Fire Roster News & Analysis

MLS Salary: Let's Play CF97 Who's Over/Underpaid!

It's time for the Fire salary game show

In A Shocking Serendipity, Magee Re-signed

2013 MLS MVP to make over $400k guaranteed on new deal

Roundup: Gentile Loaned, Dallas Cup, NASL & CCL

More World Cup promos, Dallas Cup roster, USWNT rumors, NASL wants in on the CCL and Cruz Azul make CCL final

MLS Transfers: Fire Deal For Journeyman Watson

CF97 deal surplus international slot for Englishman who's kicked around US lower leagues before sticking with Vancouver

Youthquake: Yallop Builds Fire Around Youth, Again

Frank Yallop seems focused on building a new, sustainable Fire based on youthful talent, supported by seasoned veterans, just as he did more than a decade ago in San Jose. It is likely this was the plan all along. Should it be?

Scouting Report: Hurtado, Ianni

Two for the price of one is generally a great deal. But who are these former Rave Green men, what will they bring to the Chicago Fire and why were they available?

Mike Magee: MVP

Was there any doubt?

Speculative 2014 Salary Cap Numbers

With the first player transactions of the off season taking place last week, how much money will the Fire have to work with in 2014?

Are the Fire Pursuing Joe Cole?

Is Joe Cole considering a move stateside in January?

Yallop on Ríos

Chicago's Head Coach speaks on declining Ríos' option for 2014.


Marry/Boff/Kill: Corben Bone

The 'Texican Xavi' got buried on the bench under Klopas; will Yallop see things differently?

Marry/Boff/Kill: Bakary Soumare

Tempestuous Malian is entering the prime of his career, but cap and temperment issues make his continued employment potentially tricky

Sherjill MacDonald Is Out; Arévalo Ríos Is In

The Chicago Fire have announced that Arévalo Ríos has joined the club while Sherjill MacDonald is on his way out.

Arévalo Ríos To Start On Saturday?

Word out of the Chicago Fire organization is that Rios could debut on Saturday versus New England.

Can The Fire Still Make The Playoffs?

With only 3 months left in the season, can the Chicago Fire still make the playoffs?

Potential Roster Changes for Saturday

One Fire player returns to the starting line up while another might have to sit out Saturday's game against the Houston Dynamo.

Anangono Meets the Press

Juan Luis Anangono, the newest member of the Chicago Fire, was interviewed by the media on Tuesday at a press conference.

It's Official: Fire Sign Juan Luis Anangono

As I alluded to the other day, this signing has just been officially announced by the club

Anangono Lie To You: Fire News Roundup (Updated)

With the euphoric feeling of the Fire's 4-1 thrashing of DC United Saturday night still in effect, here are a few Fire news nuggets for you to chew on

Half Season Progress Report

The Fire have made it to the midway point in the season. With a record of 6-8-3 (21 points) the Fire sit eighth place only 5 points out of a playoff spot. It's also time to see if the players on the #cf97 roster have improved since last we critiqued

Free Agent Carlton Cole An Interesting Prospect

Recently released forward Carlton Cole has been linked to a move to MLS, perhaps even with the Fire. The English striker has a pretty good resume, great size and an all-encompassing skill set. Can he and Mike Magee make for an interesting pairing?

Magee, Soumare additions paying early dividend

Scoring goals and keeping cleansheets: The additions of Mike Magee and Bakary Soumare have made an immediate impact for the Chicago Fire.

Kellen Gulley Getting Playing Time In Atlanta

Earlier this year, Fire fans may remember that we loaned Kellen Gulley to the Atlanta Silverbacks. Since Kellen couldn't get time in Chicago, it made sense to send him somewhere else to get some experience

Options, Options, Options

With the Fire struggling in 2013 and the transfer window quickly approaching, what should the front office do?

I'm Coming Home: Mike Magee Returns to Windy City

After yesterday's acquisition of Bakary Soumare, the Fire followed up that move with an even bigger transaction today

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