Nashville SC didn’t achieve the desired result against Saint Louis FC last night. Here’s what the gaffer and two of his defenders had to say after the contest. Comments courtesy Nashville SC media relations. Gary Smith “Of course, bitterly disappointed. I think any defeat at home would put us in a very similar mindset. I actually thought the first half, they looked more threatening without really … Continue reading Postgame presser: Gary Smith, Liam Doyle, Taylor Washington after loss to Saint Louis FC
Transcript courtesy Nashville SC media relations Nashville SC Head Coach Gary Smith “Very pleased that we’ve got off the mark with a win. These first games as you open up the season are very difficult. You get a little bit of tension and anxiousness in play. I honestly thought for a good majority of the game, and the stats bear me out on that, we … Continue reading Presser transcript: Loudoun United postgame
Full transcript from head coach Gary Smith and players Ken Tribbett and Connor Sparrow after Nashville SC’s 2-0 loss to NYCFC in a preseason friendly, with pool quotes from other players, as well. See video from the media portion here. Gary Smith “I honestly thought that the game was a terrific exercise for us for many, many, many different reasons. It was great to see … Continue reading Transcript: Gary Smith and players after NYCFC loss
Running down the links of interest to Nashville SC and US Soccer fans. Please follow the site on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook if you don’t already, and if you like what you read here, share with a friend and encourage them to follow as well! Busy offseason for Nashville SC. A little self-promotion here, but there’s been a ton going on over the past few … Continue reading Pitch Points has a busy offseason
For future consideration. Bournemouth has hired a loan manager to track their players who are out with other clubs. Maybe not that interesting on its own (they’re hardly the first to do it – certainly Manchester City and Chelsea have entire departments to manage their empires) – but does indicate a seriousness about the way they intend to do business. As Nashville SC enters the big … Continue reading Pitch points: With plans! Maybe!
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
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