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Nikolic, Schweinsteiger named to MLS All-Star Game

The Chicago Fire are atop the MLS table through 19 matches in the 2017 season, a remarkable turnaround from a disappointing 2016 campaign. They've put themselves in position to make a run at the MLS Cup later in the year. The Fire's success stems from a team effort but two players are being recognized by for their play in the fist half of the season. On Friday, MLS announced that both Nemanja Nikolic and Ba ...

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David Accam helps Fire extend unbeaten streak

The Chicago Fire are on a roll. After Saturday's 4-0 win over Orlando City, the Fire extended their unbeaten streak in MLS play to nine matches and overall matches streak to ten. The Fire kept the streak alive with a big day from forward David Accam who finished with a hat trick, scoring three goals. Heading into the match, the Fire made a change by inserting Accam into the starting lineup. It paid off righ ...

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Chicago Fire squeak by Saint Louis FC in U.S. Open Cup

After a successful start to the 2017 MLS season, the Chicago Fire got an early goal to get a big decision in the fourth round of the 2017 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. The games only goal came in the 27th minute on Wednesday night as Fire forward Luis Solignac found the back of the net after he lofted the ball over keeper Adam Grinwis. Chicago held on to the lead despite a few late charges from Saint Louis. Wit ...

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Chicago selected as host city for 2017 MLS All-Star Game

Some of the best soccer talent from around the world will appear in Chicago in early August. Major League Soccer and the Chicago Fire announced today that Chicago will be the home of the 2017 MLS All-Star Game. The game will be played at historic Soldier Field. Reigning UEFA Champions League winners Real Madrid will take on the MLS All-Stars on August 2nd at 8 p.m. CST. The game will be broadcasted live on ...

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Chicago Fire select Jack Harrison No. 1 overall in MLS Super Draft

The Chicago Fire are in a rebuilding phase and Thursday might be the start of something special for the club. UPDATE: The Fire have traded Harrison to New York as part of an earlier trade. https://twitter.com/GrantWahl/status/687708119946911744 UPDATE 2: The Fire have selected Brandon Vincent with the fourth pick (acquired in Harrison deal) https://twitter.com/StanfordMSoccer/status/687702789464539137 UPDAT ...

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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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