Atlanta United adding 2nd-tier team in United Soccer League

From FOX Sports - November 14, 2017

ATLANTA (AP)Atlanta United is adding an expansion team in the second-division United Soccer League that will play at a suburban baseball stadium beginning in 2018.

The USL team will provide a nearby outlet for Atlanta United to loan out little-used players to get additional experience, while also serving as a pathway to the professional ranks for Uniteds academy players.

The new squad will play its matches at 10,427-capacity Coolray Field, home of the Atlanta Braves Triple-A farm team.


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