Dreaming up ideal Nashville SC preseason friendlies

Definitely hoping to play on this rocky outcrop again. Tim Sullivan/For Club and Country With Nashville SC’s inaugural MLS season under three months away, let’s shift our focus to what happens before that: preseason friendlies. Nashville SC played six of them last year, and seven in 2018 (they added Chattanooga FC and Lipscomb University contests to that group). That’s pretty typical of an MLS team’s preseason … Continue reading Dreaming up ideal Nashville SC preseason friendlies

Local view: Daniel Lovitz, with Tristan D’Amours of ProSoccerUSA

Lovitz photo courtesy Montreal Impact National team fans have a mixed relationship with left back Daniel Lovitz. How does he rate from an MLS perspective? I asked Tristan D’Amours, who covers the Montreal Impact for ProSoccerUSA what to expect from the new Nashville SC defender. For Club and Country: What sort of player should Nashville SC fans expect from Lovitz? What are the strengths of his … Continue reading Local view: Daniel Lovitz, with Tristan D’Amours of ProSoccerUSA

Nashville SC building for the future with first NSC Academy competition

Photo courtesy Nashville SC Academy As Nashville SC builds its inaugural MLS roster through acquiring players both from within Major League Soccer (through various mechanisms) and abroad, the organization is also making a longer play. The NSC Academy took the field for the first time last weekend, with the U-12s participating in the Generation Adidas Cup in Atlanta. The Boys (quite literally, in this case) … Continue reading Nashville SC building for the future with first NSC Academy competition

Report: Nashville SC has only sold 5000 season tickets

The social media trolls have more – uh, sub-bridge gold? to mine? Having a real tough time forming coherent metaphors this morning. Anyway, Sam Stejskal reports in The Athletic that Nashville SC has sold only 5,000 season tickets to date. From Sam’s story: While there is some concern at the league office, one of the sources said that Nashville are not overly worried about the pace … Continue reading Report: Nashville SC has only sold 5000 season tickets

Local view: Abu Danladi with Bridget McDowell of MLS Female

Danladi graphic courtesy Nashville SC Nashville SC has signed a ton of players this offseason! Many of them came from within MLS. That includes former Minnesota United striker Abu Danladi. I caught up with Bridget McDowell, who covers the Loons for MLS Female, to learn a bit more about Danladi. For Club and Country: What sort of player are Nashville SC fans going to see … Continue reading Local view: Abu Danladi with Bridget McDowell of MLS Female

Boys in Not Gold: Dec. 4, 2019

With NSC only boasting two future players still in action (the remainder of the roster will come from domestic leagues), there’s just a little bit to give this week in terms of updates. NEW SIGNING Brayan Beckeles – with CD Olimpia until January transfer window In Continental play, you may recognize the Olimpia name as the victim of Randall Leal’s Saprissa in the Concacaf League … Continue reading Boys in Not Gold: Dec. 4, 2019

Nashville SC signs Brayan Beckeles

Beckeles photo courtesy Nashville SC From Club release: NASHVILLE (Dec. 04, 2019) – Nashville Soccer Club announced today it has signed Honduras World Cup veteran Brayan Beckeles to a Major League Soccer contract, pending receipt of his International Transfer Certificate (ITC). Beckeles is a Green Card holder and therefore will not occupy an International Roster Slot. “Brayan has been a standout at the domestic and international levels,” said Nashville SC … Continue reading Nashville SC signs Brayan Beckeles