The Fire announced Tuesday the signing of French striker Florent Sinama-Pongolle. He most recently played with FC Rostov of the Russian Premier League, where he scored two goals in 18 matches.
The Fire announced on Tuesday forward Mike Magee is out for the rest of the season following hip surgery and could miss the start of the 2015 season.
The Fire announced on Friday afternoon that veteran midfielder Logan Pause will retire following the 2014 MLS season.
6mThe Fire parted ways with 2012 MLS Rookie of the Year Austin Berry and Uruguayan forward Federico Puppo Monday in an effort to get under the league's salary cap.
7mAs part of the 2014 Guinness International Champions Cup, Liverpool FC will face Olympiacos at Soldier Field on July 27. That'll come one day after the Chicago Fire host Tottenham Hotspur.
7m2013 MLS MVP Mike Magee was named the Fire of the Year at Monday's CSN Sports Awards. Magee scored 21 goals in 32 games for Chicago last year, which almost made the playoffs after a late-season surge.
7mThe Fire have acquired midfielder Benji Joya on a one-year loan from Club Santos Laguna of Liga MX as a result of a weighted lottery.
7mThe Chicago Fire have added Clint Mathis to the team as an assistant coach. Mathis becomes the only former offensive player to join head coach Frank Yallop's technical staff.
7mThe Fire re-signed veteran midfielder Logan Pause on Friday. Terms and his contract we're not disclosed.
8mThe Chicago Fire selected UC-Irvine defender Marco Franco with the No. 13 pick in the 2014 SuperDraft on Thursday.