Tag: Matchday

Matchday 3/27: Fire vs. New York

We’re a mere four hours from watching the Fire take on the Red Bulls in what will be their first meaningful game since last November.  I’m excited.  It should be a great season for the Fire (I actually picked them to finish first in the Eastern Conference on MLSsoccer.com) and tonight should (hopefully) mark a... 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 »

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 »

Saturday's Games: Your Open Thread

Manchester United take on Aston Villa (12 p.m. Fox Sports Espanol) and Valencia takes on Real Madrid (3 p.m. ESPN Deportes and ESPN360.com) in two of the day’s better games. The Barcelona derby is also today, with Messi, Ibrahmovic and co. taking on Espanyol (1 p.m. on GolTV). On a complete side note, Fire forward... Read more »

Sunday's Games: Your Open Thread

The best of today’s games feature Fulham-Sunderland (9 a.m. on Setanta Sports), Everton-Tottenham (10 a.m. on FSC), and one of the most intense rivalries in the world, Roma-Lazio (1:45 p.m. on FSC).  Hopefully the Roma-Lazio game doesn’t end with any rioting this time around, but you never know what will happen when the two Roman... Read more »

Matchday 12/5

Manchester City and Chelsea face off today in the Premier League’s bi-annual battle for the title of “Wealthiest team in Britain.” City has lost 8 straight to Chelsea and Mark Hughes’s boys will be hoping that they’ll be able to cash in a victory against Didier Drogba and the Blues. For a full list of... Read more »

Matchday: 11/29

It’s a huge day on the table for all of us soccer fans out here with several tremendous matches to pick from. The big-time London ‘derby’ (that one was for all you Brits out there…) of Arsenal-Chelsea (10 a.m. CDT, FSC) opens things up this Sunday but that’s just a teaser of the day’s main... Read more »

Matchday 11/28

With the MLS offseason now in full swing it’s time for me to start to take a deeper look at the European game. That’s a task that I plan on really kicking off this weekend and there really isn’t a better time to do so — as there is a full slate of fantastic matches... Read more »

Matchday 11/22: MLS Cup Final

The Fire’s season might already be over, but there is still business left to take care of in MLS. The L.A. Galaxy and Real Salt Lake will finish that ‘business’ tonight, when they meet in the MLS Cup Final (7:30 p.m. on ESPN) for the 2009 league title. I’ll be sharing my thoughts about the... Read more »

Matchday 11/14: The Eastern Conference Final

A trip to the MLS Cup is on the line as the Chicago Fire and Real Salt Lake are almost set to face off in tonight’s Eastern Conference Final at Toyota Park. Who will advance remains to be seen, but I’ll be here to take you through the whole day with Fire Confidential’s second All... Read more »