Tag: Julian Posada

Some Good News and Some Not So Good News - Updated

Julian Posada attended Section 8 Chicago’s monthly board meeting tonight (along with Director of Soccer & Team Development Paul Cadwell and Vice President Emigdio Gamboa) and addressed a variety of issues while taking questions from the attendees.  I’ll get right to the highlights: The Fire will finally have a team store at Toyota Park.  The... Read more »

Fire Sign Marko Maric

The Fire now have 23 officially “signed” players on the roster after announcing the signing of 6-2″ Croatian midfielder Marko Maric.  Described as a box to box player who can fill an enforcer role if needed, Maric is the sixth international on the roster.  The other five are Pappa, Ristic, Mikulic, Chaves, and Puerari.  The Fire... Read more »

Posada Has A Full Plate Going Into 2011 Season

Last month MLSsoccer.com chose the Fire’s hiring of Julian Posada as the most underreported story of 2010.  The choice was a bit odd given that since Posada was hired last September there just hasn’t been much to report.  The Fire’s 2011 Season Ticket marketing campaign had already been kick started with the “All In for... Read more »

New Jersey Sponsor in 2011

Best Buy’s initial uniform sponsorship deal with the Fire expired at the end of this season and it’s been speculated for some time that the relationship would not continue into 2011.  A release from Best Buy and the Fire today officially puts an end to the speculation.  The Fire are now in the market for... Read more »

New Team President Julian Posada Introduced

New Fire team President Julian Posada addressed the media via conference call this morning and shed some light on his vision for the franchise, how he became involved as a candidate for the position, and how he plans to increase the Fire’s visibility in a crowded Chicago sports landscape.  When asked if his emphasis will... Read more »