A fresh start for Atlanta United, after a long 2020 and terrible season under FdB and Glass. Dave and Mike talk about what the future might hold in this episode. Hoping everyone has a Happy New Year and ATLUTD is headed in a new direction that reflects the first 2 years of the club.
Glass is nearly empty, and his coaching record show it, he is what he is, very below average and over his head in the head coach job.. Oh....And, did Frank de Boer actually quit for the Holland National team gig, because the timing now makes you wonder in hindsight? Moreno and Barco on the field together was less impressive than we would have liked against DC United. We are currently below the playoff line, and our plan seems to have no plan. Where is a new coach to lead us forward, and why does the front office think this soccer fanbase is so gullible? We talk about it all...
#18 - Atlanta United is Unwatchable - Pity Martinez is Gone and Barco is next! Who’s Driving the Bus?
Atlanta United is currently "Unwatchable"! Pity Martinez is Gone and Barco is next! Who's Driving the Bus? The quality of soccer the last six games has truly been unwatchable on many levels. Luckly, we still love Atlanta United FC, and nobody is getting off the bus, even if Glass takes a quick joy ride. It's hard to compute in the year of Covid-19 what the hell is going on, and selling our big players for record breaking MLS transfer fees is exciting, yet sad, but it's no substitute for good old fashion winning. Barco stands alone as our energizer bunny, but we've got to get a coach who's packaged and aligned with our next DP signing.
#17 Jeff Newbury, Lagos Kunga’s youth coach, joins the fire! Orlando’s first win over Atlanta United
Jeff Newbury joins the fire! The coach who supported Lagos signing to Atlanta United. Plus, he's an awesome Roswell Hornet on this podcast... Jeff is an amazing youth soccer coach in the DDY system and he's a huge supporter Lagos Kunga, one of the first batch Atlanta United home grown players who is currently on loan.
In this podcast, you'll learn about youth soccer in Georgia and beyond, and how the future of US soccer is bright, but the reality of where we can compete at the highest level is still a few generations away. Coming at you with the deep insights, Jeff understands the Atlanta United academy system, ins and outs, and offers his thoughts on Tata, Eales, Carlos, FdB and more.... Sit back, buckle up and enjoy! This one is packed full of knowledge, thanks to Jeff Newbury!
#16 S2 Ep5 - Atlanta United Win 2-0 over Nashville and Pity has 2 great goals, but overall performance leaves a lot to desire
The team was not sharp. They did not really play attacking soccer and looked like a FdB team. They did not go forward with purpose to break down Nashville. Pity did have two great goals, but time will tell if that trend will hold steady. Overall performance is a "C" grade from your hosts at ATLONFIRE. Listen and subscribe, We are now on YouTube. Search "ATLONFIRE".
Fans of Atlanta United talk about it all. Frank De Boer is out of Atlanta and his track record is not looking great in recent times. The fire is going to video, and we are on YouTube. Scary times. Check for some Youtube out-takes and our trivia section.
#14 S2 Ep 3 - Wow. Atlanta United Really Hates Orlando. Frank de Boer Out! Things are Pity ugly for Atlanta supporters.
MLS is Back, ATL ON FIRE is Back, but does not want to be…. ATL UTD is terrible. I’m running solo tonight for the first time. How did we do in MLS is Back? 3 games, 3 losses. No points, no goals, simply awful. Maybe we just hate Orlando that much? But seriously, Frank de Boer clearly did not have this team prepared and up for playing. We have no leadership on the field. The commentators even took shots at Frank de Boer and laughed at “total football” when he put Jon Gallagher (Forward) at left center back when Meza got hurt. Commentators are not typically going to call out senstive things that did not happen, like a plane that was supposed to fly over the stadium with a “Frank De Boer Out” Banner. Pity Martinez continues to embarrass himself. Barco is clearly a talent, but he should just ask to be transferred in the next window, so he does not waste away at this club and league. Overall, MLS has a lot of issues, and the fact that the Crew was just “okay” speaks volumes of where the quality level is in general.
Josef ACL (bleep), did that really happen? He is out 6 plus months. What is next for Atlanta United? How about some Trivia, we got it all. MLS Budget, TAM, GAM and other rules. CCL, Club America, but not at the Benz , our odds just went down, but keep your head up Atlanta. We've got Katz Corner and Mike gets Firey too. We talk about it all with the fire sparking...
Jon Thompson joins the fire to talk all things ATL in the month of August. Atlanta continues to win, and win and win. We have 1 trophpy, can we get another in the US Open Cup? We enjoy some Italian Wine and Flor de Cana Rum. This one talks about it all..