Nashville SC officially signs Randall Leal

As reported yesterday, as official today: Nashville SC will add Costa Rica international Randall Leal to the inaugural MLS squad come January. From club release: NASHVILLE (Sep. 06, 2019) – Nashville Soccer Club announced today it has signed Costa Rican international Randall Leal to a Major League Soccer contract, pending receipt of his International Transfer Certificate (ITC) and P-1 Visa. The 22-year-old attacking midfielder will … Continue reading Nashville SC officially signs Randall Leal

The Wrap: Tampa Bay Rowdies 1-2 Nashville SC

Welcome to The Wrap, wherein I recap the content from last week’s Nashville SC game. The Boys in Gold won a Battle in the Bay or whatever ESPN-ified nickname you want to give it. Local content The game story: Winger Kharlton Belmar has been forthcoming about how disappointed he is with his statistical output over the course of this season. He’s been more productive lately, … Continue reading The Wrap: Tampa Bay Rowdies 1-2 Nashville SC

Reports: Nashville SC signs Costa Rica international Randall Leal

Leal photo courtesy Deportiva Saprissa.  Nashville SC’s next international signing is on the way. As first reported by Teletica Deportes in Costa Rica, and confirmed by the sources of ESPN’s Jeffrey Carlisle, the Boys in Gold will be adding 22-year old attacker Randall Leal. He has 13 international caps with Costa Rica, though he has yet to record an international goal or assist for the Ticos. The … Continue reading Reports: Nashville SC signs Costa Rica international Randall Leal

From the film room: Belmar’s execution caps beautiful build

I also had a technique-oriented film room this morning. “Check it out.” Nashville SC won on Saturday! The winning play was awesome! Let’s get into the film room to figure out how it came about. The situation A back-and-forth first half saw Nashville SC emerge with a 1-0 lead. The second half in St. Pete, though, has largely been controlled by the host Tampa Bay … Continue reading From the film room: Belmar’s execution caps beautiful build

From the film room: Spill the shot, spoil the defense

Pun-oriented post title: status failure. Nashville SC earned a lead against Tampa Bay Rowdies shortly before halftime in St. Petersburg Saturday evening, but it didn’t take the Rowdies long to equalize. How’d it happen? The situation Nashville SC earned a go-ahead goal in the 44th minute after Lebo Moloto banged home the rebound on a Cameron Lancaster free kick. Their hosts came out of the … Continue reading From the film room: Spill the shot, spoil the defense

Pitch Points is goin’ deep

Header image is the graphical representation of Sammy Kahsai’s likely goal of the week for Pittsburgh over the weekend. It’s pitch points. Herein I round up some of the links of most interest to fans of Nashville SC, MLS, the US National Teams, and the soccer world on the whole. If you have something you’d like me to include or consider for a future edition, … Continue reading Pitch Points is goin’ deep