Chicago Fire head coach and director of soccer Frank Yallop issued a statement on Sunday regarding the New England Revolution's acquisition of Jermaine Jones.
Despite 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
According 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.
3yAs 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.
3yThe 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.
3yFredy Montero scored twice on Saturday night, but none were bigger than his header in stoppage time that boosted Seattle past the Fire with a 2-1 score. Chicago's only goal came from John Thorrington.
4yHouston Dynamo forward Brian Ching got the last of his three goals at the 85th minute mark to put the Fire away for good on Saturday night. Calen Carr scored his third goal in two games for the Fire.
4yIn his return from a strained quadriceps injury Wednesday night, Fire forward Calen Carr came off the bench to score the game-winning goal in Chicago's 2-1 victory over the New England Revolution.
4yFire midfielder Freddie Ljungberg talks about the Fire's big win over the New England Revolution Wednesday night and whether or not the team can make the MLS playoffs on Chicago Tribune Live.
4yChicago fire forward Calen Carr made his return to the lineup tonight after missing the first 16 games with a quadriceps injury. He triumphed the Fire to a 2-1 win scoring a clutch goal with just over seven minutes left.