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Fire Tue Dec 08 2009

Open Tryouts for Fire Start Today

Who has what it takes to be part of the Chicago Fire team? We'll find out at the Fire Open Tryouts.

The first round of tryouts will start today at the MAX Indoor Soccer Center in McCook, Illinois. The tryout is open to male soccer players ages 18 and older who believe they can play at the Major League level. Members of the Fire first team staff will be on hand at the tryouts to observe and rank players.

Players will be split up into teams of five, plus a goalie, and are guaranteed an hour of play. Each player will be notified on site if they have been selected for day two. Tomorrow, the final contenders will compete for spots on the team.

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