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

From the film room: Louisville City doubles its lead

Neither team was explosive offensively Saturday afternoon, and Louisville City struck twice in counter-attack postures to earn what was ultimately a comfortable win over Nashville SC. How did the second goal – and easy tap-in for Niall McCabe – come about? The setup We’re in the 65th minute, and Louisville City broke through in the 56th minute, so they were able to go into a … Continue reading From the film room: Louisville City doubles its lead

Observations from Nashville SC practice

Most of the period of practice that was open to media today was the installation/fine-tuning of a five-man backline scheme (and the rest of it was positional drills), so there’s a little less to glean from offensive players, but we got a really good look at the defensive personnel. Gary Smith┬ádid mention in his press conference afterwards – video coming soon – that it’s one … Continue reading Observations from Nashville SC practice

Ropapa Mensah, London Woodberry, and Jordan Dunstan are the newest Boys in Gold

A couple days back, NSC added some talent. It is time to talk about that talent. Ropapa Mensah Mensah was the headliner of Tuesday’s announcement, and indeed is one of the headliners of the roster so far: he’s a proven goal-scorer moving from a situation where he was one of the only bright spots for a team that was otherwise pretty bad. Mensah made appearances … Continue reading Ropapa Mensah, London Woodberry, and Jordan Dunstan are the newest Boys in Gold

Nashville SC adds three more players

Just re-posting the press release for now because the day job intervenes. My breakdowns this afternoon (though I had taken a long look at Mensah preparing the USL Eastern Conference previews, and this is a good, good addition. The others I’ll have to research). ROPAPA MENSAH | F Mensah gives Nashville SC another premier scoring threat at the striker position. On loan from Inter Allies … Continue reading Nashville SC adds three more players