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Jeff Engelhardt

  • joined Mar 07, 2011
  • last login Aug 23, 2014
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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.

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

Red Bulls give Fire wings in Chicago's 1-0 victory

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Chicago earns win largely on efforts of Soumare and the back four

All-Star Challenge: East v West, picking the best

9

It's MLS East vs MLS West in a pick-the-squads challenge. Can you put together a lineup which would put Engelhardt's to shame?

Starting XI: Oh, Canadull

3

Fire play to a pedestrian scoreless draw against Vancouver, but Larentowicz could be the answer to Chicago's defensive woes.

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

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