Nashville SC ships Michael Cox to St. Louis in exchange for international spot

From club release: NASHVILLE (July 12, 2018) – Nashville SC has agreed to trade forward Michael Cox to Saint Louis FC of the United Soccer League (USL) in exchange for an international roster spot. The acquisition of the roster spot brings the team’s total to eight for the rest of the 2018 season. “Michael was a good ambassador for Nashville Soccer Club, and we are … Continue reading Nashville SC ships Michael Cox to St. Louis in exchange for international spot

Breakdown and player ratings: Bethlehem Steel 0-1 Nashville SC

Breakdown and player ratings: Nashville SC 0-0 Pittsburgh RiverhoundsNashville SC finally earned its first win of the young season, and a road win, no less. What led to the result? Tactics and formation Nashville SC came out with a couple wrinkles that we hadn’t seen this much of prior to the game: a straight-up 4-4-2 formation, and attacking midfielder Lebo Moloto lined up as a … Continue reading Breakdown and player ratings: Bethlehem Steel 0-1 Nashville SC

Full transcripts: Michael Cox and Ryan James March 8, 2018

A couple Boys in Gold met with the media yesterday. Here’s the full transcript from striker Michael Cox and fullback Ryan James. Michael Cox On the Florida trip and the team’s building of chemistry in the Sunshine State: “It was real good, you know. We got in a lot of sessions, quite a few games. We’re really starting to come together as a team. All … Continue reading Full transcripts: Michael Cox and Ryan James March 8, 2018

Nashville SC building chemistry, coming together in preseason

Professional teams aren’t always known for perfect harmony in the locker room. To the greatest extent that may be expected, though, Nashville SC seems close to an exception in that regard. With six preseason friendlies in the rearview mirror and just one more coming up – this weekend in Chattanooga – this has grown into a team that has a genuine camaraderie. “Everyone has that … Continue reading Nashville SC building chemistry, coming together in preseason

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 did mention in his press conference afterwards – video coming soon – that it’s one … Continue reading Observations from Nashville SC practice

Nashville SC announces four more player signings

Yesterday afternoon, Our Club (from Our Town, I guess) made its second round of player announcements. This one has one headliner from Gary Smith’s Colorado Rapids days, and plenty of USL talent (check out the league’s writeup on the latest wave of signings). Kosuke Kimura The first native of Japan in MLS history (though he has never been capped by the Samurai Blue), Kimura has … Continue reading Nashville SC announces four more player signings