Games: 2011: The Atlanta Silverbacks Women won the USL W-League championship with a 6-1 win over the Ottawa Fury Women in Tukwila, WA News: 1968: Santos had to cancel their planned match in Atlanta against the Chiefs due to an injury suffered by Pele in Paraguay. Chiefs' VP Dick Cecil announced that the club was hoping to work with Santos to reschedule the match. 1968: Ron Newman's contract was purchased by the Dallas Tornado. Newman took the opportunity to become a player/co
Games: 1968: Willie McIntosh's 4th goal of the NASL season wasn't enough as the Chiefs fell 2-1 at Atlanta Stadium to the Boston Beacons in front of 5,195 fans. Atlanta outshot Boston 17-12 but failed to hold the lead from McIntosh's 1st half goal. 1979: In front of over 16,000 fans at Skelly Stadium, the Tulsa Roughnecks defeated the Chiefs 2-1. Jomo Sono's 4th goal of the season wasn't enough to overcome the Roughnecks. Roger Davies' winner for Tulsa came in the 76th minute
Games: 1973: The Apollos lost 3-1 to the New York Cosmos at Grant Field in front of 2,671. John Cocking scored his 2nd goal of the season for Atlanta in the loss. 1980: Carl Strong's first goal of the season was not enough for the Chiefs as they fell 3-1 to the Houston Hurricane in front of 2,737 fans at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium. The loss was Atlanta's 11th in a row. 1997: The Ruckus routed the Orlando Sundogs 4-0 in A-League action at Roswell Stadium. Mo Suri scored twi
Games: 1970: The Chiefs trounced the St. Louis Stars 6-1 at Tara Stadium. Henry Largie had a hat trick for Atlanta. Dave Metchick, Nick Papadakis, and Ray Bloomfield also scored for the Chiefs. 1,078 fans turned out in Clayton County for the Saturday match. 1979: The Chiefs defeated the visiting Houston Hurricane 2-1 at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium in front of 6,058 fans. Jeff Bourne scored his 17th goal of the season, Neill Roberts added his 13th. Kai Haaskivi scored for Ho
Games: 1980- The Chiefs lost 5-0 in Tulsa to the Roughnecks in front of over 14,000 fans. 1982- The Georgia Generals lost 1-0 at DeKalb Memorial Stadium to the Carolina Lightnin'. The Generals outshot Carolina 18-7 and Neto hit the post, but the home side was unable to find a goal. Coach David Chadwick said, “I don’t know what the answer to that is. In all the games we’ve played them, the ball has mostly been in their area, but we just didn’t put it in.” 1996- The Ruckus lost
Soccer Down Here will be live at this Wednesday's Chattanooga Red Wolves match as South Georgia Tormenta comes to town. It's $2 Beer Night and SDH will be providing the pregame coverage live from CHI Memorial Stadium, starting at 6pm. You'll also be able to watch on Twitch. Get your SDH specially priced general admission tickets for $12.
by Bart Keeler The U.S. men’s national team heads to Kansas City this month to play the 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup. Head coach Gregg Berhalter called up three Atlanta United players for his roster and three Georgia natives as well. Goalkeeper Brad Guzan and defenders George Bello and Miles Robinson will wear the red, white, and blue this summer. All three have played for the USMNT before, but this is the first time they will be in a camp together. Bello and Robinson played in Jan
by Bart Keeler Only 18 layers make a roster for an Olympic soccer tournament. Vlatko Andonovski has chosen his 18 (plus four alternates) for the 2020 Tokyo Games and it’s clear he’s valuing experience over form. To put it negatively, this team is old. The average age of the roster is 32.2 years. More concerning, the average age of the forwards is 34.4. Alex Morgan is the youngest player on the front line and she’ll turn 32 before the tournament begins. Carli Lloyd will pass 3