Crew to play Villa in exhibition

May 10, 2007
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The Columbus Crew will play a July 28 game against Aston Villa, the English soccer club owned by Cleveland Browns owner Randy Lerner.

The game, to be played at Crew Stadium, will be Columbus' 11th international exhibition, a Crew said in a statement Thursday.

Birmingham-based Aston Villa is now 11th in the 20-team Premier League with an 11-10-16 record. The team features defender Gareth Barry, who was named to England's national squad Thursday.
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