April 23, 2011
Photo by Michael Buckelew
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MONTREAL -- The Atlanta Silverbacks fell to the Montreal Impact 4-0 Sunday night at Saputo Stadium in Montreal.
BAYAMON, Puerto Rico -- The Atlanta Silverbacks fell to the Puerto Rico Islanders 2-0 on Wednesday night.
The Atlanta Silverbacks will give fans the unique opportunity to design the pro soccer team's uniforms, the club announced Tuesday.
ATLANTA -- The Atlanta Silverbacks defeated FC Tampa Bay 2-1 Saturday night in front of a crowd of 3,515 fans at Atlanta Silverbacks Park. The win extended Atlanta's unbeaten streak to three games and snapped Tampa Bay's five-game unbeaten streak.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- The Atlanta Silverbacks held off a late surge from the Fort Lauderdale Strikers on Saturday night, earning a 3-2 win at Lockhart Stadium.
ATLANTA -- Matt Horth struck first for the Silverbacks, but the first-place RailHawks did the rest of the scoring in a 5-1 win Saturday.
The Atlanta Silverbacks on Wednesday announced the acquisition of Colombian defender Cristian Quinones on a season-long loan from the Fort Lauderdale Strikers.
BAYAMON, Puerto Rico -- Two late goals and a pair of ejections ended the Silverbacks' hopes of picking up a win on the road Sunday in a 3-1 loss to Puerto Rico.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- A goal by Aaron King in the 87th minute gave FC Tampa Bay a 3-2 win Sunday against the Silverbacks, keeping Atlanta from getting points in consecutive games.
On the heels of the team's first win, the Atlanta Silverbacks added forward Conor Chinn on Friday, but may lose midfielder Mario Perez to the Mexican Primera Division.
ATLANTA -- It took 10 games, but lightning finally struck for the Silverbacks.After struggling through its first nine games with seven losses and two ties, Atlanta broke into the win column by beating Montreal 2-1 on Wednesday in a game delayed a few minutes in the second half due to lightning in the area.
ATLANTA -- After losing two games in a row, the Atlanta Silverbacks earned a point at home for the first time Saturday with a 0-0 draw against Fort Lauderdale.
FC Edmonton had been outscored 7-0 in league games, 11-0 overall, since a 1-0 win over the Silverbacks on April 16. But in the 69th minute Saturday, its dry spell was over.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Willie Hunt scored his first goal of the season to get the Silverbacks their first points of the year in a 1-1 draw with FC Tampa Bay on Saturday.
Another game that looked like at least a draw and a point for the Silverbacks, another game that ended in a 2-1 loss on a late goal.
In honor of Japanese defender Kohei Matsushita, the Atlanta Silverbacks will donate half of all advance ticket sales for Saturday's game against FC Edmonton to relief efforts in Japan.
Jimmy Maurer got the start in goal for the Atlanta Silverbacks on Saturday, but a free kick in second half stoppage time went through his hands and into the net, resulting in a 2-1 heartbreaking loss against the NSC Minnesota Stars in front of 3,543 fans.
It's been nearly two and a half years, but men's pro soccer is back in town. Much about the Atlanta Silverbacks, who open their season Saturday, has changed since the franchise last played a game here in 2008.