Atlanta United 2 today announced that the USL Championship Board of Governors voted on Thursday in favor of returning to play for the 2020 season, with a provisional start date set for July 11. Additional information on competition format, scheduling, broadcast and other important details will be made available in the coming weeks.
“We are motivated by the Board of Governors decision to move towards a return to play in 2020,” said ATL UTD 2 head coach Stephen Glass. “We have been preparing for the league’s return through individual workouts for the last month and are excited to take the field in a safe environment.”
The league’s return to play will be conducted in strict alignment with all local and state public health guidelines. USL HQ also remains in regular dialogue with the USL Players Association on all matters concerning player health and wellness protocols and will continue those discussions.