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Weekly Update: Fire return to Chicago to continue preseason training

Following nearly a month of off-site training in Florida, the Chicago Fire have returned to Toyota Park for the final leg of their preseason training camp. 

CHICAGO FIRE TRAINING CAMP ROSTER
In addition to current signed players, seven additional players are included in the team’s active training camp roster: two unsigned 2018 MLS SuperDraft picks and five trialists. Defender and former Sporting KC Homegrown player Kevin Ellis recently joined camp on trial. 

Chicago Fire Training Camp Roster (as of Feb. 26, 2018):

Goalkeepers: Stefan Cleveland, Richard Sanchez
Defenders: Jonathan Campbell, Jorge Corrales, Christian Dean, +Kevin Ellis, 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, +Alan Gordon, Nemanja Nikolic, +Albert Ruiz, Luis Solignac

^Unsigned SuperDraft Pick
+Trialist

FIRE VS. TULSA ROUGHNECKS FC
The Chicago Fire Soccer Club will host its USL affiliate Tulsa Roughnecks FC in the final match of preseason at Toyota Park on Saturday, March 3 at noon CT.

Admission for fans is a suggested donation of $10 with all proceeds benefiting the Chicago Fire Foundation, specifically the growth of the award-winning P.L.A.Y.S. Program currently implemented in 20 Chicagoland public schools.

All seating will be general admission in sections 127-129. Parking will be free and concessions, including beer, will be sold. Parking lots open at 9 a.m. with gates opening at 11 a.m. The Chicago Fire Fan Shop will be open during the match.

The match will stream live on Chicago-Fire.com.

CHICAGO FIRE TO OPEN 2018 MLS REGULAR SEASON AGAINST SPORTING KANSAS CITY ON MARCH 10
The Fire begin regular season play when they host Opening Day at Toyota Park by welcoming Sporting Kansas City on Saturday, March 10 at 5 p.m. CT.

Chicago Fire group ticket options are available by emailing tickets@chicago-fire.com. Single game tickets are available by calling 888-MLS-Fire or on Chicago-Fire.com.

Fans looking to secure tickets before then can take advantage of the club’s Opening Day Offer, one of three 2018 Mini-Plans, or securing a 2018 season ticket package.

The full schedule can be found at Chicago-Fire.com/schedule.

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