Category: Justin Mapp

Mapp Traded to Philadelphia

Greg Lalas reports that the Fire have traded midfielder Justin Mapp to Philadelphia for allocation money. The amount of allocation money has not been made public but the move allows the Fire to free up $245,000.00 in cap space (or roughly $122,500.00 in terms of MLS cap dollars for half of 2010).  Mapp never... Read more »

Klopas explains the 'Protected List'

More than a few eyebrows were raised when the Fire announced their ‘protected list’ of 11 players who wouldn’t be eligible for selection by Philadelphia in today’s MLS expansion draft. One player in particular who stood out on the list was midfielder Justin Mapp. Mapp, a 25-year-old winger who has enjoyed a lot of success... Read more »

Mapp's Match: Another Look

Filling in for injured playmaker Cuauhtemoc Blanco, Fire midfielder Justin Mapp had some big shoes to fill when the Fire hosted Toronto FC on Saturday night. And while the Fire disappointed with a 2-2 tie that effectively knocked them out of the race for the Supporter’s Shield, Mapp was a bright spot, looking dangerous and... Read more »

Justin Mapp -- Speaking on his 2009...

Veteran midfielder Justin Mapp had been a fixture of the Fire starting 11 for years. Unfortunately for the 24-year-old Mapp though, this year – to say the least – has been quite different. Mapp – who at this point last year had started every game for the Fire – has gotten the starting nod in... 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 »