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Atlanta United signs free-agent midfielder Derrick Etienne

Nov. 30, 2022 20:39 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta United has signed free-agent midfielder Derrick Etienne, who scored a career-best nine goals for the Columbus Crew this past season. The three-year deal announced Wednesday includes options for 2026 and '27. Etienne has spent his entire...

Seattle Sounders promote Craig Waibel to general manager

Nov. 30, 2022 14:08 PM EST

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Sounders have promoted Craig Waibel to general manager and chief soccer officer, the team announced Wednesday. Waibel steps into the role that was held by Garth Lagerwey before he left last week to take over as the president and CEO of Atlanta...

Atlanta United names former Seattle GM Lagerwey as president

Nov. 22, 2022 15:04 PM EST

ATLANTA (AP) — Former Seattle Sounders executive Garth Lagerwey was named on Tuesday to succeed Darren Eales as Atlanta United's president and chief executive officer. Lagerwey, 49, had been general manager and president for Seattle since 2015. Seattle won this year's Concacaf...

Argentina rules out González and Correa because of injuries

Nov. 18, 2022 04:59 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Argentina strikers Nicolás González and Joaquín Correa have been ruled out the World Cup because of injuries. González, who plays for Fiorentina, injured a muscle during a training session on Thursday and was replaced by Atlético Madrid forward Angel Correa,...

Atlanta United's early MLS success now a distant memory

Oct. 11, 2022 19:24 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta United quickly established itself as one of Major League Soccer's flagship franchises. That's why the last three seasons have been such a downer. United appears to be starting over — though coach Gonzalo Pineda and technical director Carlos...

Héber's goal key as third-place NYCFC turns back Atlanta

Oct. 09, 2022 17:59 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Héber scored a key goal in the second half and New York City FC clinched third place in the Eastern Conference, defeating Atlanta United 2-1 on Sunday's Decision Day in the MLS. Héber's goal in the 60th minute gave NYCFC a 2-0 lead, which held up after Atlanta...

Revolution beat Atlanta United 2-1 on Bou's game-winner

Oct. 01, 2022 16:12 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Gustavo Bou scored in the 85th minute to help lead the New England Revolution to a 2-1 victory over Atlanta United on Saturday. Giacomo Vrioni gave the Revolution (10-12-11) a 1-0 lead in the 32nd minute on a penalty kick. Josef Martinez...

Atlanta United, Philadelphia Union finish in 0-0 draw

Sep. 17, 2022 18:50 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Andre Blake had five saves and the Philadelphia Union played Atlanta United to a 0-0 draw on Saturday. Both teams play again on Oct. 1. Philadelphia (18-4-10) visits Charlotte FC while Atlanta (10-12-10) plays at the New England Revolution. ___ ...

Atlanta's Thiago Almada in Argentina squad for friendlies

Sep. 15, 2022 18:48 PM EDT

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Atlanta United forward Thiago Almada was included in Argentina's 28-man squad Thursday for two World Cup warm-up matches to be played in the United States this month. The team will face Honduras on Sept. 23 in Miami and Jamaica four days later in New...

Atlanta beats Orlando 1-0, clinching Red Bulls playoff berth

Sep. 14, 2022 23:05 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Thiago Almada scored in the 72nd minute and Raul Gudino stopped three shots as Atlanta United beat Orlando City 1-0 on Wednesday night. Orlando's loss clinched a playoff berth for the New York Red Bulls, the team's 13th consecutive postseason appearance. New...