2024 Preseason Match Thread: Atlanta United vs Tampa Bay Rowdies
Dirty South Soccer
by Jackson Popkin
3M ago
Photo by Michael Wade/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Preparations continue in Tampa Bay Following Wednesday’s victory in a two hour battle with CF Montreal, the Five Stripes pick up where they left off against their preseason hosts, the Tampa Bay Rowdies. The second closed-door friendly in a row is also the last of the preseason slate to be live streamed, and will be the last glimpse we can get of the Atlanta United squad until the season kicks off in Columbus on February 24th. Giorgos Giakoumakis is listed as unavailable for the match, but we should see a more set starting XI as the team mo ..read more
Visit website
Atlanta United 2 Schedule Announced
Dirty South Soccer
by Tyler Pilgrim
3M ago
Photo by Andrew Katsampes/ISI Photos/Getty Images A few choice matches here for fans wanting to catch the young talent in person MLS Next Pro dropped the full 2024 league schedule Thursday, revealing the matchups for Atlanta United 2’s second Next Pro season. Gaffer Steve Cooke remains at the helm with the Two Spikes, alongside a smorgasbord of young - and new - talent. The MLS Next Pro season kicks off March 15th and will continue the same format of penalties at the end of every regulation match where the score is a draw. Atlanta United 2 plays its first match on Saturday, March 16th against ..read more
Visit website
Dirty South Soccer Reader Poll: Share Your Atlanta United Predictions for 2024!
Dirty South Soccer
by Calum_Ewing
3M ago
Julie Bennett-USA TODAY Sports What’s the fan outlook towards Atlanta United going into the season? We want to hear from you. Preseason is in full swing for Atlanta United, and as players get accustomed to one another and shake off rust, we begin to set high expectations for the regular season. And while the staff at Dirty South Soccer have already shared our Atlanta United outlooks going into the 2024 season (which you can find here, by the way: https://www.dirtysouthsoccer.com/2024/1/16/24036756/dirty-south-soccer-staff-predictions-for-atlanta-united-in-2024#comments), we’re not experts. So ..read more
Visit website
2024 Preseason Match Thread: Atlanta United vs CF Montreal
Dirty South Soccer
by Jackson Popkin
3M ago
Jordan Godfree-USA TODAY Sports Atlanta United embarks on new stretch of preseason in Florida The Five Stripes’ preseason adventure has taken them west, east, and now south to Tampa, Florida where they will remain for the next two friendlies on the docket, the first of which kicks off this afternoon against a team happier than almost any other to be in the Sunshine State, CF Montreal. Atlanta’s first MLS opponent of preseason will also be their first to be played behind closed doors, but the match will still be streamed online for those of us who can’t go on without a Wednesday afternoon fix o ..read more
Visit website
Atlanta Hawks players leak new ATLUTD away kit
Dirty South Soccer
by Jackson Popkin
3M ago
Bogdan Bogdanovic in Atlanta United’s new, unreleased away kit | X/@ATLHawks Bogdan Bogdanovic and Clint Capela don new, unreleased shirt in pregame Leaks don’t normally come as clear as this. The Atlanta Hawks put out two pregame posts on X prior to their game against the Los Angeles Clippers tonight of player arrival at State Farm Arena with some extremely noticeable fashion choices— the new and still unreleased 2024/2025 away kit for Atlanta United. Closing out the homestand in style#ULTRADrip | @MichelobULTRA pic.twitter.com/VQGhWmCtV3 — Atlanta Hawks (@ATLHawks) February 5, 2024 To thi ..read more
Visit website
Atlanta United draw Memphis 901 in Preseason (Un)Friendly in Athens
Dirty South Soccer
by Tyler Pilgrim
3M ago
Jay Bendlin/Atlanta United A little bit of spice in the preseason While the preseason is a terrible time to put tons of stock into the analysis of how a soccer team will actually play real matches, there are still gems of info that can be gleaned from watching a team as it ramps up towards the first league game. Atlanta United played Memphis 901 to a 1-1 draw on Saturday out in Athens, in a game that was rife with hard tackles, cards, dust-ups, and everything one would expect from a midseason derby day - not a friendly scrimmage. Regardless, the atmosphere was energetic as 1700 17’s packed out ..read more
Visit website
Atlanta named 2026 World Cup semifinal host; 7 other matches to be staged at MBS
Dirty South Soccer
by Sydney Hunte
4M ago
Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Atlanta gets the news it’s been waiting for. Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta will play host to one of the 2 semifinals of the 2026 FIFA World Cup on July 15, 2026, soccer’s governing body announced during a televised event on Sunday. Atlanta learned it’d be a World Cup host city in June 2022, the biggest event yet for a region that has found itself squarely on the world football map. On top of U.S. Soccer moving its headquarters to the Atlanta area, Mercedes-Benz Stadium will host Argentina in the Copa América opening match on June 20, while the United State ..read more
Visit website
2024 Preseason Match Thread: Atlanta United vs Memphis 901 FC
Dirty South Soccer
by Jackson Popkin
4M ago
Photo by Rich von Biberstein/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Five Stripes in the Classic City With preseason now well underway, Atlanta United’s focus shifts to their second friendly match of the year in their second ever visit to Athens, Georgia as they take on Memphis 901 FC of the second division USL Championship. A sold out crowd at the 1,700 seat Turner Soccer Complex sees a rematch of last year’s U.S. Open Cup Third Round meeting that saw Memphis advance after extra time in Kennesaw by a score of 2-1. The Tennessean side features a number of faces familiar to Atlanta, including former 2 ..read more
Visit website
Bartosz Slisz has visa; begins training with Atlanta United teammates
Dirty South Soccer
by Sydney Hunte
4M ago
Photo by Rich von Biberstein/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Visa watch is over for the Polish midfielder. Atlanta United fans received some good news on Friday: Bartosz Slisz has his visa and has started training with his teammates. Doug Roberson reported the news from the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Training Ground: Slisz has his visa. Training with #ATLUTD — Doug Roberson (@DougRobersonAJC) February 2, 2024 That presumably puts the Polish midfielder in line for an appearance on Saturday in Athens against Memphis 901. While unable to train with the team as a whole, Slisz trained by ..read more
Visit website
Atlanta United draw D.C. United and Santos Laguna for Leagues Cup 2024
Dirty South Soccer
by Calum_Ewing
4M ago
Photo by Rich Graessle/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Some fans love it. Some fans hate it. The month-long spectacle is back with new changes and begins on July 26. Atlanta United on Wednesday learned its draw for the 2024 Leagues Cup, having been paired to face D.C. United and Club Santos Laguna. After the embarrassing performances vs. Inter Miami and Cruz Azul in last year’s tournament, Atlanta are looking to make it out of the group stage for the first time. On paper, its chances seem to be improved. D.C United, who finished 12th in the Eastern Conference and 23rd in the Supporters Shield ..read more
Visit website

Follow Dirty South Soccer on FeedSpot

Continue with Google
Continue with Apple
OR