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Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Brad Guzan post-New York Red Bulls presser (7.7.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #rbny #mls — July 7, 2019

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Brad Guzan post-New York Red Bulls presser (7.7.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #rbny #mls

Atlanta United goalkeeper Brad Guzan
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Atlanta United Brad Guzan post-New York Red Bulls home presser (7.7.19)

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United goalkeeper Brad Guzan following the team’s 3-3 home tie against the New York Red Bulls on July 7. Topics included the team’s disappointment in conceding a late goal in extra time to lose the lead and Atlanta’s continued defensive struggles.

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Michael Parkhurst pre-New York Red Bulls presser (7.5.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #rbny — July 5, 2019

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Michael Parkhurst pre-New York Red Bulls presser (7.5.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #rbny

Atlanta United player Michael Parkhurst (left) handles ball in contest against DC United
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Atlanta United Michael Parkhurst pre-New York Red Bulls home presser (7.5.19)

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United defender and captain Michael Parkhurst following his team’s practice on July 5. Topics included Atlanta rebounding from its 5-1 road loss to Chicago on July 3, the team’s defensive struggles in the contest, the team preparing to host the New York Red Bulls on July 7, helping new teammate Emerson Hyndman acclimate to the team and watching the United States Men’s National Team prepare for its Gold Cup final against Mexico on July 7 with his two former club managers in Tata Martino and Gregg Berhalter facing each other.

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Frank de Boer pre-Montreal Impact presser (6.28.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #imfc #uniteandconquer #mls #majorleaguesoccer — June 28, 2019

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Frank de Boer pre-Montreal Impact presser (6.28.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #imfc #uniteandconquer #mls #majorleaguesoccer

Atlanta United manager Frank de Boer
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The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United manager Frank De Boer following his team’s practice on June 28. Topics included Atlanta’s recovery following a 3-2 road loss to Toronto on June 26, the team’s defensive struggles in that contest, preparing to host Montreal on June 29, an injury update of George Bello, the impending trade of Romario Williams and the maturity level of Andrew Carleton.

Atlanta United Frank de Boer pre-Montreal presser (6.28.19)
Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Michael Parkhurst pre-Montreal Impact presser (6.28.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #imfc #uniteandconquer #mls #majorleaguesoccer —

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Michael Parkhurst pre-Montreal Impact presser (6.28.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #imfc #uniteandconquer #mls #majorleaguesoccer

Atlanta United defender Michael Parkhurst plays ball in contest
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The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United captain Michael Parkhurst following his team’s practice on June 28. Topics included Atlanta’s recovery following a 3-2 road loss to Toronto on June 26, the team’s defensive struggles in that contest, preparing to host Montreal on June 29, the impending trade of Romario Williams and assisting in the maturation of young players on the roster such as Andrew Carleton.

Atlanta United Michael Parkhurst pre-Montreal presser (6.28.19)
Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Eric Remedi pre-Montreal Impact presser (6.28.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #imfc #uniteandconquer #mls #majorleaguesoccer —

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Eric Remedi pre-Montreal Impact presser (6.28.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #imfc #uniteandconquer #mls #majorleaguesoccer

Atlanta United player Eric Remedi handles ball during home contest against the Philadelphia Union.
Photo credit: Atlanta United Communications

The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United player Eric Remedi following his team’s practice on June 28. Topics included Atlanta’s recovery following a 3-2 road loss to Toronto on June 26, the team’s defensive struggles in that contest and preparing to host Montreal on June 29.

Atlanta United Eric Remedi pre-Montreal presser (6.28.19)
Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Frank de Boer pre-Charleston US Open Cup presser (6.10.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #usoc2019 — June 10, 2019

Original Free Kick: Atlanta United Frank de Boer pre-Charleston US Open Cup presser (6.10.19) #sportsinquirer #atlutd #uniteandconquer #usoc2019

Atlanta United manager Frank de Boer
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The Sports Inquirer attended the presser of Atlanta United manager Frank de Boer following his team’s practice on June 10. Topics included the team’s break from action during the international break, returning to practice field to prepare for its US Open Cup match at the Charleston Battery on June 11, potential first-team action for Brandon Vazquez, Julian Gressel and Romario Williams, a health/ international return update on Ezequiel Barco, Julian Gressel and Tito Villalba, and handling the speculation/rumors of transfers during this portion of the soccer calendar.