Author Archives: Jeffrey Krause

Bruin’s brace leads Dynamo to East semifinals

The Houston Dynamo may have entered Wednesday night’s Eastern Conference wild card round playoff game against the as the lower seed, but they never quite had the feeling of an underdog. The Dynamo never looked like the underdog on Wednesday, … Continue reading »

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Fire remain resolute despite loss to Sporting KC

KANSAS CITY, Kansas- The Chicago Fire saw their bid for first place in the Eastern Conference batted away on Friday night, with Sporting Kansas City posting a 2-0 victory that extended their lead on the second-place Fire to five points. … Continue reading »

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Rolfe double leads Fire to fourth straight win

BRIDGEVIEW, IL- The Chicago Fire's match on Saturday didn't start like they would have wanted, but Chris Rolfe's heroics kept the Fire's hot streak rolling. Jairo Arrieta pounced on a bad Sean Johnson pass to give the Crew a lead … Continue reading »

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Chicago continues climb up Eastern Conference with win over Montreal

photo by Howard C. Smith/ISIphotos.com The Montreal Impact entered Toyota Park on Saturday night holding onto their playoff hopes by a thread, as they faced a Chicago Fire team looking to continue their climb up the Eastern Conference standings. It … Continue reading »

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Fire captain Pause shakes off pain to return from injury scare in playoff hunt

Photo by ISIphotos.com By JEFFREY KRAUSE Nobody should question Chicago Fire captain Logan Pause's threshold for pain and drive to return to the field from injury after what transpired in the last month. During an Aug. 12 game against the Philadelphia … Continue reading »

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Early Nyarko goal sets the tone as Fire topple Dynamo to grab third place in East

By JEFFREY KRAUSE BRIDGEVIEW, IL- On a night when the Chicago Fire needed a result badly to keep their playoff prospects strong, Patrick Nyarko helped deliver a dream start. The rest of Nyarko's FIre teammates saw to it that the … Continue reading »

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MacDonald nets winner as Fire top Revs

By JEFFREY KRAUSE BRIDGEVIEW, IL.- Fans at Toyota Park were treated to plenty of goal-scoring action early and often in Saturday night's Chicago Fire-New England Revolution, with three goals coming in the first 15 minutes of the match. Luckily for … Continue reading »

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Berry winner lifts Fire past TFC

By JEFFREY KRAUSE BRIDGEVIEW, IL- The Chicago Fire returned to Toyota Park Saturday night to take on Toronto FC, relying on a game-winning header from rookie standout Austin Berry late in the 2nd half.  The win extends Chicago's unbeaten streak … Continue reading »

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