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Atlanta United add local second-tier USL team to begin play in 2018

Atlanta United add local second-tier USL team to begin play in 2018
From ESPN - November 14, 2017

ATLANTA -- 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 United's 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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