Stephen Glass named Atlanta United Interim Head Coach

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Atlanta United announced today that Atlanta United 2 head coach Stephen Glass will serve as interim head coach following the departure of Frank De Boer. 

A native of Scotland, Glass — who played professionally at Aberdeen and Newcastle among others — joined Atlanta United in August 2018 as a coach for the Atlanta United Academy focusing on the U-17 squad. He was promoted to head coach of the club’s USL Championship affiliate ATL UTD 2 in January 2019.

“I am honored to take over as interim head coach for the Atlanta United first team,” Glass said. “I am committed to continuing the hard work the team has done to establish itself as a top club in MLS, and to meeting the high standard expected of us both on and off the field.

Academy Director Tony Annan will take over as interim head coach of Atlanta United 2.

The Five Stripes were eliminated from the MLS is Back tournament. The next game has not been announced by MLS.

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