Tag: MLS SuperDraft

Looking At 2011 - Klopas on the Draft and More

Frank Klopas and the Fire technical staff are currently in Florida for the MLS Combine ahead of the draft on January 13 but Klopas feels the Fire have a pretty good handle on which players they’re interested in right now.  “These players have been off for a few months so it’s tough to judge guys... Read more »

Quick thoughts on the Fire's draft

Source: Chicago Fire Frank Klopas and the Fire technical staff committed highway robbery yesterday. Not only did the Fire pick up Corben Bone and Kwame Watson-Siriboe in the draft much, much later than they were projected to go, but they also began to fill two of the team’s bigger needs in the process. Assuming they... Read more »

MLS SuperDraft: Live Blog

With the draft set to get started in less than 20 minutes, it’s about time I started live blogging the event. The Fire has the 13th, 22nd, 29th, 45th and 52nd picks in this year’s draft; which contains four rounds and 64 picks. I’ll be watching the event live on ESPN2 beginning at 1 and... Read more »

A couple of things...

The MLS SuperDraft is tomorrow people. It’s going to be a big day for the Fire, who will have to wait until the 13th pick to make their first selection. I’m going to be live-blogging the whole damn thing and I’ll be having a good time with it, so be sure to check it out.... Read more »


Here are a couple of stories that are currently making the rounds… First, we have an update on the World Cup ticketing situation courtesy of the folks over at Soccer365.  I went through this very process back in 2006 (I failed to get tickets) and it’s a little bit tricky.  In order to be considered for tickets, you first... Read more »

Fire looking to add to depth

Depth. You could call it “the” word of 2009 for the Chicago Fire. Whether it was Technical Director Frank Klopas, a coach, a player, or a regular staffer, you couldn’t get out of Toyota Park without having to sit through yet another explanation of just how important – and strong – the depth of the... Read more »