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Jeff Engelhardt

  • joined Mar 07, 2011
  • last login Jul 30, 2014
  • posts 39
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The name is Jeff. I'm a Chicagoland area native in my 20s. I write for a newspaper and I drum for a couple rock bands that aimlessly tour the midwest playing in bars for the cheap price of free beer.

A Fan Of...

  • NBA Milwaukee Bucks
  • NFL Chicago Bears
  • NCAAF Northwestern Wildcats
  • NCAAB Southern Illinois Salukis
  • NHL Detroit Red Wings
  • Soccer Chicago Fire
  • FIFA USA
  • EPL Aston Villa
  • MLS Chicago Fire
User Blog

Ranking The XI: So Fresh And So Clean

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The Fire finally get a clean sheet as Sean Johnson comes up huge time and time again.

Ranking the XI: The Milkman Delivers

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Sean Johnson saved the Fire on a hot day in Kansas City

Where Do We Go Now, Sweet Children of Mine?

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The Fire have tough questions to answer; the best way to find solutions is to try things that have yet to be done

Magee Gets ESPY Nomination

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The Chicago Fire superstar could be the first player outside of New York or Los Angeles to win the ESPY for MLS Player of the Year

Ranking The XI: Grant ReWards Patience

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The young Tottenham Hotspur loanee put in hard work last Wednesday and enjoyed his first goal with the Fire

Ranking the XI: Shipp Back At Top

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Harry Shipp was a bright spot in the 3-2 loss to Seattle, while Jhon Kennedy Hurtado's reckless play puts him at the bottom.

Mismanaged Midweek

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Frank Yallop squandered the best chance for three points this week to try for a long-shot victory Saturday.

US Open Cup: Schwaben AC Fights To The Finish

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The Buffalo Grove amateur club welcomed the Dayton Dutch Lions, a team only two seasons removed from a quarterfinal loss in the U.S. Open Cup to Sporting Kansas City, and fought them until the end...

Roundup: World Cup Fever, US Open Cup, & More

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Countries from all over the world announced their World Cup rosters. Some seem to have a better lineup than the U.S.

Ranking The XI: Shipp Leads The Way Vs. New York

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Harry Shipp took the top spot this week with one of the best performances by a Fire player in the last few years, while Benji Joya finds himself at the bottom after the back-pass of doom

Roundup: USMNT Roster, MLS Action and EPL News

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Jurgen is set to announce his 30-man roster. The LA Galaxy will probably complain because that's what they've been doing lately.

Brian McBride is McBack! Sort Of.

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The legendary striker is stopping by for a few months to explain to the team how to win a game. He was pretty good at that during his career

Roundup: 35 Days!, Miami Migraines, & US Open Cup

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The World Cup is only 35 days away, the US Open Cup starts this evening, MLS has three midweek games, Miami needs a new place to call home and Canadians play a cute little tournament that...

CF97 Player Ratings: A Salt Lake Countdown

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Sean Johnson leads the way, Soumare is in the basement

MLS Roundup: We Don't Need No Steenking Draws

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There were no draws this week, a lot of goals and Lee Nguyen "nguyening"; Portland win leaves CF97 as lone winless team in the league

Roundup: Copa America In USA, Klinsmann's Roster

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Copa America is coming to America, our favorite German is taking a 30-pack to California and St. Louis will be contractually obligated to be friends with the Fire eventually

U.S. Open Cup: Two Chicago Teams Play Early

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Schwaben AC and RWB Andria represent the Windy City early on in the 2014 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup; Schwaben draws a home game on May 14 against USL side Dayton Dutch Lions

Bye Week: Time To Talk About The Rest Of MLS

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We take a look at the players that are the most fun to watch and how early season predictions are shaping up.

Roundup: Fireside, Champions Leagues, Midweek MLS

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The Chicago Fire releases its latest edition of their digital magazine, soccer fans have a lot to look forward to Wednesday, and things are happening in Europe

MLS Roundup: Saturday Draw Fest Turns Wild

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The first five games ended in a draw - then things got serious.

Closer Look: A Wrinkle (Just) In Time

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Fire's offense may have unlocked a potential scoring threat when they need it most.

Roundup: Expansion, Midweek MLS & Hillsborough

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Philadelphia and New York are set to clash in the first midweek MLS game of the season; ESPN provides some strong soccer coverage and Harrison Shipp won Rookie of the Week from SBI once again!

Monkey In The Middle: Talking CF97 Midfield Mix

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After disappointing results in the first five games, finding the right chemistry in the midfield will by crucial to turning the Fire's fortunes around; having Big Red and Watson roam the middle of...

Roundup: Blank Talk, All-Mexico Final, & Klopas

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CONCACAF Champs League goes according to form; Harry Shipp, Rookie of the Month; Nashville FC getting a home; and Jeff Englehardt loves you enough not to post a link to the Pitbull/J-Lo abomination

Roundup: Piermayr, We Barely Knew You

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A Fire trialist ends up in Colorado, the Fire announce the Art of Futbol and we're not the only ones who love Harry Shipp!

Roundup: Bomb Pops, Band-Aids & Blind Dates

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The U.S. Men's National Team introduced new road kits; top MLS stars are hobbled heading into the weekend; Ian Darke shows he knows the ways of love just as much as he knows soccer

USA v Mexico: 5 Reasons to Stay Up Way Too Late

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It may just be a friendly but it is well worth staying up to watch the 10 p.m. CT kickoff. Forget feeling energized for work or school the next day, you have some Julian Green to watch.

Roundup: Sunday MLS, Drogba To Seattle?

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New York-Chivas USA played to a 1-1 draw in the 'Chicago Sunday sleeper' mid-afternoon on Unimas; Sounders invented cash-drops; Klinsmann making changes

Weathering the Storm: Fire 2, United 2, MLS #4

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In rainy and wet conditions, the Fire and United played to a draw in a city famous for its gridlock

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