Atlanta United MLS team blog by the AJC's Doug Roberson

Atlanta United fans, don’t panic over Almiron

11:00 am Oct. 9, 2017

Supporters of Atlanta United, please relax.

A report from an Italian news organization over the weekend had Inter Milan and Arsenal interested in Atlanta United playmaker Miguel Almiron, which has caused some of the team’s supporters

Has Almiron been used too much by Atlanta United?

11:30 am Sep. 25, 2017

After Miguel Almiron sustained a muscular injury in the first half of Sunday’s 2-0 win at Montreal, there has been some questioning of Atlanta United manager Gerardo Martino’s tendency to leave his standout players in

Is Atlanta United’s Martinez an MLS MVP candidate?

9:59 am Sep. 23, 2017

Atlanta United’s Josef Martinez is on a scoring binge unlike anything I’ve seen in soccer.

The Venezuelan has eight goals in his past four games.

He has 17 goals this season. He trails league-leader David Villa of

Southern Fried Soccer: Talking MLS and EPL action

4:57 am Aug. 21, 2017

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Doug Roberson reviews the MLS action, the Premier League’s second round of games, and talks about Atlanta United’s upcoming week in this podcast.

And if you didn’t read the story that just posted

Ranking this week’s MLS games

9:50 am Aug. 16, 2017

Ranking this week’s MLS games from best to worst.

Toronto (12-3-8) at Chicago (12-6-5), 8 p.m. Saturday. The two best teams in MLS face off. If Chicago wins, it opens the door for a three-team race