Category: Chicago Fire vs. San Jose Earthquakes

Home Season Starts In Frustrating Fashion

A bad start to a season is not necessarily an indicator of what the remainder of the year holds for MLS teams (Houston started last season 0-2-2 while Columbus started 0-2-5) but dropping points at home against one of the weakest teams in the league is not a good sign by any stretch.  The Fire... Read more »

Busch signs with Earthquakes; Will backup Cannon

Just got off the phone with Jon Busch. He let me know that he has come to terms on a deal with the San Jose Earthquakes, officially signing a contract with the club this morning. Busch will start his career in San Jose as the number two goalkeeper, playing the role of backup to incumbent... Read more »

Fire 2 -- Earthquakes 0: Blanco comes through again

A [depleted Fire team beat the San Jose Earthquakes 2-0](,0,4724572.story) tonight at Toyota Park. Check out the link for my Tribune recap and continue after the jump for a little something extra… **Temo Time:** Well after seeing Cuauhtemoc Blanco play two spectacular matches in the last four days I can only come to one conclusion... Read more »

Matchday: 7-18

Hey all, well today is another busy day for Chicago soccer fans as the Fire take on the San Jose Earthquakes at Toyota Park (7:30 on My50) in their first match without the injured Brian McBride and Logan Pause and the U.S. National Team take on Panama in the quarterfinals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup... Read more »

Fire Practice Report 7-17: A look ahead to San Jose and a Wilman Conde injury update

Here are some notes from today’s Fire practice…. **San Jose Preview: ** The Fire are set to take on the Western Conference’s worst side — the San Jose Earthquakes — tomorrow night and despite the fact that the Earthquakes are to MLS what I am to writing correct headlines (that is to say, not very... Read more »