Posts in category "2010 MLS SuperDraft"

Mid Week Injury Report

The Fire’s mid week injury report upgrades Logan Pause from Doubtful to Questionable. CHICAGO FIRE – OUT: FW Calen Carr (R quad strain); DF Steven Kinney (L hamstring strain); MF John Thorrington (L quad strain); QUESTIONABLE: MF Logan Pause (L knee sprain) The Fire also have English midfielder Danny Spiller in for a look. http://www.mlssoccer.com/news/article/fire-notebook-pause-trains-english-mid-trial  ... Read more »

Fire vs Houston Preview

This will be a bigger challenge than DC United.  The Dynamo have lost Dwayne DeRosario, Stuart Holden, and Ricardo Clark over the last two seasons but continue to be one the better sides in MLS.  Dominic Kinnear has done an excellent job of replacing departing players and not missing much of a beat.  Although Brian... Read more »

Fire Announce Unique Supporters Charter

The Fire in conjunction with Section 8 Chicago have announced the signing of a very unique agreement designed to encourage and promote a cooperative partnership between the Fire and their fans.  The Charter is a result of 18 months of ongoing discussions and collaboration between the Fire and Section 8 designed to improve and maximize the fan experience at... Read more »
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Klopas being realistic with expectations for Fire rookies

Every now and again in the world of sports, a player who was originally expected to be selected with a top-5 pick will slide way down on draft day. These experiences, which are incredibly uncomfortable/sad if the player is actually attending the draft (remember Brady Quinn and Aaron Rodgers?), generally end with a team giddily... Read more »

Quick thoughts on the Fire's draft

Source: Chicago Fire Frank Klopas and the Fire technical staff committed highway robbery yesterday. Not only did the Fire pick up Corben Bone and Kwame Watson-Siriboe in the draft much, much later than they were projected to go, but they also began to fill two of the team’s bigger needs in the process. Assuming they... Read more »

MLS SuperDraft: Live Blog

With the draft set to get started in less than 20 minutes, it’s about time I started live blogging the event. The Fire has the 13th, 22nd, 29th, 45th and 52nd picks in this year’s draft; which contains four rounds and 64 picks. I’ll be watching the event live on ESPN2 beginning at 1 and... Read more »
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A couple of things...

The MLS SuperDraft is tomorrow people. It’s going to be a big day for the Fire, who will have to wait until the 13th pick to make their first selection. I’m going to be live-blogging the whole damn thing and I’ll be having a good time with it, so be sure to check it out.... Read more »

Draft Update

I’m sure many of you have heard of Megabus, the bus company that offers really low fares to and from cities across the country. And if you’ve heard of Megabus, you’ve probably heard that they offer free wi-fi on all of their buses.   Well I’m currently on a Megabus (going to St. Louis for... Read more »

Links

Here are a couple of stories that are currently making the rounds… First, we have an update on the World Cup ticketing situation courtesy of the folks over at Soccer365.  I went through this very process back in 2006 (I failed to get tickets) and it’s a little bit tricky.  In order to be considered for tickets, you first... Read more »
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Fire looking to add to depth

Depth. You could call it “the” word of 2009 for the Chicago Fire. Whether it was Technical Director Frank Klopas, a coach, a player, or a regular staffer, you couldn’t get out of Toyota Park without having to sit through yet another explanation of just how important – and strong – the depth of the... Read more »