COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Columbus Crew announced today that Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar on Bethel Road will once again serve as the "Official Away Game Headquarters" for all Columbus Crew road games. Buffalo Wild Wings is located on 5240 Bethel Centre Mall.
The relationship between The Crew and Buffalo Wild Wings has expanded to 13 participating central Ohio locations. In addition to the Buffalo Wild Wings on Bethel Road being the Official Away Game Headquarters, all 13 stores will be recognized as presenting sponsors of The Crew's English Radio Broadcasts on 103.9, TED-FM, and will also receive other traffic driving benefits.
"The Crew has a very loyal and passionate fan base and we are excited to continue our relationship as the away game viewing headquarters," said owner Doug May. "Fans of America's Hardest Working Team are always welcome."
Buffalo Wild Wings will feature the Crew game on numerous televisions throughout the bar as well as supplying the audio to the game.
"We are extremely pleased to continue our partnership with Buffalo Wild Wings on Bethel Road for our away game viewing parties," said Chad Schroeder, Crew Senior Director of Corporate Partnerships. "Owners Don, Doug and Greg May have been great hosts to Crew supporters and fans since the team's inception in 1996. We are also very excited about the expanded relationship with Buffalo Wild Wings throughout the Columbus market."
The Crew (1-0-0, 3 pts.) will make its 2005 road debut this Saturday, April 9, when they travel to Foxboro, Mass., to take on the New England Revolution (0-0-1, 1 pt.) at 7:30 p.m. at Gillette Stadium. Columbus opened the season with a 3-0 win vs. Los Angeles at Crew Stadium.
Saturday's game can be seen live locally on the Ohio News Network. The game can also be heard on 103.9, TED-FM, or online at TheCrew.com and MLSNet.com.
Tickets for Crew home games can be acquired at the Crew Stadium Box Office, at any area Kroger Ticket Master outlet, via phone at 614-431-3600 or on line at TheCrew.com.
COLUMBUS CREW at New England Revolution
Saturday, April 9 - 7:30 p.m. (ET) at Gillette Stadium
National Television: Fox Soccer Channel
Crew Television: Ohio News Network; Crew Radio: 103.9, TED-FM (English)
Crew Webcast: TheCrew.com and MLSNet.com (English)