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D.C. United signs goalkeeper Steve Clark

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Steve Clark is heading back to MLS.

The former Columbus Crew keeper has signed on with D.C. United.The 31-year-old goalkeeper left the Crew last year for AC Horsens in the Danish Super League. He started 17 matches in Denmark before returning to the States.

The 2017 MLS transfer season nears its end

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By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON DC (Aug 9, 2017) US Soccer Players - The 2017 MLS secondary transfer window closes on Wednesday. Like any good deadline, this one has prompted a flurry of activity with mere hours to go as clubs looks to strengthen their sides or cash in on the market, whichever the case may be.

MLS Ticker: Philippe Senderos signs with Dynamo, Sounders trade for Lamar Neagle and more

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There will be a new face in Wilmer Cabrera's flat back four.

The Houston Dynamo have announced the signing of 32-year-old Swiss center-back, Philippe Senderos, who joins the Western Conference side on a free transfer, after a brief stint with Scottish side Rangers last season. The former six-year Arsenal defender, has featured in four World Cups with Switzerland on top of his 15 years in some of Europe's top flight leagues.

Even as a defender, Connor Maloney gets on score sheet in first MLS start

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Harrisburg native made the most of his first start for the Columbus Crew in a 2-2 draw at Real Salt Lake

Prolific as he was in his college career, it was only fitting that Connor Maloney would end up on the score sheet just 15 minutes into his first start in Major League Soccer for the Columbus Crew on Saturday.

Pair of questionable red cards doom Crew in lopsided defeat

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The Columbus Crew came into Wednesday's road showdown against the Philadelphia Union, looking to sweep the season series and create more distance from their postseason rivals in the Eastern Conference.

However, a red card handed out in each half and the concession of three goals saw the Crew take a step back after defeating the Union 1-0 at Mapfre Stadium just four days prior.

MLS Midweek Rewind: Week 18

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It was a busy period of holiday action as Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday all featured midweek matches.

Josef Martinez's two second-half goals earned Atlanta United a 4-2 victory over the 10-man San Jose Earthquakes.

Manneh's winner propels Crew to road victory over Loons

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The Columbus Crew bounced back from last weekend's loss against Atlanta United,by defeating Minnesota United, 1-0, at TCF Bank Stadium on Tuesday evening.

A 58th-minute goal from Kekuta Manneh was all Gregg Berhalter's side needed to earn three points.

It was a pretty slow first-half for both sides, who combined for one shot on goal between them in the opening 45+ minutes.

Crew score three goals in second half in 4-1 blowout of Impact

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It was one substitution from Columbus Crew coach Gregg Berhalter that changed what seemed to be a close game to a blowout. After Kekuta Manneh stepped on MAPFE Stadium's grass, a 1-1 draw became a 4-1 win for the Crew at home against the Montreal Impact.

10 things we learned from MLS gameweek 16 of the 2017 season

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Here are the ten things we learned from Week 16 of the 2017 MLS season.

1. Is Columbus’ Season Falling Apart?

It was a bad week for the Columbus Crew, who lost to Cincinnati in the US Open Cup and then were handily beaten by Atlanta on Saturday night.

Atlanta DPs power commanding victory over Crew

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Atlanta United broke out of a slump on Saturday night, and they did so with the help of all three of their designated players.

Atlanta ended its two-game losing streak by beating the Columbus Crew in a dominant 3-1 win at Bobby Dodd Stadium on Saturday for its first win of June.

The home side took the advantage 16 minutes in, through an error from Josh Williams.

Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

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Saturday's MLS action is an all-day affair.

Action begins at 1 p.m. as NYCFC faces off with the Seattle Sounders, kickstarting a long day on the MLS schedule. Saturday concludes with a late-night kickoff between the LA Galaxy and Houston Dynamo, leaving plenty of options for the day's soccer viewing.

Philadelphia Union

Match preview: San Jose Earthquakes vs. Philadelphia Union

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The struggling Union travel to San Jose to take on the Earthquake. PSP tries to convince you to stay up late with our match preview. Hey, it can't be worse than "San Andreas."

