Tag: CJ Brown

Fire v Real Salt Lake match preview plus Brown ROF, Rolfe update, and Pappa in form

The Fire will play two of the best teams in MLS over the next 4 days at Toyota Park.  After a last minute road victory against Chivas USA on Friday night the club will face a stiffer test which should provide a bit more insight on how good the current version of the Chicago Fire... Read more »

CJ Brown - Ring of Fire Inductee 2012

It was just a matter of time. The Fire announced today that CJ Brown, the club’s all-time leader in games and minutes played will be inducted into the Ring of Fire this season.  The induction ceremony will take place at half-time of the May 9 match against Brown’s current team Real Salt Lake. “It’s truly... Read more »

Riot Hosting Chicago Soccer Heritage Night

  For those who would like to revisit Chicago’s long and distinguished soccer history the Chicago Riot are conducting Chicago Soccer Heritage Night this coming Sunday at the Odeum in Villa Park.  The list of local soccer luminaries is one of the most impressive I can recall, managing to gather members of the Fire, Sting,... Read more »

CJ Brown Joins Real Salt Lake Coaching Staff

Real Salt Lake announced today that CJ Brown is joining their coaching staff as an assistant to head coach Jason Kries.  Brown replaces Robin Fraser who left to take the top spot at Chivas USA.  The Fire released this statement from Technical Director Frank Klopas: “This is a great opportunity for CJ, and everyone at... Read more »

Conde's Deal at Puebla Falls Through and Other Fire Related Links

Here are a few Fire related stories from the last few days. Brown at Riot Game Sunday CJ Brown is taking the ceremonial first kick and signing autographs before the Riot take on Missouri on Sunday December 12 at the Odeum.  Conde Not Signing with Puebla? According to Raza Deportiva, Wilman Conde will not be... Read more »

CJ Brown's Retirement Party

  CJ Brown’s retirement party/team awards night drew a large turnout at The Pitch.  Brown accepted his 2010 Fire defender of the year award, 2010 Supporter’s player of the year award from Section 8, and a commerative gift from the Fire with the class and demeanor that we’re all used to seeing from the Fire... Read more »

CJ Brown Retirement Party on Tuesday

The Fire’s “Thank You CJ” event which doubles as a team awards night and a chance to honor the retiring Fire original will be held on Tuesday night at The Pitch (2142 N. Clybourn).  The party starts at 6:30 while the ceremony begins at 7:30 and will be emceed by Fox’s Amy Freeze. The Fire... Read more »

Big Shoes To Fill......

  It’s not going to be an easy offseason.  The retirement of a player who personifies the “Tradition, Honor, and Passion” that has become the club’s motto will leave a pair of large boots to fill in terms of leadership and professionalism.  While Brian McBride was universally respected as a National Team and MLS icon,... Read more »

CJ Brown To Retire

When asked about his plans for next season after the Kansas City match on October 12 CJ Brown suggested that he had not arrived at a decision yet.  It seems that Brian McBride’s final match this past weekend struck a chord with the future Ring Of Fire inductee.  According to this article Brown is retiring... Read more »

CBA Update

Fire midfielders Logan Pause and John Thorrington did not train with the team Monday or Tuesday. Instead, the pair of central midfielders — who also happen to be the Fire’s Union Representatives — were in Washington D.C., sitting in on collective bargaining agreement negotiations between MLS and the Players’ Union. “We haven’t heard from [Pause... Read more »