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Columbus Crew vs. Newcastle United FC Game Thread


Columbus Crew


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

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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


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 (?)