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November 19, 2018
by Sean McCaffery

Having previously worked with the Seattle Sounders and DC United, Kyle brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to his new position in the windy city, reporting to COO, John Urban as he presides over the whole of the club's marketing, advertising, creative services & brand identity. Uban informed, "Kyle is an important hire for our club.

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November 18, 2018
by Sean McCaffery

These teams including one headed by Michael Collin out of Hicksville, California United Strikers have this league spanning the nation for this new league. The teams will go after the inagural NPSL Founders Cup from Aug.-Nov., 2019 that will then segway into the full on schedule for them in Spring-Fall 2020.  As these are to be truly professional teams each one wil be acquiring full time staff with pro players, coaches, and dedication to their markets. NPSL Chairman Joe Batone stated, "We are very excited to bring  a new brand of comunity-based soccer to the U.S. market.

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November 18, 2018
by Sean McCaffery

This week the Chicago FIre made it known that they will partake for a 2nd time of the event in Carolina during Feb. Incorporated in their preseason schedule, the 3 games USL host Charelston Battery, FC Cincy as they gear up for their first game in the top tier here  and another MLS tbd.  This 15th edition being held at the MUSC Stadium in Charleston will be a round robin style tourney with twin bills on Feb. 16, 20 & 23. They previously took the title in 2013 overcoming the Battery, Dynamo & Whitecaps. The Fire open with the unknown team on Feb. 16 @ 4p.m. CT, Feb.

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November 17, 2018
by Sean McCaffery

It was announced that the Chicago Fire Soccer Club will have Fire On The Mile, their experimental shop open on Fri. Nov. 16, a great thing for local residents & visitors alike, timely for the holiday season. This limited time opportuinity allows for all to gain new esposure to the Team. Many activiites will abound with soccer skee-ball, foosball and a gaming lounge in store for the 2 months during which it will be in operation. In this interactive space there will be exclusive Fire gear, limited run designer partnerships and adidas soccer gear.

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November 16, 2018
by Sean McCaffery

The 2019 NWSL College Draft occurs Thurs. Jan. 10, noon at the United Soccer Coaches annual convention. The rules for eligibility have been tweaked a tad. THe player must give up or have no more eligibility for the 2018/19 academic year, be at least 18 by the end of the '19 NWSL season and finally register by 4p.m. ET Jan. 9, 2019. If one is not registered they are not able to be drafted. Starting Nov. 19 the site is accessable, nwlssoccer.com/collegedraft to register.

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