Articles tagged with: Chicago Fire
Last week, I watched LA get torn apart by Real Madrid. The 2-0 score flattered the Galaxy and everyone went away happen even though fans paid through the nose for the chance to see the match.
So, let’s cross to the other side of the Pacific were the Spanish Giants are right now. They played Tokyo Verdy over the weekend and got thumped 3-0. On top of that, Verdy player, Toda spat in Becks face as the teams left the pitch at half-time.
“Toda spat in my face. That in life is …
Once again, the Open Cup offers us some giant-killing results and some favorites needed Extra Time to get past smaller teams.
Rochester 2 - 1 Virginia Beach
Rochester needed a late winner to get past the rival USL 1 team.
Western Mass 1 - 3 Chicago
Chicago went a goal down early on the road against the USL 2 side before getting three back before the break.
Charlotte 2 - 3 Chivas (AET)
Chivas had to fight to get past the USL 2 side and didn’t come out on top until Extra Time was played.
Atlanta 1 …
I love this competition. I just wish there was a way of effectively doing more with it. but I do enjoy seeing the USL teams match up against the Big Boys. Maybe one day it’ll reach more people and ticket sales won’t be such a huge disappointment. I could go on a major rant on how things could be done better, but I’m trying to stay positive so I’ll just look on where we are in this years competition.
We are currently in the 3rd Round of this years competition.
Last night, …
I’ve been a huge critic of Peter Wilt’s removal as GM of the Fire. I thought it was a huge mistake. No other GM has done more to build a strong, loyal fan base for their team. Certainly Doug Hamilton could learn a few things there.
So, I was happy to read this morning that he’s heading up a group in Milwaukee to bring a team to that town. I’m of the belief that the location of a team isn’t as important as having good people running the team right now. …
I’ve thought in the past that Phil Anchutz may not be the great savior of the sport in this country that many make him out to be. Perhaps the shin on his halo is starting to wear off.
Sometimes you need a dose of reality to see the real world. I’ve never been a huge fan of the way Galaxy GM Doug Hamilton takes season ticket holders for granted. The focus of the Galaxy Front Office has always seemed to be on corporate clients rather than on the individuals who invest …