Posts tagged "Philadelphia Union"

Sources: Berry traded to Philadelphia

The 2012 MLS Rookie of the Year is on the move. Sources tell Fire Confidential that Austin Berry has been traded to the Philadelphia Union in exchange for allocation money. The trade announcement will be made pending league approval. The move presumably adds budget space which would enable the Fire to increase Mike Magee’s salary... Read more »

Fire 2 Union 1 - recap and ratings

The Fire got themselves back into playoff contention in what amounted to a “must-win” situation against a club that had beaten them twice this season. Chicago is now six points behind Philadelphia with two games in hand and five points behind fifth place Houston for the final playoff spot. The Fire, Revolution, and Union are... Read more »

Fire v Union match preview

With the regular season clock ticking down, this one is important. If the Fire are going to make a move to claim one of the five available Eastern Conference playoff spots they are going to need to start winning against their closest competitors for those positions. Now. Already having suffered two losses at the hands... Read more »
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Union 1 Fire 0 - recap and ratings

Another game against the Philadelphia Union produced the same result, with the same goal scorer, the same player providing the assist, the same mental lapses leading to scores, and the same lack of punch in the offensive third. The biggest difference in this match was that Chicago didn’t play nearly as well as they did... Read more »

Fire v Union match day

Starting Line Ups Fire GK Johnson D Segares, Berry, Anibaba, Thompson M Lindpere, Pause, Larentowicz, Duka F Rolfe, MacDonald Bench: Tornaghi, Videira, Bone, King, Alex, Amarikwa, MacDonald Union GK MacMath D Gaddis, Soumare, Okugo, Williams M Cruz, Carroll, Kleberson, Cruz, Farfan F LeToux, McInerney Bench: Konopka, Torres, Casey, Daniel, Fernandes, Albright, Hoppenot

Fire v Union match preview - again / Forlán to MLS?

The Fire did what they had to do in exposing a suspect Philadelphia back line last week and created numerous opportunities to score over the course of last week’s match. They only thing they didn’t do was finish their chances. On Wednesday night, the Union actually played a decent first half against the Los Angeles... Read more »
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Union 1 Fire 0 - recap and ratings

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Looking at the final numbers after the match you’d be hard pressed to explain just how the Fire managed to drop yet another home game against an opponent that they should have been able to beat. Philadelphia came into this match missing two starters on the back line and one of the replacements hadn’t played... Read more »

Fire v Union match day

Starting Line Ups Fire GK Johnson D Thompson, Anibaba, Berry, Segares M Duka, Pause, Paladini, Lindpere F Rolfe, Nyarko Bench: Tornaghi, Videira, Atouba, Bone, Alex, Amarikwa, Santos Union GK MacMath D Gaddis, Soumare, Okugo, G. Farfan M Carroll, Daniel, M. Farfan, Cruz F McInerney, Casey Bench: Konopka. Albright, Kleberson, Torres, Hoppenot, Kassel, Le Toux

Fire v Union match preview

Bakary Soumare will be back in Chicago but it won’t be in the manner it seemed it would be 10 days ago. The former Fire defender is likely to make his second MLS appearance for Philadelphia versus the team that he made his only Union start against. His old club, the Chicago Fire. Soumare said... Read more »
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Soumare: Fire and Union have had preliminary talks

The Fire will host the Philadelphia Union on May 11. It’s possible Bakary Soumare will be there even if he’s not a member of the visiting team. In the latest episode of the Fire Confidential Podcast, Soumare talks about his return to MLS last season and where he could be headed this year. Chicago is... Read more »