Each and every week, OTF’s writers and contributors chime in on the state of the Fire…
Manager Frank Klopas and his front office cohorts Javier Leon and Guillermo Petrei have been busy boys this week. What were they up to?
Friends, this one’s for all the marbles. Sort of. Well, as many marbles as both the Fire and United can hope to gain at this point anyway.
Wednesday marks another Chicago Fire home game at fortress Toyota Park. Tuesday, Roberto Diaz (RDIII) was on the scene at training.
On The Fire‘s roving reporter Roberto Diaz has the inside dope from Tuesday’s training session at Toyota Park as the Men in Red prepared for the first place battle in Kansas City…
As one of MLS’s most storied and bitter rivalries approaches, there’s more than simply pride and bragging rights on the line this weekend at Toyota Park.
The Cowlumbus Poo head to Chicago for another important Eastern Conference match this Saturday night at Toyota Park. And really, they’re all important from here on out.
What’s up Fire Nation? Like you, the Men in Red are gearing up for Saturday night’s war vs. Cowlumbus Poo. It’s gonna be standing room only, so if you haven’t already, get your tickets now!
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…
Houston, we have some problems: fitness, fatigue, questionable lineup and tactical decisions, and most apparent of all, liabilities in defense. And for good measure, I’ll throw a little hubris into the mix.
A quick turnaround after the third Chitown beatdown in a row of an Eastern Conference opponent (the lowly New England Revolution) has the Men in Red traveling over to the nation’s capital to take on Dwayne De Rosario and the Dirty Birds known as DC United.
As the afternoon passed, you could feel it. A heady vibe that smacked of faith rather than hope.
After a week of exciting front office action that saw the Fire add designated players Dutch forward Sherjill MacDonald and Uruguayan World Cup veteran midfielder Alvaro Fernandez, and unload some dead weight in forward Federico Puppo and midfielder Rafael Robayo, the Fire headed west to take on all-star laden MLS points leaders San Jose Earthquakes.