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

Lebo Moloto named second-team All-USL

An honor for one of Nashville’s most consistent offensive threats. From club release: NASHVILLE (November 5, 2018) – Nashville Soccer Club’s dynamic attacking midfielder Lebo Moloto was named to the United Soccer League (USL) All-League Second Team on Monday afternoon. The honor is the first for both a Nashville SC player and for Moloto in his professional career. “Lebo has consistently shown that he is one … Continue reading Lebo Moloto named second-team All-USL

Lebo Moloto giving back to his hometown

As soccer fans around the United States engage in arguments about what’s wrong with youth soccer in our country (with plenty of focus on how the pay-to-play system manages to shut talented players out of the US Soccer system), it’s easy to forget that not everyone even comes from a place where the opportunity for that argument even exists. Players in developing or recently developed … Continue reading Lebo Moloto giving back to his hometown