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Chicago Fire
Chicago Fire
Full name Chicago Fire Soccer Club
Nickname(s) The Fire
Men in Red
Founded October 8, 1997
Stadium Soldier Field, Chicago, Illinois
(Capacity: 61,500)
Chairman Joe Mansueto
Head Coach Switzerland Raphaël Wicky
Current League Major League Soccer 
2019 Major League Soccer, Eastern Conference: 8th

Overall: 17th
Playoffs: Did not qualify

Website Club home page
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Chicago Fire Football Club is an American professional association football club based in the Chicago suburb of Bridgeview, Illinois. The team competes in Major League Soccer (MLS). The organization is named for the Great Chicago Fire of 1871, and was founded on October 8, 1997; the event's 126th anniversary. In their first league season in 1998, the Fire won the MLS Cup as well as the U.S. Open Cup (the "double"). They have also won U.S. Open Cups in 2000, 2003, and 2006; in addition to the 2003 MLS Supporters' Shield.

The Fire maintain an extensive development system, consisting of the Chicago Fire Premier (Premier Development League and Super-20 League teams), the Chicago Fire NPSL team, the Chicago Fire Development Academy, and the Chicago Fire Juniors youth organization. They also operate the Chicago Fire Foundation, the team's community-based charitable division. Toyota Park is the Fire's home stadium. The team's head coach is Frank Yallop.

External links

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MLS Cup Winners

1996: D.C. United · 1997: D.C. United · 1998: Chicago Fire · 1999: D.C. United · 2000: Kansas City Wizards · 2001: San Jose Earthquakes · 2002: Los Angeles Galaxy · 2003: San Jose Earthquakes · 2004: D.C. United · 2005: Los Angeles Galaxy · 2006: Houston Dynamo · 2007: Houston Dynamo · 2008: Columbus Crew · 2009: Real Salt Lake · 2010: Colorado Rapids · 2011: LA Galaxy · 2012: LA Galaxy · 2013: Sporting Kansas City · 2014: LA Galaxy ·

Major League Soccer 2020 Teams
Eastern Conference

Atlanta United FC · Chicago Fire FC · FC Cincinnati · Columbus Crew SC · D.C. United · Inter Miami CF · Montreal Impact · New England Revolution · New York City FC · New York Red Bulls · Orlando City SC · Philadelphia Union · Toronto FC

Western Conference

Colorado Rapids · FC Dallas · Houston Dynamo · LA Galaxy · Los Angeles FC · Minnesota United FC · Nashville SC · Portland Timbers · Real Salt Lake · San Jose Earthquakes · Seattle Sounders FC · Sporting Kansas City · Vancouver Whitecaps FC

Future teams

Austin FC (2021) · Charlotte (2021) · Sacramento Republic FC (MLS) (2022) · St. Louis (2022)

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