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Fire Names Klopas Head Coach

The Chicago Fire have officially named Frank Klopas their head coach. Klopas had been the teams interim coach since May, and after a slow start the Fire started playing much better with Klopas at the helm.

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In a statement from Fire owner Andrew Hauptman, "Frank is the best person to lead our young men to achieve success on the pitch and beyond," Hauptman said in a statement. "Since we brought him back to the Fire ranks a few years ago, he has shown an incredible commitment to building the kind of club and team we strive for."

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Klopas will be the sixth coach in team history and seems very happy to get the job, "This is my team, my city, my club," Klopas said in a statement "I am extremely grateful to the Fire organization and our owner, Andrew Hauptman, for giving me this tremendous responsiblity to lead my hometown side."