Training at IMG Academy offers a breath of fresh air for MLS players
Posted: February 4, 2013
MLS' New York Red Bulls, D.C. United and Columbus Crew make IMG Academy their preseason training home.
Major League Soccer (MLS) clubs have come to IMG Academy for years to train and practice in preparation for the upcoming season. The facilities, weather and resources make it the ideal place for teams to begin working off the offseason rust. This year, the New York...
Columbus Crew vs. New York Red Bulls
Posted: February 1, 2013
Red Bulls win 2-0 in Crew’s final preseason tune-up at IMG Academy.
Familiar foes, Columbus Crew and New York Red Bulls met for a preseason friendly Friday morning at IMG Academy. Although it was New York’s first game of the preseason and Columbus’ third, the Red Bulls were the victors posting a 2-0 win.The first half was a very...
Columbus Crew 2, Chicago Fire 1
Posted: January 30, 2013
Columbus Crew win 2-1 against Chicago Fire in pre-season exhibition match
In their second match of the pre-season, the Columbus Crew once again came away victorious with a 2-1 defeat of the Chicago Fire at IMG Academy.The Fire nearly took the lead in the sixth minute when Wells Thompson sent a right-footed blast on frame, but goalkeeper...
MLS clubs Columbus Crew and D.C. United play in exhibition
Posted: January 29, 2013
Columbus Crew win 1-0 against D.C. United in pre-season exhibition.
MLS clubs, Columbus Crew and D.C. United, played their first exhibition match of the pre-season in a 1-0 Columbus Crew win. Both sides fielded close-to-full strength rosters for the first half, while the second half was trialist and invitees. The star of the first...