Franco Escobar

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Dukes & Bell
June 26, 2019 - 4:09 pm
It was time for the Five Stripes Preview with Mike Conti as he talked about what he expects from tonight’s match, plus what does Brandon Vazquez have to show tonight. Mike told the guys this was a tough match to project. “Both teams are shorthanded tonight.” Conti said “This is a tough match to...
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Dukes & Bell
April 09, 2019 - 4:00 pm
Atlanta United President Darren Eales joined Dukes & Bell and talked about Mikey Ambrose and Franco Escobar’s injuries, how training has been during the break, and how the team has benefitted from the break. Eales talked about how long Mikey Ambrose could be out. “He had an issue with his knee...
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Dukes & Bell
April 01, 2019 - 5:03 pm
Atlanta United analyst Jason Longshore joined Dukes & Bell to talk to the guys about the disappointing loss to Columbus on Saturday night. Jason said the first 40 minutes is why they lost not the weather. “You gave up a goal in the second minute when the field was playable.” Longshore said “You...
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Dukes & Bell
March 29, 2019 - 3:28 pm
Jason Longshore joined Dukes and Bell to talk about Atlanta United’s off week, what type of game we could see in Columbus on Saturday, and what Franco Escobar’s return means for the five stripes. Jason talked about what you will see tomorrow after the team has had a week off. “The thing that you...
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Franco Escobar
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The Morning Show w/ John & Hugh
March 29, 2019 - 9:41 am
Atlanta United Technical Director Carlos Bocanegra joined John and Hugh Friday to talk about the latest with the Five Stripes as they make their return from the MLS international break Saturday night at Columbus Crew. Bocanegra on how he spent his down time: “I went and got some sunshine and tried...
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Dukes & Bell
March 12, 2019 - 4:49 pm
Atlanta United is 1-3-1 overall in games played this season, and 0-1-1 in MLS play. After a 1-1 draw with expansion FC Cincinnati, manager Frank de Boer had this to say in his post-game press conference regarding Five Stripes supporters: “Everybody was spoiled with the results of last season, so...
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Atlanta United forward Josef Martinez
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Mike Conti
March 11, 2019 - 9:38 am
There is so much to ponder about Atlanta United’s confounding start, punctuated Sunday by a baffling 1-1 draw to expansion FC Cincinnati. I’m not nuanced enough to try to explain why certain formations work better than others, or why certain elements of Atlanta United’s play has changed so much...
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Jarrett Smith
January 02, 2019 - 9:18 am
The calendar has flipped to 2019 but we still have a little bit of time to wait before Atlanta United return to the field. So what better time to look at the year that was for Atlanta United and hand out some theoretical hardware. Here are the Atlanta United Awards as judged by me for no good...
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Atlanta United forward Hector Villalba, forward Josef Martinez, goalkeeper Brad Guzan, and midfielder Miguel Almiron react after defeating the New York Red Bulls
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November 25, 2018 - 9:48 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — After the final whistle blew, the Atlanta players lingered in the middle of the pitch, doling out hugs and soaking up the cheers of more than 70,000 fans. Everyone knew this was a huge step toward the MLS Cup. Everyone knew how much this meant to a city that has known so much...
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Atlanta United forward Josef Martinez
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Mike Conti
July 16, 2018 - 9:36 am
Disappointing. Frustrating. Unfulfilling. Unjust. All of these words can accurately describe the mood of Atlanta United and its supporters after their 1-1 draw Sunday against Seattle Sounders. A match where Atlanta United dominated possession (69 percent) and outshot its opponent by more than a two...
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