The Atlanta Trust seeks to keep the Atlanta Silverbacks alive


In the shadow of the controversies inside of the North American Soccer League involving Traffic Sports as well as the NASL’s desires to achieve Division One status lies two clubs who are struggling to find what their futures are. Carolina Railhawks, who are pursuing a future without Traffic Sports as owners and the Atlanta Silverbacks who […] READ MORE

Three Lessons: Indy Eleven struggle against ATL Silverbacks


The first of three matches in a week saw Indy Eleven fall to the visiting Atlanta Silverbacks from a first half goal from former Indy Eleven player Pedro Mendes as the final score was 1-0 in favor of the visitors.. Indy faced an odd challenge as they were again without key names as captain and […] READ MORE

Atlanta Possibly Uniting


When other sports in the US name franchises, it typically involves a ferocious animal or a noble figure.  Look at the two most recent NFL franchises, the Carolina Panthers and Jacksonville Jaguars.  To be fair, those teams were added to the mix over 20 years ago, but you get the point.  You never hear of […] READ MORE

USL Rising: The USL Is Better Than The NASL

(Editorial) – In the United State Soccer Pyramid, the NASL sits as the second division below MLS. The USL sits as the third division league, but only in title. With an offseason rebrand, success in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, and more buzz within the league and attention from MLS, the USL is rising […] READ MORE

Atlanta Silverbacks Attack Lacks


If you told someone who’d been following the Atlanta Silverbacks this year that the team scored two goals against FC Edmonton on Sunday, they would have likely assumed Atlanta won. After all, until this weekend, Atlanta had never allowed an opponent more than a single goal, and this after having played some of the most prolific […] READ MORE

Indy Eleven Game Recap: Don Smart’s Late PK Salvages Draw


In recent years the term “narrative” has crept into the beautiful game, the concept of which is typically centered around the pace and flow of a match. The understanding is that an event in a match doesn’t just happen on it’s own but happens because of a build up leading to it. If the theory of narrative […] READ MORE