October 24, 2011 |
The time of the Union's home MLS playoff game on Sunday at PPL Park against the Houston Dynamo is going to be either 4 or 5 p.m., but it won't be determined until after Thursday. Sunday will be the first game of a two-game Eastern Conference semifinal series with Houston. The second game is set for Nov. 3 at Houston beginning at 8:30 p.m. The playoffs begin on Wednesday with the wild-card round when the New York Red Bulls visit FC Dallas. On Thursday, the second wild-card game will be staged between the Columbus Crew and host Colorado Rapids.
June 27, 2010 |
Guillermo Barros Schelotto scored a disputed goal in the 57th minute and assisted on Eric Brunner's score to help the Columbus Crew beat D.C. United, 2-0, on Saturday night in Columbus, Ohio. Emilio Renteria's shot hit the left post and deflected off Schelotto's right fist before he brought the ball down and calmly slotted it into the net for his fifth goal. It's a draw . G20 Summit protesters prevented several thousand fans from attending the Toronto FC-Los Angeles Galaxy game at BMO Field in Toronto.
September 30, 2012 |
Milovan Mirosevic scored the tiebreaking goal in the 87th minute to lift the host Columbus Crew to a 3-2 victory over the Union in a Major League Soccer match Saturday night. With the loss, the Union were eliminated from playoff contention. Jairo Arrieta scored twice for the Crew (14-11-6). Danny Cruz scored on a penalty kick in the 65th minute and Jack McInerney tied it in the 86th for the Union (8-15-6), just before the Crew went back ahead. Arrieta put Columbus ahead in the 44th minute off a service from the right side by Sebastian Miranda.
September 29, 2012 |
Milovan Mirosevic scored the tiebreaking goal in the 87th minute to lift the host Columbus Crew to a 3-2 victory over the Union in a Major League Soccer match on Saturday night. With the loss, the Union were eliminated from playoff contention. Jairo Arrieta scored twice for the Crew (14-11-6). Danny Cruz scored on a penalty kick in the 65th minute and Jack McInerney tied it in the 86th for the Union (8-15-6), just before the Crew went back ahead. Arrieta put Columbus ahead in the 44th minute off a service from the right side by Sebastian Miranda.
August 24, 1997 |
Ansil Elcock scored on a rebound in the 87th minute to give the Columbus Crew a 2-1 win over the New England Revolution in a Major League Soccer game last night. Elcock's goal came after New England goalkeeper Jeff Causey had been pulled out of position in blocking an earlier shot. Elcock shot into an empty net from outside the penalty area. The victory lifted the Crew past the Revs into third place in the MLS Eastern Conference standings. Columbus has 29 points and New England has 28. The win was Columbus' third in three games against New England this season.
September 17, 2011
MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER Columbus Crew (11-10-7, 41 points) at Union (8-7-12, 36 points) 7:30 p.m. Saturday, at PPL Park, Chester. TV: TCN Last MLS game: Columbus played the Houston Dynamo to a 2-2 draw on Wednesday. The Union and the Portland Timbers played to a scoreless draw last Saturday. Outlook: The Union are 0-3-5 in their last eight games. . . . English defender Joe Tait has been signed from from USL Professional Division's Dayton Dutch Lions after a three-week trial with the Union..
March 22, 2013
The Week in Soccer Bolivia at Colombia 4 p.m. Friday (beIN Sport) While World Cup host Brazil is automatically in, South America qualifying goes on. Colombia, with former Union goalkeeper Faryd Mondragón and defender Carlos Valdés, faces a Bolivian squad featuring Gremio star Marcelo Martins Moreno. Mexico at Honduras 5 p.m. Friday (Telemundo) Fresh off a victory over the United States in San Pedro Sula's raucous Estadio Olimpico, Honduras and Wigan ball hawk Roger Espinoza now look to beat Mexico and Manchester United striker Javier "Chicharito" Hernández a second straight time.
September 9, 2014 |
THE UNION'S playoff push reached new heights over the weekend, ensuring that the club entered this week in its best Eastern Conference standing of the season. After capping a home-and-home sweep of Toronto FC with Saturday's 2-0 victory, the Union was tied for third place in the 10-team conference. With 36 points, it entered this week ahead of its next opponent, the New York Red Bulls (34) and Toronto (33) in the standings, though the Philly club has one more game than each of those teams.
August 19, 2011 |
YES, THIS is a big game. There are still 11 games to play and 2 months to go in MLS' regular season, but take Danny Califf's word that the Union's match with the Columbus Crew tomorrow night is a big game . "It's the most important game of the season so far," Califf said. "It's not too early enough in the season to be saying it. We're approaching it in that manner. " The game in Columbus matters because first place in the Eastern Conference is on the line. The Union, which has never been below second place in the standings all season, is 8-5-10 for 34 points, while the Crew has 37 points from a 10-7-7 record.
October 23, 2010 |
The Union, who began training for their first Major League Soccer season in late January, will see the inaugural campaign conclude with Sunday's 4 p.m. matchup in Ohio against the Columbus Crew. Despite an up-and-down season, the Union (8-14-7) have played well down the stretch. In their last nine games, the Union are 4-3-2 and are coming off last Saturday's 2-1 home win over the East Conference champion New York Red Bulls. "We want to continue the momentum," Union assistant coach John Hackworth said in a phone interview.