Loan agreements between MLS and NASL teams have become more and more common with each new season, and today it was the Atlanta Silverbacks’ turn to dip into the first-division ranks. The Silverbacks have signed forward KELLEN GULLEY on a season-long loan from the Chicago Fire, the club announced Monday.
The Atlanta Silverbacks announced Monday that tickets for the 2013 season are now available online. Fans can purchase tickets by clicking here or calling the Silverbacks ticket office at 404-969-4900. The Silverbacks kick off their 2013 season against the Fort Lauderdale Strikers on April 13 at 7:30 p.m. at Atlanta Silverbacks Park.
Silverbacks Head Coach Brian Haynes has been using this preseason to evaluate several promising trialists, and in defender BOBBY REISS’ case, Haynes has seen enough to be convinced. The Silverbacks signed the young defender to his first professional contract on Wednesday, adding depth to the club’s backline going into the 2013 season.
The Atlanta Silverbacks continued their winning ways with another preseason victory - this time topping the University of Alabama-Birmingham, 2-1, Saturday afternoon at Atlanta Silverbacks Park. The game served some significance, as it marked the official return to the field for the Silverbacks rostered players.
In their second preseason game in three days, the Atlanta Silverbacks blanked Georgia State University, 2-0, Saturday afternoon at Atlanta Silverbacks Park. The Silverbacks lineup once again featured exclusively trialists, as it provided head coach Brian Haynes with one last opportunity to evaluate the non-roster players in preseason camp.