Maths Apology: Salary vs Performance Breakdown

Lovell Palmer Chicago Fire OTF

Why Lovel Palmer was one of the few Fire players offered new deals. (Photo via MLSSoccer.com)

The Fire are amidst a flurry of Nordic signings, and just weeks earlier Coach Frank Yallop and Technical Director Brian Bliss opted to pick up only six of a possible seventeen contract renewals.

Most fans tracking the Fire Front Office’s moves thus far assume that many of those athletes who were not offered a contract renewal may wind up back on the team with a renegotiated salary. (Of course, as Chris Rolfe learned, even a renegotiated contract doesn’t guarantee employment).

So… how good (or bad) were Fire players last year?  Did they measure up to their contracts? Who is worth keeping?

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CCL 2014-15: Group Stage, Round 6 Round-Up

Ariel Rodriguez: heading into the CCL quarterfinals as joint top scorer in the tournament (sportingkc.com)

Ariel Rodriguez: heading into the CCL quarterfinals as joint top scorer in the tournament (sportingkc.com)

The group stage is over, taking CCL with it until the spring. Austin Fido chokes back his grief and looks back at the final round of the opening phase of CONCACAF’s Champions League…

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