Free Kick: Atlanta United Michael Parkhurst presser 8.29.18 #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer

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Atlanta United defender Michael Parkhurst plays ball in contest
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The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United defender and captain Michael Parkhurst following his team’s practice on Aug. 29. Topics included the record-breaking scoring run of teammate Josef Martinez, working along teammates such as Julian Gressel moving to different positions on the field and preparing to defend Wayne Rooney and DC United ahead of the team’s road contest on Sept. 2.

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Free Kick: Atlanta United Julian Gressel pre-Orlando presser 8.22.18 #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer

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Atlanta United players celebrate scored goal. Pictured from left, Julian Gressel, Josef Martinez and Miguel Almirion
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United midfielder Julian Gressel before his team’s practice on Aug. 22. Topics included the team’s upcoming four-match road trip starting with Orlando City on Aug. 24, Atlanta’s success in road contests this season, the scoring rate of teammate Josef Martinez and the healthy form of Tito Villalba.

 

 

Free Kick: Atlanta United Julian Gressel postmatch Toronto 8.4.18 #sportsinquirer #atlutd #tfclive

The Sports Inquirer attended the postmatch presser of Atlanta United Julian Gressel following his team’s 2-2 home tie to Toronto FC on August 4. Topics included thoughts on the tie, conceding goals at the end of the first and second halves, playing as a winger in the team’s 3-5-2 formation and the postmatch scuffle between the two teams.