Posts in category "Jon Busch"

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 »

Report: Busch signs with San Jose

A [report has surfaced that former Fire keeper Jon Busch has signed with the San Jose Earthquakes]( I’ve reached out to Jon to confirm the report, but as of now he has not responded to my request for an interview. If the report is true, Busch will have to battle with both veteran keeper Joe... Read more »

Busch: "I'd just like to thank the [fans]"

It’s now gone official. The Fire has surprisingly released goalkeeper Jon Busch – starter of every one of the Fire’s league games in the last two years and the 2008 MLS goalkeeper of the year. Here’s how it all went down. **** After the Fire’s friendly against Notre Dame got cancelled on Saturday morning, goalkeeper... Read more »

Report: Busch out

According to a [report by Ives Galarcep of Soccer by Ives](, the Fire will part ways with keeper Jon Busch by the end of the week. Per the report, Busch, who has started every league game for the Fire for the last two seasons, will either be traded or released prior to Saturday night’s opener... Read more »

Gold Cup Update: USA and Costa Rica advance and Busch called in

The Fire will just have to wait a little bit longer for Logan Pause and Gonzalo Segares. This past weekend saw both Pause and the U.S. team and Gonzalo and the Costa Rican squad win their quarterfinal matches and advance to the Gold Cup semifinals, which will be played on Thursday night at Soldier Field.... Read more »

Fire Release Nick Noble

The Fire waived 24-year-old goalkeeper Nick Noble yesterday, ending his 2 ½ year stay with the club.  Noble was demoted to third string goalkeeper earlier in the year, foreshadowing yesterday’s release. Noble’s release comes at a strange time for the Fire, who is about to lose starting keeper Jon Busch for up to a month... Read more »

Three Fire players called up for Gold Cup play

Fire players Gonzalo Segares, Jon Busch and Logan Pause were all named to their respective national team’s rosters for the upcoming CONCACAF Gold Cup. Segares’s call up to the Costa Rican national squad was fully expected but the naming of Pause and Busch (neither of whom was named to the U.S.’s 30-man preliminary roster) to... 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 »

Busch Nominated in First Save of the Week Contest

Not sure if anyone saw this but started a new feature today called Save of the Week.  It’s pretty much a carbon copy of the Goal of the Week feature they’ve had going for a while now, only difference is now goalkeepers get a chance to strut their stuff.  The Fire’s Jon Busch is... Read more »