Category: Marco Pappa

Pappa to Heerenveen in January

After months of speculation it’s finally official.  Marco Pappa has signed a pre-contract with SC Heerenveen and will join the Dutch club when his MLS contract expires at the end of the year.  Pappa, who is currently third among all-time leading Fire goal scorers is one of the more talented wide players in MLS and... Read more »

Pappa scores goal in Guatemala win

*Not sure how I missed this yesterday, but I thought it was worth posting all the same…* Unlike the rest of his Fire teammates, Marco Pappa had a relatively successful Wednesday. Away from the club due to his call-up to the Guatemalan National Team for Wednesday night’s friendly against El Salvador, Pappa played the full... Read more »

Early returns

*So, apparently the deadline for roster cuts was not yesterday. Turns out the Fire’s press release was wrong and now I have a little bit of egg on my face **(EDIT — the Fire’s release was not wrong. The league changed the deadline at the last minute.)** Not the first time that’s happened…* > “I... Read more »

Pappa on board through 2012

The Fire and Marco Pappa have come to terms on a new deal to keep the 21-year-old winger at Toyota Park through 2012. Pappa, who had been on loan to the Fire from Guatemalan team CSD Municipal, had his league option exercised and will join a growing group of out-of-contract players returning to Bridgeview for... Read more »

A Closer Look: Marco Pappa's Second Half Struggles

Thirty-two minutes into the Fire’s 2009 home opener against the New York Red Bulls, Fire midfielder Marco Pappa lit up a windswept, rain soaked Toyota Park crowd when he smashed a 20 yard half volley off the post and into the back of the net. Pappa’s goal – which would prove to be the game... Read more »