Dos Santos Goal Helps LA Galaxy Draw Fire 2-2

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BRIDGEVIEW, IL (August 24, 2016) – The scoreline wasn’t pretty and neither was the game. In the LA Galaxy‘s second Eastern Conference road game in five days, they drew the Chicago Fire 2-2. The team played poorly through much of the second half, but a 69th minute Giovani dos Santos goal rescued a point. Dos […] READ MORE


Red Bulls Draw Fire 2-2 as Wright-Phillips Gets Late Equalizer

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It wasn’t pretty, in fact this game was down right ugly.  But, the New York Red Bulls managed to squeeze out a point off a late equalizer by Bradley Wright-Phillips.  The first tell tale sign of this games fate came in the 16th minute as Chicago Fire’s Matt Polster’s awkward clearance went right by goalkeeper […] READ MORE



Red Bulls Douse Fire Midweek With Derby Looming

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Red Bulls Douse Fire Midweek With Derby Looming Rain slowly and steadily fell as the New York Red Bull’s midweek game loomed against the Chicago Fire. What had seemed like a dream just week’s ago after a big home win over FC Dallas had turned back into a panicked nightmare for the Red Bull’s fan […] READ MORE


Stoking the Flames: Chicago Fire Matchday 3

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The Chicago Fire played their arch-rivals from Columbus to a 0-0 draw on Saturday afternoon in Bridgeview.  While the game was far from entertaining, it was a positive step for Chicago to earn a clean sheet and shut down Kei Kamara (the forward had 0 shots).  The Fire’s offense was anemic, however, and they were […] READ MORE


Stoking the Flames: Chicago Fire Week 1

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The 2016 Major League Soccer season kicked off last Sunday with a full slate of matches. Chicago Fire SC played two games in the first week of the season – their home opener against New York City FC was followed by a Viernes de Futbol matchup at the Citrus Bowl against Orlando City. Chicago lost […] READ MORE


I’m On Fire: NYCFC v Chicago, part 1

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(Editorial) – There were songs. There were chants. There were tears and fears and the gnashing of teeth. The name of the referee, the city of Chicago and even the good Lord himself was taken in vain. There were television cameras and klieg lights and beer and wings and a mighty good craic at the […] READ MORE


Chicago Fire Need Attacking Depth

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The Chicago Fire are well into their preseason, having defeated the University of South Florida 3-0 last weekend.  Early signs are looking good – the Fire played well out of the back, attacked the Bulls repeatedly, and held most of the possession.  This is to be expected against a college squad, but many of Chicago’s […] READ MORE