Theres a new twist to the Major League Soccer schedule for 2013, released by the league and its member clubs on Wednesday.
The Fire has been relatively quiet this offseason, but that changed in a hurry on Friday when the club acquired Estonian midfielder Joel Lindpere from the New York Red Bulls for an international ro
Since Major League Soccer initiated a re-entry draft several years back, only five players have been selected in the first of the two stages.
Its not unusual for the Fire, or any Major League Soccer club, to decline options on players in preparation for the next season.
The good news is the Fire is awaiting its first playoff match since 2009. The bad news is the Fire goes into Wednesday nights meeting with the Houston Dynamo with absolutely no momentum.