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News in Brief: #SavedTheCrew, CONCACAF Women’s Championship, and More…

by on 15 October 2018

The Crew is Saved

On Friday afternoon, Ian Thomas and others reported that a deal was close to done to keep the Columbus Crew in Columbus. Roughly one year ago Crew owner Anthony Precourt announced plans to relocate the storied club to Austin, Texas.

The news was received with joy for many MLS fans who had rallied around Columbus, with #SaveTheCrew featuring around the league through the season. Will Trapp was one of the last to know, as he told ESPN.

CONCACAF Women’s Championship

The CONCACAF Women’s Championship has begun, with semifinals being played last night. Perhaps the biggest revelation of the tournament has been Yenith Bailey, goalkeeper for Panama. The Equalizer provides stellar coverage of the tournament, including a fantastic write-up about Bailey.

Notable Minnesota News

MNUFC midfielder Collin Martin presented at the Human Rights Campaign

Former MNUFC defender Tiago Calvano retired after his final Penn FC match

News Bits

More information has been released about a proposed retail/residence site near Cloud City.

Sometimes, you need some flair for your penalty kicks

MLS Weekend Roundup

Orlando City falls again, this time 2-0 to New England

D.C. United scores late to top FC Dallas

Minnesota United abject in 2-0 loss to Colorado

LAFC downs Houston Dynamo 4-2

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