It's still the preseason, but there is plenty of news to be read... catch up with Soccer Smolderings!
This issue: Carolina Challenge Cup Preview, President Posada meets with Section 8, Carr's First Kick, Words from a Season Ticket Holder, Chicago Fire Jersey Sponsor, Chicago Fire formation analysis, and more...
Carolina Challenge Cup Preview
Chicago Fire SC heads to Dixie for their final pre-season stop this weekend to participate in the Carolina Challenge Cup. Section 8 takes an in-depth look at the club so far.
Some Good News and Some Not So Good News - Updated - Fire Confidential
Julian Posada attended Section 8 Chicago's monthly board meeting last night (along with Director of Soccer & Team Development Paul Cadwell and Vice President Emigdio Gamboa) and addressed a variety of issues while taking questions from attendees.
Fire still searching for 2011 jersey sponsor | Major League Soccer
Posada addresses fans, says USOC game won't be at Toyota Park, team store in the works.
Calen's First Kick | Chicago Fire Soccer Club
VIDEO: Carr looks back on his first Fire goal, opening day.
STH Testimonial | Chicago Fire Soccer Club
VIDEO: Ed Titus relives best Fire memories.
Chicago Fire: Taking Inventory Of 2010′s Formations – The Allocation Order
Richard Farley takes a look at the Chicago Fire's 2010 formations, their success and failures. Great analysis and insight!
Defensive Mentor | Chicago Fire Soccer Club
Veteran Gibbs taking Anibaba under his wing