Black & Gold Bullets: November 13

A roundup of Wednesday's Crew-related headlines

Gregg Berhalter

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On Tuesday, Crew Sporting Director and Head Coach Gregg Berhalter was formally introduced to local media in a press conference at Crew Stadium alongside Investor-Operator and Chairman Anthony Precourt and President Mark McCullers. Watch the press conference in its entirety on TheCrew.com or the highlight package put together by the Columbus Dispatch

Among the topics discussed in yesterday's introductory press conference were Berhalter's playing and coaching experience, plans for the offseason and his role in moving the club forward. Adam Jardy from the Columbus Dispatch provides a recap of the press conference and MLSsoccer.com's Andrew King described the new Crew boss as being "all business."

The U.S. Men's National Team is preparing for its first matches since finishing 2014 FIFA World Cup Qualifying last month. For the first time in five months the trio of Jozy Altidore, Clint Dempsey and Michael Bradley will all be available for selection in the starting lineup for the matches against Scotland and Austria. Paul Kennedy from Soccer America has more on the USMNT's first international friendly matches since qualifying for Brazil.