Training Phase 2
The Fire are currently in Ave Maria, Florida for Phase 2 of training camp while apparently continuing to look at as many available players as possible. On top of the eight additional trialists the team is also hoping to add an Eastern European attacking midfielder.
The first competitive match of the pre-season will be held tomorrow at 7 EDT against Florida Gulf Coast.
International Striker X
I know you may have heard this before but I'm told that the drawn out paper work process allowing the Fire to finally announce the name of the second international striker the club has signed is nearly complete. There should be an announcement made very soon. The player has been signed and is more of a true #9 than Gaston Puerari.
Since some of you have asked, there is absolutely no truth to the rumor regarding Costa Rican midfielder Walter Centeno. The Fire appear to be interested in bringing in younger players and are no longer in the market for older, veteran players at this point.