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  1. Are the Chicago Fire a Team to Fear in MLS After Offseason Acquisitions?Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | BleacherReport

    During the wild and crazy Major League Soccer offseason, the Chicago Fire have flown under the radar with their slew of acquisitions. The Fire, who have missed the playoffs in four of the last five seasons, are once again looking for new designated players to bring them back to the promised land.

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  2. Chicago Fire: Pieces Falling Into PlaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Gapers Block

    Even as a hard, gritty snow falls like windblown sand in the faces of earthbound Chicagoans, it grows continually hard to deny that, with every day, spring is creeping ever nearer. For supporters of the Chicago Fire that feeling has accelerated over the past few days with the finalizing of several very large and important moves.

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  3. Monday, Jan 26, 2015Read the original story

    Monday | Soccer America

    ... bargained by American sports unions -- but 10 -- the unrestricted free agency ... Read the whole story The Chicago Fire has added Scottish international Shaun Maloney to the growing list of British players crossing the pond to play in MLS. He is ...

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  4. Words About Shapes: With Maloney onboard, how will the Fire play?Read the original story

    Saturday Jan 24 | Hot Time In Old Town

    Now we reach the end of the beginning. Shaun Maloney's coming along any moment, and will be an integral part of the Chicago Fire in 2015.

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  5. MLS Draft: Fire pick up Shinsky in fourth roundRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Hot Time In Old Town

    Alex Shinsky started for the Maryland squad defeated by Harry Shipp's Notre Dame in the 2013 NCAA final. - Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports On a day when MLS divvied up its remaining draft picks via conference call - in other words, the MLS SuperDraft, rounds 3 & 4 - the Fire picked up one-time US U17 youth starlet Alex Shinsky , lately the captain of a powerhouse University of Maryland squad.

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  6. Goalkeeper Andrew Wolverton Selected 82nd Overall by LA Galaxy in MLS SuperDraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Onward State

    ... player to be drafted by an MLS club in program history, joining former Nittany Lions John Gallagher (2013, Chicago Fire), Mark Fetrow (2012, Vancouver Whitecaps), Corey Hertzog (2011, NY Red Bulls), Drew Cost (2011, Real Salt Lake) and Jason Yeisley ...

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  7. Wolverton Selected by L.A. Galaxy in MLS...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Penn State Athetlics

    ... player to be drafted by an MLS club in program history. He joins former Nittany Lions John Gallagher (2013, Chicago Fire), Mark Fetrow (2012, Vancouver Whitecaps), Corey Hertzog (2011, NY Red Bulls), Drew Cost (2011, Real Salt Lake) and Jason ...

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  8. RBNY adds depth at GK with Kyle ReynishRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Once A Metro

    Yesterday, we reported that Kyle Reynish of the Chicago Fire was coming to the New York Red Bulls . Today that was made official by the team.

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  9. Fire could be closing in on MaloneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Chicago Sun-Times

    ... between him and the club over a new contract broke down. Wigan manager Malky Mackay told the team website that "Chicago Fire are another club that have a keen interest in Shaun, but that wouldn't be until the end of his contract." Despite that, the ...

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  10. Atul Khosla addresses 'The Editorial'Read the original story

    Sunday Jan 18 | Hot Time In Old Town

    If you've been waiting 18 months for a mealy-mouthed, "mistakes were made" apology from the Fire front office for The Editorial, YOU ARE IN LUCK! Here's two-plus minutes of Fire COO Atul Khosla attempting to walk back from The Editorial, which was quietly dropped from the Fire's website in the fall, more than a year after it first appeared. As Khosla mentions in the video, the Editorial was picked up by larger sites such as Deadspin.

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  11. MLS Transfer: Fire still in for MaloneyRead the original story

    Friday Jan 16 | Hot Time In Old Town

    Leicester City pull out of reported $1.5 million transfer amidst rumors that Fire have already agreed to contract terms with the quick, technical Scottish attacker The Fire's seemingly doomed pursuit of quick, technical Scottish attacker Shaun Maloney suddenly woke up from its vegetative state today, with reports from England that an expected transfer to Leicester City has collapsed. Maloney, who will turn 32 later this month, only has six months left on his contract with Wigan, meaning he is free to field offers from any team in the world.

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  12. 2015 MLS SuperDraft Winners and LosersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | BleacherReport

    ... excellent, experienced attackers) and have little pressure to contribute in his first year. At this point, the Chicago Fire need players just about everywhere. They spent last season leaking goals and lacking any sort of cohesive midfield, and they ...

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  13. MLS Draft: Fire select Kingsley Bryce 28thRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | Hot Time In Old Town

    We're almost there. The long cold is almost over. Players report to Toyota Park in 10 days for preseason. The Chicago Fire's roster is almost there, too. The latest addition - St. Louis University forward Kingsley Bryce - was picked up with the 7th ...

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  14. Lineup Card: What shape best fits the Fire's '15 roster?Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | Hot Time In Old Town

    The focus for this article is to look at the current preseason 2015 Fire roster and imagine how those players could be arranged into various tactical formations. While it is true that players play the game, coaches use formations to organize and simplify offensive and defensive assignments for a roster of players.

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  15. Roundtable: Hot Time talks Fire's first-round pickRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | Hot Time In Old Town

    While it's easy to see that the MLS SuperDraft is less impactful now than at any point in league history - strip-mined, as it is, of its best and brightest by the Homegrown Player rule, among other factors - it's still one of the most affordable ways to build a balanced roster. Maybe it's no longer 'Super,' but it's still relevant, especially for teams like our Chicago Fire.

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  16. Wheat From Chaff: 2015 MLS SuperDraft storystreamRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | Hot Time In Old Town

    Read up on the Fire's needs and picks, then watch the stream of the 2015 MLS SuperDraft here with us at 11:30 a.m. CST In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience.

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  17. MLS Mock Draft: The Fire picked who, now?Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | Hot Time In Old Town

    SB Nation has released the results of our mock 2015 MLS Superdraft - two rounds of dart-throwing and note-cribbing, distilled. I come to you today, fair readers, in the interest of transparency; I wish to explain the selections I made on behalf of the Fire, feebly researched as they were, and explain my reasoning.

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  18. MLS Draft 2015: Time, order, Fire's picks and live streamRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | Hot Time In Old Town

    The 2014 draft taught us that sometimes it doesn't work out. Marco Franco, we barely knew you.

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  19. Fire confirm Grant Ward not in plans for 2015Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Hot Time In Old Town

    One of the true under-the-radar development stories of the 2014 MLS season was the maturation of English winger Grant Ward. Coming into a strange league in a foreign country as a 19-year-old cannot be easy, and Ward overcame those difficulties to become a familiar face in the gameday 18. Apparently, Tottenham was pleased with what they saw, as news comes today that Ward will stay in London with Spurs rather than return for another go-round with the Fire in 2015.

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  20. Transfer news: Chicharito turned down MLS offer to stay in EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 12 | Sporting News

    ... the conversation to land Hernandez's services if he had chosen to come to MLS, but sources have identified the Chicago Fire and LA Galaxy as two possibilities. The Galaxy have since filled their Designated Player slot vacated by Landon Donovan with ...

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