190209_McCannWaive

Atlanta United waive Chris McCann

Atlanta United announced today it has waived midfielder Chris McCann.

McCann, 31, joined Atlanta United on a free transfer from Wigan Athletic on July 6, 2016. Over two seasons for the club, he made 48 total appearances with 31 starts and scored one goal with two assists. The Irishman played in a variety of positions in the midfield and on the backline, including both left back and center back. Prior to joining the club, McCann accumulated more than 350 first team appearances with Burnley and Wigan Athletic.

Atlanta wraps up its preseason camp in Los Angeles with friendly matches at LAFC (Feb. 10) and at Los Angeles Galaxy (Feb. 13). The club has beaten Seattle Sounders FC (7-1), Cal State Fullerton (1-0) and Club Tijuana (6-1).

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