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Exclusive: Atlanta Group To Bring Pro Soccer To DeKalb County

Atlanta, Georgia is one of the top 10 metropolitan statistical areas in the United States, with a population nearing 6 million residents.  The Atlanta Silverbacks provided the area with pro soccer for many years, but dropped out of the NASL after the 2015 season (the name lives on in the

Recap: Minnesota United easily dispatches Atlanta

Minnesota United 1 – 0 Atlanta Silverbacks Location: NSC Stadium, Blaine, MN Attendance: 9212 Goals:  9'-PK, Christian Ramirez (MNU) Cautions: 9'-Rauwshan McKenzie 33'-Simon Mensing Substitutions:  MNU 77'- Alejandro Vela (left winger) for Kalif Alhassan (left winger) 83'-Pablo Campos (forward) for Christian Ramirez (forward) 87'-Juliano Vicentini (defensive central midfielder) for J.C. Banks (attacking central midfielder) ATL 46'-Matt Horth (forward) for Pedro Mendes (forward) 62'-Kyle Porter (left midfielder) for Michal Mravec (central

The NASL End of the Year Awards, Part 3 – Golden Ball (MVP)

Stefano Pinho celebrates a goal (Photo: Fort Lauderdale Strikers)

The NASL's Golden Ball is awarded to the most valuable player in the league. Last year's winner was Minnesota United winger Miguel Ibarra who has since transferred to Club Leon in Mexico's LigaMX. While the big numbers entice (goals and assists), it would make sense for us all to consider

Recap: Cosmos march on Atlanta; take no prisoners

Atlanta Silverbacks 0-3 New York Cosmos Goals: 29’ – Sebastian Guenzatti (Assist: Gaston Cellerino) 54’ – Gaston Cellerino 88’ – Leo Fernandes (Assist: Hagop Chirishian) Major Themes: After a three-game unbeaten streak, the Silverbacks now find themselves in a three-game winless streak after getting shut out at home for the second time this year and experiencing

Recap: Silverbacks save selves, then Cosmos in road draw

Andres Flores connects on a shot (Photo Credit: NY Cosmos)

New York Cosmos 1 - 1 Atlanta Silverbacks Highlights: Goals: 38' - ATL - Michal Mravec (Assist by Junior Burgos) 70' - ATL - Simon Mensing (Own Goal) Major Themes: The Cosmos were the better team for most of the evening with every stat in their favor, notably shots (15 to 3) and shots on goal

NASL Fall Season Power Rankings – Week 13

It was not a week for the faint of heart in NASL. More balls found more nets than a weekend in the NBA, big teams toppled while little guys puffed up their chests, and Indy enjoyed its best possible weekend. We moved closer to certainty on three teams that will

Recap: Honors even between San Antonio and Atlanta

(Photo: San Antonio Scorpions)

San Antonio Scorpions 3 – 3 Atlanta Silverbacks Location: Toyota Field, San Antonio, TX Attendance: 7759 Cautions: 70'-Junior Burgos (ATL) 79'-Simon Mensing (ATL) 84'-Steward Ceus (ATL)   Substitutions:  SAS 57'-Omar Cummings (forward) for Giuseppe Gentile (forward) 57'-Josue Soto (central midfield) for Marvin Chavez (right midfield) 73'-Joseph Nane (central midfield) for Zourab Tsiskaridze (centerback)   ATL 60'-Michal Mravec (central midfield) for Jonathan Okafor (central midfield) 72'-Jaime Chavez (forward)