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  Chicago Fire (soccer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Section 8 Chicago, the Independent Supporters' Association for the club, oversees the activities of the various groups; the largest include Barn Burners 1871 (the oldest group, established before the club was founded), Fire Ultras '98 (a Polish ultras group), and Ultras Red-Side (a multiethnic ultras group).
The Chicago Fire logo is derived from the standard style of a Fire Department's crest (also shown by the Chicago Fire Department).
The "Ring of Fire" was established in 2003 by the Chicago Fire and the Chicago Fire Alumni Association as permanent tribute to honor those who have made the Chicago Fire a proud and successful club over the course of its history.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chicago_Fire_(soccer)   (1713 words)

 Chicago Fire- chicago department fire protection chicago fire soccer team.
Though the fire was one of the most enceinte U.S. disasters of the 19th Century, the reconstructing that began almost forthwith spurred Chicago's ontogenesis into one of the most thickly settled and economically crucial American cities.
However, the city's fire section didn't encounter the first alarm until 9:40 p.m., and strong flatuses were blowing from the southwest, towards the heart of the city.
Helping the fire banquet was plentiful fuel in the closely bundled wood buildings, ships delineating the river, the city's kicked upstairs wood-plank sidewalks, and the commercial baseball bat and coal yards along the river.
www.chicago-city.com /chicago-fire.html   (1032 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Chicago Fire (soccer) (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Chicago Fire is a Chicago area professional soccer club with offices in Bridgeview, Illinois.
Artists rendering of the fire, by John R Chapin, originally printed in Harpers Weekly The Great Chicago Fire was a conflagration that burned from Oct....
Since 2001, the Fire and its chief rival FC Dallas (originally the Dallas Burn) play for the Brimstone Cup, which goes to the team that wins the season series between the two clubs.
www.nationmaster.com.cob-web.org:8888 /encyclopedia/Chicago-Fire-(soccer)   (1874 words)

 Chicago Fire (soccer) - definition of Chicago Fire (soccer) - Labor Law Talk Dictionary (via CobWeb/3.1 ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Chicago Fire is Chicago, Illinois's Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise.
The Fire won the MLS Cup in 1998, their first season in the league.
The club has one of the strongest and most enthusiastic support in the league in the form of Section 8 Chicago.
encyclopedia.laborlawtalk.com.cob-web.org:8888 /Chicago_Fire_(soccer)   (232 words)

 Chicago Fire Team Report - April 18 - Soccer
Chicago Fire Team Report - April 18 Chicago, IL -- (Sports Network) - With one loss and two draws to start the '06 season, the Chicago Fire will welcome the bye week heading into Week 4 of the MLS schedule.
The Fire were held to a goal for a 1-1 draw in their Week 3 game against the Columbus Crew.
The Fire are in the beginnings of a nine-game road trip before the completion of the new Bridgeview Stadium.
www.nbcsandiego.com /soccer/8826330/detail.html   (436 words)

 Chicago Fire preseason update   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
With the Fire embarking on a nine-game road trip to begin its 2006 MLS campaign, this year's Season Kickoff Luncheon will serve as the only chance for fans to see the entire Fire roster up-close and in-person prior to June.
The Chicago Fire and Comcast SportsNet have announced that the regional sports network will telecast 10 Fire matches during the club's upcoming 2006 MLS season.
Chicago Fire Soccer will be involved in the event through player appearances and youth clinics that will enhance the tournament experience (players in attendance will be announced in the upcoming weeks).
www.mysoccer.com /mls6/chi0320.php   (1197 words)

 ESPN.com - SOCCER - Chicago Fire: 2001 Outlook
The Fire went 17-9-6 a year ago, and return most of the core of that team.
A full year with the Fire as a starter could do wonders for this forward, who has had many promising displays in MLS and with the full national team.
F Hristo Stoitchkov (nine goals, 25 points) was a charismatic leader of the Fire and his talented left foot is as lethal as there is in all of MLS.
espn.go.com /soccer/s/2001/0327/1163033.html   (417 words)

 Chicago Fire Juniors Home Page
The Chicago Fire Juniors and West Michigan Fire Juniors once again converged, and this time their efforts helped the CFJ take first place in the U11 Gold Division at the Metro United Girls Fall Classic in Edwardsville, IL from Nov. 4-5.
The Chicago Fire Juniors held their Fourth Annual Halloween Coat Drive and Practice at Seven Gables Park on Oct. 30 in west suburban Wheaton, and the event was the most successful since its start in 2003.
The Chicago Fire Soccer family applauds all the CFJ players, parents and friends for their time and effort in helping make this year’s event the most successful yet.
www.chicagofirejuniors.com /index.html   (691 words)

 Chicago Fire News
Nate Jaqua went from Chicago to Toronto and now to Los Angeles, as the former Chicago Fire forward was acquired by the Galaxy from 2007 Major League Soccer expansion side Toronto FC in return for a portion of...
The story of the second leg Eastern Conference Semifinal Series match between Chicago and New England is that the Revs not only have to rebound from the 1-0 defeat dealt by the Fire at Toyota Park last weekend,...
The Chicago Fire carry a 1-0 lead into New England for the second leg of the aggregate goal Eastern Conference Semifinal Series.
www.topix.net /us-soccer/chicago-fire   (721 words)

