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Chicago Fire acquire Jason Johnson

The Chicago Fire have acquired forward Jason Johnson from the Houston Dynamo on Monday with full terms of the deal not disclosed. In exchange for 24-year-old Jamaican international forward, the Fire sent Brazilian midfielder Alex in the deal to Houston. Johnson spent three college seasons at Virginia Commonwealth University, scoring 28 games and earning the 2012 Atlantic 10 Conference Offensive Player of th ...

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Chicago Fire’s Shaun Maloney named MLS Player of the Week

It was a pretty impressive week for Chicago Fire midfielder Shaun Maloney. The 32-year-old was named the MLS Player of the Week by the North American Soccer Reporters. Maloney recorded a goal and assist in the Fire's 3-2 win over Toronto FC on Saturday. The assist gave the Fire a early 14th minute lead vs. Toronto and his goal in the 54th minute tied the game for the Fire. But that wasn't it for Maloney as ...

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Chicago Fire unveil new secondary kit

The Chicago Fire are gearing up for the upcoming MLS season as they look to improve off of last seasons finish. When the Fire take the pitch this season, they will be doing it in style. The team officially unveiled a new secondary kit as part of the MLS third annual Jersey Week. The new kit is primarily white but pays homage to the City of Chicago with two horizontal blue lines across the front above and be ...

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Chicago Fire sign Matt Polster

https://twitter.com/ChicagoFire/status/563019517572677632 The Chicago Fire have officially signed 2015 MLS SuperDraft pick Matt Polster to the roster. The team announced the signing of the defender through a press release and terms of the deal were not announced. Polster played his collegiate soccer at SIU-Edwardsville and started all 79 matches he appeared in. The Fire selected Polster with the seventh ove ...

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Chicago Fire, Comcast SportsNet agree to broadcast deal

Chicago Fire fans will be able to see their team play a lot on TV this year. The club announced a broadcast deal with Comcast SportsNet Chicago that will put 21 Fire games from the 2015 season on TV. The channel will also revamp their Chicago Fire section on the website with more content. “Over the past several seasons, we’ve seen significant ratings increases in our game broadcasts,” said Fire COO Atul Kho ...

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Chicago Fire to debut third kit on October 5

The Chicago Fire will debut their new third kit during the October 5th match against the Montreal Impact at Toyota Park, the team announced today via press release. The match is part of the Fire's anniversary party that will celebrate the team's 17 years in the MLS and will include a fan appreciation night. The team's official anniversary is October 8. The Fire held a contest in October of 2013, partnered w ...

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Fire Unable to Hold Lead in New England Victory

The Fire entered Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts looking for their second win in as many games this season in New England.  They appeared to be well on their way to reaching that goal when forward Sanna Nyassi headed home the opening goal in the 28th minute and nearly extended the lead just minutes later on a shot that hit the goalpost. Unfortunately for the Men in Red, their momentum was unsu ...

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Logan Pause To Retire At End of Season

Logan Pause, long-term midfielder and captain of the Chicago Fire, announced Friday his retirement at the end of the 2014 season. Pause has long been a fan favorite, and the former United States national team member will almost certainly be considered for an induction into the Ring of Fire, the Fire's version of a Hall of Fame. Pause's calling was always defense, but on the rare occasion that he did score - ...

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Fire Deal Dallas First Loss Since May, Take Brimstone Cup

The Fire have had a rough time in 2014, recently being eliminated from playoff contention and falling further away from a playoff position.  Facing FC Dallas, placed third in the Western Conference, in the annual Brimstone Cup, newcomer Robert Earnshaw provided the late game heroics in a 1-0 win. Earnshaw's 83rd minute game winner was his second goal in as many games to begin his Fire career. ...

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Fire Sign Forward Robert Earnshaw

The Fire announced Friday the signing of forward Robert Earnshaw, adding to a mix of players at the position that already includes reigning MVP Mike Magee and Quincy Amarikwa. The Zambian-born Welsh international comes to Chicago at age 33, beyond his prime but with something left in the tank.  Earnshaw has spent most of his career in England, but also has experience with clubs in Scotland, Israel and Canad ...

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