745-3000 and on-line at TheCrew.com, following the completion of an exclusive pre-sale opportunity being extended to Crew Soccer Nation members.
In addition to First Kick 2012 tickets, which are already on sale, fans will be able to acquire tickets to such marquee matches as the New York Red Bulls on April 7, the “Blackout the Galaxy” game on Aug. 15, and the two Trillium Cup fixtures against Toronto FC on Aug. 11 and Oct. 28. First Kick 2012 at Crew Stadium will pit the Black & Gold against the expansion Montreal Impact on March 24. The Crew is still in the process of finalizing its promotional schedule, which will be announced at a later date – but it will again include Bob Evans Buck-a-Brat Nights and Red, White & Crew, along with exciting new promotions.
In addition to single-game tickets, fans can save significantly with a variety of season-ticket plans, including full-season and 10-game plans, as well as three new four-game plans.
The club has also announced that the date of its second road match against the New England Revolution (originally scheduled for Oct. 3), has been changed. It will now be played on Wednesday, Sept. 5, at 8 p.m. at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass.
Founded by American sports pioneer Lamar Hunt, the Columbus Crew is Ohio's Major League Soccer club, anchoring a diverse sports and entertainment enterprise. One of the league's Charter Members, it won its first MLS Cup championship in 2008 and has also won the 2002 U.S. Open Cup and MLS Supporters’ Shield titles in 2004, 2008 and 2009. It will open its 17th season on March 10 at Colorado and its 14th at first-of-its-kind Crew Stadium on March 24 against the Montreal Impact.