Presser video and transcript: Gary Smith, Lebo Moloto, and Bolu Akinyode pre-NYRBII

Nashville SC head coach Gary Smith and midfielders Lebo Moloto and Bolu Akinyode met with the media before tomorrow night’s game against New York Red Bulls II. Watch or read their full comments here. Gary Smith Do the players naturally get the stakes of the game or do you re-emphasize it to them? “I don’t have to say anything. These are the easy games. Saturday … Continue reading Presser video and transcript: Gary Smith, Lebo Moloto, and Bolu Akinyode pre-NYRBII

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

Video and transcript: Gary Smith and Lebo Moloto pre-Swope Park Rangers

Nashville SC head coach Gary Smith and midfielder Lebo Moloto met with For Club and Country prior to tomorrow evening’s game against Swope Park Rangers. Watch and read what they had to say here. Head coach Gary Smith Further takeaways from Tampa? “I don’t think a defeat gets any better. I think it gives us an opportunity to think about some of the the things that … Continue reading Video and transcript: Gary Smith and Lebo Moloto pre-Swope Park Rangers

USL Preview 2019: Where are the good players?

New to the USL as we head toward Nashville SC’s final go-round in the Championship? Let’s take a first look at the 2019 season by evaluating where the best players are going to be suiting up. Team of the Year First, let’s take a look at where last season’s All-League players ended up: Of the 22 total players who earned all-league honors last year, seven … Continue reading USL Preview 2019: Where are the good players?

Nashville SC announces returning players

From Club release: NASHVILLE (November 14, 2018) – The majority of the main contributors of Nashville Soccer Club’s successful inaugural season that finished in a USL Cup Playoff appearance this season will be back for 2019, pending USL and federation approval. Each of Nashville’s 12 highest minutes-played contributors will be back next year, including all four primary defenders and starting keeper on the league’s second-best defense. … Continue reading Nashville SC announces returning players

The graphical: Nashville SC 2018 player radars

We’ve reached the end of the USL season – though Nashville’s been done for nearly a month – so let’s continue wrapping things up by a graphical representation of the players’ 2018 performances. A few notes here: Field players only. I’ll consider doing something for keepers in the future, but it doesn’t seem like the sort of thing that makes sense without broader comparisons. I … Continue reading The graphical: Nashville SC 2018 player radars