Bridgeview, IL (SportsNetwork.com) - The Chicago Fire announced on Friday the
club has re-signed veteran midfielder Logan Pause.
Per league and team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Pause was selected in the third round of the 2003 SuperDraft and returns for
his 12th season with the Fire, making him the longest-tenured member of the
current Fire first-team.
"From ownership on down, we felt it was important to have Logan remain a part
of this club," said head coach and director of soccer Frank Yallop. "Logan has
been an integral part of this team for the past 11 years, is a natural,
respected leader and we're excited to have him back."
He was named club captain in 2011 and has made 274 career regular season
appearances, putting him second on the club's all-time list behind C.J. Brown
"I'm incredibly blessed and grateful to Andrew Hauptman, Frank Yallop and his
staff for the confidence in bringing me back," said Pause. "I feel like I have
the same emotions as if I signed for the first time 11 years ago. I'm excited
to get started with the guys and I'm just grateful for the opportunity to be
able to play another year for this club and in front of these wonderful fans."
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