Sean Spence

  • joined Jul 27, 2010
  • last login Aug 22, 2014
  • posts 309
  • comments 572

I live in Flint, Michigan, am married with four daughters, and work in the restaurant business. I'm a football fanatic, a socialist, , and a geek.

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  • MLB Chicago Cubs
  • NFL Chicago Bears
  • NCAAB Indiana Hoosiers
  • Soccer Chicago Fire
  • MLS Chicago Fire
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Irrelevance: Montreal 1, Chicago 0, recap

Fire rebound from crushing Open Cup loss with cringing, defensive display against former boss Klopas

GAMETHREAD: Montreal v FIRE, 5:30 p.m., My50 CHI


Tonight should answer a huge number of questions about the mental fortitude of this Chicago Fire team, as well as signalling whether the playoffs should be a goal

Fireside Chat: Montreal v Fire, MLS #23

Sofiane Benzaza of Mount Royal Soccer jumps in to complete the question-and-answer ritual

Fire Academy places three on USA Under-18 team


Collin Fernandez, Cameron Lindley and Mauricio Pineda among 20 called for 11-day tournament in Czech Republic

Let Down: Sounders 6, Fire 0, USOC semifinal recap

Thin Chicago attacking corp shown up by depth and power of Seattle attack as Sounders hand CF97 the worst defeat in franchise history

GAMETHREAD: Seattle v FIRE, USOC, 9:30 p.m.


The game is available as a stream from; kickoff is at 9:30 CST

Fireside Chat: Seattle v Chicago, USOC Semifinal

Sounder at Heart's Dave Clark is kind enough to complete the question-and-answer ritual in advance of tonight's EPIC WINNER-TAKE-ALL BLOODBATH ... err, US Open Cup semifinal

The End of Good Feelings: Where Are CF97 Going?

Thin, tactically-muddled roster and disputed DP offers undercut the Fire's increased post-World Cup marketing push

EPL Fantasy: Where MLS nerds & Europoseurs unite!


Hot Time in the Old Town welcomes all soccer fans to demonstrate ... well, something, presumably. Create a team, lord your successes over your friends, and use words like 'rubbish' with a straight...

Welcome to the Malaise: Fire 1, Crew 1, recap

Chicago claim another not-loss at home against a traditional foe, while also courageously fighting against existential ennui

Not Posterized: Fire 0, Vancouver 0, recap

Chicago play a very cautious game, emerge with the clean sheet they sought, if little more



CF97's backline experiment continues, as the captain moves into the backline tonight against a tricky Whitecaps attack

Fireside Chat: Fire v Vancouver, MLS #20

We complete the question-and-answer ritual with Jon Szekeres of 86 Forever

Two Kids And A Dog: Fire 0, Tottenham 2, recap

In a game of little import, each coaching staff got glimpses of what they wanted in this trans-Atlantic friendly

GAMETHREAD: Chicago v Tottenham, lineups & more


Fire field experimental XI that features captain Jeff Larentowicz, normally a defensive midfielder, in the back line

Fireside Chat w/Cartilage Free Captain


In advance of the Fire's friendly with Tottenham, we did the question-and-answer ritual with Dustin George-Miller of Cartilage Free Captain

Alas, For Arms: Fire 1, Union 1, recap

Gonzalo Segares' arms mysteriously failed to cease to exist in a crucial moment, and two points go begging in a game Chicago should have won

GAMETHREAD: FIRE v Union, MLS #18, 7:30 p.m.


Chicago needs wins to climb back into contention; match will be broadcast on My50 Chicago locally

Fireside Chat: Fire v Union, MLS #18

Eugene Rupinsky of the Brotherly Game joins us for the ritual of questions and answers

Roundtable: Talking CF97 MLS Trades, 'MERCA Style


Our writers weigh in with suggestions for the Yallop/Bliss regime - the restrictions: Only player-for-player swaps, and only within MLS

MLS Transfers: Fire Sign Răzvan Cociș

Romanian midfielder, 31, has played for seven clubs the last five years

In Two Golden Moments: Fire 1, Revs 0, Recap

Men in Red return to the win column with a promising, hard-fought victory over an old rival, and that's good enough for right now

GAMETHREAD: Revs v FIRE, 6:30 p.m., My50 Chicago


Road-weary Chicago visits a New England side which has lost four straight in MLS play

Fireside Chat: Revolution v FIRE, MLS #17

Steve Stoehr of The Bent Musket is kind enough to complete our question-and-answer ritual for today's game

Scrappy: Fire Survive USOC QFs, Top Atlanta 3-1

Men in Red play much of the game like underdogs, but find another gear thanks to Alex, Fondy down the stretch

USOC LIVESTREAM: Silverbacks v FIRE, 6:30 pm, HERE


Courtesy of #cf97 (and the smooth-jam awesomeness of one Jeff Crandall), we'll have a live stream of tonight's USOC quarterfinal

USOC Scouting Report: Silverbacks Mirror Wynalda


Abrasive, hard-tackling but surprisingly talented NASL foe awaits Fire in US Open Cup quarterfinals on Wednesday

We're Not Bad, Just Drawn That Way: SKC 1, Fire 1

Fire overcome shaky start to trade goals, split points with defending champs

The Lions' Den: GAMETHREAD, SKC v FIRE, 2 pm ESPN


Chicago's hopes depend upon movement, willingness to fight in afternoon matchup against defending MLS champions

MLS Transfers: Fire Pick Up 'Familiar Face' Fondy

Get ready for some more roster churn, folks - more changes are a-comin'

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