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Fire Fri Apr 11 2008

Will Anyone Wear Black for Him?

When popular GM Peter Wilt was fired by AEG, then-owners of the Chicago Fire, fans protested by wearing black to the 2005 home opener. Now new owner, Andrew Hauptman, has fired his replacement, General Manager and President John Guppy. I'll have a whole lot more to say on the John Guppy era, its end and what it says about new owner. But for now, wow.

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