So what's new for the Chicago Fire FC in 2020? It's probably shorter to just list out what ISN'T new for #cf97 this upcoming season, as you can literally start counting down the hours now until the new Major League Soccer season begins. Yes, there is snow and ice on the ground, with single digit wind chills expected tonight, but the Fire begin the regular season, at the Seattle … [Read more...] about 2020 Chicago Fire FC Season Preview, Key Home Games
When the Chicago Fire open their season on Sunday against Zlatan Ibrahimovic and the L.A. Galaxy they will do so with a new player added to the roster. Thursday saw Chinese Super League club Dalian Yifang announce the transfer of Nicolas Gaitan to the Major League Soccer side. “Nicholas Gaitan joined the US Fireworks Chicago Fire Team. The club expressed its heartfelt … [Read more...] about Nicolas Gaitan to Join Bastian Schweinsteiger, Dax McCarty in Chicago Fire Midfield
Bastian Schweinsteiger is back for a third season with the Chicago Fire in 2019, and the position he'll play this year is...wherever he's needed. Obviously, he's a natural and preferred #6, and thus his best place is in the defensive midfield, but last season he played as a central defender on many occasions, filling the team's talent and depth gap at the position. According … [Read more...] about Bastian Schweinsteiger to Fill Positional Holes for Chicago Fire in 2019
The Los Angeles Galaxy of Major League Soccer are embattled in a playoff race. These games could be the end of David Beckham’s tenure in the United States. Beckham is certainly in the twilight of his career, but he's still an effective player, and best in the world at set pieces.. The Galaxy take on Real Salt Lake in the conference final as the cloud of Beckham’s … [Read more...] about Where Will David Beckham Play Next Season? France? England?
Since we interviewed Gonzalo Segares just one year ago, much has changed for both parties. The Sports Bank has seen vast changes in its readership- so far in August, the site has already accumulated three times as many views as it received in all of August 2009, and there are still ten days left in the month. Segares' life changed dramatically as well. At this point last … [Read more...] about Catching up with the Fire’s Gonzalo Segares, our favorite Costa Rican athlete in Chicago