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4 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Some good

The Chicago Fire went to a new pairing at central defense Wednesday night, getting a 0-0 draw against Vancouver as a result at Toyota Park.


Related Topix: Sports, US Soccer

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Whitecaps, Fire all tied up and no place to go

The two teams in MLS with the most draws - Chicago Fire and the Vancouver Whitecaps proved Wednesday night that mediocrity definitely finds its own level.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Gershon Koffie, US Soccer, Pedro Morales, Sebastian Fernandez, Omar Salgado, David Ousted

Lexington Herald-Leader

Recap: Chicago vs. Vancouver FC

Vancouver Whitecaps FC earned a fourth straight draw on Wednesday at Toyota Park as the team finished in a 0-0 draw with the Chicago Fire.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Quincy Amarikwa, Jeff Larentowicz, Erik Hurtado, Mike Magee, US Soccer, Vancouver Whitecaps FC

CBC News

Whitecaps, Fire settle for scoreless draw

Erik Hurtado and the Vancouver Whitecaps settled for a scoreless draw with the Chicago Fire at Toyota Park on Wednesday.


Related Topix: Sports, Erik Hurtado, Soccer Players, US Soccer, Mike Magee

Hot Time In Old Town

Gamethread: Fire v Vancouver, Right Now

Chicago certainly aren't standing pat. A mere four days after experimenting with captain Jeff Larentowicz at a centerback position - in a relatively safe place, in a friendly against Tottenham - manager Frank Yallop has carried it over into a completely different environment, putting the same back four out for tonight's match against Vancouver: The ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Razvan Cocis, Jhon Kennedy Hurtado, Bakary Soumare, Jeff Larentowicz, Harrison Shipp, US Soccer

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Winnipeg Free Press

Impact trade Nyassi to Chicago for Duka; Saputo to make 'important announcement'

The struggling Montreal Impact sent Sanna Nyassi to the Chicago Fire for Dilly Duka in a swap of midfielders on Tuesday and issued a statement saying president Joey Saputo is about to make an important announcement.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Dilly Duka, Sanna Nyassi, US Soccer

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Chicago Fire: Mike Magee has to prove his worth

With just 15 games left before the conclusion of the regular season, Chicago fire desperately need positive results, which is why star striker Mike Magee has to subpoena the form that helped him win the MVP award last year.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Mike Magee, US Soccer, Benji Joya, Jhon Kennedy Hurtado, Quincy Amarikwa, Bakary Soumare

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 Chicago Fire: Pedestrian Spurs edge past Fire

Harry Kane scored after just three minutes for Tottenham, while Aaron Lennon's persistence led to a second goal in the 84th minute as Mauricio Pochettino's team ended their trip to the USA with two wins and a draw from three games.


Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, Tottenham Hotspur, More Sports, Soccer Players, Harry Kane, Aaron Lennon, Brad Friedel, Tottenham, US Soccer

Hot Time In Old Town

Shield Your Eyes: Fire v. Tottenham, friendly preview

Tottenham Hotspurs stop by Toyota Park for a midseason friendly; kickoff slated for 7:30 p.m. Can the Fire shake off Wednesday's humiliation to play well on ESPN? I'm tempted to skip this whole section or just hope that you went to bed early on Wednesday, because it wasn't pretty.


Related Topix: Sports, Patrick Ianni, Soccer Players, US Soccer

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Inside Bay Area

San Jose Earthquakes rout Chicago Fire 5-1

The goal-starved Earthquakes gave their former coach a rude welcome home Wednesday night in a much-needed 5-1 victory over the Chicago Fire.


Related Topix: Sports, US Soccer, San Jose Earthquakes, Soccer Players, Yannick Djalo, Cordell Cato, Steven Lenhart, Chris Wondolowski

Hot Time In Old Town

Back to the bandbox: Fire vs Earthquakes, MLS #19 preview

When last we played at Buck Shaw Stadium, Steven Lenhart scored in something like the 14th minute of second-half stoppage time to draw the game.


Related Topix: Sports, Steven Lenhart, Soccer Players, Jeff Larentowicz, US Soccer

Gapers Block

Chicago Fire: In The Wake of the World Cup

It has been nearly a fortnight since Germany's triumph over Argentina in Brazil, where they claimed their fourth title, their first as a unified nation, and became the first European team to win a Cup in South America.


Related Topix: Sports, US Soccer, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Brazil World Cup

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Hot Time In Old Town

MLS Transfers: Beasley unlikely to return to Fire

Fire fans are no closer to knowing who else the Fire plan to bring in this transfer window, but we do know who is likely not coming: DaMarcus Beasley.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Marco Pappa, US Soccer

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Brotherly Game

When you're hot you're hot, you really shoot your shot: Chicago Fire 1-1 Philadelphia Union

A last minute penalty saved the Union from disappointment as Le Toux's shot stole the Union a point in Toyota Park.


Related Topix: Sports, Philadelphia Union, US Soccer

Sun Jul 20, 2014

ABC 27

Latest Pennsylvania sports

Jordy Mercer doubled home Neil Walker with one out in the bottom of the 11th inning to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 3-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies last night.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Jeff Larentowicz, US Soccer

The Miami Herald

Le Toux's PK ties game for Union against Fire 1-1

New energy fuels the 85 people of the Dolphins' sales and service staff, which is one of the largest such departments in the NFL.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Sebastien Le Toux, US Soccer, Gonzalo Segares, Jeff Larentowicz

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Daily Herald

Pineda doing what he can to get back to Fire

When he signed in 2010 at age 17 as the Chicago Fire's first homegrown player, Victor Pineda looked destined for great things.


Related Topix: Sports, US Soccer

Hot Time In Old Town


The Fire put out a rather conservative XI for tonight's matchup against Philadelphia, favoring experience and hard tackling in the middle, as Matt Watson starts alongside Jeff Larentowicz in deep midfield.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Michael Lahoud, US Soccer

The Brotherly Game

Opposite View: Three questions with Hot Time In Old Town

This was the match where everyone was banned from the stadium for yelling "FIRE" in a crowded building.


Related Topix: Sports, US Soccer, Soccer Players, Sean Johnson, Bakary Soumare, Mike Magee, Philadelphia Union

Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Lantern

Opinion: While Columbus Crew shows strength in defense, midfield must regroup for home stretch

Columbus Crew midfielder Ethan Finlay dribbles past Chicago Fire goalie Sean Johnson during a game against the Fire May 24 at Crew Stadium in Columbus.


Related Topix: Columbus Crew, Ethan Finlay, Jairo Arrieta, Federico Higuain, Tony Tchani, Opinion