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Fire Continue to Build Momentum Despite Falling Short Of First Winning Streak

August 25, 2016 - BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. - Despite the failure to build on the Chicago Fire's big road win in Montreal with another victory, head coach Veljko Paunovic saw enough from the 2-2 tie with the LA Galaxy on Wednesday at Toyota Park to confirm that his side is headed in the right direction.The Fire (5-11-8, 23 points) leapfrogged Columbus Crew SC at the bottom of the Eastern Conference on goal difference following the hard-fought draw against an LA side that rested much of their star-studded roster. Howeve... Full Story

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QUOTE SHEET: Chicago Fire vs. LA Galaxy

August 25, 2016 - QUOTE SHEET: Chicago Fire vs. LA Galaxy galaxy Aug 25th 2016, 05:23 Veljko Paunovic, Chicago Fire Head Coach On the confidence exhibited against LA "I think we did a fantastic game. I'm feeling very sorry for our guys, they're disappointed that we couldn't get more from this game. I think the performance was fantastic. I think we finally feel we are where we wanted to be all this year, we can finally field a team that can beat anyone in this league. I'm feeling proud of our guys, feeling prou... Full Story

Chicago Fire Extend Home Unbeaten Streak to 11 in 2-2

August 24, 2016 - BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. - The Chicago Fire extended their home-unbeaten streak to 11 games in all competitions with a 2-2 draw against the LA Galaxy on Wednesday at Toyota Park.After falling behind 1-0 in the 31st minute, Chicago charged back with two goals in a 5-minute span to take a 2-1 lead into the break. The Fire pressed for the rest of the match to find that third goal with a 17-8 shot advantage, but it was the Galaxy who broke through to tie the game in the 69th minute thanks to Giovani dos San... Full Story

Chicago Fire Named to Shortlist for 2016 Beyond Sport Award

August 24, 2016 - On Wednesday, the Chicago Fire were announced to The Beyond Sport shortlist for the 2016 Sport Team of the Year award. Our Sport Team of the Year Shortlist. Wow. #BeyondInnovation pic.twitter.com/UYlN6ATIPG - Beyond Sport (@BeyondSport) August 24, 2016 "This is an incredible honor to be recognized alongside these other amazing organizations for Sport Team of the Year," Jessica Yavitz,Vice President of Community Relations and Executive Director of the Chicago Fire Foundation, said. "To b... Full Story

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