Archive for February 2017

Fire v Union preseason preview

What Are They All About? Philadelphia Union Sweet, sweet victory! This past Saturday the Chicago Fire defeated Florida Gulf Coast University 1-0 with a debut goal from Nemanja Nikolic. Aside from building fitness, experimenting with formations, and getting an immediate return on their investment in the Hungarian, Chicago was able to trot out a few... Read more »

McCarty arrives in Fire camp, club needs to change acceptance of losing

McCarty arrives in Fire camp, club needs to change acceptance of losing
This past winter, Fire General Manager Nelson Rodriguez spoke several times about the need for a leader or “boss” in the locker room. A player with that reputation is exactly what the team is getting in newly arrived Dax McCarty. The veteran midfielder joined the team in Fort Myers, Florida last night before participating in... Read more »

Fire open preseason with 1-0 win over FCGU

It wasn’t particularly impressive given the opponent, but the first game of preseason usually isn’t much more than a fitness test. Veljko Paunovic didn’t utilize a complete first choice eleven and looked at a few trialists and draft picks over the course of ninety minutes. Boyd Okwuono started the game at right back and newy... Read more »
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Fire v FGCU preseason preview

What Are They All About? Florida Gulf Coast University Welcome back to another season of previews here at Fire Confidential. We hope you have been keeping up with all of the offseason news (if not please feel free to visit some of the latest stories here) and have mentally prepared yourself for what is bound... Read more »