Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
MacDonald in, Puppo out in Chicago
July 25th, 2012 1:06AM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

MOST READ
TAGS:  mls

MOST COMMENTED

[MLS TRANSACTIONS] The Chicago Fire has signed a new Designated Player and shipped another out. It acquired Dutch forward Sherjill MacDonald from Belgian club Beerschot and sent Federico Puppo on loan to Uruguay's Defensor Sporting Club.

MacDonald will be added to the Fire’s roster pending an international opening and will be a Designated Player for the Fire. MacDonald will begin training with the team Tuesday at the Toyota Park practice field. Per club and league policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

“Sherjill is a goalscorer who can hold the ball up, attack with pace and is very technically sound,” said Fire head coach Frank Klopas in a statement. “He has competed at a high level in Europe and will bolster our attack as we make a push toward the MLS Cup Playoffs.”

MacDonald scored 15 goals in 82 matches for Beerschot.

Klopas described Puppo's loan "as an opportunity to provide Federico with more consistent playing time Defensor is a top team in Uruguay, having won the 2012 Clausura. We look forward to keeping a close eye on his progress while he is playing in Montevideo."

The 25-year-old Puppo had one goal and one assist in 12 games for the Fire.



No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
U.S. Abroad: Yedlin's Newcastle advances in FA Cup    
DeAndre Yedlin started for Newcastle United, which beat Birmingham City, 3-1, to advance to the fourth ...
What They're Saying: Tim Howard    
"I'm an old man and I've seen a lot of things, and what it seemed like ...
LA Galaxy: Jones joins new U.S. teammate Lletget in midfield    
The Galaxy midfield is not an easy group to crack, and by doing so with some ...
Video Pick: Bike beauty by Colombian defender    
Red Bulls: BWP on McCarty's departure and successors    
Bradley Wright-Phillips says he was headed to MLS's Media Day in Manhattan Beach, California, when he ...
What They're Saying: Tim Howard    
"I know there were players that came in that it didn't matter as much to. If ...
What They're Saying: Kei Kamara    
"People watch 'The Bachelor.' I sit there and I go, 'Why? Why are you watching that?'" ...
NASL Moves: Deltas reach 11 with three more signings    
A former MLS defender is among three players who have agreed to play for NASL expansion ...
USMNT: Dwyer would jump at call-up    
Dom Dwyer has Feb. 14 marked on his calendar. It's not only Valentine's Day but will ...
MLS SuperDraft: Complete Round 3 and Round 4 picks    
Jamie Siaj of 2015 NCAA Division II champion Pfeiffer was taken with the first pick on ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives