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.
3yAfter failing to reach the postseason last year, Fire head coach Carlos De Los Cobos is hoping to bring the team back to the playoffs this season. In the season opener the Fire battled to a 1-1 draw.
3yAfter missing out on the MLS playoffs in 2010, the the Fire are ready for a far more successfull 2011 season. Logan Pause, Sean Johnson and Jalil Anibaba weigh in.
3yThe Fire will begin their season at Pizza Hut Park on Saturday, March 19 at 7:30 p.m. The Men in Red will host Landon Donovan, David Beckham, Juan Pablo Angel and the LA Galaxy at Toyota Park on Sunday, April 17.
3yThe Fire continued their rebuilding efforts on Thursday, after losing a number of their big name players, by signing Gaston Puerari.
4yThe Philadelphia Union shut out the Fire 1-0 on Saturday. Sebastien Le Toux scored the only goal of the game for the Union at the 36th minute mark. The Fire have now gone 0-3-2 in their past five games.
4yAs the short-handed Chicago Fire kept a 1-0 lead against the Los Angeles Galaxy, Omar Gonzalez headed in a corner by Landon Donovan, salvaging a 1-1 tie Saturday afternoon.
4yThe Chicago Fire are five points out of playoff position and hope to step up their game and look to avoid a three-game slide as they play the Los Angeles Galaxy. Catch the game LIVE on Comcast SportsNet.