PLAYERS & TRANSACTIONS

TOP SCORERS
 

Brimstone Cup Era

All-Time

8

5

4

3

11

10

8

7

5

Kenny Cooper (DAL)

Eddie Johnson (DAL)

Bobby Rhine (DAL)

Jason Kreis (DAL)

Jeff Cunningham (DAL)

Ariel Graziani (DAL)

Brian McBride (CHI)

Ronnie O'Brien (DAL)

Ante Razov (CHI)

Josh Wolff (CHI)

Kenny Cooper (DAL)

Ariel Graziani (DAL)

Jason Kreis (DAL)

Chad Deering (DAL)

Eddie Johnson (DAL)

Dema Kovalenko (CHI)

Bobby Rhine (DAL)

IN THIS SECTION
TRANSACTIONS
 

03/19/98

Chicago receives:

Zak Ibson
 

Dallas receives:

Conditional selection for 1999 MLS College Draft. Dallas selected Darren Warham 24th overall.

07/14/98

Chicago receives:

Tom Soehn
 

Dallas receives:

Brian Bates

07/07/99

Chicago receives:

Dema Kovalenko
 

Dallas receives:

4th and 12th overall picks in the 1999 MLS College Draft. Dallas selected Lazo Alavanja 4th and Paul Broome 12th.

Unknown Date

Chicago receives:

Sixth Round selection in the 2002 MLS SuperDraft. Chicago would trad this and Diego Gutierrez to Kansas City for the #5 overall pick. Chicago selected Kelly Gray.

Dallas receives:

Sixth Round Selection in the 2001 MLS SuperDraft. Dallas selected Roberto Navarro 71st overall.
 

01/04/01

Chicago receives:

Sergi Daniv
 

Dallas receives:

Lubos Kubik

03/27/01

Chicago receives:

Third Round selection in the 2003 MLS SuperDraft. Chicago selected Ryan Mack 25th overall.

Dallas receives:

Chris Snitko

06/30/01

Chicago receives:

Future considerations

Dallas receives:

Justin Evans
 

01/15/02

Chicago receives:

Aleksey Korol & Miguel Saavedra
 

Dallas receives:

Sixth Round pick in the 2002 MLS SuperDraft and a conditional selection in the 2003 SuperDraft. Dallas selected Mike Tranchilla 34th overall in the 2003 MLS SuperDraft with the conditional pick and traded the sixth round pick of the 2002 MLS SuperDraft to the MetroStars in exchange for New York's sixth round pick of the 2003 MLS SuperDraft. They selected Andy Rosenband with the 52nd overall pick of the 2003 MLS SuperDraft.

02/10/02

Chicago receives:

Second Round selection for the 2002 MLS SuperDraft. Chicago selected Craig Capano 17th overall.
 

Dallas receives:

Future considerations, later revealed to be the MLS rights for Ronnie O'Brien.

05/18/02

Chicago receives:

Third Round selection of the 2003 MLS SuperDraft (originally acquired from SJ) and undisclosed salary cap relief. Chicago selected Phil Swenda 26th overall.

Dallas receives:

First Round selection in the 2003 MLS SuperDraft. Dallas traded the pick to the MetroStars for Brad Davis.
 

01/17/03

Chicago receives:

Fourth Round selection in the 2003 MLS SuperDraft. Chicago picked Rob Friend 35th overall.

Dallas receives:

Third Round selection for the 2004 MLS SuperDraft. Dallas selected Ty Maurin 29th overall.
 

02/20/04

Chicago receives:

D.J. Countess

Dallas receives:

Conditional pick in the 2005 MLS SuperDraft. Dallas traded the pick (15th overall) to Kansas City as part of a multi-player trade.

08/31/04

Chicago receives:

Discovery rights for Chris Herron.

Dallas receives:

Third Round pick for the 2005 MLS SuperDraft. Dallas selected Winston Marshall 27th overall.

01/14/05

Chicago receives:

Third Round selection of the 2005 MLS SuperDraft. Chicago selected Chris Rolfe 29th overall.

Dallas receives:

Chris Ring and a Second Round pick for the 2006 MLS SuperDraft. Dallas selected Dominic Oduro 22nd overall.
 

PLAYERS & COACHES
 

Apps - Appearances, G - Goals, A - Assists, CS - Clean Sheets

Mike Jeffries

Chicago (1998-2001) - Assistant Coach

Dallas (2001-2003) - Head Coach

Assistant coach to Bob Bradley from the Fire's MLS Cup and US Open Cup winning first season in 1998 until the Dallas Burn appointed him head coach on January 23, 2001. Jeffries was fired by the Burn in September 2003 and would later start a second stint as assistant coach in Chicago in 2008 under Denis Hamlet. He would leave Bridgeview to be reunited with Bradley in the USMNT setup as a scout, before returning to Chicago as Director of Player Personnel. At the time of writing, Jeffries is the coach of USL's Charlotte Independence.
 

