Announced on December 6, 2021, Columbus Crew 2 is Columbus Crew’s Second Team, slated to play in MLS NEXT Pro starting with the 2022 inaugural season. A developmental team promoting community involvement, Crew 2 completes the Black & Gold player pathway, which begins with Crew Academy and ends with the Crew’s First Team.Crew 2 is set to play its home matches at Historic Crew Stadium, the first soccer-specific stadium in the United States, which served as the home of the Crew’s First Team from 1999-2021. Crew 2 is set to train at the OhioHealth Performance Center, which serves as the training center for the Crew, Crew 2 and Crew Academy.
Columbus Crew 2 claims inaugural MLS NEXT Pro Cup
As the players waited for the moment they dreamt of all season, they yelled and jumped, shaking the small platform they were all gathered on. Soon, the stage bounced so much that the trophy needed to be lifted off its display prematurely to ensure it wouldn’t fall. That was the
MLS NEXT Pro Cup Recap: Crew 2 crowned champions
Columbus Crew 2 conquered the first-ever MLS NEXT Pro Cup by defeating St Louis CITY2. Watch the complete recap filled with highlights, post-game interviews and celebrations~