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Schweinsteiger talks 2019 and his future

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Bastian Schweinsteiger talks about the disappointment of the 2019 season and the timeline for deciding on his future past this season.

Union beat Fire 2-0

Marco Fabian’s 11th minute strike from a free kick set play was all that the Philadelphia Union needed to best the Fire at home. The Union doubled their lead in 65th minute when Johan Kappelhof deflected Kai Wagner’s cross to the front of the net where an unmarked Anthony Fontana tapped in an easy finish.... Read more »

Fire v Galaxy photo gallery

Fire v Galaxy photo gallery
Check out this week’s match photo gallery from Sean King.
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Dax McCarty on the 2018 Fire

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Dax McCarty on the 2018 Chicago Fire.

Fire 4 Orlando City 0 - recap and ratings

Fire 4 Orlando City 0 - recap and ratings
At the numerical half-way point of the season, the Fire sit one point away from Toronto FC on top of the league table and have extended their win streak at home to seven games, the second longest streak in club history. They’re also unbeaten in their last nine matches. This contest, against an Orlando side... Read more »

Fire 2 Real Salt Lake 0 - recap and ratings

Fire 2 Real Salt Lake 0 - recap and ratings
In recent past seasons, sure victories against wounded or struggling opponents have been hard to come by for the Chicago Fire. Countless late and sometimes fluky goals¬†combined with subpar performances turned many home contests into a study in frustration. Perhaps the tables are starting to turn somewhat. The Fire took control of this match in... Read more »
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Fire begin final phase of camp

With the final phase of preseason underway in Bradenton Florida, the Fire will play four more friendly matches after winning their first two contests. Games against the Montreal Impact on Wednesday, Miami FC on February 19, FC Cincinnati on February 22, and Toronto FC on February 25 will close out preseason. The Fire defeated Philadelphia... Read more »

Fire looking to deal on draft day

Holding the first pick in Thursday’s MLS SuperDraft gives the Fire several options.¬†The first scenario involves what most draft experts have been alluding to for several months. Go with the presumed number one player available in Georgetown’s Josh Yaro and fill a need on the back line. There are questions as to what need Yaro... Read more »

Fire Notebook - Maloney saga continues, Injury updates, and staying positive

The Fire returned to Chicago Monday after Sunday’s draw against the Philadelphia Union, as they prepare to take on the Colorado Rapids this Saturday at Toyota Park. Tuesday afternoon, the conversation on Fire head coach Frank Yallop’s weekly conference call was weighted towards the rumors of Shaun Maloney departing Chicago for Hull City, but Yallop... Read more »
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Fire notebook - Yallop on the hotseat?, Magee/Nyarko updates, Chicharito talk

With the Fire sitting at the bottom of the MLS table following four consecutive losses in league play, questions were sure to be raised regarding Frank Yallop’s job security. Last Wednesday’s home defeat at the hands of Eastern Conference leading DC United seemed to bring that issue to the forefront with Yallop himself indicating that... Read more »