Chicago Fire Get New Owner, Prepare To Return To Soldier Field

Chicago Fire Get New Owner, Prepare To Return To Soldier Field
Chicago Fire midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger looks to kick the ball against Real Salt Lake during the first half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, June 22, 2019, in Bridgeview, Ill. Kamil Krzaczynski / Associated Press
Chicago Fire Get New Owner, Prepare To Return To Soldier Field
Chicago Fire midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger looks to kick the ball against Real Salt Lake during the first half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, June 22, 2019, in Bridgeview, Ill. Kamil Krzaczynski / Associated Press

Chicago Fire Get New Owner, Prepare To Return To Soldier Field

For more than a decade, the Chicago Fire — once one of the best teams in Major League Soccer — have languished, but a new owner and a move back to the city are giving fans hope that the team’s fortunes could change soon.

Morning Shift discusses this moment for the Fire as Morningstar founder and chairman Joe Mansueto takes over for private equity investor Andrew Hauptman as the team’s owner.

GUEST: Guillermo Rivera, blogger for Fire Confidential