Tag: concacaf

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)
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Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Frank de Boer, Brad Guzan #CONCACAF Champions League presser (2.27.19) #atlutd #sportsinquirer

Atlanta United manager Frank de Boer
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications
Atlanta United goalkeeper Brad Guzan
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United manager Frank de Boer and goalkeeper Brad Guzan ahead of the team’s CONCACAF Champions League home match against CS Herediano on Feb. 28. Topics included Atlanta seeking to overcome a two-goal deficit, the defensive struggles in the 3-1 loss in the first match and balancing the competition with the Major League Soccer schedule.

Atlanta United Frank de Boer, Brad Guzan CONCACAF presser (2.27.19)

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Josef Martinez post-practice presser (2.26.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #concacaf

Atlanta United forward Josef Martinez dribbles ball during home contest against the Chicago Fire.
Photo credit: Atlanta United / Eric Rossitch

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United player Josef Martinez following his team’s practice on Feb. 26. Topics included the team’s preparations for its home contest against CS Herediano in the CONCACAF Champion’s League on Feb. 28, playing the “home” match at Kennesaw State, looking to overcome a two-goal deficit in the competition, personal and team goals for 2019 and continued adjustments working under new manager Frank de Boer.

Atlanta United Josef Martinez presser (2.26.19)