2018 Schedule

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2018 Schedule
0-0-0, 2nd in Major League Soccer
Max & Herc: MLS Media Day Special (31:27)
WATCH: Best of Bastian Schweinsteiger - Via Chicago Fire (1:02)
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4dStephan Uersfeld

Schweinsteiger signs deal to return to Fire

Bayern Munich and Germany great Schweinsteiger, 33, put pen to paper on a new contract as a designated player for the 2018 season.

WATCH: Sights and sounds of 2017 - Via Chicago Fire (2:45)
AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh
10dStephan Uersfeld

Schweini in talks with Fire over new deal

Schweinsteiger, 33, joined the Fire on a one-year-deal in 2017 and made 25 appearances in his debut season but is now a free agent.

USA Today Sports Images
10dESPN staff

McCarty signs extension with Chicago Fire

Dax McCarty has signed a two-year contract extension that will keep him with the Chicago Fire until at least 2019, the club announced on Thursday.

The Sweeper: Best of 2017 (3:07)
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71dESPN staff

Keeping Schweini in '18 'a priority' - Fire GM

Chicago Fire general manager Nelson Rodriguez said keeping Designated Player Bastian Schweinsteiger for the 2018 season is "a priority" for the club.

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73dESPN staff

Former U.S. internationals Rolfe, Mapp retire

Former Chicago Fire teammates Chris Rolfe and Justin Mapp both took to social media to announce their retirements from professional soccer Thursday.

Max & Herc: Fighting through the playoffs (71:23)
Patrick Gorski-USA TODAY Sports
88dESPN staff

Fire want Schweini back in 2018 - Paunovic

The Chicago Fire would welcome back Bastian Schweinsteiger next season, coach Veljko Paunovic said after the club crashed out of the MLS playoffs.

USA Today Sports Images
88dGraham Parker

Chicago, San Jose wilt in playoff spotlight

Chicago and San Jose are the two latest teams on the MLS scrapheap after they succumbed to heavy defeats in Wednesday night's playoffs.

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88dESPN staff

New York knocks Chicago out of playoffs

The New York Red Bulls came out swinging early and beat Chicago 4-0 to knock the Fire out of the MLS playoffs on Wednesday night.

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90dJason Davis

Red Bulls will test Fire leadership, firepower

Toyota Park will be buzzing as Chicago hosts its second postseason match since 2009, but the Fire will be tested by a playoff-hardened Red Bulls team.

WATCH: Nemanja Nikolic's Golden Boot campaign (1:53)
Houston Dynamo 3-0 Chicago Fire: Houston finish 4th in West (1:08)
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91dAssociated Press

MLS: San Jose into playoffs; Portland in 1st

The San Jose Earthquakes clinched a place in the Western Conference playoffs with a dramatic 3-2 win over Minnesota United on the season's final day.

Mauro Manotas gets Houston's 3rd (1:21)
Rommell Quioto puts Houston 2-0 over Chicago (1:04)
Decision Day could determine MLS MVP (3:39)

RankingsMajor League Soccer

Goal Difference10Tied-5th
Goals Scored61Tied-3rd
Goals Conceded51Tied-7th