After coping with consecutive bye weeks, Frank Yallop says the Fire are benefiting from what players are dubbing a "mini preseason."
Goals from Stanford University's Jordan Morris and New England Revolution's Juan Agudelo propelled the U.S. to a 2-0 victory over Mexico at the Alamodome.
The 64th meeting between the U.S. and Mexico on Wednesday may be hampered by a narrow player pool selection, but head coach Jurgen Klinsmann is opening the door to players on the periphery.
7mRobert Earnshaw connected on a header in the 83rd minute to get the Fire back in the win column and halt FC Dallas' unbeaten streak at 10 games.
7mThe Fire announced on Thursday that they have signed midfielder Collin Fernandez as a Homegrown player.
7mBrad Guzan has waited eight years to be "the guy" in goal for the United States but with Tim Howard stepping away from the team for a year, the Chicago native now has a chance to make a big statement.
7mChicago Fire head coach and director of soccer Frank Yallop issued a statement on Sunday regarding the New England Revolution's acquisition of Jermaine Jones.
8mDespite scoring an own goal, the Fire overcame that Saturday to draw with Toronto FC. The Fire got a late goal from Quincy Amarikwa to tie things up, leading to their 14th draw of the year
8mAccording to a report from Goal USA, USMNT midfielder Jermaine Jones has a agreed to a contract to join the Fire, but talks have hit a snag because MLS won't guarantee he will be allocated to the Fire.
8mThe Fire couldn't find the back of the net Saturday evening against the Montreal Impact, falling 1-0 following a goal from Marco Di Vaio in the 83rd minute.