Who is the Next Chicago Fire Coach?

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Does Fire GM Nelson Rodriguez’s upcoming coaching decision dwarf the rest on the organization’s needs?

New Chicago Fire General Manager Nelson Rodriguez speaks to the press for the first time officially this Sunday. Media speculates that a great deal of this conversation revolves around choosing a coach for the 2015 season.

It’s a decision which Rodriguez has stated he wants made by Thanksgiving, so the clock is ticking.

With a lot of rumors floating around, and with Rodriguez’s own United States Soccer Federation history fueling the guesses, the OTF writers pool took some guesses on who the next Fire coach might be…
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Prime Your Fire Pump: Chicago vs. Columbus Crew

Will Patrick Nyarko return to the starting XI on Saturday night? (photo: zimbio.com)

Will Patrick Nyarko return to the Fire’s starting XI on Saturday night? (photo: zimbio.com)

OTF Editor Scott Fenwick looks back on the week that was in Fireland and looks ahead to Saturday’s derby with the yellowest team known to mankind…

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Dispatch from a Hotel Room: Fire at New York Red Bulls

Big MacDonald had a brace…Lo, Lo, Lo, Lo, LOOOO! (photo: usatoday.com)

On The Fire’s Scott Fenwick is on the road tending to family business, but that didn’t stop him from reveling in and reflecting upon Chicago’s 2-0 victory at New York.

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Dispatch from a Man in the Stands: Fire vs. Santos Laguna

Pineda: the kid can play. (photo: facebook.com)

Here’s On The Fire contributing writer and roving reporter Roberto Diaz with the low-down on Saturday night’s fiesta at Toyota Park. And no, we’re not talking about Chuck’s Fest.

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Dispatch From a Man in the Stands: Fire vs. Houston Dynamo

It was the first time all season. The first time I put on my Fire shirt and felt nervous. The first time I looked at my tickets and didn’t look forward to a fun night out.  The first time I felt apprehension and not excitement as kickoff approached. The first time in 2012 that I knew just how critical one match could be…

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Dispatch From a Man in the Stands: Fire vs. New England Revolution

(photo: goal.com)

(photo: goal.com)

As the afternoon passed, you could feel it. A heady vibe that smacked of faith rather than hope.

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Prime Your Fire Pump: Chicago vs. New England Revolution

Prime your Fire pump. It has a nice ring to it, does it not? This weekend, the Fire host Mr. Intensity Jay Heaps and his New England Revolution at Toyota Park at 7:30pm.

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