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Atlanta United FC, better know as just Atlanta United play their home matches on Atlanta, Georgia. They have been in the MLS since 2014

League: MLS Eastern Conference

Head Coach: Gabriel Heinze

Stadium: Mercedes Benz Stadium

Capacity: 71,000 (Soccer)

Official Website: atlutd.com

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Gabriel Heinze: Head Coach

43 year old Gabriel (Gabby) Heinze is one of the younger coaches in the MLS. He started in management wit Godoy Cruze in 2015 before moving to Argentines Juniors on 2016. He then spent 3 years at Velez Sarsfield before joining Atlanta in 2020. 

During his managerial carer his teams average 1.26 goals per game (pre Atlanta stats only). 

At Argentios Juniors he won his first managerial title taking the Primera B in the 2016/ 2017 season. 

Previous Coaches

Atlanta has had some well known names from European football in charge of the team – 

  • Gerard Martino 2016-2018
  • Frank de Boer 2018-2020
  • Stephen Glass 2020-2020 (Interim manager)
  • Gabriel Heinze December 2020 – current

Recent Transfers

In the 2020 off-season Atlanta was busy bringing in 9 new players! 

Here are all their signings (2020)

  • Marcelino Moreno CM 
  • Santiago Sosa DM
  • Erik Lopez CF
  • Franco Ibarra DM
  • Alan Franko CB
  • Mikey Ambrose LB
  • Andrew Gutman LC
  • Jurgen Damm RW
  • Erick Torres CF
  • Machop Chol RW
  • Lisandro Lopez CF

This summer Atlanata saw many changes to thier playing squad. The signing of vertan striker Lisandro Lopez caught the eye coming in from Racing Club in Argentia on a free transder. 

The spending was funded by the sale of Gonzalo Martinez who moved to Al-Nassr in Saudi Arrabi for over $18 million. 

Atlanta United Records

Atlanta is yet to win the MLS but has picked up some trophies in their relatively short life. 

Honours so far – 

MLS Cup winners 2018

MLS Eastern Conference winners 2018

US Open Cup winners 2019

Campeones Cup 2019

Other Atlanta records – 

Record Attendance: 72,548 v LA Galaxy Aug 3, 2019

 

 

2019 Campeones Cup - Club America v Atlanta United

Atlanta United Fan Clubs

Atlanta United Fc has a good fan base and a number of fans clubs and groups. 

Current official fan clubs 

  • Footie Mob
  • Resurgence
  • Terminus Legion
  • The Faction

Unofficial fan clubs

  • Atlanta United unofficial Facebook group (6,500 likes)
  • Esperanzasupportersclub – The largest unofficial supports club (self-professed) 
  • Atlanta United fan tv (youtube channel) 6,000+ subscribers
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