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?

Analyzing Nashville SC’s winger situation

Nashville SC’s 2020 MLS roster is coming together: the Boys in Gold have 23 players in the fold, and much of the depth seems to come on the wings. With just a couple months to go before the season, let’s take stock of the situation at the position. MLS returnees The wealth of data available (thanks, American Soccer Analysis!) makes the two players coming from within … Continue reading Analyzing Nashville SC’s winger situation

Nashville SC rewards four ready to make the jump

Throughout the process of putting together the inaugural Major League Soccer squad in Nashville, General Manager Mike Jacobs has been open that fans may have to bid adieu to some of their favorites. That happened yesterday, when Nashville SC announced the signings of four former USL Boys in Gold to the MLS squad – and in the process, revealed that the remainder of the team … Continue reading Nashville SC rewards four ready to make the jump

Nashville SC signs USL quartet to MLS contracts

From Club release because ya boy is taking producer Lily to the zoo: NASHVILLE (Nov. 22, 2019) – Nashville Soccer Club announced today the signing of midfielder Matt LaGrassa, defenders Ken Tribbett and Taylor Washington and forward Alan Winn from the USL Championship. The foursome moves to Major League Soccer after playing for Nashville SC’s USL Championship side. “We are really proud of Matt, Ken, … Continue reading Nashville SC signs USL quartet to MLS contracts

Who makes the cut? My projections for USL players jumping to MLS

Ropapa Mensah’s youth makes him a good fit to move up with Nashville SC. Ryan Lassan Photography/For Club and Country. Nashville SC has seven players currently signed for the inaugural MLS season (with two more on the way the moment the MLS trade window opens next week). Who from the current – or soon-to-be-outgoing – USL side will join them? My official projections (I should note … Continue reading Who makes the cut? My projections for USL players jumping to MLS

Postgame presser: Smith, Ockford, Pickens and Winn discuss victory over Birmingham

Nashville SC head coach Gary Smith and three of his players met with the media after Tuesday’s 1-0 win over Birmingham Legion. Watch and read their comments here. Head coach Gary Smith “Well obviously, I’m delighted to be bagging the three points tonight. The game really unfolded in a fashion that I expected: our wide flank play was very good, we looked bright and purposeful … Continue reading Postgame presser: Smith, Ockford, Pickens and Winn discuss victory over Birmingham