Posts tagged “Atlanta Silverbacks season 2014

Jason Smith back to Atlanta Silverbacks

As the Atlanta Silverbacks get into North American Soccer League (NASL) Fall Season play, the team will have a new coaching direction. The club announced that its technical director, Eric Wynalda, will be on the bench for the final time when FC Edmonton. He will continue to hold his title as technical director, but that role won’t include coaching the team.  CONTINUE READING.


A Quick Chat with the Atlanta Silverbacks’ Eric Wynalda


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As if living and raising a family in California, while serving as the Technical Director for the Atlanta Silverbacks, wasn’t enough to keep Eric Wynalda busy, he is also an announcer for Fox Soccer. After the Silverbacks’ preseason game against the University of South Carolina, just before he headed to the Atlanta airport to fly to Europe to cover Europa League games for Fox, I talked with Wynalda how the preseason is going so far for the Silverbacks, who are playing this season without a head coach.  CONTINUE READING.

Silverbacks Announce Two More Roster Additions

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Atlanta (GA) – Adding to an already eventful week of player signings, the Atlanta Silverbacks announced the addition of two more players on Thursday. Goalkeeper Eric Ati and defender Mitch Garcia both agreed to terms with the club this week, pending league and USSF approval.  CONTINUE READING.

Silverbacks Sign El Salvador National Team Goalkeeper Carrillo

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Atlanta (GA) – After last year’s starting goalkeeper Joe Nasco departed for Major League Soccer earlier this month, the Atlanta Silverbacks had some big shoes to fill between the posts. The Silverbacks took their first step in doing so on Wednesday, announcing the signing of El Salvador national team goalkeeper Derby Carrillo, pending league and USSF approval.  CONTINUE READING.

Silverbacks Sign Former Toronto FC Midfielder Junior Burgos

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Atlanta (GA) – With preseason training camp kicking off this weekend, the Atlanta Silverbacks are rounding out their roster with some final additions. The Silverbacks have signed former Toronto FC midfielder Junior Burgos to a contract, the club announced Wednesday, pending league and USSF approval.


Argentine Midfielder Lucas Paulini Set To Begin Fourth Straight Season With Silverbacks

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Atlanta (GA) – Midfielder Lucas Paulini isn’t going anywhere. The Atlanta Silverbacks have agreed to terms with the Argentine, keeping him on the team for a fourth straight season, the club announced Tuesday.


Silverbacks Bring Back Familiar Face in Forward Matt Horth

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Atlanta (GA) – In his first signing since taking over the managerial duties earlier this month, Silverbacks Technical Director Eric Wynalda has brought back a familiar face. On Monday, the Silverbacks announced the signing of forward Matt Horth, pending USSF approval, bringing back the player that led the club in scoring in 2011 and 2012. CONTINUE READING.

Atlanta Silverbacks will not have a head coach in 2014.

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The Atlanta Silverbacks will not have a head coach in 2014. Club Chairman Boris Jerkunica made the announcement Tuesday at the Georgia State Soccer Association (GSSA) headquarters: “We’re not going to hire a new coach. We’re actually going to eliminate that position.”