Category: Chris Rolfe

Q + A: Chris Rolfe

Former Fire midfielder/forward Chris Rolfe was kind enough to take some time to answer some of your questions. Here are his responses: **How does Aalborg compare to playing with the Fire so far? Good luck in Europe, Chris! -patrickhattrick** First of all, it’s somewhat nice to go through pre-season at our home training grounds and... Read more »

Ask Chris Rolfe

Former Fire forward/midfielder Chris Rolfe has kindly agreed to take some time out of his schedule to answer some questions from you guys. I’m guessing Chris will have a good deal to say about his new situation at Danish club Aalborg BK (where the season will resume in the beginning of March), life in Europe,... Read more »

Rolfe relishing final days with Fire

With just 3 regular season games remaining before he leaves MLS to join Danish club Aalborg, Fire midfielder/forward Chris Rolfe is taking in every moment of his last few weeks with Chicago. “Knowing that my games at Toyota Park are numbered for now makes it something that I definitely want to take full advantage of,”... Read more »

Rolfe's Rationale: "It has a lot to do with the way you're treated"

At first glance, one would guess that Chris Rolfe’s impending move from the Fire to Danish club Aalborg was motivated by a couple of things: 1) the motivation to play in a league with more exposure/higher quality of play and 2) the desire to earn a little more money in a career in which players... Read more »

UPDATED -- Chris Rolfe to join Danish Club Aalborg in January

According to a [ report](, Fire forward Chris Rolfe is set to leave Chicago in January to join Danish Club Aalborg (or Aab, as they are more commonly known) on a free transfer. “I’m very excited, as I think Aalborg is as well,” Rolfe told “It’s a new opportunity and something I’ve always wanted... Read more »

A (brief...) Interview with Chris Rolfe

I was able to speak with Fire midfielder/forward Chris Rolfe before Sunday’s game against Colorado. Unfortunately, the interview isn’t as in-depth as I would like (I was only able to speak with Chris for a grand total of three minutes before he headed onto the field to prepare for the game), but I thought I’d... Read more »

Fire Practice Report

Here are a few quick notes from the Fire’s practice on Wednesday… Chris Rolfe is NOT boltin’ to BoltonThe rumors that English Premier League club Bolton FC was interested in Chris Rolfe seem to be unfounded.  Rolfe was unaware of the rumors  and it looks like the striker will be sticking around Chicago (at least... Read more »

The Chris Rolfe Debate: How Should the Fire use him?

As I mentioned in a comment, the debate going on about what Chris Rolfe’s role should be for the remainder of the Fire’s season has intrigued me.  To say the least, the forward/midfielder has had an interesting start to the season.   Rolfe’s year to date has seen him make only 5 starts in 13... Read more »

Fire vs. Chivas USA: Match Preview

In what has to be considered the biggest game of the MLS season so far, league leaders Chivas USA and the undefeated Chicago Fire are all set to square off Thursday at the Home Depot Center in Southern California. Something will have to give in this matchup that pits Chivas’s MLS leading defense against Chicago’s... Read more »

Chris Rolfe's Changing Role

Hey all, thought I would share an interesting video I found on ESPN Soccernet highlighting Fire forward Chris Rolfe’s success in his new role as substitute. Rolfe, who has only started one match this year, has excelled in his role as super-sub, scoring two goals and sparking the Fire attack late in games.  In fact,... Read more »