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Rolfe returns to Chicago Fire
by Paul Kennedy, April 16th, 2012 5:11PM

TAGS:  chicago fire, mls, philadelphia union, portland timbers


[MLS TRANSACTIONS] The Chicago Fire reacquired 29-year-old forward Chris Rolfe, who spent the last three seasons with Danish club Aalborg BK. For more on April transfer deadline moves ...

A third-round selection in the 2005 MLS SuperDraft, Rolfe scored 40 goals and 20 assists in 149 games across all competitions. Rolfe helped lead the Fire to its fourth U.S. Open Cup title in 2006.

After departing the Fire in 2009, Rolfe signed with Aalborg, where he scored six goals in 32 matches.

-- The Portland Timbers acquired 18-year-old forward Sebastian Rincon on loan from Uruguay's Club Atletico Atenas. The son of former Colombian great Freddy Rincon spent time with Florida' Weston Fury before starting his pro career in 2010 at the age of 16 with the reserve team of Colombian club Independiente Santa Fe.

-- The Philadelphia Union signed 27-year-old midfielder/forward Kai Herdling on loan from Bundesliga club Hoffenheim 1899. He has spent this season with Hoffenheim II, the club's reserve team, in the fourth level of German soccer.

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