MLS Cup 2020: Crew Alumni on Aidan Morris

One of the biggest storylines from MLS Cup 2020 was Crew homegrown rookie Aidan Morris being forced to fill the shoes of MLS star Darlington Nagbe on short notice. At 19 years of age, Morris became the youngest player to ever start an MLS Cup final. After his sterling performance, he described himself as just … Continue reading MLS Cup 2020: Crew Alumni on Aidan Morris

MLS Cup 2020: Crew Alumni Reactions– Frankie Hejduk

What better way to wrap up this series than to chat with the captain of the 2008 MLS Cup champions, Frankie Hejduk? A Circle of Honor inductee, Frankie scored the iconic goal that sealed the Crew's greatest on-field accomplishment until it was equaled in 2020 with the lifting of a second MLS Cup. Someone who … Continue reading MLS Cup 2020: Crew Alumni Reactions– Frankie Hejduk

MLS Cup 2020: Alumni Reactions– Dante Washington

In putting together this alumni reaction series, there were two guys I saved for last. I wanted to go a little longer with those guys because we see them every day in the Crew community. (Well, at least we did before the pandemic hit.) The first of these two guys is Dante Washington. Dante had … Continue reading MLS Cup 2020: Alumni Reactions– Dante Washington

MLS Cup 2020: Crew Alumni Reactions, Pt. 9

One last multi-player batch of Crew alumni reactions to MLS Cup from calls/emails/texts following the 3-0 win over the Seattle Sounders. There will be a pair of longer solo reactions to follow. As always, some of these are condensed versions of longer conversations. CHAD BARSON (2013-2016) "I think from the get-go this year, there was … Continue reading MLS Cup 2020: Crew Alumni Reactions, Pt. 9

MLS Cup 2020: Crew Alumni Reactions, Pt. 8

Time for another batch of Crew alumni reactions! For this particular series of posts, the plan is for this batch of three, another batch of three, and then two more extended solo pieces. These all stem from calls/texts/emails from Crew alumni after MLS Cup 2020. Some of these are excerpts longer conversations. BRIAN CARROLL (2008-2010) … Continue reading MLS Cup 2020: Crew Alumni Reactions, Pt. 8

MLS Cup 2020: Crew Alumni Reactions, Pt. 7

Let's chase away the first Monday blahs of 2021 with another batch of Crew alumni call/text/email reactions to the 3-0 win over the Seattle Sounders in MLS Cup 2020! Some of these have been edited down from much longer conversations. ADAM MOFFAT (2007-2010) "The Sounders have been tough to beat and they have all that … Continue reading MLS Cup 2020: Crew Alumni Reactions, Pt. 7

MLS Cup 2020: Crew Alumni Reactions, Pt 6

Another day, another batch of Columbus Crew alumni reactions following Tres a Cero. Let's keep the afterglow glowing, shall we? Like the others, some of these are condensed from longer conversations. DAVID WINNER (1996-1998) "We wouldn’t be texting right now if it weren’t for Doc Edwards and the Haslams, so I’m thankful and appreciate of … Continue reading MLS Cup 2020: Crew Alumni Reactions, Pt 6

MLS Cup 2020: Crew Alumni Reactions, Pt. 5

After a little holiday hiatus, let's start the work week off right with another installment of Crew alumni reactions to Columbus being the greatest team the world has ever seen by beating Seattle by a field goal in MLS Cup 2020. These are from calls/texts/emails and some of them are excerpts from lengthier conversations. ANDY … Continue reading MLS Cup 2020: Crew Alumni Reactions, Pt. 5

MLS Cup 2020: Crew Alumni Reactions, Pt. 4

Here's the latest batch of Crew alumni reactions from calls/texts/emails in the wake of Columbus lifting the trophy for the second time. Some of these are condensed from much longer conversations. JON BUSCH (2002-2006) "They played fantastic! Absolutely awesome. Dominating. Everybody, from top to bottom, what a total team performance in the biggest game of … Continue reading MLS Cup 2020: Crew Alumni Reactions, Pt. 4