Two things became obvious when Fire owner Andrew Hauptman introduced Frank Yallop as the club’s new head coach and director of soccer operations on Thursday.
Sunday’s result in the last match of the season was in line with the year the Fire just endured.
For now, at least, Sunday’s battle between the Fire and New York Red Bulls is the most important match of the weekend in Major League Soccer.
Mike Magee and Bakary Soumare have worked out just fine. Now let’s see what Juan Luis Anangano and Arevalo Rios can for the Fire’s behalf.