8/22/15: Fire Fans’ Action Plan


We’re expressin’ with our full capabilities…

On Saturday, August 22nd, at Toyota Park, a collaborative effort among supporters and fans will express their disappointment and discontent with the current state of Chicago Fire Soccer Club. Read on for a detailed schedule of activities and action…

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The First Fan: Reflections on 10 Years Without Peter Wilt


Ten years ago last week, news broke that the first President and General Manager of the Chicago Fire was leaving the club. Despite Peter Wilt’s departure from Major League Soccer, his influence in the North American game remains.  

In an age of “Circle the Wagon” franchise mentality, Wilt is a champion of fan culture, corporate accessibility, and organizational transparency.  Among other accomplishments, Wilt has plied his trade as CEO of the NWSL’s Chicago Red Stars, established the Milwaukee Wave soccer club, and is currently President of NASL’s Indy Eleven.

Some of OTF’s favorite soccer personalities were kind enough to answer the prompt:

“What are your reflections on Peter Wilt ten years after he left the MLS?”

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The “Sting” In My Heart

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Historically, one of America’s classiest and most recognized soccer clubs. (image: sportslogos.net)

Like many Chicagoans old enough to remember our beloved Sting, OTF’s Robert Suarez faces a dilemma, and comes to a surprising conclusion… 

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