Archive for September 2015

Former player Hunter Jumper unloads on organization

Hunter Jumper was drafted by the Fire in the 2012 MLS Superdraft and he appeared in seven games before his career was cut short by a medical condition last season. Tonight, in response to a tweet by Fire Confidential contributor and podcast co-host Jeff Krause, Jumper embarked in a night of commentary about the Fire... Read more »

Red Bulls 3 Fire 2 - recap and ratings

After last weekend’s four goal defensive meltdown against the Montreal Impact, Frank Yallop tried a different look along the back line with Daneil Cyrus and Ty Harden both making their Fire debuts. Predictably, the results weren’t any different. The Fire squandered a two goal lead and another decent effort against the best team in the... Read more »

Fire v Red Bulls match preview

The Fire seem to own New York at Toyota Park and their dominance continued in the last meeting. They’ll be hard pressed to repeat that performance on the road and Martin Tomszak is back to take another look at the Red Bulls. What Are They All About? New York Red Bulls Preview Is it over... Read more »

Fire noteboook - recapping Montreal, defensive help, and internationals return

The Fire are facing the last seven games of the season with a very small chance remaining at qualifying for postseason. After am impressive home victory against the New York Red Bulls and a draw in Orlando, they were within striking distance of the sixth and final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference but a... Read more »

Impact 4 Fire 3 - recap and ratings

This one wasn’t going to be settled any other way, was it? Didier Drogba’s hat trick essentially ended the Fire’s farcical charge for the sixth and final Eastern Conference playoff berth. The mathematical gymnastics will continue for the next few weeks as quality, or lack thereof, at the bottom of the Conference won’t yet allow... Read more »

Fire v Impact match preview

Another round where both teams need a win to stay alive in the Eastern Conference playoff race. Somebody has to claim the sixth spot in the East and Martin Tomszak is back to have a look at the Impact. Qui sont-ils? Aperçu de l’ Drogba Derby The Chicago Fire didn’t just battle Orlando’s soccer team... Read more »