Atlanta Chiefs, Part 2 (1979-1981)

Released Friday, Dec. 8

In this episode, we highlight the return of the Atlanta Chiefs, the city’s first professional soccer franchise that we covered in an earlier episode. In Part 2, we cover the revival of the club behind media mogul Ted Turner and their stretch in the final years of the NASL. We also take at look at how the arrival of world-class star Pelé affected American soccer when in the 1970s he joined the New York Cosmos.

Our guests for this episode include:

  • David "Chaddy" Chadwick - Atlanta Chiefs head coach
  • Tony Allifi - Atlanta Chiefs community relations & outreach
  • Terry Hanson - Vice President of Turner Broadcasting, radio broadcaster

Listen below:

Atlanta Chiefs jersey
Atlanta Chiefs jersey belonging to David Byrne
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