Mark O'Rourke

  • joined Nov 12, 2010
  • last login Jul 22, 2014
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User Blog

A Look at Passing Statistics and the Fire's Spine


A cross section of the Fire's roster and their passing statistics.

Magee & Anibaba Nominated for Awards


One nomination is a surprise, and one is not.

Marry/Boff/Kill: Wells Thompson


Everyone's favorite moppy-headed, black sheep.

USMNT Roster: Johnson called up; Magee snubbed


Jurgen Klinsmann's roster for upcoming friendlies against Scotland and Austira has been released. Sean Johnson is getting called up again while Mike Magee is left behind.

Frank Yallop Holds Press Conference


Mr. Yallop is rolling up his sleeves and ready to get his hands dirty.

Off Season Roundtable: Cautiously Optimistic


In the first Off Season Roundatable, the HTIOT staff share their thoughts on the hiring of Frank Yallop.

Re-hashing the Rogers-Magee Trade


The playoffs give new life to questions about a trade that happened nearly a half year ago.

The Chicago Fire To Hire Frank Yallop?


Reports indicate that the Chicago Fire will swap out one Frank for another.



A look at the Chicago Fire's 5-2 loss to Red Bull New York through the Opta Chalkboard.

Kellen Gulley? A Champion? Maybe.


The Chicago Fire might be done for 2013, but one Fire player can still win some silverware.

Defensive Frailties


A statical walkabout of the Chicago Fire's defense under the Frank Klopas era and beyond.

Fire It Up!


Chicago Fire related links from around the internet.

That Will Do


An abbreviated look at the Chicago Fire's 1-0 victory over Toronto FC.

Home Finale: Chicago v. Toronto - Gamethread


The Chicago Fire host Toronto FC for their final home game of the regular season.



A look at Chicago's 3-2 victory over F.C. Dallas from the Opta Chalkboard.

No Carolina Challenge Cup For The Fire In 2014


The invitee's of the 2014 edition of the Carolina Challenge Cup were announced today. Guess who was not on the list?

Fireside Chat with Big D Soccer


Brimstone Cup style.

Sean Johnson Tops Castrol Index; SOTW Nomination


Sean Johnson rules over all.

Capitol Shutdown


A look back to Chicago's 3-0 victory over D.C. United from the OPTA Chalkboard.

Fireside Chat with Black and Red United


Hot Time In Old Town exchanges questions with Black and Red United.

Fire It Up: Hump Day Links Edition


Fire links from the interwebs.

In the Hands Of An Angry Soccer God


A look at the Chicago Fire's draw against the Montreal Impact from the Opta Chalkboard.

Clubbed In Columbus


A look at the Chicago Fire's 3-0 defeat to the Columbus Crew from the Opta Chalkboard.

And We're Back!


A look at the Chicago Fire's 3-2 victory over the New England Revolution from the Opta Chalkboard.

Fireside Chat With The Bent Musket


Question exchange with The Bent Musket.



A half assed look at the Chicago Fire's half assed draw against Toronto FC.

Fireside Chat with Waking the Red


Dave Rowan answers these questions three.

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