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Columbus Crew

Founded: 1996

Address: 4153 Alum Creek Dr. United States

Phone: (614) 447-2739

Chairman: John Wagner

Club Director: Mark McCullers

Stadium: Crew Stadium

Club History
On June 15, 1994, Columbus, Ohio, was introduced as the first of the 10 inaugural Major League Soccer clubs. With more than 11,500 season ticket deposits and plans to build a soccer-specific stadium, the decision to award a team to Ohio's capital city was an easy one.

Exactly four years and 11 months later, on May 15, 1999, the Crew forever etched their place in American sports history by christening Crew Stadium, the country's first major league stadium built specifically for soccer, with a 2-0 win over the New England Revolution.

Since the club's inception, it has been one of the leagues most successful clubs. The Crew have won five trophies, with at least one of every domestic trophy: the Supporters' Shield, MLS Cup and the U.S. Open Cup. The Crew did the league double in 2008, winning the Supporters' Shield and MLS Cup, its first league championship. They also won the Supporters' Shield in 2009.

Nicknames:
The Hardhats, The Black & Yellow, The Fighting Canaries

Notable former players:
Brad Friedel, Brian McBride, Robert Warzycha, Thomas Dooley, Stern John, Edson Buddle, Alejandro Moreno, Guillermo Barros Schelotto, Frankie Hejduk, Eddie Gaven, Chad Marshall
Matches
  
Most Discussed
Top Scorers
Player Goals Penalties
Federico Higuaín Federico Higuaín
Striker
Columbus Crew
4 2
Bernardo Anor Bernardo Anor
Midfielder
Columbus Crew
2 0
J. Arrieta J. Arrieta
Striker
Columbus Crew
1 0
Justin Meram Justin Meram
Midfielder
Columbus Crew
1 0
Hector Jimenez Hector Jimenez
Midfielder
Columbus Crew
1 0