Pitch Points likes to fish and also its name is a type of fish

Welcome to the semi-regular rundown of links of interest to Nashville SC, US Soccer, and more. As always, please feel free to share, and if you come across something you’d like me to share in one of these posts, the social media channels and comments are always open. FIRST. If you’re a member of a Nashville SC Supporters Group (or SG-curious), the Backline is having … Continue reading Pitch Points likes to fish and also its name is a type of fish

Nashville SC single-game tickets available for presale today

From Club release: NASHVILLE (Jan. 16, 2020) – Nashville Soccer Club announced today it has officially made single game ticket purchasing options available for the club’s inaugural season in Major League Soccer, starting with a pre-sale for Nashville SC Season Ticket Members starting today, Jan. 16 at 10 a.m. CT.  The best way to secure your tickets to Nashville SC’s inaugural season for the best value … Continue reading Nashville SC single-game tickets available for presale today

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Nashville SC signs Tah Brian Anunga

While we wait on NSC’s high-profile signings in advance of the 2020 MLS season, they continue to build the roster’s depth with players who will likely draw less ink, but could be important in the long run. The latest is former Charleston Battery central midfielder Brian Tah Anunga (or Tah Brian Anunga… or Brian Anunga Tah – it’s listed in any of the three ways … Continue reading Nashville SC signs Tah Brian Anunga

Nashville SC lands “a pro’s pro” in Wake Forest’s Alistair Johnston

When he began his college soccer career, Ontario native Alistair Johnston was a do-everything player for St. John’s University. After a couple seasons in New York City, the versatile defender/midfielder decided on a change of scenery. After asking for a release from St. John’s, he had a number of schools interested. Wake Forest head coach Bobby Muuss already knew that the 5-11, 170-pounder was a … Continue reading Nashville SC lands “a pro’s pro” in Wake Forest’s Alistair Johnston

Analyzing Nashville SC’s goalkeeper situation

We’ve already taken a look at the wings, so let’s delve into the goalkeepers. The Boys in Gold have three keepers from very different points in their careers. Joe Willis is the heady veteran, Adrian Zendejas the hotshot prospect getting close to “produce or it’ll never happen” territory, and Elliot Panicco is the fresh-faced college lad. Let’s take a look at them. Joe Willis We’ll … Continue reading Analyzing Nashville SC’s goalkeeper situation

Nashville SC announces full 2020 preseason schedule

From Club release: Nashville SC will head to Bradenton and Tampa, Florida for the club’s first MLS preseason NASHVILLE (Jan. 14, 2020) – Nashville SC announced today its full 2020 preseason schedule, as the club prepares for its inaugural season in Major League Soccer. The club will participate in six preseason matches in Florida before their MLS debut against Atlanta United at Nissan Stadium on Feb. 29, … Continue reading Nashville SC announces full 2020 preseason schedule

Nashville SC selects Creighton midfielder Luke Haakenson with fourth-round MLS SuperDraft pick

Nashville SC closed out its participation in the 2020 MLS SuperDraft with a selection of Creighton midfielder Luke Haakenson in the fourth round. The 5-10, 175-pounder is a product of the Shattuck-St. Mary’s Development Academy program in Minnesota, and hails from the Twin Cities area. In four years in Omaha, Haakenson played in 74 games, starting all 17 as a senior and 14/18 contests in each … Continue reading Nashville SC selects Creighton midfielder Luke Haakenson with fourth-round MLS SuperDraft pick