Launch party held for Atlanta’s new soccer team

The new Atlanta United FC logo.
The new Atlanta United FC logo.

Frequent contributor, poet, Georgia Tech professor and soccer fan Karen Head attended the official launch party for Atlanta United FC on Tuesday night at SOHO lounge in Midtown. More than 4,000 were in attendance to see the unveiling of the team’s new logo and team colors.

The team will play at the new stadium under construction in Downtown starting in 2017. A record-breaking 21,500 seats have been reserved for the inaugural season of ATLUTD. For more, visit

Contributor Karen Head wearing Atlanta United FC’s colors at the launch event. (Photo by Colin Potts)
Bring your A game.
Founding members got their own commemorative scarf during the launch event.
4,000 were on hand for the launch of Atlanta United FC at SOHO lounge in Midtown.