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.
The Fire couldn't find the back of the net Saturday evening against the Montreal Impact, falling 1-0 following a goal from Marco Di Vaio in the 83rd minute.
A goal from reigning MLS MVP Mike Magee put the Chicago Fire back in the win column for the first time in five games Sunday with a 1-0 victory over the New York Red Bulls at Toyota Park.
3mThe Fire couldn't close the month of May with a third straight victory, dropping Saturday's contest against the Crew, 2-0, in Columbus. Federico Higuaín had a pair of assists for the Crew.
3mMike Magee converted two penalty kicks in a 10-minute span of the first half and the Chicago Fire beat Sporting Kansas City 2-1 on Sunday.
3mThe Chicago Fire finally pulled out a victory Saturday night, using a barrage of goals to take down the New York Red Bulls in New Jersey.
3mThe Fire held a late lead in their Saturday-night match with Real Salt Lake, but they yielded two goals in the final minutes and fell, 3-2, in Bridgeview.
4mNew England's Bobby Shuttleworth stopped Juan Luis Anangono's penalty kick in the first minute of stoppage time Saturday to preserve a 1-1 draw with the Chicago Fire.
4mQuincy Amarikwa scored in the 54th minute Saturday to give the Fire a 1-1 draw with the Montreal Impact. The Fire are still winless, with Saturday's draw their fifth of the season.
4mThe Fire announced on Thursday that they have re-signed reigning MLS MVP to a new deal. Due to league and team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.