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  1. "Our Fans Serve As Extra Sets Of Lungs": One-On-One With Fire GM Nelson RodriguezRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 12 | Hot Time In Old Town

    ... a coffee shop in the Loop on a chilly early Tuesday morning and was soon joined by the general manager of the Chicago Fire Soccer Club. We talked about the 2017 season, pyrotechnics, Monterrey Security, The Chant, and community outreach. He told me ...

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  2. Fire Announce Their Protected List Ahead Of The 2017 MLS Expansion DraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 10 | Hot Time In Old Town

    The sun rose over this cold Sunday in December, the first official day of the offseason. You'd think that, hours after Toronto hoisted the MLS Cup and with fans still nursing hangovers, the league might give everyone a day to catch their breaths before launching into offseason madness.

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  3. Houston Dynamo trade for Arturo AlvarezRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 10 | Dynamo Theory

    The Houston Dynamo announced on Sunday that they had traded a 2019 second round draft pick to the Chicago Fire in exchange for midfielder Arturo Alvarez. The trade took place during MLS' four hour trade window and brings home a Houston native who has been in the league for 12 seasons.

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  4. MLS trade tracker: All of the half-day trade window dealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 10 | Goal.com

    ... for Arturo Alvarez on Sunday, sending the club's natural second-round pick in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft to the Chicago Fire. A Houston native who played his international soccer for El Salvador, his parents' birth country, Alvarez is a 12-year MLS ...

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  5. Dynamo trade for Houston native Arturo AlvarezRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 10 | Houston Chronicle

    Chicago Fire forward Arturo Alvarez leaps over Houston Dynamo defender Jalil Anibaba while carrying the ball toward the box as Anibaba is trying to get the ball away from him during the first half of the last MLS regular game at BBVA Compass Stadiujm on Sunday, Oct. 22, 2017, in Houston. less Chicago Fire forward Arturo Alvarez leaps over Houston Dynamo defender Jalil Anibaba while carrying the ball toward the box as Anibaba is trying to get the ball away from him during the first half of ... more HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 20: Arturo Alvarez #10 of Real Salt Lake is tackled by Je-Vaughn Watson #10 of the Houston Dynamo at Robertson Stadium on August 20, 2011 in Houston, Texas.

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  6. Nikolic finishes third in MLS MVP votingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | Hot Time In Old Town

    Nikolic received a modest 7.84% of the vote, finishing behind NYCFC's David Villa and eventual landslide winner Diego Valeri of the Portland Timbers . The Hungarian international still made quite the impression on MLS this year, though, scoring 24 goals and registering 4 assists in his 34 regular season appearances.

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  7. Austin Berry announces end of playing careerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | Hot Time In Old Town

    Berry will remain in the football world, though, as he has accepted a technical staff position with FC Cincinnati, according to a statement from the club. The Louisville product began his professional career in 2012, when he was selected ninth overall by Chicago in the MLS SuperDraft.

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  8. Portland Timbers midfielder Diego Valeri named Major League Soccer most valuable playerRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 4 | OregonLive.com

    Valeri beat out New York City FC's David Villa, Toronto FC's Sebastian Giovinco, Atlanta United's Miguel Almiron and the Chicago Fire's Nemanja Nikolic to win the award. Valeri, 31, had a historic season in 2017.

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  9. David Accam becomes first Ghanaian footballer to join Common GoalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 28 | GhanaWeb

    Ghana striker David Accam has signed up to non-profit organization Common Goal for charity work. The Chicago Fire ace has become the latest world star to join the organization achieve its objective.

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  10. Chicago Fire lets go of three homegrown playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 28 | Daily Herald

    They were local kids who grew up dreaming of playing soccer for their hometown Chicago Fire and were among the fortunate few to live that dream. On Tuesday the Fire announced three of its academy products -- Patrick Doody of Naperville , Joey Calistri of Deerfield and Collin Fernandez of Downers Grove -- were among seven players whose 2018 contract options the club declined.

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  11. Chicago Fire negotiating with out-of-contract SchweinsteigerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 28 | Goal.com

    The Chicago Fire are negotiating to keep former Germany and Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger, who is out of contract following the 2017 MLS season. Schweinsteiger joined the Fire in March and helped the club to a bounce-back campaign, as Chicago finished third in the Western Conference after back-to-back last-place finishes.

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  12. Chicago Fire trio headlines Goal's MLS Most Improved XIRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 24 | Sporting News

    David Accam, Matt Polster and Brandon Vincent made major improvements in 2017, playing key roles in the Chicago Fire's dramatic turnaround The 2017 Major League Soccer season saw plenty of attention paid to impressive newcomers, but the league's continued growth also depends on established players taking steps forward as players, with their improvements helping teams throughout the league. It isn't a coincidence that 10 of the 11 players on Goal's list of the most improved players in MLS were members of playoff teams.

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  13. Ana Ivanovic and Bastian Schweinsteiger are expecting their first childRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 23 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    ... he knot in Venice last year. The couple live in USA, where Schweinsteiger plays for Major League Soccer outfit, Chicago Fire. Ivanovic retired from professional tennis last December.

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  14. Report: Morgan Brian Heading To LyonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 21 | Hot Time In Old Town

    According to French media reports, Chicago Red Stars and USWNT midfielder Morgan Brian will be headed to France to play with Olympique Lyonnais, pending a physical. Morgan Brian A l'OL : c'est signA .

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  15. Atlanta United midfielder Almiron named MLS Newcomer of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 20 | Goal.com

    ... finish in the Eastern Conference, and was also named a finalist for the Landon Donovan MLS MVP award. Chicago Fire striker Nemanja Nikolic finished second in the voting for the award, which recognizes the year's most impactful new MLS player who has ...

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  16. Meira leaves Chicago FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 18 | Daily Herald

    Chicago Fire defender Joao Meira and Columbus Crew midfielder Ethan Finlay battle for the ball during the first half of an MLS soccer match, Saturday, April 8, 2017, in Chicago. Meira's departure is not unexpected.

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  17. Nemanja Nikolic named Goal's MLS Newcomer of the YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 17 | Goal.com

    If you're looking for a way to win a Newcomer of the Year award in any league, being the leading scorer is probably the best way to go. While the Chicago Fire took plenty of headlines in the offseason and early in the 2017 season after acquiring a trio of well-known midfielders in Bastian Schweinsteiger, former MLS Cup winner Juninho and MLS All-Star Dax McCarty, the signing of Nemanja Nikolic in December of 2016 flew somewhat under the radar.

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  18. 's 2017 Chicago Red Stars AwardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 14 | Hot Time In Old Town

    It's only been a month since the Red Stars season came to an end and the void is just too real. [ Editor note: oh god it's like a great big sucking gulf of NOTHING in my chest where my heart should be.

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  19. David Accam wishes 'darling club' Hearts of Oak happy birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2017 | GhanaWeb

    ... of Oak ,who are the oldest surviving club in West Africa, are celebrating their 106 years of existence. And Chicago Fire striker, David Accam wasted no time by taking to twitter to join in the celebration. Hearts of Oak is one of the most successive ...

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  20. Marsch Speaks about 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2017 | Once A Metro

    ... pre-season and start of the season that the Red Bulls encountered after the trade of Dax McCarty to the Chicago Fire, there has been some interesting things that were going on and you wondered where this side was going to finish in the end. ...

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