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Chicago’s playoff hopes take huge hit after loss to New England

By Ernesto Hernandez What’s that? Ah – Playoffs? Don’t talk about – playoffs? You kidding me? Playoffs? I just hope we can win a game.” That infamous quote was from former Indianapolis Colts head coach, Jim Mora, back in 2001 after his team lost to the San Francisco 49ers. Similarly, that is what one could […]
by ernestohdz / August 25, 2019 /In Chicago Fire

Chicago Fire’s Nelson Rodriguez: “We’re open for business”

By Ernesto Hernandez Chicago Fire President and General Manager Nelson Rodriguez held his second media roundtable discussing various team related questions. For a team mired in 10th place and coming off a loss to the worst team in the league, the roundtable was short and uneventful. Nelson Rodriguez started off by congratulating the U.S. Women’s […]
by ernestohdz / July 17, 2019 /In Chicago Fire

Chicago Fire face a must-win game against Real Salt Lake

By Ernesto Hernandez We are halfway through the MLS season and things are looking bleak for the Chicago Fire. After a shock loss to Saint Louis FC in the Open Cup, the team return home to face Real Salt Lake in what is, for all intents and purposes, a must win game. The Fire entered […]
by ernestohdz / June 22, 2019 /In Chicago Fire

Chicago Fire hit season low, crash out of the U.S. Open Cup

By Ernesto Hernandez The international break was supposed to serve as a mental and physical break. For the Fire, it’s been anything but after crashing out of the U.S. Open Cup against USL-side Saint Louis FC. The Fire fielded a nearly full-strength lineup with Bastian Schweinsteiger being the only notable absence. Despite fielding the likes […]
by ernestohdz / June 12, 2019 /In Chicago Fire

Chicago Fire return home aiming to bounce back against NYCFC

By Ernesto Hernandez The Chicago Fire are hoping for some home cooking when they take on New York City FC at SeatGeek Stadium. The club is coming off a more than disappointing 4-1 loss against the San Jose Earthquakes which saw Chris Wondolowski score four times and break the record for most career goals in […]
by ernestohdz / May 25, 2019 /In Chicago Fire