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Fire lands Mississippi 'homegrown' star
by Paul Kennedy, August 11th, 2011 10:04PM

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[MLS] The Chicago Fire added its second homegrown player, signing Kellen Gulley, a 17-year-old forward from ... Mississippi. He played for the Chicago Fire Juniors Mississippi -- one of the MLS club's youth programs that now span five states.

Gulley scored four goals for the U.S. U-17 national team in 2009 and 2010 but he didn't participate in qualifying or the finals of the 2011 Under-17 World Cup.

He has spent time with Chicago-based Fire amateur and youth teams, m ost recently starring at the 2011 Generation adidas Cup.

The Fire's first homegrown signing was Victor Pineda in 2010.



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  1. Luis Arreola
    commented on: August 12, 2011 at 10:56 a.m.
    Is Pineda even playing yet? Is he still making the minimum of $40,000 a year? Will it be the same with this player? It seems to me t,hat these kids get signed just to justify or market their Academy status. I hope I am wrong. Only time will tell but I haven't seen anything from Victor.


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