Wow. That happened quick.
Quicker than we were able get to Home Depot for some new pitchforks and lanterns, the Chicago Fire organization borrowed some from the Bridgeview Grounds Crew and did it themselves, (maybe). As of Sunday afternoon Technical Director and Head Coach Frank Yallop is out (along with his coaching staff), and Owner Andrew Hauptman has installed a General Manager with some serious league chops — Nelson Rodriguez. Read Fire’s official release here, and read below for some additional speculation.
So, we ask our illustrious OTF Writers Pool: Do the recent Fire Front Office and coaching changes make you more optimistic, pessimistic, or increasingly indifferent about the future of the organization?
The protest continues. Spread the news…
Under the Bridge…is where they drew some blood.
OTF Founder Scott Fenwick returns with a message for Chicago Fire fans, as well as a few things he’s been wanting to get off his chest…
Allow me to reintroduce myself…
OTF Match Previews return for the start of the 2015 campaign. Jon Denham wants you to take in tonight’s left coast opener with an open mind…
OTF’s Brian Howe Battle suppresses the feel-goody-ness that three points bring, and sits you down for some “real talk”.
God bless the copy and paste buttons (chicago-fire.com)
Censors be damned, OTF opens its vault on a day it anticipated almost one year ago…
Will he buy players who’ve worn hallowed kits like this? (photo: chicago-fire.com)
This week, with all the MLS talk about stars and cash, the Roundtable asks, “W.W.H.D?”