Chicago Fire Premier
Chicago Fire Premier are an American soccer team, founded in 2001 as part of the development system for the Chicago Fire Major League Soccer team. Until 2005 they were known as the Chicago Fire Reserves. The team is a member of the United Soccer Leagues Premier Development League (PDL), the fourth tier of the American Soccer Pyramid, and play in the Great Lakes Division of the Central Conference against teams from Cleveland, Detroit, Fort Wayne, Grand Rapids, South Bend and Toronto.
They currently play the majority of their home games at the stadium on the grounds of Lemont High School in the village of Lemont, Illinois, about 25 miles south-east of downtown Chicago. In 2007 they will also play selected games at Toyota Park, the home of the main Chicago Fire team, and at the stadium on the grounds of Brother Rice High School in Chicago itself. The team’s colors are red and white.
The team is one of the most successful in the PDL, having won their respective divisional title in every year of their existence.
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