Category: C.J. Brown

CJ Brown Joins Real Salt Lake Coaching Staff

Real Salt Lake announced today that CJ Brown is joining their coaching staff as an assistant to head coach Jason Kries.  Brown replaces Robin Fraser who left to take the top spot at Chivas USA.  The Fire released this statement from Technical Director Frank Klopas: “This is a great opportunity for CJ, and everyone at... Read more »

CBA Update

Fire midfielders Logan Pause and John Thorrington did not train with the team Monday or Tuesday. Instead, the pair of central midfielders — who also happen to be the Fire’s Union Representatives — were in Washington D.C., sitting in on collective bargaining agreement negotiations between MLS and the Players’ Union. “We haven’t heard from [Pause... Read more »

McBride's and Brown's Options Picked Up; Myrie selected in Expansion Draft

Hey everyone, I finally made it to Detroit and I have a couple of updates to share with you all… **McBride and Brown — Back for 2010** The Fire announced today that the club options for both Brian McBride and C.J. Brown have been picked up — meaning that both will be back with the... Read more »

C.J. Brown injury update

As many of you have noted, Fire center back C.J. Brown got a little nicked up during Sunday’s match against Colorado. The injury was sustained in the first half of the match, when Brown and keeper Jon Busch collided in mid-air following a Colorado cross. “Buschy wanted to beat up on a big guy for... Read more »

Afternoon Notes

Despite their horrible performance in a 2-0 defeat to the L.A. Galaxy last night, the Fire will go on and their focus must now turn to Sunday’s increasingly important match against Colorado. But before we get to the Fire’s next game, I wanted to pass along a few bits of info I picked up last... Read more »

Fire 1 -- Chivas USA 0

A Fire squad full of reserves was able to hold off fellow MLS club Chivas USA in SuperLiga action Tuesday night, defeating ‘The Goats’ 1-0. Click [here](,0,6148930.story) for my match recap and read below for some more thoughts I had on the match… **Liked it:** **1 – The play of the Fire reserves** Tuesday night’s... Read more »

A Brimstone Beatdown: Fire 0 -- FC Dallas 3

Well, it had to end sooner or later.  The Fire’s 11-game undefeated streak came to a screeching halt Sunday afternoon at Toyota Park, where they lost to FC Dallas 3-0. The Fire, although they were playing their third game in a week, are very disappointed by the result against Western Conference bottom-feeders FC Dallas.  ... Read more »