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Section 8 fans gear up to host “Rock Against Racism”

The sixth annual concert will be held in the North Lot ahead of the Fire’s clash vs Minnesota Utd

Fire 4, Sounders 1: Man of the Match

Chicago blew the doors off the Sounders in the second half. Now, we want you to rate the Fire’s players and choose your Man of the Match.

Report: Fire deal Sean Johnson to Atlanta United

Men in Red begin their annual pursuit of allocation money by dealing fan favorite to expansion club

Go F**k Yourself, 2015

Not only was the year the worst on the field in club history, but it ends with the team's roster, staff and expectations stripped bare

Last ISA board meeting of the year tonight

The next ISA board meeting is TONIGHT at 7 p.m. at the Atlantic Bar. This meeting is the deadline to declare candidacy for all 2016 ISA board positions!

To Buy Or Not To Buy: #HauptmanOut & the long game

To achieve the goal of getting Fire owner Andrew Hauptman out, the Fire fan base may need to resort to an unconventional strategy

Does it matter anymore? Fire v Rapids ratings

Who was Man of the Match against the Rapids? Maybe it was the club president

United in Misery

The Chicago Fire and Philadelphia Union are both struggling clubs but, like always, it's totally Philadelphia's fault

When We Won: A look back at the 2006 USOC final

Eyewitness testimony from the Fire's last trophy

CF97 community news: Watch parties, White parties

It’s a busy week for Chicago Fire fans. Gear up for USOC watch parties, the Fire Foundation White Party

You suck, Philly: Setting the mood for USOC semis

Look, I'm trying to be understanding here, but the Union are in the way of the Fire hosting a US Open Cup final - and in CF97 land, we need a fix of success, pronto

Get your ass to Segares testimonial, Sat 4:30 p.m.

Segares, Pause, Herron expected to play in light-hearted kickaround in honor of a true Fire warrior; game kicks off at 4:30 p.m. at Toyota Park practice field north of the parking lot

Busch's 'Saves for SEALs' needs your help

Now in its fifth year, program has distributed nearly $100,000 in narrowly-targeted assistance to families of injured or fallen SEAL soldiers

Around the Campfire: The art of fútbol

Come out. See art. Have drinks. Meet players.

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Capos & Counter-Cheering: A hypocrite's confession

Should all fans in the Harlem End follow the lead of the capo, or is there value in counter-cheering?

An interview with Section 8 Chairman Dan Martin

Scarf subscriptions, game-day prep, and the infamous Editorial among the topics as we sit down with the ISA chair

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What's the deal with the lines?

Today's crowd certainly wasn't the largest in history - although it will certainly swell in numbers as time goes on - so why were there so many supporters left outside this gate after kickoff? Was another gate left closed due to staffing issues?

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Home opener this week? Get hyped with this CF97 hot mix

North Shore DJ Ben Stepnowski - a/k/a DJ Step - dropped this #cf97 hot mix a couple of hours ago. GET HYPED, CHICAGO! First home game is Saturday night!

LA v Chicago, MLS #1: Gamethread, live thread

Section 8 watch party at Atlantic Bar & Grill, smaller watch parties throughout Chicago metro area, or watch at home on UniMas or MLS Live

Around The Campfire: Get involved w/CF97 community

Our regular column charting upcoming events in the Chicago Fire community returns

2015 AGM: New board, new kit, and an apology

Plenty to be optimistic about at a very well-attended Section 8 Annual General Meeting

... and now his watch has ended

Fire axe content producer (and community favorite) Jeff Crandall; commence the mourning

Vote! Vote! Vote!: 2015 ISA elections looming

2015 Section 8 Chicago ISA Annual General Meeting to be held on Saturday January 17th at 1 pm at the Toyota Park Stadium Club; chair, vice-chair and marketing positions contested

Auditing Fire nation's take on Stephens

"The kind of personality we need"

Are We Feeling Iggy?: CF97 fans on new Fire DP

Social media talk indicates Fire faithful are split on the first signing of the offseason

Section 8 ISA Chairman Jeff Marinacci Resigns

Current Vice-Chair Patrick Stanton will take over as Chair of Independent Supporters Association in the interim

Insider's look at creating soccer art, atmosphere

A member of the Chicago Fire's Section 8 explains how preparing tifo is a labor of love -- with a lot of emphasis on the labor -- but getting involved is just a matter of showing up.

CF97 Community: Balancing Anger and Support

Frustration with ownership must not impact the support that the community provides to the Chicago Fire

ATC Special: Our Role In Building cf97 Community

In this Edition of Around the Campfire, we explore what fans can do to help build community and improve attendance

Fire Away: The Cow Town Chronicles- #cf97 in CBUS

Fire traveled to Columbus for a heated rivalry match up, and their faithful supporters followed close behind. These are the events which took place en route to Cow Town.

Tribunes Of The Plebs: An Interview w/S8C Leaders

The ISA's Chair Jeffrey Marinacci and Vice-Chair Patrick Stanton answer some questions about supporter culture, fan issues, current events and their love of the game


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