We won't see La Gata running about anymore for the Timbers, but Gaston Fernandez and the Portland Timbers left on good terms earlier this month. Fernandez wanted more playing time, and the Timbers accommodated the request to terminate his contract,...
The Chicago Fire know that history has not been kind to foreign coaches in MLS, but they are convincedVeljko Paunovic has all the qualities and enough familiarity with the league to be a rare success story.
In fact, the Fire were so impressed with Paunovic during their coaching search that they began to compare other candidates to him.
WhileFire nation waspatiently waiting for Nelson Rodriguez'sThanksgiving announcement of their new coach, they went ahead and axed a lot of people. Like... a lot of people.
CHICAGO(November 19, 2015) Chicago Fire Soccer Club today announced changes to the soccer staff, parting ways with Goalkeeping Coach Aron Hyde, Strength and Conditioning Coach Adrian Lamb and Head of Scouting Trevor James.
The Chicago Fire are handing their coaching keys to the man who helped Serbia win the Under-20 World Cup this summer.
The Fire announced on Tuesday that they have appointed Veljko Paunovic as head coach. Paunovic takes over for interim boss Brian Bliss, who led the club during the final weeks of the 2015 season after replacing the fired Frank Yallop.
The New England Revolution continued their late season slump with a 3-1 loss to the last place Chicago Fire at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, Ill on Saturday night. Needing just a draw to clinch their spot in the playoffs, the Revolution got off to a great start taking a 31st minute lead through Juan Agudelo, but collapsed in the second half allowing goals in the 51st, 59th, and 85th minute to David Accam, Harry Shipp, and Gilberto, respectively.
This Didier Drogba hat trick vs Chicago Fire (VIDEO BELOW) was a perfect hat trick from the former Chelsea star on his first start for the Canadian Major League Soccer outfit. Impact won the game 4-3. Montreal Impact v Chicago Fire Highlights 2015, 4:46 duration, Dailymotion, English Only Drogba goals vs Chicago Fire, Dailymotion
Breaking: Revolution coach Jay Heaps was not impressed with the way his squad performed during the final 45 minutes of Saturday's 3-1 loss to the Fire.
After staking an early lead via Juan Agudelo's 31st minute header, the advantage collapsed in the second half when the Fire scored three unanswered goals, sealingthe Revolution's fate against the last-place Chicago outfit.
The Philadelphia Union striker joins Clint Dempsey and Didier Drogba on ESPN's Team of the Week.
Conor Casey's brace against the San Jose Earthquakes was good enough to get the Philadelphia Union's 34-year-old striker a position on ESPN's Team of the Week for Week 27. Along with Casey, the Montreal Impact's Didier Drogba, who had a hat trick against the hapless Chicago Fire, and the Seattle Sounders' Clint Dempsey, who had a goal and an assist against Toronto FC.
The Fire seem to own New York at Toyota Park and their dominance continued in the last meeting. They'll be hard pressed to repeat that performance on the road and Martin Tomszak is back to take another look at the Red Bulls.
What Are They All About? New York Red Bulls Preview
It's another battle of the titans. With eleven games left in the Fire's season every match is a must win. Martin Tomszak takes a look at the Colorado Rapids, a team sitting at the bottom of the Western Conference.
What Are They All About? Colorado Rapids Preview
Two goals from Kennedy Igboananike, fighting spirit, a well-earned point, and hey, the club is worth $160m.
After this weekend's activitiesfriend of OTF, Mr.Marty Tomszak, brings you a soulful message of protest...
Dearest Fire Family,
Congratulations on a successful Black Out! If you need help gauging whether or not this is the case, you simply have to look at the ferocity with which Monterrey Security tore up the black banner as it made its way into the Club STH sections near Owner and Chairman Andy Hauptman's box.
Fifteen years ago today, Sporting Kansas City won their first MLS Cup. Then known as the Kansas City Wizards, KC rode one of the best defenses in league history to the title. Behind league MVP Tony Meola in goal, defender of the year Peter Vermes in the center of defense, and rookie of the year finalist, Nick Garica along the back line, KC's defense was a strong one.
Wot a match mates! A massive, massive RBNY comeback win, after being 2-nil in-the-hole early, and a massive 3 points towards our Supporter's Shield challenge. The massive belief & resilience of "Jesse Marsch's Red Army" was on full display today
A soft penalty, then a David Accam ankle breaking goal run, and it seemed like the Red Bulls were well underway to losing to the worst team in the League.