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2010-04-19 17:34:00

Visa's Free Soccer Themed Personal Finance Video Game Distributed to High Schools Statewide and Budgeting Journal Given to Every Student in Chicago CHICAGO, April 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of an ongoing global financial literacy effort, professional soccer stars Brian McBride and Roger Espinoza joined with Visa Inc., the Illinois State Treasurer's Office and Chicago Public Schools today to introduce a new soccer-themed video game at Clemente Community Academy aimed at teaching...

2009-09-27 05:44:51

Brian McBride scored in the 78th minute Saturday, lifting Chicago into a 2-2 Major League Soccer tie with Toronto FC. McBride's seventh goal this season was helped by Justin Mapp's header (pass) and erased a one-goal deficit. With the victory, the Fire (16-6-11) stayed in second place in the Eastern Conference, five points behind the first place Columbus Crew. They shared the three points because of the tie. Nick Garcia scored the Fire's first goal in the 14th minute. Chicago's Logan Pause,...

2009-06-13 21:28:37

Jaime Moreno and Christian Gomez each had a goal Saturday to lead D.C. United to a 2-1 win over the Chicago Fire and into first place in the MLS East. Moreno converted a penalty kick for his fifth goal of the season and Gomez added his second goal. Josh Wicks denied Chicago striker Brian McBride in the second half on a penalty kick and United held on for their second straight win. Chicago (5-3-6) opened the season with an 11-game unbeaten streak, but lost its third straight to fall out of...

2009-04-25 20:25:03

Gonzalo Segares scored in the 89th minute Saturday, giving the Chicago Fire a 2-2 Major League Soccer tie with the Columbus Crew. The tie earned both clubs one point in the MLS standings. Columbus led 2-0 on first-half goals by Chad Marshall in the 25th minute and Alejandro Moreno in the 34th. Chicago closed to 2-1 when Brian McBride in the 86th and got the equalizer on the first goal in the 2009 season for Segares. The Fire (2-0-4) continued the longest unbeaten start in franchise history...

2009-04-19 00:23:04

Two goals by Josh Wolff in the final 12 minutes Saturday helped the Kansas City Wizards salvage a 2-2 MLS tie with the Chicago Fire. Wolff's first goal, in the 78th minute, halved Kansas City's 2-0 deficit. His second, in the 89th minute, gave the Wizards a point in the Western Conference standings against one of Major League Soccer's top teams. Kansas City goalkeeper Kevin Hartman made six saves. The game's first goal was scored by Brian McBride in the 13th minute. Hartman collided with a...

2009-03-21 22:17:12

Justin Mapp, Brian McBride and Cuauhtemoc Blanco scored goals for the Chicago Fire Saturday in a 3-1 win over FC Dallas. Dallas (0-1-0) scored first when Kenny Cooper drove a 60-yard shot past Fire goalie Jon Busch in the ninth minute but Chicago (1-0-0) tied it just when Mapp scored in the 38th minute and McBride put the Fire ahead for good with a goal on a penalty kick six minutes into the second half. Blanco wrapped up the scoring with a goal on a free kick.

2006-07-26 16:59:22

HARTFORD, Connecticut (Reuters) - Fulham and U.S. striker Brian McBride called time on his international career on Wednesday. "This is a special day in that I have the opportunity to thank U.S. Soccer for all it has done for me and my family," McBride said in a statement. "The consistent and determined efforts of the coaches, staff and players have helped bless me with the honor of being a part of three World Cups, playing the game I love over many years. "I will truly miss being...

2006-06-22 15:25:07

By Chris Cowles NUREMBURG, Germany (Reuters) - U.S. captain Claudio Reyna has called time on his international career after their World Cup exit on Thursday and could soon be followed by striker Brian McBride and maybe even coach Bruce Arena. "I'm probably done," Reyna told reporters after his team lost 2-1 to Ghana in their final Group E match. "That's it." The curtain-call was bitter-sweet for Reyna, 32, who came off just before halftime after straining his left knee ligaments...

2006-06-18 05:46:09

By Martyn Herman BAD DUERKHEIM, Germany (Reuters) - United States goalkeeper Kasey Keller praised the courage of team mate Brian McBride after the big striker's battling and bloodied World Cup display against Italy on Saturday. McBride, who plays for Fulham in the Premier League, ended the 1-1 draw battered and bruised and with three stitches in his face after an elbow from red-carded Daniele De Rossi that U.S. coach Bruce Arena described as "vicious." "Brian has titanium plates in...

2006-05-28 20:38:23

By Chris Cowles EAST HARTFORD, Connecticut (Reuters) - Striker Brian McBride's header two minutes before halftime gave the U.S. a 1-0 victory over Latvia in a physical World Cup warmup game on Sunday. The U.S. dominated their third and final preparation match in six days, coach Bruce Arena using nine players likely to start his side's opening World Cup Group E game against the Czech Republic on June 12. Latvia goalkeeper Alexsanders Kojlinko was busy throughout the opening 45...


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