Crew defender Chad Marshall has ankle surgery

Columbus Crew defender Chad Marshall has undergone successful

arthroscopic surgery on his right ankle, the Major League Soccer

club has announced.

The procedure, performed by Crew medical staff in Columbus,

removed a bone that was causing problems. Marshall will begin rehab

immediately and is expected to be sidelined for the next six to ten


Marshall started in all 24 matches he appeared in this season,

recording two goals. He recently surpassed Mike Clark as the Crew’s

career leader in games played (223), starts (220) and overall

minutes played (19,582).