Pineda loaned to Indy Eleven

With the World Cup now in full swing and MLS teams on break, we thought this would be a week devoid of Fire news.

Not so fast.

First a new VP of Communications is introduced and Grant Ward's loan is extended but the Fire weren't done today. The club's first homegrown player, Victor Pineda has been loaned to NASL side Indy Eleven. Pineda has only made four first team appearances this season but should get a chance to play regularly with Peter Wilt's Indy side.

The Fire seem to be establishing a relationship with their former General Manager's new club. Chicago defeated Indy Eleven in a reserve match by a score of 3-1 back on April 1. The reserve league still doesn't provide enough minutes for players like Pineda so this should be a good opportunity for him considering there are several players ahead of him on the first team depth chart.

The Fire can recall Pineda at any time.

Filed under: 2014 Regular Season

Tags: Chicago Fire

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  • FYI.....In case you're looking for a US-Ghana watch party today....the big one is sponsored by US Soccer at Grant Park's Arvey Field.

  • Great Landon video/ad if you haven't seen it yet: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4KKgR5YWmYg&feature=youtu.be

  • In reply to penapirata:

    Sounds like a cash grab for Xavi......so, yeah.

  • US Open Cup play resumes tonight.

    Indy Eleven is taking on the Crew in Ohio.

    Both team sites will stream it live.

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