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Darren Eales on Playing At Mercedes-Benz Stadium: ‘Our Aim Is To Have Every Game At 70,000’

Atlanta United president Darren Eales joined the Dukes & Bell Show Tuesday to talk about the Five Stripes, moving over to the new stadium and missing pieces on the road.

Click below to hear the entire conversation. Here are some of the highlights:

  • The tough loss in New York and the notion Yankee Stadium doesn’t work for soccer.
  • Team captain Michael Parkhurst
  • Portland’s intimidating atmosphere
  • Announced 4th consecutive sell out
  • 42K-44K capacity at Mercedez… could go full bowl with continued rabid support
  • Team missed Yamil Asad in NY; Eales hopes he has a point to prove in Portland
  • On MLS’ website Atlanta United merchandise makes up 25 percent of sales. There are 22 teams, but Atlanta United is 25 percent — The soccer world has embraced Atlanta United
  • Josef Martinez unlikely in Portland


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