Osorio to Lead Fire

The Chicago Fire have made an excellent coaching hire to replace the fired Dave Sarachan. Columbian Juan Carlos Osorio, whom I am personally very familiar with from his four plus years as an assistant at Manchester City under Kevin Keagan and Stuart Pearce will take over the Fire next week according to Soccernet.com. Osorio actually seemed to be making most of the team related decisions for City in Pearce’s first season (a partial season) as manager, but then left for a head coaching position at a top club in his native country. It is no coincidence, City has been a mess since.

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A lifelong lover of soccer, the beautiful game, he served from January 2010 until May 2013 as the Director of Communications and Public Relations for the North American Soccer League (NASL). Raised on the Fort Lauderdale Strikers of the old NASL, Krishnaiyer previously hosted the American Soccer Show on the Champions Soccer Radio Network, the Major League Soccer Talk podcast and the World Soccer Talk Podcast. His soccer writing has been featured by several media outlets including The Guardian and The Telegraph. He is the author of the books 'Blue With Envy' about Manchester City FC, and 'Soccerwarz' about the MLS, USL and NASL infighting.
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