Archive for April 2016

Fire notebook - NYCFC rematch, road winless streak, Accam injury, and more

At 26 consecutive games without a win on the road, the Fire are one game away from equaling the all-time MLS record for futility away from home. Veljko Paunovic wasn’t around for the first 25 and he addressed the difficulty of winning on the road in MLS, preparing for a rematch with NYCFC, and a... Read more »

Fire closing in on additions of de Leeuw and Thiam

During an interview this past weekend on ESPN1000’s Fire Weekly, General Manager Nelson Rodriguez teased the addition of two players to the roster within the coming weeks. He didn’t provide names or teams but did describe the players and what they can contribute to the Fire. “We have a signed contract with a young midfield... Read more »

Fire 1 Union 0 - recap and ratings

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The Fire have their first win of the season following a 1-0 victory over the Philadelphia Union. Heavy winds, cold, and even snow played a part in forcing both teams into some disjointed play but the Fire took advantage of a Warren Creavalle red card in the 47th minute to control the rest of the... Read more »

Fire v Union match preview

After a two week break from league play the Fire are back in action and in need of some points at home. The opponent is off to a good start this season as a pair of young teams and coaches face off. Martin Tomszak takes a look at the challenge from former Fire defender Jim... Read more »