FOX Sports Southeast to televise Atlanta United press conference introducing coach Frank de Boer
<b>ATLANTA</b> — FOX Sports Southeast and the FOX Sports app will deliver live coverage of Atlanta United’s press conference introducing head coach Frank de Boer on Monday, January 14, at 11:00 a.m. ET. De Boer will be joined by Atlanta United Vice President and Technical Director Carlos Bocanegra.
A legendary Dutch player and coach, de Boer began his managerial career at Ajax, where he won a club-record four consecutive Eredivisie titles. De Boer also had an illustrious playing career, spending more than 15 combined seasons at Ajax and FC Barcelona.
FOX Sports South and FOX Sports Southeast are exclusive regional broadcasters of Atlanta United, televising matches across Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Tennessee. The networks’ 2019 telecast schedule will be released at a later date.
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<b>FOX Sports Southeast</b>
The FOX Sports regional networks serving the Southeast – FOX Sports South, FOX Sports Carolinas, FOX Sports Tennessee and FOX Sports Southeast – collectively reach nearly 11 million households across seven states. They are the television home of the Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Dream, Atlanta Hawks, Atlanta United, Carolina Hurricanes, Charlotte Hornets, Memphis Grizzlies, Nashville Predators, Cincinnati Reds, Indiana Pacers, New Orleans Pelicans, St. Louis Cardinals, Bundesliga, Atlantic Coast Conference, Big 12 Conference and Big East Conference. Combined, the networks televise nearly 3000 live events and studio shows annually.
Atlanta United joined Major League Soccer in 2017 and won the 2018 MLS Cup in just its second season of existence, the earliest an expansion team has won the title since 1998. During its inaugural season, Atlanta also became just the fourth team in league history to qualify for MLS Cup Playoffs in its first year. The club has set multiple league records including season tickets sales (36,000-plus), single-game attendance (72,243), single-season average (53,002) and total home attendance (901,033). Owned by one of the city’s most influential businessmen and philanthropists, Arthur M. Blank, and led by club President Darren Eales, Atlanta United plays its home matches at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. For more information about Atlanta United, including how to purchase season tickets, visit: www.atlutd.com, and follow @ATLUTD.