The Fire picked up their 12th draw of the season after battling to a scoreless tie with the Vancouver Whitecaps at Toyota Park on Wednesday night.
Two of England's more successful clubs rolled through Chicago this weekend and came away impressed with the state of U.S. soccer and the direction in which it's headed.
Harry Kane's fifth-minute goal was all Premier League side Tottenham needed to get past the Fire, 2-0, in a Saturday night friendly at Toyota Park.
8mNewly-hired Chicago Fire head coach Frank Yallop is making his presence felt early as he enrolled his team in a new preseason tournament - the Desert Diamond Cup in Tucson, Arizona.
8mYoung goalkeeper Sean Johnson may not return to the Fire next season, as he has his eyes set on possibly playing in Europe.
8mNew Chicago Fire coach Frank Yallop has found other ways to meet his new team since he cannot see the players until January when training camp starts.
8mNew head coach Frank Yallop indicated big changes are coming for the Fire as he dismissed the four-man coaching staff that worked under Frank Klopas.
9mThe Fire introduced Frank Yallop as the team's new head head coach and director of soccer operations on Thursday afternoon.
9mFrank Klopas is out as the head coach of the Fire after the team failed to make the playoffs.
9mSunday's 5-2 loss to the New York Red Bulls kept the Fire out of the MLS Playoffs. It marks the third time in the last four seasons Chicago has been on the outside looking in at the playoff picture.