Chicago Fire announce Tottenham friendly

Major League Soccer outfit Chicago Fire have announced a 2014 friendly with Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur.

Major League Soccer outfit Chicago Fire have announced a 2014 friendly with Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur.

The Fire will host the north Londoners at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, Illinois on Saturday, July 26 next year in what is a major coup for the MLS team.

"In Chicago, the Fire proudly represents the global game," said Chief Operating Officer Atul Khosla.

"Making the investment to bring a club like Spurs to Toyota Park demonstrates our continued commitment to facilitating the growth of soccer.

"We welcome the opportunity to showcase Chicago Fire soccer to a broader base of soccer fans, not only here at home, but also those from around the globe."

The fixture comes a week after Spurs take on Fire’s MLS rivals Seattle Sounders.

 
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