Atlanta U . s . will launch a U . s . Soccer League team which will play at Coolray Field in Gwinnett in 2018.

The USL team will train at Atlanta United’s headquarters in Marietta. Tryouts for that USL team is going to be held on 12 ,. 16.

Coolray Field is the house of the Atlanta Braves’ Triple-A affiliate and seats greater than 10,000.

The league this year was made up of 30 teams varying geographically from Vancouver to Orlando. Twenty-two MLS teams owned or were associated with USL teams this year. Three expansion franchises will launch in 2018, together with a team in Nashville. Birmingham can come online in 2019.

USL may be the second division of soccer in The United States. The league performed a 32-game schedule this year that began at the end of March ended a week ago. It’ll play a 34-game schedule in 2018. 

The affiliate team’s name, crest and jerseys is going to be unveiled later on. A supervisor hasn’t been named.

The USL team can give a number of Atlanta United’s Homegrown yet others who require experience possibilities for additional game amount of time in competitive situations. They has five Homegrown players: Andrew Carleton, Chris Goslin, George Bello, Lagos Kunga and Patrick Okonkwo. They loaned two players, Romario Johnson and Jeffrey Otoo, to Charleston for that 2017 season.

This ends Atlanta United’s two-year partnership using the Charleston Battery.

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