Archive for April 2013

Friedrich close to return

In the latest episode of the Fire Confidential Podcast we sat down with Arne Friedrich to discuss a myriad of topics. First and foremost on everyone’s mind is whether or not the German defender will make his 2013 debut this Sunday in Houston. He also talked about Austin Berry’s development, life in America, his thoughts... Read more »

Fire 3 Red Bulls 1 - recap and ratings

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Take a second to exhale. The Fire earned their first victory of the season with a 3-1 decision over the New York Red Bulls at Toyota Park. Things weren’t looking good midway through the first half after the visitors grabbed a lead in the 17th minute despite the Fire controlling most of the play up... Read more »

Fire v Red Bulls match day

Starting Line Ups Fire GK Johnson D Thompson, Anibaba, Berry, Jumper M Paladini, Pause, Larentowicz, Lindpere F Rolfe, MacDonald Bench: Tornaghi, Videira, Kinney, Bone, Atouba, Amarikwa, Santos Red Bulls GK Robles D Barklage, Holgersson, Olave, Pearce M Alexander, Juninho, McCarty, Steele F Luyindula, Cahill Bench: Castano, Digao, Miller, Kimura, Sam, Bover, Henry

Fire v Red Bulls match preview

It’s no secret. The Fire are in desperate need of a win. On Sunday they’ll get a chance to notch that first victory of the season against a club that has also seen their share of injury and underperformance this season. The New York Red Bulls come to Toyota Park with a record of 1-2-2... Read more »

Gulley loan to Atlanta official

The Fire have announced that forward Kellen Gulley has been loaned to the NASL’s Atlanta Silverbacks. The move gives Gulley, the Fire’s second Homegrown Player signing an opportunity to earn more playing time than he otherwise would via Fire Reserve and first team matches. While he’s yet to distinguish himself against MLS competition in training... Read more »