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Atlanta Ultras at 2013 NASL Soccer Bowl

2013 NASL Soccer Bowl: Atlanta Silverbacks 0-1 New York Cosmos The Championship Game was a great soccer experience in the capital of Georgia. That was something Atlanta missed last 40+ years. You may wish to read more about this number in my post ‘The Short History Of Professional Soccer In Atlanta’. With two other major games hosted by Atlanta teams …

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1980 Atlanta Chiefs

The Birth of Professional Soccer in Atlanta The “Godfather” of Professional Soccer (a.k.a. Football) in Atlanta was Richard “Dick” Cecil. He was intrigued with the 1966 World Cup and decided that a professional soccer team would add valuable events for Atlanta Stadium. He was Vice President of the Atlanta Braves baseball franchise, who became the owners of the first premier …

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