Tag: Designated Player

Blanco to Irapuato Official

It’s official.  Cuauhtemoc Blanco will not be returning to the Fire this season. Blanco confirmed on live televsion (Fox Soccer Espanol) this evening that he will be playing for Irapuato.   

Designated Player Announcement Tomorrow

According to the Fire’s Facebook page a Designated Player announcement will be made tomorrow.  Details to come…..

Links of Interest

Here are a few Fire related items. A piece on Andrew Dykstra on SBI. http://www.soccerbyives.net/soccer_by_ives/2010/04/dykstra-relishes-firstever-win-in-front-of-home-crowd.html#more   And this interesting take on the Fire’s  designated player possibilities from Soccer America’s Ridge Mahoney. “8. CHICAGO. So far, Coach Carlos de Los Cobos – despite his laudable record with clubs in Mexico – has preferred to import players... Read more »

MLS expands Designated Player rule

[MLS announced this morning that the Designated Player rule has been expanded](http://www.mlssoccer.com/content/mls-expands-designated-player-rule). The new rule will allocate two DP slots to every MLS team (an increase from the one slot previously used) with an option for every team to buy a third slot for the price of $250,000. Furthermore, each DP signing will now count... Read more »

The Designated Player Search

Hey everyone, I hope you all had a good Thanksgiving (I know I did, the turkey was delicious…) but I’m back with more Fire news for you on what will hopefully be a leisurely day of leftovers, relaxing and maybe – for the adventurous amongst us – Black Friday shopping. Today’s post concerns the topic... Read more »