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Chicago Fire’s Nemanja Nikolic wins MLS Golden Boot

Nemanja Nikolic's first year in Major League Soccer has been a special won. The Chicago Fire striker won the MLS Golden Boot award after finishing the season with 24 goals and helping lead the team back to the MLS Playoffs. Nikolic's 24 goals were tops in the league, besting David Villa by two. Per MLS press release: One of the most prolific scorers in Europe before he came to the Fire, Nikolic was the lead ...

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Can Chicago Fire go all the way in the Audi 2017 MLS Cup?

(Image via Flickr) It has been a somewhat remarkable season of transformation for Chicago Fire. Having finished rock bottom of the MLS in the 2016-17 campaign, scoring a meagre 31 points from 34 matches, the Fire have since stunned pundits by recovering in 2017/18 to clinch a place in the Audi 2017 MLS Cup Playoffs. Late last month, Fire secured their spot in the MLS Playoffs with an emphatic 4-1 win agains ...

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Nikolic, Schweinsteiger named to MLS All-Star Game

The Chicago Fire are atop the MLS table through 19 matches in the 2017 season, a remarkable turnaround from a disappointing 2016 campaign. They've put themselves in position to make a run at the MLS Cup later in the year. The Fire's success stems from a team effort but two players are being recognized by for their play in the fist half of the season. On Friday, MLS announced that both Nemanja Nikolic and Ba ...

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David Accam helps Fire extend unbeaten streak

The Chicago Fire are on a roll. After Saturday's 4-0 win over Orlando City, the Fire extended their unbeaten streak in MLS play to nine matches and overall matches streak to ten. The Fire kept the streak alive with a big day from forward David Accam who finished with a hat trick, scoring three goals. Heading into the match, the Fire made a change by inserting Accam into the starting lineup. It paid off righ ...

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Chicago Fire squeak by Saint Louis FC in U.S. Open Cup

After a successful start to the 2017 MLS season, the Chicago Fire got an early goal to get a big decision in the fourth round of the 2017 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. The games only goal came in the 27th minute on Wednesday night as Fire forward Luis Solignac found the back of the net after he lofted the ball over keeper Adam Grinwis. Chicago held on to the lead despite a few late charges from Saint Louis. Wit ...

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Chicago selected as host city for 2017 MLS All-Star Game

Some of the best soccer talent from around the world will appear in Chicago in early August. Major League Soccer and the Chicago Fire announced today that Chicago will be the home of the 2017 MLS All-Star Game. The game will be played at historic Soldier Field. Reigning UEFA Champions League winners Real Madrid will take on the MLS All-Stars on August 2nd at 8 p.m. CST. The game will be broadcasted live on ...

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Fire Scout Report – U23 Latino Starlets Rated

Fire Scout Report – U23 Latino Starlets Rated By Tamhas Woods – July 2, 2016 June 2016 ended on a positive note for the MLS’ worst ever road team, with Chicago Fire continuing their U.S Open Cup run by beating Columbus Crew 2-1. Reluctantly, Veljko Paunović’s men must focus once more on turning around a nightmarish league campaign. GHANAIAN GOLD Beginning July with just two wins from the first fourteen leag ...

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Chicago Fire select Jack Harrison No. 1 overall in MLS Super Draft

The Chicago Fire are in a rebuilding phase and Thursday might be the start of something special for the club. UPDATE: The Fire have traded Harrison to New York as part of an earlier trade. https://twitter.com/GrantWahl/status/687708119946911744 UPDATE 2: The Fire have selected Brandon Vincent with the fourth pick (acquired in Harrison deal) https://twitter.com/StanfordMSoccer/status/687702789464539137 UPDAT ...

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Where’s the soccer star to light up the Fire?

Where's the soccer star to light up the Fire? Envy is clearly not a healthy emotion to have, but right now you couldn’t blame Chicago Fire fans for having a touch of the green-eyed monster when it comes to what’s going on at other Major League Soccer clubs. Premier League star Steven Gerrard has just made an explosive start to life in Los Angeles after providing an instant impact as the Galaxy stormed to a ...

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Chicago Fire acquire Jason Johnson

The Chicago Fire have acquired forward Jason Johnson from the Houston Dynamo on Monday with full terms of the deal not disclosed. In exchange for 24-year-old Jamaican international forward, the Fire sent Brazilian midfielder Alex in the deal to Houston. Johnson spent three college seasons at Virginia Commonwealth University, scoring 28 games and earning the 2012 Atlantic 10 Conference Offensive Player of th ...

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