Nashville SC officially releases Judah and the Lion’s “Never Give up on You” as club anthem

From club release: NASHVILLE (Feb. 21, 2020) – Nashville Soccer Club in conjunction with Judah & the Lion and The Backline, the club’s Supporters’ Collective, released today “Never Give Up On You,” the official anthem for Nashville SC and its fans. The anthem is now available at https://judahandthelion.com/and on all digital music platforms including Apple Music, iTunes, Amazon Music, Spotify, YouTube Music and more by clicking here.   … Continue reading Nashville SC officially releases Judah and the Lion’s “Never Give up on You” as club anthem

Nashville SC 2020 preseason preview: DC United

Nashville SC closes out its 2020 preseason with a contest against Eastern Conference side DC United. Can their time in Florida end with a bang? The essentials Opponent: DC United (13-10-11 last season) • 50 points, 5th place East • No. 19 offense MLS, No. 18 defense MLS (xG Power), No. 2 overachiever. Time, Location: Wednesday Feb. 19, 5:00 p.m. CST (6:00 local) • Joe … Continue reading Nashville SC 2020 preseason preview: DC United

It is #CCLFever time

One of my favorite soccer competitions of the year is upon us. The Concacaf Champions League (a/k/a CCL) pits teams from MLS, Liga MX, and Central American/Caribbean leagues against each other to determine the continental champion. The winner represents Concacaf at the FIFA Club World Cup! This is never an MLS team! Teams from Mexico’s domestic league have won the past 14 competitions (some of … Continue reading It is #CCLFever time

Nashville SC traditions unveiled for season opener and beyond

From Club release: NASHVILLE (Feb. 18, 2020) – Nashville Soccer Club unveiled today a series of rituals and activations that will take place during the club’s inaugural match in Major League Soccer against Atlanta United FC on Feb. 29, presented by Renasant Bank. Fans planning to attend will want to get in their seats early to see Judah and the Lion, Charles Esten and Lzzy Hale … Continue reading Nashville SC traditions unveiled for season opener and beyond

Analyzing Nashville SC’s defensive situation

Since preseason friendlies have Pac-Manned up much of my time and energy lately (in addition to the municipal government crumbling around us and the like), it’s been a while since an entry in my series looking at statistical previews of the Nashville SC roster position-by-position. Previous entries include wingers, goalkeepers, and attacking midfield. (Entries to come include defensive midfield and striker, then, yeah?). The Romney … Continue reading Analyzing Nashville SC’s defensive situation

Nashville SC features on MLSSoccer.com

Some more writing from yours truly on MLSSoccer.com. Read up on the league’s website. First, on how Nashville SC’s stadium deal got over the finish line. Then, the off-field build toward the regular season, including that Nashville SC has sold more than 40,000 tickets to the season-opening game against Atlanta United. The two-plus years since announcement of the club’s entry into the league in December of … Continue reading Nashville SC features on MLSSoccer.com

Press conference: Gary Smith and Matt LaGrassa after 3-1 win over FC Cincinnati

Nashville SC head coach Gary Smith and midfielder Matt LaGrassa spoke with the media after yesterday’s 3-1 preseason victory against FC Cincinnati. Read their full comments here. Head coach Gary Smith “Another very competitive preseason game. As I look at the fixtures that we’ve put together here – I may have mentioned it in my last press chat – we don’t really have any straightforward … Continue reading Press conference: Gary Smith and Matt LaGrassa after 3-1 win over FC Cincinnati