Arturo Alvarez

Dallas (2005-2008) - 94 Apps, 15 G, 7 A

Chicago - (2016-2017) - 61 Apps, 8 G, 11 A

Alvarez was traded to the Dallas Burn from San Jose in January 2005, before being traded to the newly-relaunched Quakes in January 2008. After a stint in Europe, Alvarez was signed by the Fire in March 2016 and traded to the Houston Dynamo in December 2017. He remains the only player to have score for both Dallas and Chicago in Brimstone Cup matches, and has also scored in both cities for El Salvador - In the 2011 Gold Cup at Soldier Field vs Cuba, and in a 2014 World Cup warm up vs Ivory Coast at Toyota Stadium.
 

Brian Bates

Chicago (1998) - 2 Apps, 0 G

Dallas (1998) - 4 Apps, 0 G

Selected 19th by Chicago in the 1998 Expansion Draft, Bates would be traded to Dallas for Tom Soehn mid-way through the year. Dallas traded Bates to DC United in January 1999.
 

Tenywa Bonseu

Dallas (2001-2003) - 25 Apps, 2 CS

Chicago - (2004) - 2 Apps, 0 CS

The Ugandan defender joined Chicago from Pittsburgh Riverhounds in 2000, before spending a year in Columbus, and ending up in Dallas in 2002. Dallas traded Bonseu to New York in December '03 for Steve Jolley.
 

Sergi Daniv

Dallas (1999-2000) - 37 Apps, 0 G

Chicago - (2001-2002) - 30 Apps, 3 G

Assigned to the Dallas Burn as a 1999 Project-40 signing, Daniv was a candidate for Rookie of the Year as Dallas went to the Western Conference Finals. In January 2001, he was traded to Chicago with Dallas getting Lubos Kubik in return. A knee injury forced the Ukrainian to retire after the 2002 season. He now coaches youth soccer in Chicago.
 

Cory Gibbs

Dallas (2004) - 21 Apps, 0 G, 0 A

Chicago - (2010-2012) - 35 Apps, 3 G, 1 A

Gibbs joined FC Dallas in 2004 after his St. Pauli side were relegated to the German third tier. After playing 21 games for the Burn, Dutch giants Feyenoord agreed a deal for the defender. After returning to MLS, Gibbs was picked up by Chicago at the end of the 2010 season in the Re-Entry Draft. Gibbs put in an impressive spell for the Fire before retiring due to injury in November 2012. Gibbs is now the Senior Director of Global Football for Wasserman, the main agency for American players.
 

Zak Ibsen

Dallas (1996-1997) - 19 Apps, 3 G

Chicago - (1998) - 30 Apps, 0 G

Dallas traded John Kerr to New England in exchange for Zak Ibsen on June 26, 1996. Ibsen spent the next year out of MLS but Dallas retained his rights, and traded them to Chicago in March 1998 - the first trade between the two teams - for a conditional draft pick in the 1999 College Draft. In 1999, Chicago traded Ibsen to LA in exchange for a second round draft pick. Ibsen went on to win a second MLS Cup with San Jose but his career ended early due to a battle with drug addiction, although the rise in popularity of beach soccer in the mid-2000s saw a recovering Ibsen represent the United States again.
 

Dema Kovalenko

Dallas (1999) - 0 Apps, 0 G, 0 A

Chicago - (1999-2001) - 125 Apps, 34 G, 25 A

Kovalenko was a 1999 Project-40 signing, assigned to Dallas. He refused to play for Dallas and demanded to be traded only to Chicago. The Fire reluctantly traded Kovalenko to DC in 2001, in exchange for Justin Mapp, due to salary cap restrictions. The Ukranian developed his own personal rivalry with Dallas, breaking Brandon Pollard's leg in a game for Chicago, then breaking the leg of Ronnie O'Brien while with DC United.
 

Lubos Kubik

Chicago - (1998-2001) - 88 Apps, 19 G

Dallas (1999) - 11 Apps, 0 G

The Czech joined Chicago in 1998 via allocation and immediately put in a season that saw him named MLS defender of the year, and a second consecutive MLS best XI nod in 1999. In early 2001, the Fire traded Kubik to Dallas for Sergi Daniv. Kubik only managed 11 appearances for the Burn as the Euro 96 runner up retired at the end of the 2001 season. He was named an assistant to Bob Bradley in the 2010 USMNT setup.
 

Dax McCarty

Dallas (2006-2010) - 101 Apps, 6 G, 14 A

Chicago - (2017-) - 89 Apps, 1 G, 11 A (as of 9/18/19)

McCarty was selected by FC Dallas as the 6th overall pick of the 2006 MLS SuperDraft, making over 100 appearances for the Hoops including their sole MLS Cup appearance. Despite McCarty playing all 120 minutes of the 2010 MLS Cup, he was left exposed for the Expansion Draft, and selected with the first pick by Portland. In January 2017, McCarty was traded from New York to Chicago with MLS' first disclosed transfer, involving $400,000 of allocation money.
 

