Tag: Friendly

Fire to play Dynamo in penultimate preseason friendly

The Fire announced last night that they will be taking on fellow MLS side the Houston Dynamo in their second-to-last friendly of the preseason. The match will kick off this Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Carl Lewis Track and Field Complex in Houston. The Fire had originally planned to travel to New Orleans for... Read more »

Fire vs. FC Dallas: No game thread today...

No game thread for the Fire’s friendly against FC Dallas today. Unfortunately, I have some business to attend to and will be kept away from the computer for the majority of the match. If you’re interested in following the game, the Fire will be publishing their play-by-play on their twitter feed. I’ll publish a recap... Read more »

Fire vs. FC Atlas: Game Thread

The Fire and FC Atlas are just over 30 minutes away from kickoff and I’m ready to provide some kick-ass coverage for you guys. I’ll be ditching class (sorry Dad, I promise I’ll check out the lecture slides asap) to provide updates throughout. I should be receiving some in-depth descriptions of important match events from... Read more »
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Fire to face FC Atlas Wednesday

The Fire announced this afternoon that they will play Mexican side FC Atlas in a preseason friendly on Wednesday morning. Kick off is set for 10 a.m. central time. Atlas currently sits in 9th place out of 18 teams in the Mexican primera division, but will likely play their reserves in Wednesday’s match. Expect the... Read more »

Fire draw Chivas 1-1 in friendly

The Fire played Mexican club Chivas de Guadalajara to a 1-1 draw at Chivas’s training facility Thursday afternoon. Brian McBride opened the scoring in the match, but his first half strike was nullified by a Chivas goal with just moments left in the match. The Fire played the entire first half with their A-lineup on... Read more »

Fire vs. Chivas Game Thread

The Fire is all set to take on Mexican club CD Chivas in today’s friendly in Guadalajara. I’ll be providing updates — including in depth descriptions of the goals courtesy of some emails from the kind people in the Fire front office — throughout the afternoon so stay tuned. **12:00 p.m. –** Game is set... Read more »
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US outlasts El Salvador 2-1

Though the U.S. completely outplayed El Salvador in Wednesday night’s friendly in Tampa, they needed two goals in the last 16 minutes to [squeak out of Raymond James Stadium with a 2-1 win](http://soccernet.espn.go.com/world-cup/story/_/id/4944355/ce/us/second-string-us-impresses-el-salvador?cc=5901&ver=us). After heading into the break scoreless, El Salvador jumped out to a 1-0 advantage in the 59th minute when U.S. right back... Read more »

Fire to face Chivas Guadalajara in friendly on Thursday

The Fire announced this afternoon that they will take on Mexican-club Chivas de Guadalajara in a closed-door friendly Thursday afternoon at 12:30 p.m. The Fire, who began their two-week stay in Mexico with training today, will play a second exhibition in Mexico on March 3rd. The opponent for the second match has yet to be... Read more »

Morning notes

Here are a couple of quick notes to get your Friday started… **Fire local TV update** It’s not looking like the Fire will be broadcast on My50 in 2010. According to a source with knowledge of the situation, MLS wants to broadcast all of its games in high-definition this year. My50 does not broadcast in... Read more »
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Morning Links

Yesterday afternoon was a busy one in the world of soccer. I didn’t update then, so we’re getting caught up now… In an announcement that certainly surprised me (just take a look at yesterday’s morning links for proof…), [Landon Donovan has signed a new deal with the L.A. Galaxy which will keep him at the... Read more »