After nicking a late equalizer against Vancouver on Saturday, the Fire emerged from preseason unbeaten. That and more in the five takeaways from the Men in Red's outing at the Simple Invitational.
The Men in Red concluded an unbeaten preseason with a 1-1 tie against Vancouver Whitecaps FC Saturday afternoon, thanks to a last-gasp equalizer from trialist Shahdon Winchester.
With two ties in as many games at the Simple Invitational, the Fire will wrap up preseason with a Saturday fixture against Vancouver Whitecaps FC.
2wLess than a month away from the Fire's season opener, Season Ticket Services Representive Daniel Gerrits and club mascot 'Sparky' gave one season ticket holder a special Valentine's Day surprise.
3wSeattle players' union representative Brad Evans said he believes a strike is imminent in MLS if players don't get what they want.
3wThe U.S. men's national team got back to winning ways on Sunday, beating Panama 2-0 in Carson, Calif. But it was Michael Bradley's stunning goal that stole the show.
3wIt's been a busy few days for the Fire. Here are five tidbits, on and off the field, to feast on, as the club acclimates to the hustle and bustle of preseason.
3wAfter parting ways with C.J. Brown last December, the Fire have found their new assistant coach in Marc Bircham.
1mThe Fire have flown under the radar in the MLS offseason after making three Desginated Player signings. Members of the Men in Red discussed the turnover, as well as the team's partnership with CSN.
1mFire midfielder Harry Shipp stopped by the AT&T U-verse Lounge to talk about the Fire's upcoming season and his life off the field in Chicago.