Category: Bakary Soumare

Soumare headed to France? Unidentified Club (maybe..) makes a bid

According to a recent [report](, an unidentified French first division club has made a bid for Fire center back Bakary Soumare. I have been in touch with the Fire front office and they will be getting back to me shortly with some more details about the rumored bid. *I just spoke with the Fire front... Read more »

A Brimstone Beatdown: Fire 0 -- FC Dallas 3

Well, it had to end sooner or later.  The Fire’s 11-game undefeated streak came to a screeching halt Sunday afternoon at Toyota Park, where they lost to FC Dallas 3-0. The Fire, although they were playing their third game in a week, are very disappointed by the result against Western Conference bottom-feeders FC Dallas.  ... Read more »

Fire vs. FC Dallas: Match Preview

The undefeated Chicago Fire, only a day removed from their thrilling 3-2 stoppage time win over Chivas USA, must now return home and switch their focus to FC Dallas, whom they will square off against Sunday at Toyota Park. The first place Fire will be coming into the match riding a 3 game win streak... Read more »

Soumare, Nyarko, and Husidic -- Profiling their paths to MLS

Thought I’d share a piece that Maria Burns Ortiz wrote for Soccernet about Fire players Bakary Soumare, Patrick Nyarko and Baggio Husidic.   Although it’s a bit old, the article does a pretty good job of providing some info about these players’ remarkable rise from adversity/obscurity to the MLS.  I found the write-up on Baggio Husidic... Read more »