Today the team came out with their plans and the advantages for joining up in this latest youth effort, 12 & younger. This bigger program has as one of the aspects, high-value rewards, experiences and content, all designed with those 0-3, 4-8 & 9-12 year olds. It is no cost to join, and entitles those enrolled to a unique welcome kit from the Chicago Fire FC Kids Club. Included in that is a number of things age appropiate from team burp cloths, notebooks, water bottles & backpacks. The welcome package is shipped for just $10.read
WGN-TV will carry the showing of the game Sunday as a ramp up to the next game with the 'Quakes. This "Chicago Fire FC Encore" event will have pre and post game coverages by Tyler Terens & Tony Meola frrom 2 p.m. CT. The 2-1 win is of course the highlight piece of this straight out of the MIB tourney, allowing all to see it all agian for the first time. Set to cover a 2.5 hour time span, the pre and post game will include highlights, interviews & and a sneak peek on the next game and the MLS bubble.read
A late goal swamped the 'Caps as Shea Salinas made it 4-3 for the Cali. team late into injury time last night.
WIth half an hour of regulation time left, the team out of Canada was ahead 3-1, not as comfortable of a lead as one would have thought at the time. Ali Adnan, Cristian Dajome and an own goal were the diffference makers as the 'Caps played their first game in the MIB tourney. The 7 blocks in his first MLS game for Vancouver gave Ranko Veselinovic at just 21 the MLS game record in that category.read
Next up in the local soccer market is this USL side as they take the field July 17 @ 7 p.m. ET on ESPN+.
Following the game, the game worn tops will be auctioned, all proceeds to go to WIngs For Life, a Spinal Cord research foundation. These jerseys feature the Pre-Academy players names in red on a field of black and the name of their foundation in black on a field of red.
For infomation on this auction to benefit a most worthy cause, web.da.shapp.id/auctions/redbulls.read
The last game of the day will be at 10:30 p.m ET on FS1, Fox Sports Go, TUDN & New York Red Bulls Radio. Overall the Crew has a slight edge at 35-33-14 and this will be a battle for the top spot in their Group E of the MIB tourney. Whoever wins is assured of moving on in these games onto the knockout stage with another 15 teams.
RBNY HC Chris Armas a member of the Long Island Soccer PLayer Hall of Fame now has a pair of years in his position and brought the team into a tie for 4th monst points in MLS play since he took over with 94.read