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29 July 12:20 pm
Starting this September, all Chicago Fire Rec Soccer (CFRS) coed and men’s leagues will be played at the brand new, state-of-the-art Chicago Fire Soccer Center. Located on the north-side, a couple miles west of Wrigley Field, the Center will feature two full-sized turf fields, plenty of parking, and several nearby public transportation options. CFRS can’t wait to share their new dream-home with Fire fans from across Chicagoland.
 
 
The Soccer Center will stay open all year; in the winter an inflatable dome will turn the fields into a five-field indoor facility. CFRS will run coed and men’s leagues 6 days a week, year-round. Click on the links below to get more info about CFRS leagues kicking off this September:
 
Mondays - All COED
Tuesdays - All MEN’S
Wednesdays - COED and MEN’S
Thursdays - COED and MEN’S
Saturdays - COED and MEN’S
Sundays - COED and MEN’S
 
 
The future is bright! CFRS is looking forward to transitioning all of their leagues to the new facility and very much want you to be part of that move. Register for an upcoming league and tell your friends – adult rec soccer has a new Chicago home.
 
 

 

28 July 3:29 pm

Prior to Saturday's friendly vs. Tottenham Hotspur, Fire players Patrick Ianni and Matt Fondy joined Spurs counterparts Zeki Fryers and Tom Carroll to pay visits to patients at the University of Illinois Children's Hospital. 

A look at some of their stops:

11 July 9:31 am

As many of you may recall, the Chicago Fire’s very own Gonzalo Segares was recognized as one of three Modern Hispanic Gentlemen last year for his charitable efforts and work in the community.

The honor has now presented him with an opportunity to continue the positive work by potentially helping him earn an additional $5,000 for the Chicago Fire Foundation. 

But he needs your help.

Between now and August 8, you can show your support for Gonzalo and the Foundation by voting online.

Every vote will get him closer to the $5,000, which would be used to support the many community-based initiatives and youth programs offered by the Foundation, including the P.L.A.Y.S. Program, Premier Skills and more.

Help Sega and the Chicago Fire Foundation by voting here.

28 June 2:13 pm
Check out photos from this morning’s Practice in the Community presented by UI Health.

27 May 8:41 am

Chicago Fire goalkeepers Sean Johnson, Kyle Reynish, Alec Kann and coach Aron Hyde will jump behind the bar at AJ Hudsons (3801 N. Ashland) to raise money for the Chicago Fire Foundation Tuesday from 6:30-8:30pm! A $20 wristband gets you select drafts, mixed drinks, wine and soda for two hours leading up to the U.S. Men's National Team's World Cup warmup friendly vs. Azerbaijan beginning at 9pm CT. 

Find more information on Tuesday night's event here

15 May 11:48 am

Wednesday night's Art of Futbol at Prairie Production Studio was another fantastic success. Check out some of the pieces as well as interviews from Gonzalo Segares, Benji Joya, Frank Yallop and Foundation Director Jessica Yavitz:

 

Check out select shots from the Art of Futbol 2014!

06 May 8:54 am

The Chicago Fire were honored to have a very special guest take part in the club's First Kick at Saturday night's game vs. Real Salt Lake. 

Jack received a liver transplant from Lurie Children's Hospital when he was five months old. Now in Kindergarten, Jack is a healthy five-year-old who plays AYSO soccer with his team the Blue Bombers. 

Check out this video of Jack's experience from Saturday's match:

25 March 4:57 pm

The Chicago Fire Soccer Club welcomed community partner, City Year Chicago at Sunday’s home opener against the New York Red Bulls. City Year, an education-focused non-profit organization that combats the nation’s dropout epidemic by uniting young people of all backgrounds for a full year of full-time service in high-need schools. Because of the Fire’s support and the support of all of our team sponsors, City Year Chicago is able to place 206 corps members in 20 schools, impacting 5,000 5th through 9th grade students through academic supports, mentoring programs, after school activities and parent engagement initiatives.

As the partnership continues in 2014, the Club extended an invitation to all 200 members of City Year Chicago to attend the Fire’s first home game at Toyota Park. Those who were able to attend joined Fire owner Andrew Hauptman on the field prior to the match for photo op and recognition.

The Club will also have presence at City Year’s Family Engagement Night Tuesday evening as members of the Chicago Fire Foundation and Community Relations Department will be in attendance.

11 February 9:07 am

Mike Magee has racked up the accolades the last year. MLS MVP, Best XI, Team MVP and surely a few other awards were garnered during his stunning 2013 campaign. The last honor he received before heading into the 2014 season was Fire Player of the Year at Monday night's 26th annual Comcast SportsNet Awards, benefiting the March of Dimes.

Magee was honored alongside the Bears Martellus Bennett, the Blackhawks Patrick Sharp, the Bulls Nazr Mohammed, the Cubs Welington Castillo, White Sox Nate Jones. Blackhawks legend Stan Mikita also earned the night's Lifetime Achievement Award.

Mike jokingly thanked the children's charity for helping him get out of "preseason boot camp in Florida" but also for the great work they do with kids saying, "any charity dedicated to children is brilliant".

He also made special mention of Naperville native and Paralympic athlete Alyssa Gialamas who earned the night's "Inspirational Athlete Award". Of her he said, "she's definitely the best athlete in the room."

Watch Mike's full acceptance speech, courtesy of CSNChicago.com, below: