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Your one stop shop for everything Chicago Fire - welcome to the home for both "the Bonfire" podcast and the "Hot Takes" show! We are so excited you are here.

Check out our social media channels!

Website: www.meninred97.com
MIR97 Media Twitter: www.twitter.com/meninred97
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    The Bonfire | Shaqiri leaves team to train in Switzerland; Fire find a point in DC; the Orlando City Lions visit midweek as Chicago crosses halfway point of season | S2:E20

    The Bonfire | Shaqiri leaves team to train in Switzerland; Fire find a point in DC; the Orlando City Lions visit midweek as Chicago crosses halfway point of season | S2:E20

    Alan is joined by Tim, DJ, and special Guest Alex Calabrese to discuss the draw at DC United. First, the crew discusses the future of Shaqiri after he left the team early to travel to Switzerland to focus on the Euros. Later, we preview Orlando City's midweek visit to Chicago.




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    • 55 min
    The Bonfire | Again, Fire lose at home; Omari Glasgow returns to Fire II; xG, a statistical disaster for Chicago; Get read, Fire visit the nation's capital. | S2:E19

    The Bonfire | Again, Fire lose at home; Omari Glasgow returns to Fire II; xG, a statistical disaster for Chicago; Get read, Fire visit the nation's capital. | S2:E19

    Alan is joined by DJ, Tim, and The Bonfire's mascot Larry the Shark because time is a flat circle and the Fire have lost again. First, the crew discusses FC Lugano's Swiss Cup Final and their qualification to the UEFA Conference League. Tim talks about Frank Klopas' mentality going into the next match away at DC United.


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    • 1 hr 2 min
    The Bonfire | Fire fall again at home 0-1 vs Charlotte; 2 games move to Seat Geek this fall; Summer DPs?; Columbus visits as Chicago looks to dig out of the hole. | S2:E18

    The Bonfire | Fire fall again at home 0-1 vs Charlotte; 2 games move to Seat Geek this fall; Summer DPs?; Columbus visits as Chicago looks to dig out of the hole. | S2:E18

    Alan is joined by Tim, DJ, and Jiggly to discuss another Fire loss. Today's conversation centers around frustration, what the Fire should do this summer in the transfer market, and what needs to happen to spark progress. Later, the Columbus Crew visit Soldier Field and the crew previews the match up.


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    • 58 min
    The Bonfire | Jesse Marsch will not coach Chicago; An open letter to Joe; Fire finally lose to STL; Charlotte visits Midweek | S2:E17

    The Bonfire | Jesse Marsch will not coach Chicago; An open letter to Joe; Fire finally lose to STL; Charlotte visits Midweek | S2:E17

    Alan is joined by DJ and Tim to discuss the loss to CITY in St. Louis. First, the dream of Jesse Marsch returning to Chicago to coach has been laid to rest for now. Charlotte visits Midweek in a game that the Fire need to use to begin digging out of their hole.


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    • 36 min
    The Bonfire | Omari Glasgow debut; Fire lose in "must dominate" game; Chicago's perfect record vs St. Louis CITY FC on the line | S2:E16

    The Bonfire | Omari Glasgow debut; Fire lose in "must dominate" game; Chicago's perfect record vs St. Louis CITY FC on the line | S2:E16

    Alan is joined by Tim and DJ for a discussion about what went wrong on Saturday when the New England Revolution visited Soldier Field. First, the news. Omari Glasgow debuts in a Fire kit while Magellan debuts on a Fire kit. Red Stars want to play in the city. The Fire are headed down I-55 to St. Louis as they look to win again in a budding Rivalry Week matchup.


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    • 59 min
    HOT TAKES LIVE | Gutman’s “Debut”, Mauri at the 6, and John Finally Loses It | S2:E05

    HOT TAKES LIVE | Gutman’s “Debut”, Mauri at the 6, and John Finally Loses It | S2:E05

    Tim and Eray join Matt, Paul, and John on the latest episode of Hot Takes Live to hear from the community following the 3rd consecutive game without a Chicago Fire goal. The guys lament another week of Frank in charge and what it actually means to have a bad roster while Matt just can’t stop talking Gutman.


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    • 1 hr 23 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

Tuny23 ,

Great listen!

Extensive and detailed coverage of the Fire!

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Very excited for this project. We need fan driven content on the fire and mls as a whole. Looking forward to this!

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