#SavedTheCrew Reaction: John Harkes

U.S. Soccer Hall of Famer John Harkes was a part of many firsts in his career. He was a member of the first U.S. yeam in 40 years to qualify for the World Cup in 1990, was the first American to win a League Cup in England with Sheffield Wednesday in 1991, was part of … Continue reading #SavedTheCrew Reaction: John Harkes

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#SavedTheCrew Reaction: Tommy Heinemann

2018 was an emotionally taxing year for Columbus Crew fans, and that includes former Crew striker Tommy Heinemann, who was going through a soccer-as-business ordeal of his own. After signing with FC Cincinnati for the 2018 season, the club unilaterally decided to void his contract based on concerns about the condition of his knee, which … Continue reading #SavedTheCrew Reaction: Tommy Heinemann

#SavedTheCrew Reaction: Chad Barson

Chad Barson played in 50 MLS matches with the Crew from 2013-2016, giving him the third-most regular season appearances of any Central Ohioan in club history, trailing only Wil Trapp (157 and counting) and Danny O'Rourke (147.) A solid defender with a good head for the game, the Lewis Center native was a homegrown product … Continue reading #SavedTheCrew Reaction: Chad Barson

#SavedTheCrew Reaction: Danny O’Rourke

In the early days of the #SaveTheCrew movement, Danny O'Rourke was one of the first Crew alums to sit down with me and have a lengthy discussion about what Columbus and the Crew meant to him. O'Rourke is a Worthington native who won a state championship with Worthington Kilbourne at MAPFRE Stadium, an NCAA championship … Continue reading #SavedTheCrew Reaction: Danny O’Rourke