Eric Wynalda will be named today as interim head coach of NASL team Atlanta Silverbacks, according to an industry source.
Wynalda will replace Alex Pineda Chacon, who was fired Sunday night after a disappointing record in charge of the Silverbacks team. It’s understood that Wynalda will take immediate charge of his Atlanta side, beginning with training today and a game tomorrow night against Carolina Railhawks.
The latest move by Wynalda comes hot on the heels of his success as manager of Cal FC, leading the amateur side through several successful results in the US Open Cup before their defeat against Seattle Sounders. It’s understood that Wynalda will be the interim head coach at the Silverbacks until mid-August, when Wynalda will return to his pundit duties at FOX Soccer in Los Angeles, California.
Meanwhile, the San Diego Flash — the club whose head coach is Warren Barton, Wynalda’s colleague at FOX Soccer — has applied to join NASL.
200+ Channels With Sports & News
- Starting price: $33/mo. for fubo Latino Package
- Watch Premier League, World Cup, Euro 2024 & more
Live & On Demand TV Streaming
- Price: $35/mo. for Sling Blue
- Watch Premier League, World Cup & MLS
Many Sports & ESPN Originals
- Price: $9.99/mo. (or get ESPN+, Hulu & Disney+ for $13.99/mo.)
- Features Bundesliga, LaLiga, Championship, & more
2,000+ soccer games per year
- Price: $4.99/mo
- Features Champions League, Serie A, Europa League & NWSL
175 Premier League Games & PL TV
- Starting price: $4.99/mo. for Peacock Premium
- Watch 175 exclusive EPL games per season
110+ channels, live & on-demand
- Price: $59.95/mo. for Plus Package
- Includes FOX, FS1, ESPN, TUDN & more
- Where to find Argentina vs. Jamaica on US TV
- Where to find Brazil vs. Tunisia on US TV
- Where to find Mexico vs. Colombia on US TV
- Where to find Portugal vs. Spain on US TV
- Where to find USA vs. Saudi Arabia on US TV
- USA vs Saudi Arabia preview: Final tune-up before Qatar 2022
- Italy reach UEFA Nations League Finals with win over Hungary
- England draws with Germany, but concerns loom before World Cup
- Zlatan Ibrahimović to feature in latest film of French Asterix series
- International duty brings sweep of injuries to Barcelona