Pitch points has ambition

Welcome to Pitch Points, wherein I round up some links of interest to Nashville SC and US Soccer. If you’re not already, follow the site on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, and if you find any stories you’d like me to share, those channels and e-mail are always open. Transfer rumorz Nashville SC apparently reached out to (outgoing) Stoke City and USMNT defender Geoff Cameron, who … Continue reading Pitch points has ambition

Nashville SC tilts the field and finds a winner against Hartford Athletic

Cameron Lancaster photo from file. Tim Sullivan/For Club and Country It’s be easy to look at the teams’ respective records and say that Nashville SC had every expectation of blowing out Hartford Athletic Sunday afternoon. However, the expansion side has found a run of form recently, and its home games (after starting the year as road warriors) have gone much better than those outside of … Continue reading Nashville SC tilts the field and finds a winner against Hartford Athletic

Hartford Athletic preview: Q&A with Shawn McFarland

Hartford Athletic… did not start the year well. Are looks deceiving, though? Shawn McFarland covers pro soccer for the Hartford Courant, and I went to him for some insight on Nashville SC’s next opponent. For Club and Country: Hartford started the year rough, but has since had a much better run of results. Is there a sense that they’ve turned a corner, or has finally … Continue reading Hartford Athletic preview: Q&A with Shawn McFarland

The Wrap: Bethlehem Steel 1-4 Nashville SC

Welcome to The Wrap, wherein I recap the content from last week’s Nashville SC game. This time around, it’s a big road win in Philadelphia. Local content Given the lack of press facilities at the stadium, no story from halftime, but here’s the Game story: Bethlehem’s James Chambers – A USL stalwart and the Steel’s oldest player by nearly a decade – opened the scoring … Continue reading The Wrap: Bethlehem Steel 1-4 Nashville SC

From the film room: wingbacks combine for a goal

Nashville SC had something of an offensive breakout game in Philadelphia Sunday. How did it happen? The situation Nashville SC leads 2-1. They’ve controlled the run of play – even Bethlehem’s goal came on a set piece sprung by a counter-attack – but when the game is this close, there’s plenty of opportunity for the Steel to jump right back level with another counter. Nashville … Continue reading From the film room: wingbacks combine for a goal