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  1. Fire's 2012 home opener set for March 24

    Charlie Corr

    The Chicago Fire will play in their earliest regular-season home opener when they kick off their 2012 Major League Soccer campaign. The Fire and other MLS teams announced their 2012 home dates on Tuesday, and Chicago hosts a match at Toyota Park o...

    Blog | November 29, 2011
  2. Fire still evaluating Klopas' future

    Charlie Corr

    BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. -- More than one week removed from the Chicago Fire's season finale, the team is in its early stages of evaluating a season that came up short of the playoffs. Fire players continue with their training at the Toyota Park practice ...

    Blog | October 31, 2011
  3. Fire 'playing for something' against Crew

    Charlie Corr

    BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. -- The Chicago Fire's postseason hopes were erased Thursday night with the New York Red Bulls clinching the final playoff spot. But that does not mean there is little value to the Fire's home finale when they host the Columbus Crew. ...

    Blog | October 21, 2011
  4. Fire's Grazzini still hampered by hamstring

    Charlie Corr

    BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. -- Chicago Fire midfielder Sebastian Grazzini's hamstring problems continue to persist. Heading into the Fire's home finale against the Columbus Crew on Saturday at Toyota Park, Grazzini's status could change day by day. Grazzini...

    Blog | October 19, 2011
  5. Fire's Klopas vying for Open Cup as coach

    Charlie Corr

    Chicago Fire interim head coach Frank Klopas will be a part of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup in a different light this Tuesday when his Fire take on two-time defending champion Seattle Sounders FC at CenturyLink Field. Klopas capped off the Fire's ...

    Blog | October 03, 2011
  6. When Sting was king

    Charlie Corr

    Some Chicago sports fans need a refresher course that the 1980s were not completely centered on Mike Ditka's 1985 Super Bowl champion Chicago Bears and the phenomenon of Michael Jordan. The Chicago Sting was the toast of this city at the start of ...

    Blog | September 27, 2011
  7. Fire's defense 'terrible' in loss to Whitecaps

    Charlie Corr

    The Chicago Fire struggled mightily against Major League Soccer's expansion clubs this season. And unless there is a miraculous stretch somewhere within this Fire roster, Sunday's effort against the Vancouver Whitecaps likely spelled the end toward a...

    Blog | August 07, 2011
  8. Bradley out as U.S. coach

    Charlie Corr

    Former Chicago Fire head coach Bob Bradley's tenure as the U.S. National Team head coach has ended. U.S. Soccer announced Thursday that he has been relieved of his duties for the national squad. "We want to thank Bob Bradley for his service and de...

    Blog | July 28, 2011
  9. Fire vying for strong show against Man U

    Charlie Corr

    The Chicago Fire's upcoming match against the Premier League's Manchester United is an important one for a variety of reasons. It probably is not realistic to think that the Fire will pull off a victory against the bulk of Man U's first-teamers. T...

    Blog | July 22, 2011
  10. Fire's Nyarko, Oduro typify Man U fandom

    Charlie Corr

    BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. -- Chicago Fire midfielder Patrick Nyarko and forward Dominic Oduro exemplify the type of international draw that Manchester United has. The Ghanaian duo has followed Man U's brand of soccer since they were kids. And like tens of ...

    Blog | July 20, 2011
  11. Fire return to Open Cup play at Rochester

    Charlie Corr

    BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. -- The Chicago Fire take a short detour from their MLS slate when they take on the USL Pro's Rochester Rhinos on Tuesday in third-round action of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup at Sahlen's Stadium in Rochester, N.Y. The Fire are pro...

    Blog | June 27, 2011
  12. Fire could host 3rd-round Open Cup match

    Charlie Corr

    The Chicago Fire resume Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup play with a third-round match on June 28. The location and Chicago's opponent have yet to be determined. U.S. Soccer announced its possible third-round pairings Wednesday. The Fire will either host ...

    Blog | June 15, 2011
  13. Fire set sights on East rival Columbus

    Charlie Corr

    The ugly moments of the Chicago Fire's 2011 season have been piling up from week to week. Their last effort, a scoreless draw against the Eastern Conference's last-place Sporting Kansas City, left a bitter taste for the team and for many folks attemp...

    Blog | June 11, 2011
  14. Fire look to spoil K.C.'s home opener

    Charlie Corr

    BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. -- The Chicago Fire's lone victory of 2011 was during their home opener on March 26 against Sporting Kansas City. K.C. has spent its first 10 matches on the road, but Sporting finally get to play on the home front when they open L...

    Blog | June 08, 2011
  15. Klopas' Fire host confident Sounders

    Charlie Corr

    BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. -- The post-Carlos de los Cobos era begins for the Chicago Fire, and it is no secret that interim head coach Frank Klopas' squad has a deep hole to climb out of. The Fire are 1-4-6 and have tied a franchise-worst nine-game winless...

    Blog | June 03, 2011
  16. New role is personal for Fire's Klopas

    Charlie Corr

    BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. -- Chicago Fire technical director and now interim head coach Frank Klopas wears his Fire passion at the highest level. Klopas' soccer roots are embedded within the Fire organization and the city of Chicago, and he wants to see th...

    Blog | May 31, 2011