Pitch points has ambition

Welcome to Pitch Points, wherein I round up some links of interest to Nashville SC and US Soccer. If you’re not already, follow the site on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, and if you find any stories you’d like me to share, those channels and e-mail are always open. Transfer rumorz Nashville SC apparently reached out to (outgoing) Stoke City and USMNT defender Geoff Cameron, who … Continue reading Pitch points has ambition

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

Pitch Points fawns over RSL

Rounding up the latest in Nashville SC, US Soccer, and more. As always, hit me on the socials if you have a link you’d like me to dive into in one of these posts. Facilitiessssssss. I’ve talked about Real Salt Lake’s palatial training facility in the past, but now that it’s open, it’s time to take another look: It’s the home of Real Monarchs, the USL … Continue reading Pitch Points fawns over RSL

Pitch Points pays solidarity

Welcome to Pitch Points: rounding up links of interest in Nashville, US Soccer, and other topics of interest. Don’t forget to follow the site on Twitter and Facebook, where you can always drop links to share in one of these posts. Development. This one snuck through (as in “I had a tab for it open and totally forgot to include it”) last week’s links post, but … Continue reading Pitch Points pays solidarity

Pitch Points has fingers crossed for 2026

As always don’t forget to follow For Club and Country on Facebook and Twitter. Catch anything in the wild that you want me to share in one of these posts? Send me a note through either of those channels. Interesting times for World Cup 2026. The process for winning the World Cup is semi-complicated (to say nothing of errors leaving Nashville-based media scrambling to fact … Continue reading Pitch Points has fingers crossed for 2026

Pitch Points really doesn’t like Bruce Arena

“Pitch Points” is a phrase which here means “Geoff Cameron.” USMNTalk. New US Soccer president Carlos Cordeiro penned an open letter to the soccer community in our country: With the election behind us, I want to help unite us as one soccer family.  The individual passions that fueled each candidacy can help us fulfill the vast potential for our beloved game in the United States. … Continue reading Pitch Points really doesn’t like Bruce Arena

From the film room: Brandon Vazquez scores on the Boys in Gold

Please drop me a line here or on Twitter about how I can make this feature even more useful for you. I want to be as helpful as possible in helping folks understand what happens on the pitch, and why those things happened. Thanks to Robbie Melton for the suggestion of narrating the video. If you want to read/watch something a little more pleasant, I … Continue reading From the film room: Brandon Vazquez scores on the Boys in Gold