February 25, 2020
by Sean McCaffery

The highest honor in any sport is getting into the Hall of Fame, the team accolades of division titles, championships are of course amanzing but those in such Halls autogaph things with HOF, not Super Bowl, etc. even if they have won multipe titles. Over a bakers dozen players have been put on this list and the Builders Ballots are to be set in the near future, voting begins March 18, good thing as the 17th is a national holiday, for me at least. 

The 14 players out of the World Cup alums, MLS MVPs, NLS Best XI, & WPS:

-Brad Davis

-Whitney Engen

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February 24, 2020
by Sean McCaffery

With my last team, it was known as FIFA 5 A Side and the US was a top team in the game, with many players from my Louisville Thunder '86-'87 and a Captain America out of Adelphi later in Mike Windischmann. Now it has been well over a decade since the US last qualified for the Futsal World Cup in 2008. Just who will make the roster?, that is to be determined as they attend Futsal WInter Week in Croatia. But first, Group D of the 2020 Concacaf Futsal Championship is set. May 1-10 in Guatemala with El Salvador with the next game TBD with Nicaragua or Puerto Rico.

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February 24, 2020
by Sean McCaffery

From Argentina, Gaston Gimenez is in the Windy City as a DP having arrived via transfer from Club Atletico Velez Sarsfield, the holding mid will be one of their DP's. He has the rather standard 2 year deal with another as an option.

HC Raphael Wicky stated "We are thrilled to acquire a player with the quality of Gaston Gimenez. I am looking forward to welcoming him to Chicago."

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February 24, 2020
by Sean McCaffery

For $50,000 in GAM, Kansas City, who last year had Jhn Pulskamp on their USL team acquired his Homegrown Rights from the LA Galaxy. He now has a 3 year deal, the 3rd as an option in 2023 and he becomes the 2nd youngest backstop in team history. At 6'2" he already had a pair of years under his belt with the Galaxy Academy and their U-17 & 19's before arriving in the mid west and turning pro in the USL Championship League for SKCII. Earlier he had been with Real So Cal & Central California Aztecs. 

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February 24, 2020
by Sean McCaffery

Today the renewed club has gown their reach into the Spanish language market with a new area on the website and a new Twitter, @VamosFire. This allows them better abilities to reach fans world wide in Spanish. On the web find it at ChicagoFireFC.com/espanol, more aspects will be added to it as the year goes on.

Fire Sr. VP of Comm. & Media Sean Dennison explained "We've built a team of talented storytellers and we are excited to bring the stories in and around Chicago Fire FC to a broader audience."

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