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Chicago Fire Set to Play Six 2017 Preseason Matches in Florida

January 17, 2017 - The Chicago Fire will begin its 2017 preseason training camp at The PrivateBank Fire Pitch on Monday, Jan. 23 before heading to Florida in advance of the club's 20th MLS season. The Fire will train in Chicago from Jan. 23 to Jan. 28 at The PrivateBank Fire Pitch located on the north side of the city at 3626 North Talman Avenue. The Men in Red then depart on Jan. 29 to train on the campus of Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers, Fla. before returning to Chicago on Feb. 10. The F... Full Story

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Chicago Fire Select Brandt Bronico and Matej Dekovic In MLS SuperDraft

January 17, 2017 - In the second day of the MLS SuperDraft, the Chicago Fire selected University of North Carolina duo Brandt Bronico (47th overall) and Matej Dekovic (69th overall). A defender hailing from Zagreb, Croatia, Dekovic appeared in 57 games for the 49ers over the course of three seasons, scoring five goals and adding eight assists. A Conference USA All-Freshman Team honoree in 2014, Dekovic garnered NSCAA First Team All-Southeast Region, First Team All-Conference USA and NCCSIA First Team All-State ... Full Story

Dax McCarty's Whirlwind 2017 Takes New Turn with Windy

January 16, 2017 - Years from now, when his playing career has come to an end, Dax McCarty is sure to have some stories to tell about the month of January, 2017.It was a timeframe that already was set to hold special significance for the 11-year MLS veteran, who was due to say "I do" with fiancée Jen Zyski on January 14 in Orlando. As fate would have it, those plans then just so happened to coincide with a long-awaited call-up to U.S. Men's National Team camp, one precipitated by the November dismissal of head... Full Story

Chicago Fire Acquire U.S. International Dax McCarty

January 16, 2017 - CHICAGO- The Chicago Fire Soccer Club acquired midfielder Dax McCarty from the New York Red Bulls in exchange for $400,000 in General Allocation Money, designated as $200,000 in 2017 and $200,000 in 2018, the club announced Monday. McCarty's MLS contract is guaranteed through the 2017 season and the Fire hold options for 2018 and 2019. "Since the middle of 2016, we made acquiring Dax our No. 1 priority," said Fire general manager Nelson Rodrî - guez. "In order to do so, we had to exchange wo... Full Story

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