Black & Gold Bullets: March 13

Thursday afternoon's roundup Crew news

The Crew announced on Wednesday that it is sending five players to USL-PRO affiliate Dayton Dutch Lions on loan for player development. Read more about the Crew’s affiliation, the five players loaned to the Dutch Lions and Sporting Director and Head Coach Gregg Berhalter’s thoughts on the partnership in Adam Jardy of the Columbus Dispatch’s article.

It’s been four months since Sporting Director and Head Coach Gregg Berhalter joined the Crew and he’s taken the team to a new level. "It's nothing I've ever seen before," veteran Josh Williams told MLSsoccer.com about the Crew's new style during preseason in Orlando. Check out more of Simon Borg’s article about Berhalter on MLSsoccer.com.

Elliot Turner of The Guardian in the U.K., recently took an in-depth look at MLS and where it stacks up business-wise against the other major professional sports leagues in the United States and the Barclays Premier League. Check out where soccer ranks now and where it’s headed in the future in Turner’s article here