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Old 09-10-2017, 08:36 AM
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Atlanta United is letting USF soccer use their new training grounds during the storm. Knowing United, those kids are getting scouted while they're there.
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Old 09-14-2017, 07:57 PM
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This must have been something like when Real Madrid plays, like, Eibar.

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Old 09-15-2017, 06:15 PM
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New England went down 2 men early on hand balls in the box, and things just snowballed. Atlanta may have a big time advantage in the new stadium. They're one of the fastest teams in that league and that track only accentuates it.
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Old 09-16-2017, 03:04 PM
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Sellout in Atlanta's fancy new digs for this game in Orlando, starting right now on Univision.
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Old 09-16-2017, 08:04 PM
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Entertaining game ends in a 3-3 draw. Atlanta was playing their third game in about a week (after winning 3-0 against Dallas and 7-0 against New England) and Orlando was playing without Kaka. Martinez with his second straight hat trick. He's only 3 out of the league lead in goals despite having missed half the season with various ailments.

74K in attendance broke some US soccer attendance records. I was there. Lovely atmosphere, but MARTA and the rest of Atlanta's transit is not set up for the peak loads a soccer match put on the system. It's not like football where people filter in and out of the game. With soccer, everyone shows up at the same time and leaves at the same time. Quite a cluster.
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Old 09-16-2017, 08:22 PM
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Really fun game to watch but all three goals allowed by Atlanta were by pretty wide open headers. Sheesh.
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Old 09-16-2017, 08:29 PM
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Well, Atlanta was without arguably their best defender, Pirez, due to yellow card accumulation. But, yeah, Atlanta's vulnerable in the air against bigger teams. No doubt about it.
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Old 09-23-2017, 11:47 AM
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Hedman attending the Rowdies game tonight as honorary captain.

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