MLS Weekend Rewind: Week 23

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Both playoff races in Major League Soccer experienced shake ups during a busy weekend slate that featured 10 games.

Clint Dempsey once again stepped into the starring role for the Seattle Sounders in a win over Sporting KC. (READ)

Toronto FC thumped the Portland Timbers with four second-half goals.

In Pictures: Union 3 – 0 Crew

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PSP photographer Paul Rudderow was on hand for Wednesday nights match, as Philadelphia Union defeated Columbus Crew 3-0 in the second half of a home and away series.

Union try to squash PK controversy on season-saving night

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CHESTER, PA As the Philadelphia Union left the field to an abundance of cheers, there was a bit of animosity waiting to be addressed in the locker room.

In the first half of the Union's 3-0 win over the Columbus Crew, a small argument occurred near the penalty spot between Roland Alberg and C.

Player ratings: Philadelphia Union vs. Columbus Crew

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The same teams, playing the same game, lead to significantly different results.

Union cruise past nine-man Crew

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The Philadelphia Union bounced back nicely from a defeat in Columbuson Saturdayto defeat the visiting Crew, 3-0, on Wednesday at Talen Energy Stadium.

Jim Curtin's side used goals from Ilsinho, C.J. Sapong, and Marcus Epps to snap a three-game winless run as the Crew saw two defenders sent off.

MLS transfer rumors, John Brooks wants to join the Premier League: Brotherly Game Daily Links 7/27/17

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Union win! MLS moves!

Philadelphia Union News

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Union avenge their loss from five days ago.

Is Blake for sale? Sort of, but...
With Andre Blake shining in the international spotlight, one question hangs heavy over the Union.

Quick recap: Philadelphia Union 3, Columbus Crew 0

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Union avenge their loss from five days ago

A great win for the Philadelphia Union sees them only five points out of a playoff spot. The first 45 minutes of the game was filled with action, including the Union's first goal. The first fifteen minutes of the game was mostly a feeling out process, as neither of the teams were able to get much action in the opposing team's end.

Match report: Philadelphia Union 3-0 Columbus Crew

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Philadelphia brushed aside nine-man Columbus Crew 3-0 at Talen Energy Stadium, but an on-field confrontation between Roland Alberg and C.J. Sapong took some luster off the victory.

Philadelphia Union vs. Columbus Crew quick reference

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Match stats, highlights from our match reports and analysis, video highlights, and more from the series history between the Union and Crew.

Tactical analysis: Columbus Crew 1-0 Philadelphia Union

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Neither team was good in the final third, but Columbus stuck to their gameplan and it paid off with a big win over the Union

Player Ratings: Columbus Crew 1 – 0 Philadelphia Union

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Saturday's game earns some players praise, and several players scorn.

Crew survive drab affair with victory over Union

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Any chance you have to bury a playoff rival further down the standings, you have to do it, even it is a slow brutal one.

The Columbus Crew outlasted the Philadelphia Union, 1-0, on Saturday night at MAPFRE Stadium in a contest that ranks toward the bottom of the most exciting matches of the season.

Match report: Columbus Crew 1-0 Philadelphia Union

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The Union's shorthanded, sputtering offense failed to threaten Columbus Crew SC, who rode a lucky goal from Justin Meram to a 1-0 victory at MAPFRE Stadium.

GAME THREAD: Columbus Crew vs. Philadelphia Union

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The first of the Union's home-and-home series with the Crew is tonight.

Game Info

  • Date: July 22, 2017
  • Time: 7:30 PM
  • Place: Mapfre Stadium, Columbus, OH
  • Television: The Comcast Network
  • Stream: MLS Live
  • All-Time Record: The Philadelphia Union trail the series with 10 losses, 7 wins, and only 1 draw.

Match Preview: Philadelphia Union vs. Columbus Crew

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Can the Union overcome the Crew and the schedule to discover at least one point in Columbus?

Philadelphia Union vs. Columbus Crew quick reference

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Match stats, highlights from our match reports and analysis, video highlights, and more from the series history between the Union and Crew.

MLS Weekend Rewind: Week 17

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Rescinded red cards, the firing of a coach and a last-gasp equalizer made for another eventful week across MLS.

