Weekly Schedule & Roster Update: Fire enter last phase of off-site preseason work

The Chicago Fire Soccer Club enter its second week of training at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. The Fire face Nashville SC on Feb. 21 and Orlando City SC on Feb. 24 before returning to Chicago.

CHICAGO FIRE TRAINING SCHEDULE: Feb. 20-26
Tuesday, Feb. 20
9 a.m. CT – IMG Academy – Bradenton, Fla.
4 p.m. CT – IMG Academy – Bradenton, Fla.

Wednesday, Feb. 21
3 p.m. CT – Chicago Fire vs. Nashville SC – IMG Academy – Bradenton, Fla.
Live Stream: YouTube.com

Thursday, Feb. 22
9 a.m. CT – IMG Academy
4 p.m. CT – IMG Academy

Friday, Feb. 23
9 a.m. CT – IMG Academy
Travel to Orlando

Saturday, Feb. 24
10:30 a.m. CT – Chicago Fire vs. Orlando City SC – Orlando City Stadium

  • Closed-door, last 15 minutes open to media

Return to Chicago

Sunday, Feb. 25
Off

Monday, Feb. 26
11 a.m. CT – 20th Annual Season Kickoff Luncheon presented by Magellan Corporation (TICKETS)

  • Hyatt Regency Chicago (151 E. Wacker Drive)

CHICAGO FIRE TRAINING CAMP ROSTER
In addition to current signed players, seven additional players will join the team’s training camp roster: two unsigned 2018 MLS SuperDraft picks and five trialists. There have been two changes to the roster of trialists since last week: GK Sam Howard has departed camp, while veteran MLS forward Alan Gordon has joined camp in Bradenton.

Chicago Fire Training Camp Roster (as of Feb. 19, 2018):

Goalkeepers: Stefan Cleveland, Richard Sanchez
Defenders: Jonathan Campbell, Jorge Corrales, Christian Dean, Johan Kappelhof, Grant Lillard, +Maxi Moreira, Matt Polster, Rafael Ramos, Brandon Vincent
Midfielders: Mo Adams, Brandt Bronico, +Omar Castro, Drew Conner, Daniel Johnson, *Aleksandar Katai, Dax McCarty, Djordje Mihailovic, Bastian Schweinsteiger
Forwards: Jon Bakero, ^Diego Campos, ^Elliot Collier, Michael de Leeuw, +Josh Gatt, +Alan Gordon, Nemanja Nikolic, +Albert Ruiz, Luis Solignac

^Unsigned SuperDraft Pick
+Trialist
*Note: Aleksandar Katai will join the team upon the completion of his visa process.

 

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