Major League Soccer and the MLS Players Union announced on Thursday that they have reached an agreement in principle on the terms of a new collective bargaining agreement.
After nicking a late equalizer against Vancouver on Saturday, the Fire emerged from preseason unbeaten. That and more in the five takeaways from the Men in Red's outing at the Simple Invitational.
The Men in Red concluded an unbeaten preseason with a 1-1 tie against Vancouver Whitecaps FC Saturday afternoon, thanks to a last-gasp equalizer from trialist Shahdon Winchester.
7mCould the Chicago Fire make a move to lock up one of the stars from the United States soccer team? Check out the latest about Jermaine Jones' transfer situation.
7mThe Fire can't seem to stop playing to draws. Saturday saw the latest, as the Fire and Columbus Crew tied, 1-1, at Toyota Park. It's the Fire's 13th tie of the season.
7mThe Big House will host a different kind of football on Saturday, and because it's the Big House, attendance records will likely be shattered in the matchup between Real Madrid and Manchester United.
7mThe 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.
7mTwo 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.
7mPlaying in what he admitted may have been his last match on home soil, 43-year-old American and Tottenham goalkeeper Brad Friedel thanked fans at Toyota Park for a classy sendoff.
7mHarry 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.