Archive for November 2014

Shipp loses out on Rookie of the Year award

Harry Shipp finished second among voters for the MLS Rookie of the Year award. The honor this season went to FC Dallas forward Tesho Akindele. Both players finished with seven goals and Shipp had the edge in assists (6-3) and starts (26-18) but the perception that he hit the “rookie wall” late in the season... Read more »

Fire re-sign Nyarko to new deal / Pick up options on six, decline options on 11

As expected, the Fire have re-signed midfielder Patrick Nyarko to a new deal. The parties had been working on a revised contract for several months and an tentative agreement had been reached to restructure the previous deal before Nyarko’s injury occurred on October 18. The injury didn’t change the team’s intentions to bring Nyarko back... Read more »

Fire's offseason is all about options

Frank Yallop conducted end of season exit interviews with players last week before departing for a ten day scouting trip. According to Yallop, players were to be advised of the club’s intentions for 2015 as it pertains to each individual during those conversations. Most clubs probably won’t announce which contract options have been picked up... Read more »

Fire name Pause as Vice President

Logan Pause’s last game as a player was less than two weeks ago and it didn’t take the club long to find a new role for him within the organization. The Fire announced today that Pause will be assuming the role of Vice President effective December 1. Per a release, Pause will work across “a... Read more »