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

Five games to keep an eye on for DePaul Women’s Soccer in the 2019 season

By Andrew Hattersley As the calendar ticks towards mid-June, head coach Erin Chastain announced DePaul’s 2019 women’s soccer schedule, featuring ten matches at Wish Field at Cacciatore Stadium and five non-conference opponents coming off an NCAA Tournament appearance. The Blue Demons will open the season with a pair of exhibition games at Northwestern and Wisconsin […]
by Andrew Hattersley / June 18, 2019 /In College Soccer, Uncategorized, Women's Soccer

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

‘Just inspirational’: Craig Harrington on his journey and life as a Chicago Red Stars coach

by Sandra Herrera Last year, the Chicago Red Stars expanded their coaching staff to include two First Assistant Coaches, Gary Curneen and Craig Harrington.Harrington took the time to chat with Second City Soccer about his journey to the Red Stars and how he has integrated himself into the team’s culture, a big factor that drew him […]
by Sandra Herrera / May 31, 2019 /In Chicago Red Stars, Uncategorized

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

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

Challenging schedule looms for Loyola Women’s Soccer in 2019

By Andrew Hattersley After reaching the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2007, the Loyola University Chicago women’s soccer team announced its 17-game regular season slate Tuesday afternoon that is once again highlighted by a tough non-conference schedule. There are a few familiar faces on the schedule including two exhibition games against former Horizon […]
by Andrew Hattersley / May 14, 2019 /In College Soccer, Women's Soccer