Posts in «Chicago Fire» category

Club, country and state: Illinois’ presence in a busy summer for the United States national teams

by Juan Pimiento This summer will be full of action for the different United States national teams across all levels, from the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup to the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup and the preparations for the 2019 FIFA U-17 men’s World Cup. The “Stars and Stripes” will be donned by several players with […]
by Juan Pimiento / May 22, 2019 /In Chicago Fire, Chicago Red Stars, College Soccer, Men's Scocer, More Local

Chicago Fire win consecutive games for first time in two years but lose Nico Gaitan in the process

By Ernesto Hernandez The Chicago Fire won back-to-back games for the first time in two years by beating Minnesota United, 2-0, at SeatGeek Stadium. Goals by Nico Gaitan and Aleksandar Katai in the first-half were enough to see out a rather comfortable victory. Everyone please sit down. Counterattacking 101 is now in session. 📚#CHIvMIN #cf97 […]
by ernestohdz / May 12, 2019 /In Chicago Fire, Uncategorized

Chicago Fire hoping for a huge upset against LAFC

By Ernesto Hernandez   The Chicago Fire go into their game against Los Angeles FC as massive underdogs and losers of two straight shutout losses. In LAFC, the Fire face the Western Conference leaders, Supporters’ Shield leaders, and the league’s best player in Carlos Vela. A tough task ahead of them to say the least. […]
by ernestohdz / May 4, 2019 /In Chicago Fire, Uncategorized

Chicago Fire hope Francisco Calvo is the cure for what ails them

By Ernesto Hernandez   With less than a week before the MLS transfer window shuts, the Chicago Fire announced that they acquired Costa Rican international, Francisco Calvo, from Minnesota United. In exchange, Minnesota received a total of $400,000 in allocation money over two years. It includes $100,000 in General Allocation Money (GAM) and $50,000 Targeted […]
by ernestohdz / May 3, 2019 /In Chicago Fire

Talk of goalie ‘controversy’ at the Chicago Fire is premature

by Ernesto Hernandez   One of the talking points coming out of the Chicago Fire’s draw against the Vancouver Whitecaps focused on the Fire’s goalie situation. That’s because it was David Ousted’s error in the 53rd minute that led to Vancouver’s goal. Had this been a one-time thing, perhaps the error could be forgiven or […]
by ernestohdz / April 14, 2019 /In Chicago Fire