If he is, he'll have more than 300 Sporting Kansas City supporters there to welcome him back. Check out the KC Cauldron's latest website, wizonthefire.com, for more on the impressive road trip, including a tasty gesture from goalkeeper Jimmy Nielsen and one seriously sweet banner to announce their arrival in Chicago.
LIVESTRONG will be hoping the SKC supporters have plenty to cheer about, after Sporting Club CEO Robb Heineman pledged $500 for every goal ANY TEAM IN MLS scores against Chicago in MLS play this season, starting with Sporting Kansas City on Saturday.
Read this week's game notes on SportingKC.com and check the links below for more SKC-related news:
- Congrats to Alex Horwath, a 2010 League pool goalkeeper who trained with KC regularly last season, on signing with the New York Red Bulls today.
- Sporting KC defender Shavar Thomas will captain Jamaica as they take on Venezuela at 8 p.m. CT tonight in Montego Bay. Though it's just a friendly, both sides say its a crucial match and want to win.
- Jamaica will be back in action on Sunday against El Salvador, while Sporting Kansas City striker Kei Kamara and Sierra Leone will play an African Cup of Nations qualifier at Niger on Sunday. Kei's arrival was welcome news in Sierra Leone, which has several options for their starting line-up.