Latest Chicago Fire season Stories

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

2009-08-23 20:46:37

Goals in the final 18 minutes by Cuauhtemoc Blanco, Mike Banner and Dasan Robinson Sunday pushed the Chicago Fire to a 3-2 come-from-behind win over Colorado. Robinson got the game-winner on a header that got past Rapids goalkeeper Matt Pickens. Omar Cummings scored two second-half goals for the Rapids. The Fire is 10-5-8.

2009-07-19 00:29:47

Cuauhtemoc Blanco set up a key goal Saturday, helping the Chicago Fire record a 2-0 Major League Soccer victory against San Jose Earthquakes. Blanco assisted on a goal by Patrick Nyarko in the 82nd minute, and then scored his first goal this season in the 89th for the Fire (7-3-7), who retained first

2009-07-04 22:57:28

Marco Pappa and Wilman Conde scored and the Chicago Fire moved into a tie with D.C. United for the MLS East lead Saturday with a 2-1 win over Colorado. Chicago (6-3-6) got first-half goals by Pappa and Conde less than eight minutes apart.

2009-05-09 22:08:52

Wilman Conde scored for Chicago and Shalrie Joseph scored for New England Saturday when the Fire and the Revolution played to a 1-1 tie. It was the fifth straight tie for the Fire (2-0-6), which has yet to lose in the 2009 MLS season but nevertheless holds down third place in the Eastern Conference. New England (2-2-3) is fifth in the conference. Conde scored in the 36th minute off a corner kick taken by Cuauhtemoc Blanco.

2009-04-11 18:56:36

Chris Rolfe's goal in the 85th minute Saturday pulled Chicago into a 3-3 tie with San Jose and allowed the Fire to remain unbeaten in four games. In a seesaw contest, Chicago (2-0-2) came back three times from one-goal deficits before securing the tie. Marco Pappa and Brian McBride scored the other Fire goals.

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

2008-07-06 00:00:12

Columbus, OH (Sports Network) - The Chicago Fire snapped an extended scoreless streak that reached over three games, but had to settle for a 2-2 draw with the Columbus Crew on Saturday night after scoring the first two goals in the Major League Soccer fixture.

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