Category: All Star Game

All-Star Game over - New England next for Fire

All-Star Game over - New England next for Fire
Real Madrid defeated the MLS All-Stars on penalty kicks last night. Bastian Schweinsteiger and Johan Kappelhof started and played the first half. Dax McCarty and Nemanja Nikolic came on for the second half. McCarty played a pivotal part in MLS’ tying goal but the Fire’s focus is now back on facing New England at Toyota... Read more »

MLS All-Star Game lands in Chicago this summer

Chicago will host the 2017 MLS All-Star Game at Soldier Field on August 2. MLS Commissioner Don Garber, City of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, and Fire owner Andrew Hauptman were on hand this afternoon to make the formal announcement. Veljko Paunovic will coach the MLS side against an opponent which has yet to be named,... Read more »

Conde Added to All Star Roster

Bruce Arena has named his selections for the remainder of the MLS All Star Squad that will face Manchester United on July 28.  For the second consecutive season, defender Wilman Conde will participate in the match.  Arena’s picks: GK : Nick Rimando D : Kevin Alston, Jonathan Bornstein, Conde, Heath Pearce M : Sebastien LeToux, David... Read more »

Marco Pappa Named to All Star First XI

Marco Pappa has been named to the MLS All Star First XI that will take on Manchester United in Houston on July 28.  The remaining players named are Donovan Ricketts in goal, Chad Marshall, Omar Gonzalez, and Jamison Olave on defense, Dwayne DeRosario, Guillermo Barros Schelotto, Kyle Beckerman, and Javier Morales in midfield with Edson Buddle... Read more »

MLS All Star Game: Everton wins in penalties

Tonight’s MLS All Star game was a thrilling affair between the All Stars (who were carrying a 5 game win streak against European teams into the match..) and Everton FC of the English Premier League. After 90 minutes the teams were all square at 1-1 and — per All Star Game rules — they went... Read more »

Soumare Added to All-Star Team

Fire center back Bakary Soumare was added to the MLS All Star Team today. Soumare will be replacing Houston Dynamo forward Brian Ching on the roster. The All Star selection is the first of Baky’s career and he will join Fire teammates Wilman Conde and Cuauhtemoc Blanco in Salt Lake City for the match against... Read more »

All Star First XI to be Announced at 3 p.m. Today

The MLS All Stars will face Everton FC of the English Premier League on July 29th at Rio Tinto Stadium in Salt Lake City. This much we know. But which MLS players (and, more importantly, which Fire players) will be squaring off against Tim Howard and his fellow ‘Toffees’ come late July? Well as you... Read more »