Latest Gabriel Slonina News

Chelsea gets 18-year-old Fire keeper Slonina, loans him back

Aug. 02, 2022 17:40 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Goalkeeper Gabriel Slonina was acquired by Chelsea from the Chicago Fire on Tuesday, then loaned back to the Major League Soccer team for the rest of 2022. Chelsea said he had signed a six-year contract. Chicago claimed the transfer fee for the...

Rios Novo has 4 saves as Atlanta United ties 0-0 with Fire

Jul. 30, 2022 19:40 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Gabriel Slonina made two saves for the Chicago Fire and Rocco Rios Novo had three saves for Atlanta United in a 0-0 draw Saturday. The Fire (7-10-6) outshot United (6-9-7) 15=13, with three shots on goal to two for United. Both teams next play...

Navarro scores, Slonina earns shutout as Chicago beats Union

Jun. 29, 2022 22:36 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Federico Navarro scored in the 68th minute and the Chicago Fire beat the Philadelphia Union 1-0 on Wednesday night. Gabriel Slonina saved both of the shots he faced for Fire (4-8-5). Andre Blake saved three shots for the Union (7-2-8). Both teams play...

Fire goalie Slonina to stay with US, rejects Poland invite

May. 20, 2022 19:17 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Gabriel Slonina, the 18-year-old Chicago Fire goalkeeper who's viewed as a potential future standout, will remain with the American national team program and turn down an invitation to join Poland. Slonina announced his decision Friday in a statement. ...

Tillman, Wright, Carter-Vickers get looks for US Cup roster

May. 20, 2022 19:11 PM EDT

Malik Tillman, Haji Wright, Cameron Carter-Vickers and Djordje Mihailovic are joining the U.S. national team for four World Cup prep matches next month, signalling open spots remain on what is expected to be a 26-man roster in November. “Around the edges, there is room," U.S. coach...

Fire's Shaquiri becomes MLS's highest-paid at nearly $8.2M

May. 17, 2022 16:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Chicago Fire midfielder Xherdan Shaqiri is Major League Soccer's highest-paid player, jumping past Los Angeles FC attacker Carlos Vela and breaking Zlatan Ibrahimović's league record. The 30-year-old Swiss international, who joined Chicago this season from Lyon,...

Slonina, viewed as US future keeper, listed on Poland roster

May. 17, 2022 12:31 PM EDT

The Chicago Fire's Gabriel Slonina, an 18-year-old viewed as a goalkeeper of the future for the U.S. national team, was listed on Poland's 39-man roster announced by coach Czesław Michniewicz on Tuesday ahead of four Nations League matches next month. Slonina, who turned 18 on...

Acosta's late goal sends Cincinnati past Chicago 2-1

May. 14, 2022 22:53 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Luciano Acosta scored in the 85th minute to propel FC Cincinnati to a 2-1 victory over the Chicago Fire on Saturday. Acosta’s game-winning goal for Cincinnati (6-5-1) came two minutes after Jhon Durán scored the equalizer for Chicago (2-5-4). It was Cincinnati's...