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2000 Chicago Fire Roster

Major League Soccer (MLS)
Team Record: 17-9-6 - 57 points
Finishing 1st in MLS's Central Division
Postseason: 4-3
Lost MLS Cup
Coach: Bob Bradley (17-9-6)
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Attendance: 214,189, Avg. 13,387 in 16 home dates
2000 Chicago Fire Statistics

The Chicago Fire of Major League Soccer ended the 2000 season with a record of 17 wins and 9 losses and 6 ties for 57 points finishing first in MLS's Central Division. The team compiled a postseason mark of 4-3.

Chicago led the circuit with 67 goals. The club allowed 51 goals. Ante Razov scored 18 goals for the Fire, while Dema Kovalenko, Josh Wolff, Peter Nowak and Hristo Stoitchkov each contributed five or more, too. Peter Nowak accounted for 14 assists. Zach Thornton topped the squad with 15 wins and a team-best 0.85 goals against average, best among goalkeepers with enough qualifying appearances.

Bob Bradley coached the team. The 2000 Chicago Fire lost in the MLS Cup.

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Player Pos. Birth Date Height Weight Hometown
Junior AgogoFAugust 1, 19796'0"180Accra, Ghana
Chris ArmasMAugust 27, 19725'7"150Bronx, NY
DaMarcus BeasleyMMay 24, 19825'9"137Fort Wayne, IN
Carlos BocanegraDMay 25, 19796'0"170Upland, CA
Tenywa BonseuDOctober 28, 19766'1"176Kampala, Uganda
C.J. BrownDJune 15, 19756'0"185Eugene, OR
Justin EvansMJanuary 31, 19776'1"170Venetia, PA
Sam GeorgeMJune 29, 19705'11"175Santa Margarita, CA
Diego GutierrezDNovember 3, 19725'7"155Bogota, Colombia
Chris JahrDJanuary 7, 1975Racine, WI
Dema KovalenkoMAugust 28, 19775'8"160Kiev, Ukraine
Lubos KubikDJanuary 20, 19646'3"195Prague, Czechoslovakia
Yuri LavrinenkoMJune 12, 19776'0"175Kiev, Ukraine
Andrew LewisMJuly 10, 19746'1"175New Providence, NJ
Jesse MarschMNovember 8, 19735'11"170Racine, WI
Peter NowakMJuly 5, 19645'7"145Pabianice, Poland
Ante RazovFMarch 2, 19746'1"175Los Angeles, CA
Chris SnitkoGJanuary 24, 19736'3"195Anaheim Hills, CA
Tom SoehnDApril 15, 19665'10"175Chicago, IL
Mike SorberMMay 14, 19715'10"165St. Louis, MO
Hristo StoitchkovFFebruary 8, 19665'9"181Plodviv, Bulgaria
Greg SuttonGApril 19, 19776'6"215Hamilton, ON
Zach ThorntonGOctober 10, 19736'3"230Baltimore, MD
Scott VallowGJune 8, 19776'3"195Modesto, CA United States
Evan WhitfieldDJune 23, 19775'11"155Phoenix, AZ
Josh WolffFFebruary 25, 19775'9"160Stone Mountain, GA
John WolyniecFJanuary 24, 19776'1"172Staten Island, NY


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