 Chicago Fire Reserves   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
CHICAGO, Ill. (Monday, July 19)--The Chicago Fire Reserves swept the Thunder Bay Chill in a two-game season finale in Ontario, Canada last weekend to complete the 2004 campaign with a 17-0-1 record and become just the fourth undefeated team in PDL history.
Chicago, Ill. (Monday, July 12) The undefeated Chicago Fire Reserves are set to host their final game in Lemont on Tuesday, July 13.
The Chicago Fire Reserves are pleased to announce that we will be playing in an exhibition friendly match against the MLS Chicago Fire on Wednesday June 23 at St. Laurence HS in Burbank, IL.
www.firereserves.com /home.htm   (6042 words)

 Amateur Soccer
CHICAGO - There will be a couple of changes in Chicago area soccer in 2005.
First, the Chicago Fire Reserves will be changing their name to Chicago Fire Premier.
Chicago Fire Premier Coach Mike Matkovich will assist with recruitment and planning of the team until a head coach is named.
www.chicagolandsoccernews.com /sections/amateur2.php?article_id=232   (254 words)

 Chicago Fire Press Releases
The Chicago Fire can start thinking about 2007, now that their first match is scheduled.
The Chicago Fire have yet to record a home-win against the New England Revolution this season, as Toyota Park has been advantageous for the Revs with a win and draw added to the books in Bridgeview.
The Chicago Fire already clinched a playoff spot and are now in search for home-field advantage in the Eastern Conference Semifinals as they host the Columbus Crew on Saturday night, who have already been...
www.topix.net /us-soccer/chicago-fire/pr   (1668 words)

 Chicago Fire Premier - Links to our Favorite Sites   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
The Fire Premier is part of the Great Lakes Division, which is in the Central Conference of the PDL.
The largest organization of elite-level soccer leagues in North America, United Soccer Leagues is dedicated to growing the sport at the grassroots level in every community.
US Youth Soccer is non-profit and educational organization whose mission is to foster the physical, mental and emotional growth and development of America's youth through the sport of soccer at all levels of age and competition.
www.chicagofirepremier.com /links   (271 words)

 Section 8 Chicago   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
At 60+ meters long and one meter high, it will incorporate a number of symbols of both the Chicago Fire Soccer Club and Section 8 into a segmented six-panel composition that will drape the entire north wall of the field while still allowing field access through the aisle gates at the bottom.
It is handmade, sewn and painted, and the two complete designs for the banner this season use several familiar symbols to Fire Fans as well as a number of new ones.
Chicago municipal flag light blue and white piping run around the whole circumference with large white letters (trimmed in light blue) saying "CHICAGO FIRE SOCCER CLUB" and on the stripe red letters saying "EST.
www.section8chicago.com /news/press_detail.asp?prID=73   (520 words)

 Chicago Apartments
Chicago.s unique culture is famous and a big draw for visitors; Chicago's architecture, historical sites and vibrant neighborhoods inspire and delight residents and visitors alike.
Chicago is also home to the state's famous sports teams: the Chicago Bears football team, Chicago Blackhawks hockey team, Chicago Bulls basketball team, Chicago Cubs and Chicago Whitesox baseball teams and the Chicago Fire soccer team.
Chicago is divided into three major sections by the Chicago River, known by locals as the North, West and South Sides.
www.rent.com /rentals/illinois/chicago-and-vicinity/chicago   (605 words)

 Chicago Fire / Soccer - ChicagoSports.com
Every World Cup year is filled with soccer headlines that get people talking, but the sport reached a new level this year in the United States as soccer infiltrated water cooler conversations and the mainstream media.
There is a growing obsession among the U.S. soccer community with imitating everything European (in this case, a European coach), and the sentiment seems to be that if it isn't European, it isn't soccer.
As the new U.S. soccer coach, Bob Bradley is on equal footing with the big-time European managers in at least one respect.
chicagosports.chicagotribune.com /sports/soccer/fire   (519 words)

 IFG Projects: Chicago Fire Soccer Stadium
Since the opening of the successful Home Depot Center in Carson, California, Major League Soccer (MLS) and the Anschutz Entertainment Group (AEG), owner of 4 of the 10 existing MLS franchises, have decided to focus their efforts on developing state-of-the-art soccer-specific stadiums for all of their existing and soon-to-be-identified teams.
Because of the Chicago area’s large multi-racial population and rabid professional sports fan base together with the Chicago Fire’s 3-year number one ranking and attendance records (second only to the LA Galaxy), AEG decided that the Fire was the next logical candidate for their own stadium.
IFG personnel were engaged by AEG to develop an initial marketing survey and study, and conduct an RFP process in which 195 municipal representatives from over 90 Chicago-area communities eventually competed for the right to finance and develop the proposed 25,000-seat $70 million soccer-specific facility.
www.ifgroup.cc /portfolio/chicago_fire_stadium.htm   (207 words)