Drew Moor and Sebastian Giovinco helped lead Toronto FC to a 2-0 win over the New England Revolution. (READ)

FC Dallas and the Houston Dynamo played to a 1-1 draw, splitting points for the second time this season.

D.C. United

D.C. United reportedly signs former Columbus Crew GK Steve Clark

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Per the Washington Post's Steve Goff, United has landed the free agent after a stint in Denmark with AC Horsens

D.C. United had been hinting that the close of the transfer window might not mean the close of business for them, and those hints appear to be reality today. Steve Goff of the Washington Post is reporting that the Black-and-Red have signed American goalkeeper Steve Clark, currently a free agent after spending the 2017 season with AC Horsens of the Danish top flight.

Major Link Soccer: Playing Florent Malouda was worth the risk

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MLS Transfer rumors, best USMNT kits and more.

Seattle

Seattle Sounders right back Jordy Delem is currently with Martinique for the Gold Cup. ESPN FC did a story about how Delem is a success story for Martinique.

Both Jordan Morris and Cristian Roldan started and played all 90 minutes in the United States 3-2 win over Martinique.

Chicago Fire

Crew pick up big win over struggling Fire

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With just 10 games remaining entering Saturday, the Columbus Crew remained in the heat of the playoff race, but Saturday's effort against an MLS Cup contender made a major statement heading into the season's home stretch.

Justin Meram's second half goal proved the game-winner as the Crew toppled the Chicago Fire, 3-1, at MAPFRE Stadium.

Fire v Crew match preview

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What Are They All About? Columbus Crew

Back on track. This past weekend the Chicago Fire defeated the New England Revolution 4-1 at Toyota Park. Although their opponent had been quickly slipping down the standings, the Fire's attitude remained firm and their performance was one that highlighted their strengths.

Minnesota United

SBI Spotlight: Ethan Finlay looking to rediscover form with Minnesota United homecoming

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There's something special about going home, especially in professional sports. So often, athletes travel far and wide to find their professional home, a city and club where they feel truly at peace both on and off the field.

Ethan Finlay found that throughout his six seasons in Columbus, growing from first round MLS Draft Pick to MLS All-Star.

Some Soccer News for Aug 10, 2017

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It's Day 222 of 2017.


Premier League, Eredivisie and Super Lig all start the new season tomorrow.

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3 Minnesota United roster moves:
  • Ethan Finlay comes to MN from Columbus Crew for a lot of money.
  • Jose Leiton arrives on loan from his club in Costa Rica, Herediano.

The Rest

Chris Wondolowski lifts Earthquakes past shorthanded Crew

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The San Jose Earthquakes picked off right where they left off last week, and earned a hard-fought victory over a Federico Higuain-less Columbus Crew.

With goals from Chris Leitch's first-choice forwards, the Quakes edged past the Crew, 2-1, at Avaya Stadium on Saturday.

Crew settle for point against RSL despite Ola Kamara brace

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Real Salt Lake fired two goals in three minutes to continue their unbeaten run, but they couldn't completely hold down Ola Kamara and the Columbus Crew.

The Crew benefited from two Kamara goals in a 2-2 draw on Saturday at Rio Tinto Stadium.

Zack Steffen extra motivated to face hometown team

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Downingtown native will face the Union for the first time since returning to the U.S. to sign with Columbus Crew last July

When Columbus Crew goalkeeper Zack Steffen returns to the area next week to play his hometown team, he'll have plenty of support in the stands from friends and family. None will be wearing Union colors.

Report: Crew's Afful, Mensah called back ahead of Ghana friendly against USMNT

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It turns out that two Columbus Crew regulars won't feature against the U.S. Men's National Team on Saturday.

According to ESPN, Harrison Afful and Jonathan Mensah have been called back by the club ahead of Ghana's friendly against the USMNT this weekend.

Alan Gordon making the most of a bench role in Colorado

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Alan Gordon is on a bit of a hot streak.

The Colorado Rapids' backup forward has the winning goal in each of their last two games and both came in the dying minutes of the game. The first of them was a header against Columbus Crew in the 86th minute of play that barely snuck inside the far post.