The Fire scored two goals for the first time since April 6 and generated 11 shots, but had an open week following the win over LA.
The music festival is slated to be held in the Bridgeview stadium the same weekend the soccer team will play a nationally televised match. Team president Karen Leetzow calls it “unfair” and says it’s because they’re a women’s professional sports team. Bridgeview insists its decision has “nothing to do with gender.”
Equal Play
The Red Stars drew 35,083 on Saturday night, but they lost 2-1. Penelope Hawking scored their only goal in the 93rd minute.
Out of contract and likely not a part of the team’s future, Shaqiri’s continued presence is no longer needed and could hurt the development of young attacker Brian Gutierrez.
Messi y los actuales campeones del mundo se preparan para la próxima Copa América con un partido amistoso en Chicago.
Under former owner Arnim Whisler and deposed coach Rory Dames, the team became an emblem for many of the worst problems with women’s soccer. But the game at Wrigley could be a symbol the Red Stars are back on the right path.
Messi and the reigning world champions are preparing for the upcoming Copa America with a friendly in Chicago.
After declining to sign a Homegrown deal with the club, Gutman took a winding path back to the Fire.
Durante la final de la Copa Oro 2019 contra Estados Unidos y un amistoso de 2022 contra Ecuador, los aficionados de México corearon un insulto homofóbico contra el portero rival.
During the 2019 Gold Cup final against the United States and a 2022 friendly vs. Ecuador, Mexico fans chanted a homophobic slur at the opposing goalkeeper.
When the NWSL Players Association was negotiating with the league to establish the first collective-bargaining agreement, Roccaro made it clear that attention needed to be paid to mental health.
Mansueto has been slow to make moves since taking over the Fire, and it’s hurt the club.
Messi was officially named to Argentina’s 29-man roster Monday for two friendlies before Copa America.
A dedicated servant to the team, Klopas is bothered by the fact that he can’t find a fix for the Fire, who are winless in six matches.
Nobody should buy what the Fire are saying until something concrete is done to change the team’s fortunes.
The Fire have been blanked in their last three games and haven’t scored since the 78th minute of their 2-1 victory against the Dynamo on April 6.
The Red Stars already have sold more than 16,000 tickets, with Wrigley expected to hold about 37,000 after necessary adjustments to turn it from a baseball field to a soccer pitch.
Before their game Saturday night at Soldier Field against Atlanta United, the Fire will induct former goalkeeper Zach Thornton into the Ring of Fire, then try to recover from a 4-0 loss to Real Salt Lake.
Gutierrez has not started the last two games even though the offense has struggled.
During his rehab, Mueller became a father for the first time.
The baseball team and the soccer team already have one connection: Cubs shortstop Dansby Swanson is married to Red Stars forward Mallory Swanson.
The match Saturday at Soldier Field with the Houston Dynamo begins a stretch of four home games over the next five.