Postgame presser video and transcript: Ottawa Fury tie

Watch and read what Nashville SC head coach Gary Smith and two of his goal-scorers said after tonight’s 3-3 draw against Ottawa Fury. Gary Smith “I’m extremely pleased in the way that we attacked the game, and the opportunities that we created. I think over the course of a couple of games here at home, we’ve found it difficult to find ourselves in positive areas … Continue reading Postgame presser video and transcript: Ottawa Fury tie

Press conference video and transcript: Gary Smith, Lebo Moloto, and Daniel Ríos pre-Ottawa rematch

Nashville SC head coach Gary Smith and two of his players met with the media today. Watch or read their comments here. Top photo from file, but v. good. How excited are you to be back home? “Pleased to be back home, number one: There’s no doubt about that. It seems to be that, when we go away, we’re away for a period of time. … Continue reading Press conference video and transcript: Gary Smith, Lebo Moloto, and Daniel Ríos pre-Ottawa rematch

From the film room: Press makes goal

Quick audible from publishing The Wrap this evening, because I saw another interesting play to break down while cutting GIFs. Let’s take a look at Nashville’s opener. The situation Nashville has tilted the field in Hartford’s direction through the first half hour of play on Rentschler Field. The Boys in Gold have comfortably controlled possession, and what little Hartford has created has come on the … Continue reading From the film room: Press makes goal

MLS salary guide released: Compensation for first four Nashville MLS players revealed

Player salaries in the USL are (sometimes tightly-)kept a secret, by league policy. Some are known – or can be estimated, assumed etc. – but teams and the league don’t reveal them. That is not the case for Major League Soccer. The MLS Players’ Association releases those numbers twice per season. Typically the first edition comes in early May, but it was pushed back this … Continue reading MLS salary guide released: Compensation for first four Nashville MLS players revealed

Presser transcript and video: Gary Smith, Daniel Ríos, and Ken Tribbett pre-Open Cup Round 3

Nashville SC head coach Gary Smith and two of his players met with the media this afternoon in advance of their team’s US Open Cup match against Charleston Battery. Watch or read what they had to say here. Head coach Gary Smith Do you see the light at the end of the tunnel when it comes to fixture congestion, and finally a chance to fully … Continue reading Presser transcript and video: Gary Smith, Daniel Ríos, and Ken Tribbett pre-Open Cup Round 3

Pitch Points has numbers to back up arguments

Welcome to Pitch Points, wherein I make irregular roundups of links of interest to Nashville SC and US Soccer. If you don’t already follow the site on social channels, do so @ClubCountryUSA on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Big data, big money. DC United has promoted its stat guru to the position of Technical Director. Your miileage may vary in terms of how important analytics are to … Continue reading Pitch Points has numbers to back up arguments

Presser video and transcript: Gary Smith and Daniel Ríos pre-Charlotte Independence

Nashville SC head coach Gary Smith and striker Daniel Ríos met with the media in advance of their game against Charlotte Independence. See what they had to say here. Gary Smith How was practicing with the team (specifically a cross you hit? “Every now and then I have to remind myself that there’s still something left. There’s too many things that have left my body … Continue reading Presser video and transcript: Gary Smith and Daniel Ríos pre-Charlotte Independence