United plan­ning USL team in Gwin­nett

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution - - FANS EXTRA - — DOUG ROBERSON

At­lanta United will launch a USL team that will play at Cool­ray Field in Gwin­nett in 2018. This ends At­lanta United’s two-year part­ner­ship with the Charleston Bat­tery.

The team’s name and jer­seys will be un­veiled at a later date. A man­ager hasn’t been named.

The USL team will train at At­lanta United’s head­quar­ters in Ma­ri­etta.

USL is the se­cond divi­sion of soccer in North Amer­ica. Twenty-one MLS teams owned or af­fil­i­ated with USL teams this year.

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