June 26, 2009 - Major League Soccer (MLS) - Chicago Fire
CHICAGO, IL (June 26, 2009) - The Chicago Fire today announced that the team has waived goalkeeper Nick Noble.
The Fire drafted Noble from West Virginia University in the first round (7th overall) of the 2007 MLS Supplemental Draft. While he did not appear for the Fire in MLS league play through his two and a half seasons with Chicago, Noble appeared in the third round Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup win over the Cleveland City Stars last season, as well as international exhibitions against Club America, Veracruz of the Mexican Primera A, Everton FC of the English Premier League, and Wisla Krakow of the Polish First Divsiion. Noble played in 17 Reserve Division matches in his first two seasons with the club.
The Fire return to action Saturday, June 27, in the final match of SuperLiga group play facing Tigres UANL at TOYOTA PARK at 7 p.m. (TeleFutura). Chicago returns to MLS league play on July 4th against the Colorado Rapids on the road at Dick\'s Sporting Goods Park (8 p.m CT).