Posts in category "Patrick Nyarko"

Fire Announce Expansion Draft Protected Players

The Fire announced their list of 11 expansion draft protected players today. The players, who will be ineligible for selection by the Philadelphia Union in Wednesday’s expansion draft, include the following: GK: Jon Busch DEF: Wilman Conde, C.J. Brown, Dasan Robinson, Tim Ward MID: Justin Mapp, Marco Pappa, Logan Pause, John Thorrington FWD: Brian McBride,... Read more »

Expansion Draft Update; Top 10 Fire Goals

Hey everyone, have a little Saturday morning update for you courtesy of scaryice — who tipped me off to these stories via email. Here we go… **Nyarko Graduating Generation Adidas?** According to [this post on Climbing the Ladder, Patrick Nyarko could be graduating from the Generation Adidas program](http://usasoccer.blogspot.com/2009/09/graduating-from-generation-adidas.html). The significance of this is that the... Read more »

An interview with Patrick Nyarko

I talked with Fire forward Patrick Nyarko for a few minutes prior to Saturday’s match against San Jose (during which he scored the game-winning goal…) and in getting to know him found the 23-year-old to be a very down to earth guy. I talked with Patrick about a wide variety of topics including his reaction... Read more »
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Soumare, Nyarko, and Husidic -- Profiling their paths to MLS

Thought I’d share a piece that Maria Burns Ortiz wrote for Soccernet about Fire players Bakary Soumare, Patrick Nyarko and Baggio Husidic.   Although it’s a bit old, the article does a pretty good job of providing some info about these players’ remarkable rise from adversity/obscurity to the MLS.  I found the write-up on Baggio Husidic... Read more »