Author Archives: TylerDay

Larentowicz winner lifts Fire past Crew

By TYLER DAY BRIDGEVIEW, Ill.–There is nothing like a game winner in an important rivalry to win over home supporters. Jeff Larentowicz won over plenty of fans who braved the frigid conditions at Toyota Park to see the Chicago Fire … Continue reading »

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Fire Notes: Confidence rising despite Houston loss; Friedrich suffers setback; and more

The Chicago Fire suffered their fourth loss of the season to the Houston Dynamo last Sunday, but the defeat didn’t stop the Fire from feeling confident after what could be considered a strong performance. Continue reading »

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Late Santos brace lifts Fire past Red Bulls

A pair of late Macion Santos goals helped the Chicago Fire beat the New York Red Bulls to post their first win of the 2013 season. Continue reading »

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Fire Notes: Friedrich likely to miss RBNY match; Pause closer to return; and more

The Chicago Fire defense has been struggling without veteran defender Arne Friedrich, and it looks like he won’t be back in time to take on the New York Red Bulls this weekend. Continue reading »

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Chivas USA score three second-half goals to rout winless Fire

Chivas USA continued their impressive start to the season on Sunday, delivering a 4-1 thrashing of the winless Chicago Fire in Toyota Park. Continue reading »

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Fire defense holds on for scoreless draw at Sporting KC

Despite Sporting dominating possession, Sean Johnson and the Chicago defense earn the team’s first points of the season in a 0-0 draw on Saturday. Continue reading »

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MLS Spotlight: Farrell enjoys strong start to MLS career

By TYLER DAY It didn’t take long for Andrew Farrell to show why he was worthy of the No. 1 pick in this year’s draft. The 20-year old Generation Adidas and former University of Louisville defender was impressive in the … Continue reading »

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Bengston’s header helps Revs open 2013 with a victory

A Jerry Bengtson header goal and a stellar defensive performance by the New England back-line helped the Revs post a season-opening win on the road against the Chicago Fire. Continue reading »

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Fire notes: Squad regroups from opening loss, Friedrich and Pause still doubtful, and more

The Chicago Fire look to rebound from their opening loss to the Los Angeles Galaxy, while Arne Friedrich and Logan Pause look to be doubtful for the team’s next match, against New England. Continue reading »

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Fire add Amarikwa in swap with Toronto

Photo by ISIPhotos.com By TYLER DAY The Chicago Fire announced Wednesday a deal with Toronto FC to bring in forward Quincy Amarikwa, adding much needed attacking depth. The Fire sent back a first round selection in the 2014 MLS Supplemental … Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Season Preview: Chicago Fire

The Chicago Fire will look to improve on last season’s return to the playoffs with the help of a revamped midfield and a strong defense. Here is a closer look at the Fire heading into 2013. Continue reading »

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Fire Notes: Klopas brings trialists to Charleston, Pineda still recovering, and more

By TYLER DAY The Chicago Fire began their third leg of training camp Wednesday in South Carolina, where they will take part in the Carolina Challenge Cup for the third-consecutive season. They will play two MLS clubs, Houston Dynamo on Saturday and … Continue reading »

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