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.
1mFor the first time since injuring his left hamstring in the World Cup opener against Ghana, Jozy Altidore has begun training on his own again. But the injured forward likely won't play vs. Belgium on July 1.
2mUSMNT midfielder Jermaine Jones suffered a broken nose in Thursday's loss to Germany, but is still expected to play in the Round of 16 against Belgium on Tuesday in Salvador.
2mThe USMNT lost to Germany 1-0 in their final match of the group stage on Thursday, but thanks to Portugal's 2-1 victory over Ghana, the United States has advanced through to the Round of 16.
2mFIFA announced on Thursday morning that Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez has been given a nine-game ban and a four month suspension for biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini during Tuesday's Group D match.
2mUnited States forward Jozy Altidore will miss the team's game against Germany on Thursday due to a strained left hamstring.
2mMembers of the Chicago Fire have been closely following the U.S. men's national team during the World Cup, and they said they're proud of their fellow players fighting to advance to the round of 16.
2mThousands of USA soccer fans packed the streets of Chicago to watch Sunday evening's World Cup match between USA and Portugal.