By Charlie Corr
The Chicago Fire will play in their earliest regular-season home opener when they kick off their 2012 Major League Soccer campaign.
The Fire and other MLS teams announced their 2012 home dates on Tuesday, and Chicago hosts a match at Toyota Park on March 24. Opponents and time slots will be announced at a later date. It marks the second straight year that Chicago has hosted a March home opener. The Fire topped Sporting Kansas City, 3-2, on March 26 this past season at Toyota Park.
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