Tag: Daniel Woolard

Afternoon notes

I went to U of I this past weekend and learned a couple of things about myself.  1) I am a klutz.  2) I have an astounding propensity to accidentally injure myself.  3) I am a huge klutz.  Now, let’s learn a couple of things about MLS – none of which have anything to do... Read more »

Fire waive Woolard and Washington - Trim roster to 28

The Fire announced today that they have waived defenders Daniel Woolard and Austin Washington. Washington — whom the Fire drafted in the fourth round of the 2008 MLS SuperDraft — and Woolard — who was drafted in the fourth round of the 2007 SuperDraft — combined to make eight starts in 2009. Here’s Klopas’s quote,... Read more »

Fire looking to add to depth

Depth. You could call it “the” word of 2009 for the Chicago Fire. Whether it was Technical Director Frank Klopas, a coach, a player, or a regular staffer, you couldn’t get out of Toyota Park without having to sit through yet another explanation of just how important – and strong – the depth of the... Read more »
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Working on some interviews... (UPDATED)

Hey everybody, I’m working on getting some interviews with Fire personnel scheduled so I will hopefully have some stories up regarding the ‘protected list’ decisions later on. If the interviews don’t work out, don’t worry, I’ll be back with another post today but the content will be slightly different. **UPDATE — I just got off... Read more »

Fire Injury Report

With the Fire getting ready to take on the New England Revolution this Saturday, the time is ripe for an injury update. Here we go… **John Thorrington – Out** The central midfielder, who hasn’t played since August 29th, will miss this weekend’s match with a case of athletic pubaglia (English translation: groin pain/sports hernia). Thorrington... Read more »

Mid-Week Update: Fire Injury Report

With a whopping six players listed on this week’s injury report, the Fire’s second bye week of 2009 couldn’t have come at a better time. The team is hoping to return at least a few of the players on this week’s injury list in time for next Saturday’s game at New England and it looks... Read more »
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Linked Up

Here are a couple interesting Fire related links to get your day started.  Look for an informational piece on the Fire’s first SuperLiga opponent, San Luis, later on in the day. As reported on the Fire’s official website, the Fire’s first U.S. Open Cup fixture has been announced.  The Fire will be taking on the... Read more »