Josef Martinez

Atlanta United forward Josef Martinez
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January 16, 2019 - 10:48 am
ATLANTA (Jan. 16, 2019) — Atlanta United announced Wednesday it has signed forward Josef Martinez to a five-year contract extension that will last through the 2023 season. “This means a lot to me because of the affection that the fans have shown me, that the fans show all of the players. It’s...
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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 Josef Martinez
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December 09, 2018 - 12:51 am
ATLANTA (AP) — The players bounced up and down on a hastily erected stage in the middle of the field, confetti falling all around as they hoisted the championship trophy. It's a familiar scene at the end of any season. Only this time, a team from Atlanta was doing the honors . The title drought in...
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John and Hugh
December 07, 2018 - 10:52 am
One more sleep Atlanta United fans! The MLS Cup is only one day away now as our Atlanta United take on Portland Trailblazers at Mercedes-Benz Stadium tomorrow night. United VP and Technical Director Carlos Bocanegra joined The Morning Show with John and Hugh on Friday and talked about the buzz...
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Atlanta United
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November 30, 2018 - 12:23 am
HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — The whistle blew, ending what had long been inevitable, and Atlanta United players turned their attention to Dec. 8 — the chance to win just the second professional sports title in the city's history In just its second season, Atlanta will host Portland in Major League Soccer'...
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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 midfielder Miguel Almiron and forward Josef Martinez
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November 11, 2018 - 10:32 pm
ATLANTA (Nov. 11, 2018) — Atlanta United defeated New York City FC 3-1 (4-1 on aggregate) Sunday night to advance to the Eastern Conference Finals in the 2018 Audi MLS Cup Playoffs. In front of an MLS Cup Playoff record of 70,526 fans, Josef Martinez scored twice and Miguel Almirón curled in a free...
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Dukes & Bell
November 07, 2018 - 5:14 pm
It was time for the Five Stripes preview with Mike Conti and he talked about how Atlanta United might come out against NYCFC on Sunday. “It’s interesting because there are a couple of different ways," said the Atlanta United play-by-play voice. "But I think they are going to just play their game...
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Atlanta United FC forward Josef Martinez
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Mike Conti
October 30, 2018 - 10:07 am
TORONTO — The symmetry with which Atlanta United began and ended its 2018 regular season is striking. In Toronto Sunday, Atlanta United ended the year in the same manner in which it began: giving up four goals on the road to a non-playoff team. One could argue they looked just as bad in Toronto as...
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Atlanta United FC defender Franco Escobar
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October 28, 2018 - 7:04 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Lucas Jansson scored twice and Toronto FC spoiled Atlanta United's Supporters' Shield bid, winning 4-1 on Sunday in the regular-season finale. Atlanta (21-7-6) arrived at BMO Field with a one-point edge over New York in the MLS overall standings, but the Red Bulls beat visiting...
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