Tag: Krzysztof Krol

Krol Goes Indoors and Riots

Krzysztof Krol is finding a way to stay on a soccer field before looking for greener pastures in Europe during the January transfer window.  During the month of December, Krol will head indoors and play for the Chicago Riot.  Although he won’t be available for the home opener on Sunday night at the Odeum in... Read more »

John and Krol Officially Released

A busy day at Toyota Park continued with the announcement that Krzysztof Krol and Collins John were being released.  Krol’s departure was expected given that his one year loan agreement expires in December and he has expressed interest in pursuing options in Europe.  The “mutual decision” to part ways with John came as a bit of... Read more »

Random Off Season Thoughts

The Fire return to the Toyota Park practice field today for two weeks of post season training.  It should be interesting to see who’s on the pitch and and who’s on the sideline with De Los Cobos’ training staff.  Krzysztof Krol is apparently done with the Fire.  Most observers have expected that his loan would... Read more »

Segares is Back / Ward Traded

  Frank Klopas continued an impressive three week period of wheeling and dealing today with the announcement that the Fire has re-acquired defender Gonzalo Segares.  The move immediately improves the Fire defensively with a player who had been one of the best defenders in MLS over the last several seasons.  Segares signed a six month... Read more »

Krol Takes The Stand, TFC/KC, Sueno MLS

  Krol in Action Just because Krzystof Krol was not on the field Saturday it doesn’t mean he wasn’t active.  Krol joined Section 8 during the game and even took to the capo stand.  More pics below…… Section 8 on Tour The Fire is on the road for the next two matches in Toronto and... Read more »

Updating the Krol Situation

*Very sorry this is going up so late. I had to deal with some issues and was kept away. Rest assured tomorrow will literally be chock full of posts. I’m planning on setting a record for number of entries. I intend to hold to that. On another note, this post is meant to update the... Read more »

A new left back?

Thought the Fire had their left back issue sorted out? Think again. Despite acquiring left back Krzysztof Krol via loan in January, Head Coach Carlos de los Cobos has his eye on another potential replacement – Deris Umanzor – for former Fire stalwart Gonzalo Segares. Umanzor, a 30-year-old Salvadoran defender who currently plays for C.D.... Read more »

Krol's revelations raise some questions

When I first heard about the Fire’s interest in Krzysztof Krol, I assumed that the team was looking at him as a potential replacement for left back Gonzalo Segares. I stopped operating under that assumption a few hours ago, when I read Charlie Corr’s report in which Krol revealed that he has been playing primarily... Read more »

An offseason assessment

With only one day left until the Fire officially kicks off its preseason schedule, the time has come for an assessment of the Fire’s offseason. And who better to evaluate the last few months than the man behind all the moves, Frank Klopas? Take it away Frank… “I think that we made very good decisions... Read more »


It’s been a while since I last spoke with Fire Technical Director Frank Klopas so we had a few things to catch up on when we talked today. First on the list was the Fire’s newest player, defender Krzysztof Krol. The 22-year-old Krol, who the Fire officially acquired on loan from Polish team Jagiellonia Bialystok,... Read more »