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 captain Michael Parkhurst following his team’s practice on June 10. Topics included the team’s break from action during the international break, returning to practice field to prepare for its US Open Cup match at the Charleston Battery on June 11,facing a lower division opponent on the road for a major competition and handling the speculation/rumors of transfers during this portion of the soccer calendar.