Tag: Logan Pause

Logan Pause out 4-6 weeks

The Fire will be without team captain Logan Pause for the next 4-6 weeks after suffering two broken ribs and a collapsed lung as result of a first half collision on Sunday night in Philadelphia.  Pause has started every game this season and trails only CJ Brown in all-time appearances for the club. Without Pause... Read more »

Logan Pause Called In For USA Friendly

Logan Pause has been called by Bob Bradley for USA’s friendly next week against South Africa.  Here’s the story on the whole squad. Definitely a surprise call up but it seems like Bradley is intent on getting a look at some younger guys and bubble players while the big guns continue their Euro seasons and... Read more »

Central Midfield Discussion

Here’s an excerpt from Steve Davis’ “Talking Tactics” column on mlssoccer.com.  He addresses the same issue with the midfield spot that we’ve been discussing here. “New Chicago Fire manager Carlos de los Cobos wants more passing and possession at Toyota Park. I like the way he’s thinking, but does he have the right personnel? Can Chicago... Read more »

CBA Update

Fire midfielders Logan Pause and John Thorrington did not train with the team Monday or Tuesday. Instead, the pair of central midfielders — who also happen to be the Fire’s Union Representatives — were in Washington D.C., sitting in on collective bargaining agreement negotiations between MLS and the Players’ Union. “We haven’t heard from [Pause... Read more »

No Comment

The league and players union have only two more days until the deadline to agree to a new CBA comes and goes. The expiring CBA, which has been the only one used throughout league history, doesn’t have any provisions for player free agency or guaranteed contracts — both points that the players union want included... Read more »

CBA Update

In the last 20+ years, every one of the so-called “major” sports leagues in America has gone through some sort of work stoppage. Whether it was the NFL in 1987, MLB in 1994, the NBA in 1998 or the NHL in 2004, every stoppage damaged the respective leagues. Attendance declined, playoffs were canceled, interest levels... Read more »

Happy Days

*Note: I changed the title of this article. The old one sucked.* > “For those who know their Fire history they remember a guy like [former head coach] Bob Bradley based on his integrity and the type of ethical guy that he is. When I sat down with Carlos the first thing i thought about... Read more »

Fire Announce Team Awards

Lost in the shuffle of the Fire’s thrilling Eastern Conference Semifinals victory was the fact that the team announced the 2009 awards on Friday night. Wilman Conde, Brian McBride and Logan Pause were the recipients of the honors, which included Team MVP, Team Golden Boot Winner, Team Defender of the Year and U.S. Soccer Foundation/MLS... Read more »

Morning Links

Here are a few links to get your day started… The ‘Players Only’ section of the Chicago Tribune did a fun little piece with Fire midfielders John Thorrington and Logan Pause the other day.  Thorrington interviewed Pause for the entry, asking Logan all sorts of things in rapid-fire format.  Logan and John had some pretty... Read more »

An interview with Gonzalo Segares and Logan Pause

Hey everyone, hope your Thursday is going well. I caught up with the recently returned Gonzalo Segares and Logan Pause (both players had been with their national teams since the end of June for the Gold Cup) at yesterday’s practice and did a little group interview with them. Check it out below… **What did you... Read more »