Dominic Oduro

Dallas (2006-2010) - 77 Apps, 9 G, 9 A

Chicago - (2011-2012) - 73 Apps, 20 G, 6 A

Oduro was selected as the 22nd pick of the 2006 MLS SuperDraft by FC Dallas. After featuring largely as a late-game impact substitute for much of his stay in Frisco, Oduro was traded to New York for Dave van den Burgh in January 2009. In March 2011, the Ghanian was traded from Houston to Chicago in exchange for Calen Carr. His impressive first season with the team ended with being awarded the Section 8 player of the year. Oduro was traded to Columbus in early 2013 for Dilly Duka.
 

Richard Sanchez

Dallas (2011-2014) - 0 Apps, 0 CS

Chicago - (2017-) - 31 Apps, 5 CS (as of 9/18/19)

Sanchez joined the FC Dallas Academy in 2009 after spending time with Atletico Madrid in Spain. He signed with the first team as Dallas' sixth homegrown player, making the bench seven times before being sold to Tigres UANL on July 1, 2014 for a reported $1 million. He was loaned back to Dallas, making a further 8 appearances on the bench, but ultimately never played for the Hoops.  In 2017, Sanchez trained with FC Dallas follwing the conclusion of his contract in Mexico. FC Dallas pass ed on the opportunity to sign Sanchez and he went on trial with Chicago, where he has featured as first choice keeper throughout 2018.
 

Maicon Santos

Dallas (2011) - 13 Apps, 2 G, 1 A

Chicago (2013) - 17 Apps, 2 G, 0 A

FC Dallas traded Eric Avila to Toronto for Santos and an international roster spot in August 2011. The Hoops declined his option at the end of the season, and he was not selected in the Re-Entry Draft, and later joined DC in early 2012. United declined the Brazilian's option at the end of the season, and Chicago selected the striker in the 2012 Re-Entry Draft. The Fire would decline Santos' option at the end of the 2013 season, and he would go on to join Mexican side Puebla.
 

Chris Snitko

Chicago (2000) - 6 Apps, 1 CS

Dallas (2001) - 2 Apps, 0 CS

Behind Tony Meola at the Kansas City Wizards, Snitko was traded to Chicago for third and fifth round picks in March 2000. After only playing five league games for the Fire, he was moved to Dallas for a first round pick in March 2001. After only appearing for 24 minutes, Snitko retired from professional soccer at the end of 2001.
 

Tom Soehn

Dallas (1996-1998) - 43 Apps, 0 G, 2 A

Chicago (1998-2000) - 66 Apps, 2 G, 1 A

Soehn was drafted 13th overall by Dallas in the 1996 MLS Inaugural Player Draft. After sitting out the 1996 season through injury, Soehn returned in '97 and played the entire US Open Cup final for the Burn. Midway through the 1998 season, Dallas traded Soehn to Chicago for Brian Bates. He remained in Chicago until retiring in 2000. He then joined Bob Bradley's coaching staff before having stints as head coach at DC, New England and Vancouver.
 

Bakary Soumare

Chicago (2007-2009, 2013-2014) - 129 Apps, 2 G, 1 A

Dallas (2015) - 0 Apps, 0 G, 0 A

Chicago selected Soumare with the second overall pick of the 2007 MLS SuperDraft. After a strong spell in Bridgeview, including MLS Best XI honors in 2008, Soumare was sold to French club US Boulogne for $2.2m. After returning to MLS with Philadelphia, Soumare was traded back to the Fire in May 2013 in exchange for a second round draft pick and allocation money. After a less successful second spell with Chicago, the Fire declined Soumare's option at the end of the 2014 season. He would join Montreal before asking to leave in July 2015, when the Impact traded Soumare to Dallas for Kyle Bekker. The Malian never played for FC Dallas after sustaining a career-ending concussion in practice with his new team.
 

Dan Stebbins

Dallas (1997) - 1 App, 0 G, 0 A

Chicago (1999) - 1 App, 0 G, 0 A

Dallas selected Stebbins fourth in the 1997 MLS Supplemental Draft. He only played 38 minutes for the Burn after tearing his posterior cruciate ligament. Stebbins was released at the end of the 1997 season, moving to the Milwaukee Rampage. In June 1999, the Rampage loaned Stebbins to Chicago where he played 45 minutes of an MLS game before being sent back to Milwaukee.
 

Jack Stewart

Chicago (2005-2006) - 18 Apps, 2 G, 0 A

Dallas (2011) - 6 Apps, 1 G, 1 A

The Fire selected Stewart ninth overall in the 2005 MLS SuperDraft. Stewart did not feature heavily for Chicago and was traded to Real Salt Lake in July 2006 for Ryan Johnson. In August 2011, in good form for NSC Minnesota Stars in NASL, FC Dallas took Stewart on loan with an option to buy. Stewart only played six times for Dallas, and they did not pick up his option at the end of 2011 season.