Columbus Crew vs. Newcastle United FC Game Thread

Trollin'

Columbus Crew

vs.

Newcastle United FC

July 26, 2011

Columbus Crew Stadium, Columbus, Ohio, USA

7:30 PM EDT (12:30 AM BST)

Crew: Gruenebaum | Miranda, Marshall (c), Gehrig, Francis | Ekpo, Burns, Grossman, Banor | Renteria, Heinemann
Subs: Konopka, Gardner, James, Veeder, Gaven,  Prim, Rogers, Rusmir, Sippola, Horton, Meram

NUFC: Harper | Tavenier, Coloccini, STaylor, Enrique | Marveaux, Tiote, Gosling, Jonas | Ba, Ameobi
Subs: Forster, Krul, Dummett, Vuckic, Smith, Abeid,

All viewers: Unknown

For other options, see this post

CHN Match Preview

Howay the lads!

Columbus Crew

6th Place MLS; 2nd Place Eastern Conference; 8-6-7 (31 pts)

CHN Blog: Apparently the only MLS team without an SBnation blog!

Projected XI: 

William Hesmer; Josh Gardner, Julius James, Chad Marshall, Sebastian Miranda; Eric Gehrig, Robbie Rogers, Emmanuel Ekpo, Eddie Gaven; Tommy Heinemman, Bernardo Anor (thanks to Stumptown Footy!)

Newcastle United FC

Out: 

Hatem Ben Arfa (ankle), Shane Ferguson (ankle), Danny Guthrie (ankle), Joey Barton (visa), Nile Ranger (visa), Yohan Cabaye (visa), most of the reserves (trip to Holland)

Projected XI: Harper | RTaylor, Coloccini (C), STaylor, Dummet | Marveaux, Jonás, Smith, Gosling, Tiote | Ba

Other available players: Forster, Krul, Williamson, Perch, Tavernier, Simpson, Abeid, Vuckic, Best, Lovenkrands, Shola, Enrique (?)

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