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  1. Fire GK Johnson called up to U.S. MNT

    Charlie Corr

    Chicago Fire goalkeeper Sean Johnson, who is entering his third season in MLS, has been called up by U.S. National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann for a January training camp. The session starts on Jan. 3 as the U.S. prepares for a Jan. 21 match ...

    Blog | December 22, 2011
  2. Fire GK Johnson to train with Everton

    Charlie Corr

    Chicago Fire goalkeeper Sean Johnson has noted in the past that he relates closely with Tim Howard's style of play in the goal. Now Johnson will train alongside the U.S. National Team and Everton goalkeeper. The Fire announced on their official...

    Blog | December 01, 2011
  3. Fire miss playoffs for 2nd straight season

    Charlie Corr

    The Chicago Fire were eliminated from postseason contention on Thursday when the New York Red Bulls defeated the Philadelphia Union, 1-0, at Red Bull Arena. Though the official ruling was an own goal by Union goalkeeper Faryd Mondragon in the eigh...

    Blog | October 20, 2011
  4. Fire GK Johnson finding groove

    Charlie Corr

    BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. -- Second-year Chicago Fire goalkeeper Sean Johnson has looked more confident and more comfortable on the pitch. Three victories in a four-game stretch also amplify Johnson's success. But even without those results, it has been ap...

    Blog | September 21, 2011
  5. Man U's de Gea leaves good 1st impression

    Charlie Corr

    Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson got his first competitive look at goalkeeper David de Gea during the Red Devils' 3-1 victory over the Chicago Fire on Saturday. The Fire certainly tested the 20-year-old Spanish goalkeeper during their ...

    Blog | July 23, 2011
  6. Man U's de Gea gets call against Fire

    Charlie Corr

    Manchester United has high expectations for 20-year-old Spanish goalkeeper David de Gea to become a long-term replacement for the retired Edwin van der Sar. De Gea makes his Man U debut when the Red Devils face the Chicago Fire this Saturday in a ...

    Blog | July 21, 2011
  7. Fire have ax to grind against Timbers

    Charlie Corr

    BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. -- The Chicago Fire's worst match on record this season is their 4-2 loss during the Portland Timbers' home opener on April 14. It marked goalkeeper Sean Johnson's worst performance and a demotion behind Jon Conway. The Fire trail...

    Blog | July 15, 2011
  8. Fire midfielder Bone earns opportunity

    Charlie Corr

    Chicago Fire midfielder and 2010 first-round draft pick Corben Bone spent all of last season waiting for a moment to prove his worth. Bone saw his fellow draft teammates getting significant playing time, as goalkeeper Sean Johnson and defenders S...

    Blog | May 17, 2011
  9. Fire dealt first loss by Sounders

    Charlie Corr

    The Chicago Fire created some high quality scoring opportunities in the second half, but Seattle Sounders FC goalkeeper Kasey Keller was up to the task as the Sounders topped the Fire, 2-1, on Saturday at in front of a Qwest Field crowd of 36,223 in ...

    Blog | April 09, 2011
  10. Fire sign Dufty as 3rd goalkeeper

    Charlie Corr

    The Chicago Fire signed goalkeeper Alec Dufty on Tuesday. He joins a group that features second-year No. 1 goalkeeper Sean Johnson and former Toronto FC goalkeeper Jon Conway, who was acquired during the 2011 MLS SuperDraft. Dufty trained with Chi...

    Blog | March 01, 2011
  11. Fire GK Johnson steps into limelight

    Charlie Corr

    BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. -- Second-year goalkeeper Sean Johnson's rise has had a feel-good aura to it. For Chicago Fire players, fans and supporters, there were not a whole lot of high points to the 2010 campaign, so Johnson's showcase in the net naturally h...

    Blog | February 10, 2011
  12. Fire release goalkeeper Dykstra

    Charlie Corr

    The Chicago Fire released goalkeeper Andrew Dykstra on Monday, a move that was growing more apparent with the emergence of Sean Johnson and the trade for Jon Conway during the 2011 MLS SuperDraft. Dykstra started the 2010 season as the team's No. ...

    Blog | January 31, 2011
  13. Fire GK Johnson nets 1st cap in U.S. draw

    Charlie Corr

    Chicago Fire goalkeeper Sean Johnson played in the second half of the U.S. National Team's 1-1 draw on Saturday against Chile at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. The end result hardly was the top priority in this international friendly as f...

    Blog | January 22, 2011
  14. Fire GK Johnson named to U.S. team

    Charlie Corr

    Chicago Fire goalkeeper Sean Johnson, coming off his first Major League Soccer season in 2010, begins the new year with a call-up to the U.S. National Team. Former Fire and current U.S. head coach Bob Bradley named his 24-player U.S. camp roster o...

    Blog | December 21, 2010
  15. Fire PDL duo, Akron win College Cup

    Charlie Corr

    Akron sophomore goalkeeper and Arlington Heights, Ill., native David Meves made six saves as the Zips defeated Louisville, 1-0, on Sunday to capture the 2010 NCAA College Cup at Harder Stadium in Santa Barbara, Calif. The NCAA title is the first f...

    Blog | December 12, 2010
  16. Consistent Pickens vying for MLS title

    Charlie Corr

    Former Chicago Fire and current Colorado Rapids goalkeeper Matt Pickens was hopping around overseas just a couple years ago. Following his strong 2007 MLS season with the Fire -- a campaign that found Chicago one win shy of competing for an MLS Cu...

    Blog | November 19, 2010