Category: Chicago Fire vs. Wilmington Hammerheads

The Report

The Fire held a spirited practice today at the Toyota Park training field and here are a few quick notes from the training session… **Soumare transfer update:** [As I wrote about the other day](, there are quite a few transfer rumors surrounding Fire center back Bakary Soumare. Baky and his agent (former Fire player Diego... Read more »

Fire Eliminated from the Open Cup in 1-0 Loss

The Fire were eliminated from contention in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup tonight as they fell to the USL-2’s Wilmington Hammerheads.  Click here for the Fire website’s recap of the match. Tonight’s result is probably a little embarrassing for the Fire as losing to a 3rd division side (no matter who played for the... Read more »

Fire vs Wilmington Hammerheads: Match Preview (Follow the game on Twitter)

[Here is a little piece I wrote for the Tribune](,0,1016521.story) previewing tonight’s Fire U.S. Open Cup match against the Wilmington (N.C) Hammerheads of USL-2. But I wanted to take a more in depth look at the match (especially the lineup) so here are a few more thoughts that I had… **What will the Fire do... Read more »

Linked Up

Here are a couple interesting Fire related links to get your day started.  Look for an informational piece on the Fire’s first SuperLiga opponent, San Luis, later on in the day. As reported on the Fire’s official website, the Fire’s first U.S. Open Cup fixture has been announced.  The Fire will be taking on the... Read more »