Tag: Former Fire Players

Busch signs with Earthquakes; Will backup Cannon

Just got off the phone with Jon Busch. He let me know that he has come to terms on a deal with the San Jose Earthquakes, officially signing a contract with the club this morning. Busch will start his career in San Jose as the number two goalkeeper, playing the role of backup to incumbent... Read more »

Report: Busch signs with San Jose

A [report has surfaced that former Fire keeper Jon Busch has signed with the San Jose Earthquakes](http://www.centerlinesoccer.com/2010/03/28/earthquakes-acquire-goalkeeper-jon-busch/). I’ve reached out to Jon to confirm the report, but as of now he has not responded to my request for an interview. If the report is true, Busch will have to battle with both veteran keeper Joe... Read more »

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 »

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 »

Q + A: Chris Rolfe

Former Fire midfielder/forward Chris Rolfe was kind enough to take some time to answer some of your questions. Here are his responses: **How does Aalborg compare to playing with the Fire so far? Good luck in Europe, Chris! -patrickhattrick** First of all, it’s somewhat nice to go through pre-season at our home training grounds and... Read more »

Segares officially signs with Apollon FC

It’s finally official. [Gonzalo Segares and Apollon FC have put pen to paper and signed a deal](http://www.apollon.com.cy/apollon/indexen.php?report) that will bring the 27-year-old former Fire left back to the Cypriot club through the end of their season. I know, I know, it’s not like this is any sort of surprise, but I thought I’d share the... Read more »

Q + A: Bakary Soumare

Former Fire defender Bakary Soumare was kind enough to take some time to answer some of your questions. Here are his responses: **First, we miss you and it’s no surprise that you are starting now. What do you miss most about Chicago and your teammates? What are the most fun and most challenging parts of... Read more »

Ask Bakary Soumare

Always stylish former Fire defender Bakary Soumare has graciously agreed to answer some questions from you guys. I’m guessing the 24-year-old Soumare, who transferred from the Fire to French Ligue 1 side Boulogne back in August, will have a good deal to say about his time at Boulogne ([where he has become entrenched in the... Read more »