Gregg Mixdorf

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Discussed: Axioms, Pardo, Philly Hate


Bratislav Ristic is a nice guy but on the field, Pavel Pardo is an upgrade.

Chicago Fire sign Pavel Pardo


Merwin breaks down the Chicago Fire singing Pavel Pardo.

Recap Game 20: Our Will is Broken


Marco Pappa: I want him benched or sold. Marco was fairly atrocious tonight. His corners late in the game were consistently awful.

Sebastian Grazzini signs with the Chicago Fire


Sebastian Grazzini will join the Fire on July 15th when the transfer window opens. He joins the club from Argentinian Primera side All Boys whom he played with in 2010 Apertura and the Clausura of...

Recap #19: Don't let the ball bounce at the near post


Chicago Fire lose to LA Galaxy 2-1 in bad fashion.

Around the MLS: Goals, Cards, Draws. Oh My!


Around the MLS: Goals, Cards, Draws. Oh My! MLS linkage and we talk about Refs and stuff.

Game 16: Sun Burn and a Draw. Really my face hurts for that?


Sun burnt and annoyed with another draw. Quick and Dirty Recap: New York strikes first in the 40th minute with Joel Lindpere scoring after Yamith Cuesta hit his clearance into Lindpere allowing the...

Game 16 Recap: Super Defensive Posture Activate!


Game 16 Recap: Super Defensive Posture Activate! Little to no offense was played in tonight's game.

Around the MLS: Week 14


Time for another gathering of links from around the MLS blogosphere to get you, our intrepid, genius reader up to date. In case you want a bit of video recap to go with your text recap check out...

Nazarit suspended for two games


Charlie Corr over at ESPN Chicago just posted that Christian Nazarit will be suspended for two games following his extended elbow/punch to the face of a Revolution player during Saturday's 1-1 draw. Orr Barouch and Gabriel Ferrari should see extended minutes in the next two games.

New England v Chicago game recap: The Art of Seduction


Hello you sweet, seductive, sexy road draw. Welcome back. Quick and Dirty: Dominic Oduro scored in the 32nd minute after Patrick Nyarko beat Sainey Nyasi to a ball in the Chicago defensive half. ...

The games that were: MLS last week as we prepare for this weekend


Here's what happened in Major League Soccer in Week 13

Gaston Puerari Sold to Atlas


Gaston Puerari Sold to Atlas: a bit of analysis on why this isn't an awful move.

Game 11: The Alamo Bowl


Chicago Fire vs. San Jose Earthquakes recap. Carlos de los Cobos last game as head coach of the Chicago Fire.

Game 10: Dirty Fish


To those of you who think that all this team needs is a new coach you are flat out wrong. There is no easy way to become a consistent winner in MLS.

Game 8: How about that finish?


Hey there. I know a lot of you are already leaving this team for dead and saying crazy stuff like "need a win to resurrect their playoff chances", "we should trade Nyarko" and "what about firing...

Game 7: My Clavical Hurts


The pieces are there to be a good MLS side its just making them all fit together that is the challenge.

Game 6: A draw is a draw is a draw


Merwin and his full recap on Houston Dynamo vs. Chicago Fire. Trust us, you don't want to miss this.

Game 5: 6 foot 5 guys are nice


OK I'm keeping the intro short this week. I would like to head out to the tailgate. My witty rejoinders will be back for the Houston recap.

Game 4: Revenge of the FrankenCooper or Late recap of awful game


Portland vs Chicago game notes John Harkes and Ian Darke on the call for ESPN 2. Rainy,wet, slick fieldturf. Venue: Municipal Stadium: Portland (Take your corporate name and shove it).

Game 3: I want a redo on minutes 1-25. Except for the 8th minute. Can I keep that?


My name is Diego Chaves. I have come here to score goals.

Game 2: The number shall be Three


The home opener.  A tradition of 12,000 hard core Chicago Fire fans braving the elements to watch their team.  For the fourth year in a row I am proud to be among them.  This was by far the coldest...

Game 1: I am Encouraged


A very encouraging performance from the Fire on the road against a side expected to be "very good" by most people. I would have liked the full 3 points being up a man for 30 minutes but gaining a point on the road is not to be discounted.

New Major League Soccer Roster Rules and Chicago Fire Salary Cap Update


We give you the lowdown on the Chicago Fire salary situation. Why isn't the team spending any money?

Yessy and Fabio?


According to Yessy Mena and Fabio Burbano will be joining the Fire on Tuesday from Columbian first division side Envigado.  Rough google translation of the important paragraph...

Super Draft: Depth Acquired


  The Super Draft happened today.  The Fire acquired four players.  I don't see any of them being starters on opening day but they do provide the Fire with depth at key positions.   Jalil Anibaba:  ...

Creaky Joints and the teams that love them - the story of Stage 2 of the MLS re-entry draft


Creaky Joints and the teams that love them: A quick and dirty re entry draft post mortem on each pick. Chicago takes Cory Gibbs, LA takes every talented player over 30.

Nothing is Happening


By now you all have see the 'results' of the first part of the re-entry draft. To say several teams completely missed the boat here is an understatement. First off DC selected one of the worst...

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