Chicago Fire Coach Comparison Part 3: The Blame Game

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For nearly four months, the Chicago Fire have sputtered and streaked, oscillating between “unbeatable” and “shambolic”. It is now nearly July and a slow start and inconsistent performances have left them with the worst record in Major League Soccer. This is familiar territory for Fire fans, who have seen their club perform variations of this […] READ MORE


Chicago Fire Coach Comparison Part 2: Five Coaches, No Cups

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For nearly four months, the Chicago Fire have sputtered and streaked, oscillating between “unbeatable” and “shambolic”. It is now nearly July and a slow start and inconsistent performances have left them with the worst record in Major League Soccer. This is familiar territory for Fire fans, who have seen their club perform variations of this […] READ MORE


Chicago Fire Coach Comparison Part 1: Numbers Don’t Lie

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For nearly four months, the Chicago Fire have sputtered and streaked, oscillating between “unbeatable” and “shambolic”. It is now nearly July, and a slow start and inconsistent performances have left them with the worst record in Major League Soccer. This is familiar territory for Fire fans, who have seen their club perform variations of this […] READ MORE



Fire Confidential Live – Episode 73 – Ask FCL

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Editor’s Note: We here at Last Word on Sports are always looking for new and innovative ways to bring the best in sports news, analysis and commentary to our readers.  This week LWOS Radio brings you Fire Confidential Live, a pod cast dealing with all the important information surrounding the Chicago Fire, MLS, and other […] READ MORE


Has Sean Johnson Peaked?

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There was a time a not long ago when all the pundits agreed:  The next goalkeeper of the United States Men’s National Team was going to be Sean Johnson or Bill Hamid, in that order.  All other goalies in the national team pool were too old or too raw to be factored into the decision, and […] READ MORE


Chicago Fire Soccer Club Loans Two Players To Saint Louis FC

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The following is a press release from Chicago Fire SC of Major League Soccer Chicago Fire Soccer Club Loans Two Players To Saint Louis FC  Mike Magee and Kingsley Bryce join Fire’s USL affiliate  CHICAGO (May 29, 2015) – The Chicago Fire Soccer Club announced Friday that the club has loaned Mike Magee and Kingsley […] READ MORE


A Slow Start for Chicago Fire SC

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EDITORIAL- A thought experiment for Chicago Fire fans:  If I told you before the 2015 season that the Men in Red would have a losing record after 10 games, their only goal from a striker would be scored by a journeyman substitute acquired in a trade for Alex, and that yet another Designated Player forward would […] READ MORE


Chicago Fire Notes ahead of Viernes de Futbol

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The Chicago Fire lost to Real Salt Lake 2-1 last weekend in a match where they created plenty of chances, but couldn’t find the back of the net from the run of play.  That marks two losses in a row and puts pressure on the team to get a result at Yankee Stadium Friday night when […] READ MORE


Chicago Fire: Is There A Problem At Striker?

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EDITORIAL- During the Chicago Fire’s offseason, Head Coach Frank Yallop and Technical Director Brian Bliss immediately went to work on their roster in hopes of rebounding from the worst season in franchise history. Their motives were clear; address the issues that had carried over from 2014, namely their attack and goal scoring. When Yallop was […] READ MORE