Fire loan Barouch to Israeli team Bnei Yehuda

OrrBarouch (ISIPhotos.com)

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The Chicago Fire have loaned out young forward Orr Barouch to Israeli side Bnei Yehuda for the rest of the year, the club announced on Thursday.

The 20-year-old Barouch has played in nine matches for the Fire this season. In 2011, Barouch notched two goals and two assists.

A member of the Israeli Under-21 national team, Barouch joined the Fire last season from Mexican side UNAM Pumas. He originally joined the Fire on loan before Chicago purchased his contract last December.

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14 Responses to Fire loan Barouch to Israeli team Bnei Yehuda

  1. shelsilverstein says:

    In 2012, Soccer by Ives needs to work on its proofreading in 2012.

  2. Joe+G says:

    We will get the Department of Redundancy Dept. on that right away.

  3. i just became a soccer fan says:

    ^ This guy

  4. i just became a soccer fan says:

    how do they work the cross continental transfers and loans? Amazing they got an Israel club to take this guy on loan

  5. John says:

    When you read that he plays for the Isreali U-21 team, then it’s not so amazing is it?

  6. Ben says:

    Love this move by the Fire. MacDonald really takes over the position that Barouch was filling in regards to a post up forward. This gives Orr the opportunity to get more playing time and develop more as a player. I only wish the league would have allowed them to make this move sooner.

  7. fortunate only says:

    Pretty sure Barouch played for Tigres in Mexico, not Pumas.

  8. scwartze says:

    You are correct, it was Tigres.
    Just another amateurish mistake by this site.
    We will have a world class national team, once we have a world class soccer reporting team. On both fronts, we have a ways to go.

  9. Fumar says:

    Agreed. UNAL, not UNAM. A for effort though.

  10. DDT5583 says:

    The position Orr was playing was Left Out. It will soon be filled by Wells Thompson.

  11. Howie says:

    They must be making room for a big moveafter loaning Robayo, Magico, and Barrouch.

  12. lubs says:

    Except Tigres are UANL–something like Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon.

  13. lubs says:

    Guillermo Franco most likely. Training with Fire now. Or wait, was that Francisco Franco?

  14. Good Jeremy says:

    I want to believe you’re being sarcastic, but my meter is off. Was I left out of the joke?