Category: 2011 Friendlies

Chivas 1 Fire 0 - Post Game

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Chivas De Guadalajara defeated the Fire 1-0 on the strength of a second half free kick beauty from Jorge Mora.  Despite the loss the Fire’s starting eleven acquitted themselves pretty well against a good Chivas side.  The crowd of 18,224 mostly Chivas supporters saw a decent first 45 minutes followed by a parade of substitutions... Read more »

Fire Lose To Manchester United But Hold Their Own

Fire Lose To Manchester United But Hold Their Own
Yesterday’s match against Manchester United was about as succesfull as an international club friendly can be without actually winning the game.  The home team represented themselves well, actually leading the Premiere League champions 1-0 for 65 minutes and playing well enough to earn a bit of respect from the local fans amid a disappointing season... Read more »

Fire v Manchester United Match Day Is Here

Fire v Manchester United Match Day Is Here
What is expected to be the largest crowd ever for a Fire game should be in attendance to watch the home side take on Premiere League Champions Manchester United at Soldier Field today at 4:00 CDT.  The previous record of 54,432 was set at Soldier Field on July 16, 2005 as the Fire drew with... Read more »

Manchester United Arrives Today

Fresh off a 7-0 thumping of the Seattle Sounders on Wednesday night, the Red Devils arrive in Chicago this afternoon.  The pre-game hype goes into high gear today as Frank Klopas, Sir Alex Ferguson, and others participate in  a media press conference. On Friday night the Premiere League Champions will train at Toyota Park’s turf... Read more »

Fire to play Chivas de Guadalajara

Another international friendly has been added to the schedule.  The Fire will host Chivas de Guadalajara on Wednesday, September 14 at Toyota Park.  Tickets will go on sale tomorrow at noon but season ticket holders can use Bonus Game 1 vouchers for admission to this match. The match comes three days before hosting Chivas USA... Read more »