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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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Chicago Fire sign Razvan Cocis

The Chicago Fire have announced the signing of Romanian midfielder Razvan Cocis from Ukrainian FC Hozerla Uzhhorod. The terms of the deal have not been announced. Cocis has played for a few different teams in his career that started in 2001. He's started seven UEFA Champions League matches in his career.  “Razvan is an experienced, well-traveled central midfielder,” said Fire Head Coach Frank Yallop. “He br ...

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Harry Shipp, Chris Ritter named to Chipotle MLS Homegrown Game

Two Chicago Fire rookies have been named to the roster for the inaugural Chipotle MLS Homegrown Game according to the team. Midfielders Harry Shipp and Chris Ritter will join 18 other players as they take on the Portland Timbers U-23s at Providence Park. The game is part of festivities that will lead up to the 2014 AT&T MLS All-Star Game on Monday August 4th at 9 p.m. CT. Shipp leads the team with six g ...

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Chicago athletes nominated for ESPY awards

The ESPY award nominations have officially been released and three Chicago athletes have been nominated.  The ESPY's will aired live on July 16th at 8 p.m. CST on ESPN, and hosted by musical artist Drake. BEST NHL PLAYER Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins Ryan Getzlaf, Anaheim Ducks Anze Kopitar, Los Angeles Kings Henrik Lundqvist, New York Rangers Jonathan Toews, Chicago Blackhawks The Captain is nominated ...

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Chicago Fire goalie Sean Johnson wears Go-Pro

Go-Pros are becoming more and more common in the sports world. More teams and athletes are using the handy cameras to give fans a POV to their specific sport and it's awesome. Chicago Fire goalie Sean Johnson is the latest athlete to use the Go-Pro and it doesn't disappoint. Johnson strapped on the camera during a recent Fire practice to give fans a taste of what it's like to train with the Fire. The video ...

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