Tag: Fire

Fire vs DC Player Ratings and Recap

After a badly needed win the Fire improve to 1-2-1 on the season.  The match wasn’t exactly pretty but it was effective nonetheless for the Fire.  DC was held to very few real scoring opportunities while the only truly dangerous chances were 2 headers from Julius James.  Offensively the Fire looked more composed and fluid than in the... Read more »

Starting Line Up and Match Comments

The Starting 11 for the Fire : GK Andrew Dykstra D Kryzstof Krol D Wilman Conde D CJ Brown D Dasan Robinson M Patrick Nyarko M Marco Pappa M Peter Lowry M Baggio Husidic M Justin Mapp F Collins John

What's The Score? - Part 1

Let me preface this post by first stating that I don’t believe that it is the media’s (i.e. television, radio, and newspapers) responsibility to help promote or advance a certain product or sport by providing advertising or discussion for a product that does not necessarily advance their business.  Especially if said product is not a... Read more »

Fire vs. San Jose Preview

The Fire open their home season tomorrow night against a side that quite frankly is not very good.  The Earthquakes were hammered in their home opener by Real Salt Lake 3-0.  Anything less than three points for the Fire will be a major disappointment considering that San Jose will likely start two rookies on the... Read more »

Saturday Game Day

Here are a few notes before the match today……… The injury list for both teams: Colorado Out: M Ciaran O’Brien, F Ross Schunk Doubtful: G Ian Joyce Questionable: M Jamie Smith Probable: D Julien Baudet, F Conor Casey (foot sprain), F Omar Cummings (knee sprain) Chicago Questionable: M John Thorrington (quad strain), F Calen Carr... Read more »