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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 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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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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Major League Soccer To Announce Expansion In Four to Six Weeks

Major League Soccer had grown from ten teams in 2004 to nineteen in 2012 before not adding a new franchise to the league for the first time since that growth period began.  With an uneven number of teams and a rapidly growing market for soccer in the United States, the league is now all but set to enter the largest city in the United States. Commissioner Don Garber and the league are hoping to have a tentat ...

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MLS Suspends Wells Thompson

The Chicago Fire will be short one option in the midfield for Saturdays game against the Montreal Impact, due to the MLS handing down a one game suspension on defender Wells Thompson. Thompson was suspended for his challenge on Columbus Crew midfielder Agustin Viana in the 12th minute during last Saturday's match. Thompson was issued a yellow card on the play during the came, and the decision from the MLS t ...

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