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Tweed Thornton

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Burn Out: Is Klopas ruining a good thing?

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It's been Klopas' strategy and hey, it's been successful to date. History suggests it's time to mix it up if we want to be successful all season long. The future probably depends on a change of...

Marco Pappa seems destined for Wigan; would stay with Fire through 2012 season

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Now Fire fans should be able to enjoy one last run with Pappa and a competitive Chicago team down the stretch. Klopas should start to play players who can take Pappa's place in 2013 (Victor Pineda...

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Sherjill MacDonald joining the Chicago Fire: His Own Words

If Grazzini doesn't want to be here, time to ship him out and bring in someone who does. Cue Sherjill MacDonald.

Fire at a loss without a geographical rival

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Pretty good read from Orrin Schwarz at the Daily Herald. Some great quotes from the players and Klopas. My favorite: The Brimstone Cup rivalry with FC Dallas? Klopas laughs at that one. "Is that still going on, alive?" Klopas joked. "After I saw that Cup, it looked like someone ran it over."

Chicago Fire to face fellow regular season juggernauts Houston Dynamo and LA Galaxy

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Chicago Fire to face fellow regular season juggernauts Houston Dynamo and LA Galaxy

Marco Pappa to SC Heerenveen of Eredivisie (Netherlands' top football league)? Pasion Roja sure...

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Marco Pappa to SC Heerenveen of Eredivisie (Netherlands' top football league)? Pasion Roja sure thinks so. In addition to running with a confirmation, they even went ahead and photoshopped him in to a new jersey. Pasion Roja covers Marco Pappa's original team Municipal so it's not out of the question that they would have the inside contacts much like Wrong Side of the Pond broke the Chris Rolfe story. The Chicago Fire train in the morning so expect updates of some kind tomorrow.

Sebastian Grazzini's Option Renewed: options for what happened with this option

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I like this option the best and by now the ice for my champagne has melted. Best crack open the bottle this very moment. A toast, a toast! To the Chicago Fire career of Sebastian Grazzini. May it...

Transfer Window is Wide Open - Time to Examine the Chicago Fire Roster

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Transfer Window is Wide Open - Time to Examine the Chicago Fire Roster

2012 U.S. Soccer Development Academy Playoffs Begin - Fire U16 and U18 squads looking great

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Many of the U-16s that won back in '09-'10 are still with the club. They are hungry to take the U-18 championship now that they are older and the U-16 squad is also playing some great soccer.

Chicago Fire vs. Michigan Bucks Gamethread (Late)

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Steam courtesy of www.chicago-fire.com. Gamethread was delayed thanks to an actual fire in Chicago.

Chicago Fire 1 - Columbus Crew 2: Chicago outmuscled in Ohio

Chicago has smaller fish to fry to on Tuesday but make no mistake; this was a very unfortunate loss for the team.

mercoledì, maggio 23rd | Scritto da Luciano Luca Grassi Calciomercato Milan/ Su Inzaghi i Chicago Fire

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Pippo Inzaghi coming to the Chicago Fire? The Internet and Twitter are starting to buzz on this. We'll keep you posted.

Timbers continue to have the Fire's number

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Sunday's game against the Portland Timbers was played at the tiny Jeld-Wen Field (110 yards by 70 yards) and that showed too.

Chicago Fire vs. Sporting KC - May 12, 2012 in Photos

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The Chicago Fire defeated Sporting KC 2-1 on Saturday, May 12, 2012. The photos below tell the story. All photos are by David Banks/Getty Images.

Fire Overcome Angel Goal; Exorcise Their Demons?

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Playoffs should be in order but an early exit will follow if the team can't find that second gear against the best.

Chicago Fire 2 - Chivas USA 1: Summary, Highlights, and Quotes

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Chicago Fire 2 - Chivas USA 1: Summary, Highlights, and Quotes

Chivas USA Updates, Fire PDL & Academy Updates, USOC News, Art of Futbol, Wednesday MLS

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We've got art. We've got uniforms looking bad. We've got U.S. Open Cup and much more.

Seattle Sounders vs. Chicago Fire Aftermath

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Seattle Sounders vs. Chicago Fire Aftermath - Hopefully everyone moves from this game unsuspended

Chicago Fire vs. Seattle Sounders - MLS #6 - Three Questions

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We exchange three questions with Sounder at Heart in order to get some insider perspective on the Fire's opponent this Saturday

Brazilian midfielder Alex Monteiro De Lima arriving to the Chicago Fire on June 27th

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Brazilian midfielder Alex Monteiro De Lima arriving to the Chicago Fire on June 27th

Chicago Fire: Now over 100% more disrespected than any other MLS team

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Chicago Fire: Now over proof they are 100% more disrespected than any other MLS team at the moment

Chris Rolfe coming home to the Chicago Fire

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Let the rain wash away all the pain of two seasons that have been like yesterday. The kingdom awaits. Chris Rolfe is coming home.

Wrong Side of the Pond: Chris Rolfe returning to the Chicago Fire

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"It’s with great pleasure that I can exclusively announce that Chris Rolfe is returning to the Chicago Fire. Rolfe informed me by email that he’ll be rejoining his former club effective April 15th, meaning he will be joining up with the team on the last day of the MLS transfer window." We'll have more on this story as it develops.

Weather 2 - Chicago Fire and Houston Dynamo 1

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Sometimes Mother Nature wins - Sunday was one of those times

Chicago Fire vs. Houston Dynamo - MLS #4 - Gamethread - 6:00 PM CST - Comcast SportsNet

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Gamethread - Chicago Fire vs. Houston Dynamo - April 15, 2012

Cory Gibbs Out Till July-September: Positives, Negatives & Aftermath

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Cory Gibbs is out till July, maybe even September. There could be some positives. There are definitely some negatives. What's next for the Chicago Fire Soccer Club?

Is the Chicago Fire Offense Suffering from Miscasting?

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Should a player with 2 goals in 2 years be playing forward while a midfielder with 15 goals plays back?

Chicago Fire vs. Colorado Rapids - MLS #3 - 6:00 PM CST - Galavision - Gamethread

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It's the Fire v Rapids Gamethread. Let's hear some predictions, thoughts around the league, and anything else on your mind

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