Chad Marshall undergoes successful ankle surgery

Crew captain will be sidelined for six to ten weeks

COLUMBUS — The Columbus Crew announced today that defender Chad Marshall has undergone successful arthroscopic surgery on his right ankle. The procedure was performed to remove a bone that was causing an impingment of the defender’s ankle. Marshall will begin rehab immediately and is expected to be sidelined for the next six to ten weeks.

The surgery was performed by Crew medical staff in Columbus.

Marshall started in all 24 matches he appeared in this season, recording two goals. He recently surpassed Mike Clark as the Columbus Crew’s all-time leader in games played (223), starts (220) and overall minutes played (19,582).