Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Michael Parkhurst post-Philadelphia Union presser (3.17.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #mls

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 following his team’s 1-1 home tie against the Philadelphia Union in Major League Soccer action on March 17. Topics included Atlanta’s frustration level with the tie, making multiple formation adjustments within a match, the form of teammate Miles Robinson and continued adjustments under new manager Frank de Boer.

Atlanta United Michael Parkhurst post-Philadelphia Union home (3.17.19)
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Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Michael Parkhurst pre-CONCACAF Champions League presser (3.12.19) #atlutd #sportsinquirer #uniteandconquer #concacaf #sccl2019

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 player and captain Michael Parkhurst following his team’s practice on March 12 ahead of its CONCACAF Champions League home match against Monterrey the next night. Topics included preparing for the contest, Atlanta’s early struggles including a home tie against FC Cincinnati in MLS action on March 10, handling the suspension of teammate Leandro Gonzalez Pirez and potential formation adjustments under manager Frank de Boer.

Atlanta United Michael Parkhurst pre-CONCACAF Champions League Monterrey home presser (3.12.19)

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Michael Parkhurst presser 2.19.19 #sportsinquirer #atlutd #mls #concacaf

Atlanta United defender Michael Parkhurst plays ball in contest
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United defender and captain Michael Parkhurst following his team’s practice on Feb. 19. Topics included the team’s preparation for its road contest against CS Herediano in Costa Rica for the CONCACAF Champion’s Leagueon on Feb. 21, playing in foreign countries as an American MLS team within CONCACAF, working with new manager Frank de Boer and the development of young player Miles Robinson and George Bello.

Atlanta United Michael Parkhurst presser (2.19.19)