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Chicago Fire set to play six 2017 preseason matches in Florida

The Chicago Fire will begin its 2017 preseason training camp at The PrivateBank Fire Pitch on Monday, Jan. 23 before heading to Florida in advance of the club’s 20th MLS season.

The Men in Red depart on Jan. 29 to train on the campus of Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers, Fla. before a brief return to Chicago on Feb. 10. 

See Also: Complete 2017 Chicago Fire Schedule

The Fire close out preseason from Feb. 13-26 at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla.

The Fire’s current slate of six preseason friendlies (below) includes participation in the Suncoast Invitational, hosted by the Tampa Bay Rowdies, and features three matches against fellow MLS sides -- including a final tune-up on Feb. 25 vs. MLS Cup finalist Toronto FC. Dates are subject to change. Start times and stream information will be announced at a later date.  

2017 Chicago Fire Preseason Match Schedule

Feb. 4 vs. Florida Gulf Coast University – Fort Myers, Fla.
Feb. 9 vs. Philadelphia Union – IMG Academy, Bradenton, Fla.
Feb. 15 vs. Montreal Impact – St. Petersburg, Fla.
Feb. 19 vs. Miami FC – IMG Academy, Bradenton, Fla.
Feb. 22 vs. FC Cincinnati – IMG Academy, Bradenton, Fla.
Feb. 25 vs. Toronto FC – St. Petersburg, Fla.

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