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  1. Fire try to keep momentum at Quakes

    Charlie Corr

    BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. -- One month ago the playoffs looked like an inconceivable destination for the Chicago Fire, especially following a 4-2 loss to the expansion Vancouver Whitecaps on Aug. 7. But a 2-0-2 record since that match and eight points late...

    Blog | September 09, 2011
  2. Mental lapses adding to Fire's demise

    Charlie Corr

    BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. -- The Chicago Fire so often have had to quickly put the past behind them to rebound from a poor effort. But Sunday's road loss to the expansion Vancouver Whitecaps appears to have lingered just a bit more than usual. "We just did...

    Blog | August 11, 2011
  3. 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
  4. Rapid Reaction: Whitecaps 4, Fire 2

    Charlie Corr

    Here is a quick look at the Chicago Fire's 4-2 loss to the expansion Vancouver Whitecaps on Sunday at Empire Field: How it happened: Whitecaps scoring leader Eric Hassli netted two goals, including the game's first tally in the first minute to giv...

    Blog | August 07, 2011
  5. Fire look to turn tide against Whitecaps

    Charlie Corr

    BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. -- The theme around the Chicago Fire locker room during the midweek was toward forging ahead in the midst of a disappointing outcome. The players certainly have had to cope with quite a few, and their most recent effort was out-pl...

    Blog | August 06, 2011
  6. Finishing touch eluding Fire

    Charlie Corr

    BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. -- The Chicago Fire offense possessed the ball for almost 70 percent of their scoreless draw against the expansion Vancouver Whitecaps last Saturday. They garnered a miniscule point in the standings and no goals to show for their ...

    Blog | May 12, 2011
  7. Fire, Whitecaps muster lackluster draw

    Charlie Corr

    BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. -- Chicago Fire head coach Carlos de los Cobos stands by his approach -- possession game, attractive soccer and offensive-minded soccer. The Fire handled the possession aspect on Saturday against the expansion Vancouver Whitecaps....

    Blog | May 07, 2011
  8. Fire get 1st look at expansion Whitecaps

    Charlie Corr

    BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. -- This is not quite a do-or-die part of the MLS season, but the Chicago Fire have quickly dug themselves into a hole over a five-game winless streak. May represents a critical month for the Fire, who are second-to-last in the Eas...

    Blog | May 06, 2011
  9. Ex-Fire PDL defender DeMerit defies odds

    Charlie Corr

    Soccer players have their unique paths to get to the professional ranks, but Vancouver Whitecaps FC defender Jay DeMerit's is as rare as they come. The former University of Illinois-Chicago standout and one-time Chicago Fire Reserves player has se...

    Blog | May 05, 2011
  10. Expansion sides pick Lowry, Thorrington

    Charlie Corr

    The Chicago Fire parted ways with a pair of central midfielders during Wednesday's MLS Expansion Draft. The Portland Timbers selected Peter Lowry and the Vancouver Whitecaps chose John Thorrington with their final pick. The 25-year-old Lowry po...

    Blog | November 24, 2010
  11. Ljungberg unprotected for expansion draft

    Charlie Corr

    The Portland Timbers and Vancouver Whitecaps have some interesting Fire players to choose from in this year's expansion draft, especially if they are willing to open up their checkbook. The Chicago Fire and other league squads submitted their 11-p...

    Blog | November 22, 2010
  12. Soehn starts anew in Vancouver

    Charlie Corr

    It is evident that Chicago native Tom Soehn would have welcomed the Fire's head coaching position with open arms. He was in the mix for the job, and his ties as a Fire player (1998-2000) and assistant (2001-03) are well known.Fire management for ...

    Blog | January 28, 2010
  13. Chicago native Tom Soehn heads north to take the reins in Vancouv...

    Charlie Corr

    A former Fire player and assistant coach is leading Vancouver's transition into MLS.

    Blog | Conversation | January 28, 2010