Nashville SC game preview 2019: Saint Louis FC

Nashville SC took home a win in week one… but so did the opponent for this weekend. Can the Boys in Gold hold off a Saint Louis FC side coming off an impressive upset of Indy Eleven? The essentials Opponent: St. Louis FC Time, Location: Saturday, March 16 7:00 p.m. CST  • First Tennessee Park Tailgate: With The Assembly at the Ozzie Lot, The Roadies at Neighbors Germantown, … Continue reading Nashville SC game preview 2019: Saint Louis FC

Saint Louis FC preview: Q&A with Phill Grooms of STL Soccer Report

Saint Louis FC was a surprising winner over Eastern Conference favorite Indy Eleven last weekend. Are they suddenly more of a threat to Nashville than anyone expected? I went to Phill Grooms of STL Soccer Report and The USL Show for the details. For Club and Country: Indy’s only offense seemed to come on the counter. Is defense expected to be a strength of Saint Louis this year, … Continue reading Saint Louis FC preview: Q&A with Phill Grooms of STL Soccer Report

Nashville SC game preview 2019: Loudoun United

The season is here. Nashville SC starts against opposition that should be considered… less than intimidating. Will the Boys in Gold come out slinging to show that they’re a serious contender in 2019? The essentials Opponent: Loudoun United (2019 expansion club) • DC United reserve team Time, Location: Saturday, March 9 7:00 p.m. CST  • First Tennessee Park Tailgate: With The Assembly at Germantown Depot, The Roadies at … Continue reading Nashville SC game preview 2019: Loudoun United

Loudoun United preview: Q&A with Ryan Keefer of Black and Red United

So: this will have to be a little bit different than the typical previews are going to be over the course of the season. Most of them will not begin with, “so, uh, is there going to be a team or nah?” Just keep that in mind expectation-wise. Above: future site of LUFC’s home venue. This week’s recipient of a merciless grilling is Ryan Keefer … Continue reading Loudoun United preview: Q&A with Ryan Keefer of Black and Red United

Preview: Nashville SC v. Indy Eleven (2019 friendly)

So here it is: a preview of what should be an epic battle at or near the top of the USL Championship’s Eastern Conference. No team across the league has added nearly the recognized talent of these two over the offseason. What will it look like on the pitch? The essentials Opponent: Indy Eleven. 13-11-10 USL East (7th place) 2018. Lost to Mississippi Brilla in second … Continue reading Preview: Nashville SC v. Indy Eleven (2019 friendly)

Preview: Nashville SC v. Lipscomb University

Nashville SC will go from its toughest preseason test to likely its least difficult in the span of five days, with a match against NCAA side Lipscomb this afternoon. What should we expect? The essentials Opponent: Lipscomb Bisons (NCAA Division I). 10-10-1 (5-1-0 A-Sun), NCAA Round of 16. Time, Location: Wednesday, Feb. 27 5:00 p.m. CST  • Lipscomb Soccer COmplex Event: Preseason friendly Weather: 62ºF, Coudy, 6% chance of … Continue reading Preview: Nashville SC v. Lipscomb University

Preview: Nashville SC v. New York City FC (2019 Friendly)

We return tonight! Some Nashville SC fans made the trip to Birmingham last weekend to see the team’s 3-0 win over a fellow USL Championship side, but tonight, it’s the friendly confines of First Tennessee Park for MLS opposition. The essentials Opponent: New York City FC (16-8-10) – 56 points, 3rd MLS East last season. Fourth round US Open Cup. Time, Location: Friday, Feb. 22 7:00 p.m. … Continue reading Preview: Nashville SC v. New York City FC (2019 Friendly)