Nashville SC’s MLS Roster basics

Derrick Jones is one of four players Nashville’s MLS organization has signed. Tim Sullivan/For Club and Country With a few extra days of rest of the team, keeping up with the grind of their games has been a little less strenuous this week. So let’s take the time to get into the basics of MLS roster-building. Obviously, it will be of major interest to us … Continue reading Nashville SC’s MLS Roster basics

Quick reaction: Derrick Jones signed by Nashville SC

Nashville SC has acquired a player for its MLS days, and like strikers Cameron Lancaster and Daniel Ríos, he will be loaned to the USL side for the 2019 season (or the remainder of it, at least). Unlike the strike duo, he was acquired from an MLS team using one of MLS’s accounting mechanisms: $175,000 of General Allocation Money will be sent to the Union in … Continue reading Quick reaction: Derrick Jones signed by Nashville SC

Nashville SC announces the acquisition of MLS midfielder Derrick Jones

From Club release: NASHVILLE (May 9, 2019) – Nashville Soccer Club has acquired Major League Soccer midfielder Derrick Jones from the Philadelphia Union for $175,000 in General Allocation Money. The deal will be made official with Major League Soccer on January 1, 2020, and Jones will be loaned to Nashville SC for the remainder of the 2019 USL Championship season. As a part of the transaction, Nashville … Continue reading Nashville SC announces the acquisition of MLS midfielder Derrick Jones

Pitch Points talks about developing youths

Hey, it’s been a minute since we’ve had one of these. Welcome to Pitch Points, wherein I round up some links of interest to Nashville SC, US Soccer, and general soccer fans. If you’re not already following the site on socialchannels, please feel free to do so (and you can drop me any suggested links there). Academies. This article($) in The Athletic is a pretty interesting look … Continue reading Pitch Points talks about developing youths

Pitch Points is all booked up

Rounding up the links of local and national relevance in the world of soccer. As always, thanks for visiting FCAC. Follow on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, and if there’s anything you’d like me to include in one of these posts, go through those channels or drop me a line in the comments here. Busy social slate. On top of, uh, the season being days away, … Continue reading Pitch Points is all booked up

Concacaf Champions League returns tonight – feel the #CCLFever

Long ago, before writing about Nashville SC became high-enough volume to fill a whole site, I talked a lot more about soccer around the country, region, world, galaxy, etc. These are those posts. Toronto FC came painfully close to being the first-ever team from Major League Soccer to win Concacaf Champions League in its current format (Los Angeles Galaxy won in 2000, when it was … Continue reading Concacaf Champions League returns tonight – feel the #CCLFever

Has Nashville SC’s MLS logo leaked?

Good find from the homies over at HasBeenSports. The Lids website is selling hats that are purportedly adorned with the logo Nashville SC will wear as an MLS franchise: If that is the crest… whatever. It looks nice, I guess (can you tell I’m not a big crest snob?). I’ve reached out to the club for comment, but can all-but guarantee they won’t be granting … Continue reading Has Nashville SC’s MLS logo leaked?