Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Michael Parkhurst pre-FC Dallas presser (4.18.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer

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 Michael Parkhurst following his team’s practice on April 18. Topics included the team’s current form following a 2-0 road win at New England on April 13, playing as a right back, assisting wingers with their defensive responsibilities in manager Frank de Boer’s system and preparing to host FC Dallas on April 20.

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Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Michael Parkhurst pre-Columbus presser (3.26.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #mls #uniteandconquer

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 on March 26. Topics included Atlanta’s rest during the international break, finding confidence in Frank de Boer’s system, getting back on the training pitch and defending Gyasi Zardes and Federico Higuain of the Columbus Crew in Atlanta’s upcoming road contest on March 30.

Atlanta United Michael Parkhurst pre-Columbus road (3.26.19)

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)