Tag: Chris Armas

Former-Fire midfielder Marsch retires

Former Fire midfielder announced his retirement today, putting an end to a 14-year MLS career that saw him play with the Fire from the club’s inception in 1998 through 2005. Marsch, who won four trophies while with the Fire, will now join the U.S. National Team as an Assistant Coach for Bob Bradley — whom... Read more »

Updating the head coaching search

Yesterday, Ridge Mahoney of Soccer America came out with a report that stated — amongst other things — that the Fire’s head coaching search is nearing its end. Citing a source within the Fire organization, [the report stated that the search is down to two former Fire players: ex-D.C. head coach Tom Soehn and current... Read more »

Vasquez hired as Chivas USA Head Coach

Chivas USA became the second of five teams to fill their hole at head coach yesterday, [when they hired former Chivas USA, L.A. Galaxy and Bayern Munich Assistant Martin Vasquez to lead the squad](http://www.socceramerica.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=Articles.showArticleHomePage&art_aid=35603). Vasquez (who is on the far right in the adjacent photo) replaces former Chivas USA and current Toronto FC Head Coach... Read more »

Monday Morning Poll Question: A European Head Coach?

When the Fire decided not to renew the contract of former Head Coach Denis Hamlett last week, thoughts immediately went to where exactly the Fire would get their next head man. The possibilities seemed to be pretty numerous, with several high profile MLS assistants and former/current head coaches coming to mind right off the bat.... Read more »

Chris Armas to be inducted into "Ring of Fire" Hall of Fame

It was announced yesterday that [former Fire midfielder Chris Armas — who played with the club from its inception in 1998 through 2007 — will be inducted into the “Ring of Fire” Hall of Fame](http://chicago.fire.mlsnet.com/news/team_news.jsp?ymd=20090921&content_id=7077602&vkey=news_chf&fext=.jsp&team=t100) prior to Fire’s October 22nd game against Chivas USA. “As someone who once shared the pitch with Chris, I can... Read more »