Category: 2017 postseason

Fire/Arshakyan mutually part ways

David Arshakyan and the Fire have mutually agreed to terminate his contract. The move frees up an international roster spot and clears approximately $178,850, Arshakyan’s 2017 guaranteed compensation from the team’s 2018 budget. Without Arshakyan, the Fire now have five internationals remaining on the roster. That count includes Jorge Bava, Michael de Leeuw, Johan Kappelhof,... Read more »

Fire trade Alvarez, announce expansion protected list

Veteran midfield Arturo Alvarez is on his way back to his hometown. The Fire traded Alvarez to the Houston Dynamo in exchange for their natural second round pick in the 2019 SuperDraft. In two seasons with the Fire, Alvarez scored 8 goals and added 11 assists in 55 appearances. He was a valuable role player... Read more »

Fire pick up options on 11 players; decline 7 others

The Fire announced today that they have exercised the 2018 options on Arturo Alvarez, David Arshakyan, Jorge Bava, Brandt Bronico, Jonathan Campbell, Stefan Cleveland, Drew Conner, Daniel Johnson, Dax McCarty, Matt Polster, and Brandon Vincent. They have also declined options on Joey Calistri, Matej Dekovic, Patrick Doody, Collin Fernandez, John Goossens, Michael Harrington, and Richard... Read more »

Meira confirms departure from Fire

Meira confirms departure from Fire
Defender Joao Meira has announced via Twitter that he is not returning to the club next season. This comes as no surprise since he was out of contract and looking for an increase in order to stay with the Fire. The Fire have been looking for a left-footed centerback to pair with Johan Kappelhof for... Read more »

Mihailovic undergoes ACL surgery

The Fire announced today that rookie Homegrown Player Djordje Mihailovic underwent Anterior Cruciate Ligament reconstruction on his right knee. The procedure was performed at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush Hospital. His estimated recovery time is six to eight months. Both Mihailovic and Michael de Leeuw are likely to be unavailable in 2018 until June or July... Read more »