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Atlanta United falls to D.C United 3-1 after opening goal

Atlanta United falls to D.C United 3-1 after opening goal

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Third consecutive sellout sets MLS record for highest attendance through first three matches of a season ATLANTA — Atlanta United lost to D.C. United 3-1 Sunday afternoon at Bobby Dodd Stadium in front of a sold-out crowd of 46,011 fans. It was the third consecutive sellout of the season for Atlanta, making the team the […]

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Road Atlanta hosts 40th Mitty Historic Sports Car Races

Road Atlanta hosts 40th Mitty Historic Sports Car Races

| April 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

BRASELTON – In a spectacular and high-speed tribute to Porsche – the Featured Marque of the 40th Classic Motorsports Mitty – the highlight of Saturday’s schedule was the twin feature races that drew a combined total of 75 Porsches of all types and from all generations. The first feature race was for Porsches no older than […]

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Villalba, Asad and Vazquez carry Atlanta United to 3-1 win over Real Salt Lake

Villalba, Asad and Vazquez carry Atlanta United to 3-1 win over Real Salt Lake

| April 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Vazquez scores in professional debut; Atlanta improves road record to a league-best eight points (2-1-2) SANDY, Utah — Atlanta United defeated Real Salt Lake 3-1 Saturday night at Rio Tinto Stadium in front of 18,946 fans. Tito Villalba, Yamil Asad and Brandon Vazquez tallied for Atlanta United, which finished its four-game road trip 1-1-2. The […]

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Racing Greats on Display at 40th Mitty at Road Atlanta

Racing Greats on Display at 40th Mitty at Road Atlanta

| April 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Six Decades of Prototype Sports Cars on Display at the Road Atlanta Circuit in Braselton BRASELTON – An entry list of nearly 300 vintage and historic race cars for next weekend’s Speedfest at the Classic Motorsports Mitty presented by Hagerty and sanctioned by Historic Sportscar Racing (HSR) includes a stellar lineup of prototype sports cars […]

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Atlanta United Opens World-Class Training Complex

Atlanta United Opens World-Class Training Complex

| April 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Training Ground a best-in-class facility in MLS, global soccer ATLANTA – Atlanta United owner Arthur Blank, president Darren Eales, MLS Commissioner Don Garber and Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta CEO Donna Hyland today addressed guests and media at the opening of the club’s new $60 million training ground. The event included a […]

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Villalba’s brace carries Atlanta United to 2-2 draw with Toronto FC

Villalba’s brace carries Atlanta United to 2-2 draw with Toronto FC

| April 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Expansion club remains undefeated on the road, earns consecutive draws against last year’s MLS Cup finalists TORONTO — Led by two goals from Tito Villalba, Atlanta United (2-1-2, 8 points) played to a 2-2 draw against Toronto FC (1-0-4, 7 points) on Saturday night at BMO Field. It’s the third consecutive result for Atlanta on […]

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Watson, Haas, Daly to appear in Mitsubishi Classic at Sugarloaf

Watson, Haas, Daly to appear in Mitsubishi Classic at Sugarloaf

| April 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

ATLANTA – Officials of the Mitsubishi Electric Classic announced today that former Charles Schwab Cup Champions Tom Watson, Jay Haas and Kenny Perry will compete in the fifth installment of the prestigious PGA TOUR Champions event at TPC Sugarloaf near Duluth scheduled for April 10-16. The tournament has also accepted commitments from PGA TOUR Champions […]

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Atlanta United earn road point in Seattle

Atlanta United earn road point in Seattle

| April 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

SEATTLE — Atlanta United battled defending MLS Cup champion Seattle Sounders FC to a scoreless draw on Friday night at CenturyLink Field. With three new players in the starting lineup, Atlanta was able to hold Seattle to just one shot on target on its home field, the fewest since May 23, 2015. The draw moved […]

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Snow can’t stop United Scoring Avalanche

Snow can’t stop United Scoring Avalanche

| March 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

MINNEAPOLIS—Atlanta United earned its first win in club history by defeating Minnesota United, 6-1, in a battle of expansion teams at TCF Bank Stadium on Sunday. On a cold, blustery day with a steady snowfall throughout the match, Designated Players Josef Martinez and Miguel Almiron combined to score five goals with Martinez’s hat-trick leading the […]

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Atlanta United looks for First Points away to Minnesota United

Atlanta United looks for First Points away to Minnesota United

| March 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

ATLANTA  – Atlanta United will look for the club’s first points of the season this weekend when they leave the friendly confines of Bobby Dodd Stadium to head to a cold Minneapolis to square off against fellow MLS newcomer, Minnesota United. Sunday night, Atlanta United will meet fellow 2017 MLS expansion team Minnesota United FC for […]

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