Atlanta United Player Preview: Greg Garza

stewartgjohnstone.com Greg Garza, a left back, was loaned to Atlanta United on December 23rd, 2016 by Liga MX side Tijuana. Although Garza is American, he has spent the majority of his soccer career abroad, with youth stints in academies at Sao Paulo at Sporting Lisbon. He signed with Tijuana of Liga MX on Dec. 21, …

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CCL Recap and Preview for Atlanta’s MLS home opener vs. FC Cincinnati

Atlanta United’s CONCACAF Champions League Title hopes took a huge and likely devastating blow. Last night, Frank De Boer’s squad took a thrashing at the hands of Monterrey. The final score was a 3-0 victory for the home side. Nicolas Sanchez would open up the scoring in the 17th minute with a penalty kick conversion. …

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5-Stripes sign MLS Veteran

On December 30th, Atlanta United FC announced the signing of free agent Brek Shea. The 28-year-old will be used mainly as a wing-back and a replacement for Greg Garza. Shea could also be a leader for Andrew Carleton and help develop him on and off the field. The American has lots of experience playing as …

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MLS Cup Finals Preview: Atlanta United vs. Portland Timbers

As the 5 Stripes get set to host a locked on Portland Timbers team, soccer in the South is more present than ever this Saturday in Downtown Atlanta. For the first time in Atlanta sports history, the city will host the MLS Cup finals in the Mercedes-Benz Stadium with the hometown team participating. Who would’ve …

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ATL UTD Playoffs Leg 1 Recap: NYCFC

After a scrappy 1-0 win, Atlanta United head back to the Benz to finish the job against New York City FC. After the match that shall not be named (against Toronto FC), speculation was made that there was no true substitute for Almiron and what he provides to keep the 5 Stripes back line organized …

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Atlanta Hosts the MLS All Star Game

This year, the 2018 MLS All Star Game was held right here in Atlanta, Georgia and both fans and players alike were at the Mercedes-Benz to represent Atlanta United. Just one year after the team’s inaugural season, Atlanta finds itself as the host of the All Star Game after breaking attendance records and having a …

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Atlanta United vs. FC Dallas Preview

With one half of the regular season down and another one to go, Atlanta United (1st in the Eastern Conference) challenge Western Conference foe, FC Dallas (2nd) this Wednesday at the Toyota Stadium.  After conceding 6 goals and 6 points in the span of 3 games, “the Toros” will host Atlanta United after their latest marginal win …

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