While it wasn’t the same as playing in front of tens of thousands of rabid fans during 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup play, Silverbacks midfielder Richie Menjivar felt right at home stepping onto the field for his NASL Fall Season debut on August 10 against the Carolina RailHawks at Atlanta Silverbacks Park.
The Atlanta Silverbacks are set to host the Carolina RailHawks this Saturday at Atlanta Silverbacks Park. At the conclusion of Thursday’s practice, atlantasilverbacksfc.com was able to catch up with Silverbacks Head Coach Brian Haynes, defender Mike Randolph and midfielder Milton Blanco to discuss their NASL Fall Season home opener against the RailHawks and their 1-0 win over Minnesota United FC last Saturday.
The Atlanta Silverbacks couldn’t have started the NASL Fall Season any better, earning a 1-0 win away from home against Minnesota United FC last weekend. With three points in hand and some momentum gained from the road win, the Silverbacks will turn their attention towards Saturday’s home game against their southern rivals, the Carolina RailHawks, at 7:30 p.m. at Atlanta Silverbacks Park.
Blaine, Minn. (August 3, 2013) – The Atlanta Silverbacks have already booked their place as hosts of NASL Soccer Bowl 2013 in November, but that didn’t stop them from maintaining their momentum from the NASL Spring Season Championship. The Silverbacks earned their second road win over Minnesota United FC in less than a month, topping them, 1-0, Saturday night at NSC Stadium in Blaine, Minn.
At the conclusion of Tuesday’s training session, atlanatsilverbacksfc.com caught up with Silverbacks Head Coach Brian Haynes, defenders Bobby Reiss, Martyn Lancaster, Willie Hunt and Mike Randolph, and forward Kellen Gulley to recap last weekend’s 3-2 win over Guatemalan side Club Xelaju MC and look ahead to this Saturday’s NASL Fall Season Opener in Minnesota.