 Chicago Fire - Soccer Promos on the Beach
After the Chicago Fire burned up the opposition to capture the Major League Soccer championship.
When the team scheduled a spring training session in Myrtle Beach, the Rosen Group advertising agency, of Chicago discovered that Encore's downtown studios and soundstage were the perfect place to film the Fire's TV ad campaign.
The series of four ads featured the Chicago Fire players and coaches in uniform, surrounded by flaming torches and other extensive pyrotechnics.
www.encorevideo.biz /Work/Copy/ChicagoFire.html   (184 words)

 Chicago Fire Premier - PDL Great Lakes Division Champions '01, '02, '03, '04, '05, '06   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
CHICAGO, IL, Dec 14, 2006 -- After five years at the helm of the USL's most successful team CFP head coach Mike Matkovich was named as the assistant coach for the new MLS franchise in Toronto.
Matkovich also headed the very successful Chicago Magic SC or the past 15 years as it was named the #1 youth soccer club in the nation.
CHICAGO, IL, Dec 13, 2006 -- Two of the stars for the 2006 Fire Premier collected All-American honors during the 2006 fall collegiate season.
www.chicagofirepremier.com   (570 words)

 SI.com - Soccer - MLS - Chicago Fire
This year marks the sixth time in six seasons that Chicago has qualified for the MLS postseason, while United is making its first trip to the playoffs since 1999.
Chicago will be looking for revenge against D.C. after losing the 2003 season series 1-2-1.
United would hand the Fire its only home loss of the season by a 2-1 score at Cardinal Stadium in Naperville on July 12, but Chicago got revenge and its first win against D.C. on Aug. 16 at Cardinal with a dominating 3-1 result.
sportsillustrated.cnn.com /soccer/mls/teams/fire   (467 words)

 Chicago Fire, Chicago sports-soccer from Chicago Traveler
In December, 1993, the formation of Major League Soccer was announced and the inaugural season began in October, 1995, beginning with 10 teams nationwide.
The Chicago Fire plays at its new stadium, Bridgeview Stadium, located in Bridgeville, Illinois.
Chicago Traveler is a private enterprise, not affiliated with the City of Chicago.
www.chicagotraveler.com /attractions/chicago-fire.html   (196 words)

 Soccer team' s goal: catch fire
When the Chicago Fire soccer team plays its next home game July 7, two team members who played for the U.S. in the World Cup will be honored.
The Fire signed a two-year lease with North Central College to use its Cardinal Stadium, a move that cost the team money, attendance and changes in its fan base.
The Fire is owned by Philip Anschutz, founder of beleaguered Qwest Communications International Inc. in Denver, who declined to be interviewed for this story.
www.chicagobusiness.com /cgi-bin/article.pl?article_id=18496   (997 words)

 cbs2chicago.com - Chicago Fire's New Stadium Breaks Ground   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
Turner Construction Co., whose previous sports projects include New York's Madison Square Garden and the renovation of Chicago's Soldier Field, is the main contractor for the $70 million project.
Besides hosting games of the Fire, the MLS team that currently plays its home games at Soldier Field, the new facility is to house the team's offices, training center and a practice field adjacent to the stadium.
The stadium also will be used for youth soccer camps, clinics and games, as well as concerts.
cbs2chicago.com /topstories/local_story_335182811.html   (207 words)

 Columbus Fire   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
We played Chicago Fire Soccer Club in Chicago where it was around 65 degrees and rainy.
We will be hosting the second annual Charity Soccer Match on Saturday October 1st at 2:15pm in Crew Stadium.
After the Fire Soccer match we will be cooking out, selling T-shirts, and having fun tail-gating until the Crew game begins.
eteamz.active.com /columbusfiresoccerclub/index.cfm   (382 words)

 What did firs Chicago Fire Soccer jersey look like?
Since 1998 Chicago Fire has had 5 home jerseys, 6 away jerseys, 6 special jerseys and 2 third jerseys.
The Chicago Fire colors are red, silver, and blue but there have been yellow jerseys.
The Chicago fire soccer team is named after the huge Chicago Fire, so they’re logo on they’re jersey is like a fire fighters badge.
library.thinkquest.org /04oct/02013/soccer.htm   (456 words)

 Columbus Crew, SOCCER,Chicago Fire - CBS SportsLine.com
Chicago (12-11-8) took a 1-0 lead in the fourth minute when Chris Armas beat Crew defender Marcos Gonzalez and sent the ball to Chris Rolfe at the top of the box.
The four goals were the most given up by the Fire this season.
Chicago, the third seed in the Eastern Conference, wraps up the regular season with a match at D.C. United next Sunday.
cbs.sportsline.com /soccer/gamecenter/recap/MLS_20061007_CLB@CHI/rss   (404 words)

 Chicago Fire Soccer Team by Genaro Cortes
These three persons are the coaches for the Chicago Fire.
The Chicago Fire is in the Major Soccer League (MSL).
The Chicago soccer team became a team on October 1998, they decided to call it the Chicago Fire.
www.sd104.s-cook.k12.il.us /students/genarocortes/chicagofiresoccerteam.html   (122 words)

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