Archive for December 2017

Fire open 2018 at Colorado

The first three games of the Fire’s 2018 season seem to be set with the campaign opening on the road in Colorado on March 3. MLS announced home openers for all 23 clubs today and the Fire will host Sporting Kansas City in the opener at Toyota Park on March 10. They will open Minnesota... Read more »

Fire/Arshakyan mutually part ways

David Arshakyan and the Fire have mutually agreed to terminate his contract. The move frees up an international roster spot and clears approximately $178,850, Arshakyan’s 2017 guaranteed compensation from the team’s 2018 budget. Without Arshakyan, the Fire now have five internationals remaining on the roster. That count includes Jorge Bava, Michael de Leeuw, Johan Kappelhof,... Read more »

Fire trade Alvarez, announce expansion protected list

Veteran midfield Arturo Alvarez is on his way back to his hometown. The Fire traded Alvarez to the Houston Dynamo in exchange for their natural second round pick in the 2019 SuperDraft. In two seasons with the Fire, Alvarez scored 8 goals and added 11 assists in 55 appearances. He was a valuable role player... Read more »