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The Sports Inquirer presents Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Miles Robinson pre-NYC FC MLS Cup Playoffs presser (11.21.21) — November 21, 2021

The Sports Inquirer presents Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Miles Robinson pre-NYC FC MLS Cup Playoffs presser (11.21.21)

Atlanta United defender Miles Robinson kicks ball in home contest against Colorado
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United defender Miles Robinson Nov. 20 ahead of the team’s MLS Cup Playoffs match against New York City FC taking place Nov. 21. Topics included preparations for the match, playing in the unique confines of Yankee Stadium and the possibility of it being his last match for Atlanta United.

The Sports Inquirer presents Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Gonzalo Pineda pre-NYC FC MLS Cup Playoffs presser (11.20.21) — November 20, 2021

The Sports Inquirer presents Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Gonzalo Pineda pre-NYC FC MLS Cup Playoffs presser (11.20.21)

Locker room setup before the match against FC Cincinatti at TQL Stadium in Cincinatti, Ohio, on Wednesday July 21, 2021. (Photo by Jacob Gonzalez/Atlanta United)

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United manager Gonzalo Pineda Nov. 20 ahead of the team’s MLS Cup Playoffs match against New York City FC taking place Nov. 21. Topics included preparations for the match, playing in the unique confines of Yankee Stadium, the availability of players such as Santiago Sosa, Marcelino Moreno and Josef Martinez, tactical approach facing NYC FC, thoughts on the Mexican National Team and more.

The Sports Inquirer presents Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Ezequiel Barco pre-NYC FC MLS Cup Playoffs presser (11.20.21) —

The Sports Inquirer presents Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Ezequiel Barco pre-NYC FC MLS Cup Playoffs presser (11.20.21)

Atlanta United midfielder Ezequiel Barco #8 passes during the match against Los Angeles FC at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia on Sunday August 15, 2021. (Photo by Jacob Gonzalez/Atlanta United)

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United midfielder Ezequiel Barco Nov. 20 ahead of the team’s MLS Cup Playoffs match against New York City FC taking place Nov. 21. Topics included preparations for the match, playing in the unique confines of Yankee Stadium and the possibility of it being his last match for Atlanta United.

The Sports Inquirer presents Original Free Kick: Atlanta United wins at FC Cincinnati, clinches spot in MLS Cup Playoffs (11.8.21) — November 9, 2021

The Sports Inquirer presents Original Free Kick: Atlanta United wins at FC Cincinnati, clinches spot in MLS Cup Playoffs (11.8.21)

Atlanta United forward Josef Martinez #7 in action against the Toronto FC in the first half of the eastern conference final at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, GA, on Wednesday October 30, 2019. (Photo by Jacob Gonzalez/Atlanta United)

In this edition of the Original Free Kick, we recap Atlanta United’s road win against FC Cincinnati Nov. 7 with audio from manager Gonzalo Pineda, goalkeeper/captain Brad Guzan and forward Josef Martinez. We also look at the upcoming MLS Cup Playoffs.

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Frank de Boer post-Toronto MLS Cup Playoffs presser (10.30.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #mlscupplayoffs — October 30, 2019

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Frank de Boer post-Toronto MLS Cup Playoffs presser (10.30.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #mlscupplayoffs

Atlanta United manager Frank de Boer
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United manager Frank de Boer following his team’s 2-1 home loss to Toronto FC in the Eastern Conference Finals on Oct. 30. Topics included the defeat, Josef Martinez and Florentin Pogba injuries going into the contest, Atlanta’s run through the MLS Cup Playoffs and the 2019 season.

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Michael Parkhurst post-Toronto MLS Cup Playoffs presser (10.30.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #mlscupplayoffs —

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Michael Parkhurst post-Toronto MLS Cup Playoffs presser (10.30.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #mlscupplayoffs

Atlanta United player Michael Parkhurst (right) handles ball in contest against Kansas City during 2019 season.
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United player Michael Parkhurst following his team’s 2-1 home loss to Toronto FC in the Eastern Conference Finals on Oct. 30. Topics included the defeat, concluding his professional career and reflections of his time playing for Atlanta.