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Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Julian Gressel pre-Columbus presser (3.28.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer — March 29, 2019

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Julian Gressel pre-Columbus presser (3.28.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer

Atlanta United player Julian Gressel
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The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United player Julian Gressel following practice on March 28. Topics included the team returning to training after the international break, working on various formations under manager Frank de Boer, Gressel’s international playing status as a German, an update on contract negotiations and preparing to visit the Columbus Crew on March 30 in MLS action.

Atlanta United Julian Gressel pre-Columbus road (3.28.19)

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Frank de Boer pre-Columbus presser (3.28.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer — March 28, 2019

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Frank de Boer pre-Columbus presser (3.28.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer

Atlanta United manager Frank de Boer
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United manager Frank de Boer following practice on March 28. Topics included the team returning to training after the international break, de Boer’s ability to implement his system with extra training time, a health update on Franco Escobar and George Bello and preparing to visit the Columbus Crew on March 30 in MLS action.

Atlanta United Frank de Boer pre-Columbus road (3.28.19)
Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Tito Villalba pre-Columbus presser (3.28.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer —

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Tito Villalba pre-Columbus presser (3.28.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer

Atlanta United player Tito Villalba handles ball during contest
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The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United player Tito Villalba following practice on March 28. Topics included the team returning to training after the international break, working on various formations under manager Frank de Boer and preparing to visit the Columbus Crew on March 30 in MLS action.

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Brad Guzan pre-Columbus presser (3.26.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #mls #uniteandconquer — March 26, 2019

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Brad Guzan pre-Columbus presser (3.26.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #mls #uniteandconquer

Atlanta United goalkeeper Brad Guzan
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United goalkeeper Brad Guzan on March 26. Topics included Atlanta’s rest during the international break, finding confidence in Frank de Boer’s system and his distribution responsibilities, getting back on the training pitch and defending Gyasi Zardes and Federico Higuain of the Columbus Crew in Atlanta’s upcoming road contest on March 30.

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Michael Parkhurst pre-Columbus presser (3.26.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #mls #uniteandconquer —

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Michael Parkhurst pre-Columbus presser (3.26.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #mls #uniteandconquer

Atlanta United player Michael Parkhurst (left) handles ball in contest against DC United
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United defender and captain Michael Parkhurst on March 26. Topics included Atlanta’s rest during the international break, finding confidence in Frank de Boer’s system, getting back on the training pitch and defending Gyasi Zardes and Federico Higuain of the Columbus Crew in Atlanta’s upcoming road contest on March 30.

Atlanta United Michael Parkhurst pre-Columbus road (3.26.19)
Backdoor Cut: Atlanta Hawks Kevin Huerter post-practice interview (3.25.19) #sportsinquirer #atlhawks #truetoatlanta #nba —

Backdoor Cut: Atlanta Hawks Kevin Huerter post-practice interview (3.25.19) #sportsinquirer #atlhawks #truetoatlanta #nba

The Sports Inquirer spoke with Atlanta Hawks guard Kevin Huerter following his team’s practice on March 25 for an exclusive interview. Topics included his rookie campaign in the NBA, Atlanta’s improved late-game execution, working alongside fellow rookie Trae Young and the upcoming conclusion to the NBA season.

Atlanta Hawks Kevin Huerter post-practice presser 3.25.19