Category: presser

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Pity Martinez preseason presser (1.17.20) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #mls #majorleaguesoccer @atlutd @mls

Atlanta United midfielder Pity Martinez (left) handles ball in contest against New York City FC in Atlanta on August 11, 2019.
Photo credit: AJ Reynolds (Atlanta United)

The Sports Inquirer attended the preseason presser of Atlanta United midfielder Pity Martinez before the team’s practice Jan. 17.

Topics included Martinez’s off-season physical training, the team preparing for the 2020 campaign, working alongside teammate Ezequiel Barco, interest in playing in Europe and expectations for the upcoming season.

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Ezequiel Barco preseason presser (1.17.20) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #mls #majorleaguesoccer @atlutd @mls

Atlanta United midfielder Ezequiel Barco (8) in contest against Chicago Fire.
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications

The Sports Inquirer attended the preseason presser of Atlanta United midfielder Ezequiel Barco before the team’s practice Jan. 17.

Topics included Barco’s off-season physical training to avoid injury, The team preparing for the 2020 campaign, working alongside teammate Pity Martinez, interest in playing in Europe and becoming a permanent resident of the United States.

Backdoor Cut: Atlanta Hawks Lloyd Pierce post-practice presser (1.15.20) #sportsinquirer #atlhawks #truetoatlanta

Atlanta Hawks head coach Lloyd Pierce
Photo credit: Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta Hawks head coach Lloyd Pierce following the team’s practice Jan. 15. Atlanta earned a 123-110 home win over Phoenix Jan. 14.

Topics included the victory, the overall health of Atlanta improving with the availability of John Collins, Kevin Huerter and Trae Young at the same time and Huerter’s rebounding and defensive effort.