January 14th, 2012 by admin
Many people affiliate themselves with soccer very much. It’s the player’s passion and the skill involved in it that gives many the adrenaline rush that moves them to the edge of their seats.
The history of Georgia Athens united goes all the way back to 1986 through a unique merge of two conflicting organization; the applejacks and Athens international to form one of the Read the rest of this entry »
January 12th, 2012 by admin
Are you a huge Athens United fan and want to make a journey down to Georgia to take in a game? You can plan your trip online with Satellite Internet and there’s more to see in Athens than just a great soccer team!
Take in ANOTHER sport: Athens has a lot of athletic talents and their American football team (The Georgia Bulldogs) is consistently one of the best in NCAA. The University of Georgia has a great soccer team as well, so after you’re done with United take in a college matchup.
The Restaurant Scene: You’re going to get hungry watching all that soccer so head to downtown Athens to get a bite after the game. Gyro Wrap is a local favorite as is Depalmasif you’re planning on making it a late night you’ve got to head to The Grill.
Picturesque Surroundings: Just outside the playing fields for Athens United is some of the prettiest piedmont in the country. The campus is heavily forested and downtown makes for a great stroll – you’ll likely run into other United fans while you’re out, too!
September 21st, 2011 by admin
The Rules of the Game of Soccer
There are 17 official rules of soccer, but these are some of the basic ones. The first is that there is a maximum of 11 players on the field, one of which must be the goalkeeper, or goalie. The minimum amount of players to constitute a team is usually seven. Use of the arms or hands to move the ball is not permitted, except by the goalie. The goalie can only do so in a specific area in Read the rest of this entry »
September 19th, 2011 by admin
Some of the outstanding players on the Athens United teams were awarded Athens United Scholarships. In 2002, Kelly Curran and Judson Brown received the awards. The following year in 2003, Ali Northcut and Nathan McNure were the recipients of the awarded scholarships. Two more outstanding players were given the award in 2004, they were, David Bell and Elizabeth Ely Kelso. Two award winning players in 2005 were, Joel Weber and Rebecca Corey. The Athens United Scholarships were awarded to Evan Read the rest of this entry »
September 16th, 2011 by admin
AUSA(Athens United Soccer Association) was not started by a single person or organization like any ordinary organization. AUSA was adopted by two rival organizations merging in 1986. Those rival organizations were, Applejacks and Athens International. Now the first organization to have a soccer team in Athens was Athens Parks and Recreations, however they were not affiliated with the Georgia Youth Soccer Association. Applejacks was an entirely different situation. Applejacks evolved when some older boys were to old to play but Read the rest of this entry »
September 14th, 2011 by admin
Athens United has been developing youth soccer talent for over 20 years. Located out of Athens, GA, this club is four tiered in nature, offering developmental programs for boys and girls U5-U12, boys and girls academy programs are available for ages U9-U12. Athens United has select programs for guys and girls from U13 ” U17 and also a college experience program at the U16 ” U19 levels.
The developmental program is geared primarily towards providing youth Read the rest of this entry »