The big fish are in: Does Nashville SC make more Trade Window moves?

Dave Romney photo courtesy Nashville SC Yesterday, Nashville SC formally announced the signings of midfielder Dax McCarty and defender Dave Romney. With the pre-Expansion Draft trade window open for another eight hours, are we likely to see any more action? What an MLS roster looks like We know some of Nashville SC’s players – nine of the 18-30 that is the theoretical range on a … Continue reading The big fish are in: Does Nashville SC make more Trade Window moves?

Nashville SC has decisions to make on bringing players from USL to MLS

Nashville SC midfielder Matt LaGrassa. Ryan Lassan Photography/For Club and Country The minute the final whistle blew at 90’+4 Saturday evening, Nashville SC’s 2019 season ended. With it ended the club’s tenure in USL Championship. The focus immediately shifted – had to shift – to the future. With three of the team’s players (strikers Daniel Ríos and Cameron Lancaster, and midfielder Derrick Jones) under contract for … Continue reading Nashville SC has decisions to make on bringing players from USL to MLS

Key newsbits: Ian Ayre on WNSR, late October

It’s been a couple weeks now, but a lot still relevant here. Ian Ayre appeared on WNSR to chat with George Plaster. A lot of boilerplate pablum (as we’ll get for the next couple years as shows have to cater to a non-soccer crowd), but some tidbits. As was the case last time, all credit for the interview goes to WNSR, I’m but a mere … Continue reading Key newsbits: Ian Ayre on WNSR, late October

Nashville SC learns expansion priority draft fate, picks roster-building mechanisms

Nashville SC lost its coin-flip with fellow expansion club Inter Miami CF today, but the Boys in Gold still can be happy about the results of the day. In the next phases of building their inaugural Major League Soccer roster, they know they have the following outcomes: MLS Expansion Priority Draft Results No.1 pick in 2019 MLS Expansion Draft: Inter Miami CF No. 1, Nashville … Continue reading Nashville SC learns expansion priority draft fate, picks roster-building mechanisms

2020 expansion priority draft day is here

Mike Jacobs (left) and Ian Ayre (right) photo courtesy Nashville SC. That time that every young child aways with bated breath is finally upon us: that golden day where Nashville SC will flip a coin for first priority in roster-building mechanisms to enter Major League Soccer in 2020. For Club and Country will be at MLS Headquarters today for the priority draft! If you aren’t … Continue reading 2020 expansion priority draft day is here

Details revealed for Nashville SC and Inter Miami CF expansion draft

We’ve always known that Nashville SC and Inter Miami would have the opportunity to select players from their soon-to-be brethren in MLS as they build their rosters this offseason. Now we know the specifics of how the 2019 expansion draft will go down. From MLS release: NEW YORK (September 18, 2019) – The momentum continues for Major League Soccer’s 2020 expansion clubs Inter Miami CF … Continue reading Details revealed for Nashville SC and Inter Miami CF expansion draft

Pitch Points is goin’ deep

Header image is the graphical representation of Sammy Kahsai’s likely goal of the week for Pittsburgh over the weekend. It’s pitch points. Herein I round up some of the links of most interest to fans of Nashville SC, MLS, the US National Teams, and the soccer world on the whole. If you have something you’d like me to include or consider for a future edition, … Continue reading Pitch Points is goin’ deep