COLUMBUS–Columbus Crew announced today that they have added Columbus Crew 2 striker Noah Fuson [FOO-son] to the first team on a short-term loan deal. Fuson is available for selection for the Crew game against Sporting Kansas City at Children’s Mercy Park tonight, Saturday April 23. [8:30 p.m. ET / Bally Sports Great Lakes, Bally Sports App (Stream) / 97.1 The Fan, 971thefan.com (English); ColumbusCrew.com (Spanish)]. Under MLS rules, the short-term deal allows clubs to sign players on loan from their affiliate MLS NEXT Pro for the MLS, US Open Cup, CONCACAF Champions League, Canadian Championship and exhibition matches.
On February 18, 2022, Fuson joined Crew 2 after recently representing Forward Madison FC of USL League One. From 2020 to 2021, during his time at Madison, Fuson made 33 appearances and scored three goals.
This year in MLS NEXT Pro action, Fuson made four appearances (three starts) and scored the first goal in Crew 2 history, a 72nd-minute count in a 1-0 win over Chicago Fire FC II April 3.
Columbus-area fans are invited to Away Days at the Pub at Lower.com Field to watch the Crew-Sporting KC game with other fans tonight. The Pub is open to the general public and doors open at 7:30 p.m. ET. Discounted food and drink will be available for purchase, with TVs tuned to the game.