Nashville SC officially signs Walker Zimmerman

As reported by the always-excellent Paul Tenorio this morning, Nashville SC has traded for LAFC defender Walker Zimmerman. “Walker Zimmerman is a player who we had our sights on when we first started to assemble this group, and we are very excited to add his on and off field abilities and leadership to our roster,” said Nashville SC General Manager Mike Jacobs. “He has proven success at the domestic … Continue reading Nashville SC officially signs Walker Zimmerman

Pitch Points is perhaps-unfairly lumped in with Carlos Vela

Welcome to Pitch Points, wherein I round up some links of interest around Nashville SC, US Soccer, and… whatever else catches my eye. As always, if you have a story you think would be a fit for one of these posts, you can reach me via e-mail, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, carrier pigeon, etc. etc. Hit all of those except the carrier pigeon with a follow … Continue reading Pitch Points is perhaps-unfairly lumped in with Carlos Vela

Who could be the first Nashville SC player called up to the USMNT?

Technically, Daniel Lovitz was traded to Nashville SC a couple hours before suiting up for the Cuba game back in November. In practical terms, though, NSC fans haven’t had the opportunity to see a camp call-up and anticipate one of their players donning the Red, White, and Blue. That remains the case, with Lovitz – who had been a regular for Gregg Berhalter’s Nats – … Continue reading Who could be the first Nashville SC player called up to the USMNT?

Pitch Points was a nice number of days from kickoff

Welcome to Pitch Points, wherein I round up the latest links of interest in the world of Nashville SC, US Soccer, analytics, and more. If you come across something you’d like me to share, e-mail, social media, or the comments here are the ways to bring it to my attention. Be still my heart. When the social media strategy is on point: See y’all back … Continue reading Pitch Points was a nice number of days from kickoff

Gold Cup roster revealed

After last night’s friendly flop against Jamaica, it is time for the Men’s National Team to pare down its roster for the Gold Cup. Head coach Gregg Berhalter unveiled the 23-man lineup this morning: The #USMNT @GoldCup roster by position… Full Details >> https://t.co/egKphGU8Vy pic.twitter.com/Jy2BoHEx1x — U.S. Soccer MNT (@USMNT) June 6, 2019 Some of these are no-brainers – for example, the four players chosen … Continue reading Gold Cup roster revealed

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 finds VisionQuests justified

Rounding up some of the relevant links around the world of Nashville SC and U.S. Soccer. As always, if you find something you’d like me to include in a Pitch Points, leave a comment here or drop me a line through the social channels. Development. Sacramento Republic is using USL Academy contracts as a way to inject some youth into their first-team roster without sacrificing … Continue reading Pitch Points finds VisionQuests justified