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Atlanta Silverbacks excited about split-schedule

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The Atlanta Silverbacks finished strong last season, so they're excited about the upcoming split-schedule in the North American Soccer League

NASL Commissioner Bill Peterson met with the team on Wednesday to discuss the new format, which includes and spring and fall season

Atlanta's a solid soccer market, so when Falcons owner Arthur Blank recently claimed he'd like to see an Major League Soccer franchise play in the new Falcons stadium, Peterson said that the Silverbacks should be in that mix.

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