Nashville SC lands three on USL Championship first-team

Nashville SC’s 2019 season is one for the record books, and it finishes with three players named to the USL Championship’s first-team all-league side. Striker Daniel Ríos, centerback Forrest Lasso, and goalkeeper Matt Pickens earn top honors. Daniel Ríos finished as the runner-up in the Golden Boot race, scoring 21 goals and adding two assists in 33 combined regular-season and playoff games. He became the … Continue reading Nashville SC lands three on USL Championship first-team

Postgame press conference video and transcript: Gary Smith, Daniel Ríos, and Derrick Jones after 3-1 win

Nashville SC head coach Gary Smith, striker Daniel Ríos, and midfielder Derrick Jones met with the media after a 3-1 win in the playoffs. Watch or read their thoughts on the victory over the Charleston Battery here. Gary Smith “I’m absolutely delighted to win the first playoff game in the club’s history at home in front of our own fans. There’s a lot of tension … Continue reading Postgame press conference video and transcript: Gary Smith, Daniel Ríos, and Derrick Jones after 3-1 win

Press conference video and transcript: Gary Smith and Daniel Ríos pre-NCFC

Nashville SC head coach Gary Smith and striker Daniel Ríos met with the media before their team’s matchup with North Carolina FC this weekend. Watch or read their comments here. Head coach Gary Smith The win Tuesday only raises the stakes on Saturday’s game. What’s that mean for your mental state as a team? “As we went into these last three home games, really the … Continue reading Press conference video and transcript: Gary Smith and Daniel Ríos pre-NCFC

Press conference video and transcript: Smith, Ríos, and Jones pre-Birmingham

Nashville SC head coach Gary Smith and his players Daniel Ríos and Derrick Jones met with the media today. Ready what they said in advance of their Tuesday game against Birmingham Legion. Head coach Gary Smith What was the focus coming out of Saint Louis to prepare for this game? “I think this 10-day break has come at a good time. There were a lot … Continue reading Press conference video and transcript: Smith, Ríos, and Jones pre-Birmingham

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