Chicago Fire Close in on Augsburg Forward Florian Niederlechner

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Following a controversial decision to release nine players at the conclusion of the 2021 MLS season, the Chicago Fireboard is making amends with some early moves in the transfer market. Just five days ago, Chicago brought in 31-year-old defender Rafael Czichos from Bundesliga side Köln. Now, the Fire has been linked with Augsburg hitman Florian […] READ MORE


U.S. Soccer 2021 Recap – Part 1

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EDITORIAL – For American soccer fans, 2021 was a roller-coaster. The U.S. national teams were at times a source of great joy and national pride, and other times the cause of utter heartbreak. We take a look back at a crazy year for US Soccer, month by month. U.S. Soccer 2021 Recap – A Retrospective […] READ MORE


MLS NEXT Pro Announced: What Impact Will the New League Have?

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EDITORIAL – The United States has a new professional soccer league. America, say hello to MLS NEXT Pro, a new addition to the third tier of the American soccer pyramid. 20 reserve teams of MLS clubs and one independent team will take to the pitch as soon as March 2022. Eight more will get in […] READ MORE


Can Ezra Hendrickson Turn the Chicago Fire Into a Playoff Team?

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Editorial – After a months-long saga following the sacking of Raphael Wicky, Chicago Fire FC have announced the appointment of Ezra Hendrickson as their new head coach. As would be the case with any new Fire coach, the question must be asked: Can Hendrickson lead the Fire out of a decade-long slump and turn them […] READ MORE


All Roads Lead to Louisville: NWSL Championship Preview and Prediction

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PREVIEW – Six months of entertaining soccer come to an end this Saturday, when the Chicago Red Stars take on the Washington Spirit in the 2021 NWSL Championship. Here’s everything you need to know about the scintillating season finale. Previewing the NWSL Championship Match Information NWSL Championship 2021 (4) Chicago Red Stars vs. (3) Washington […] READ MORE