Pitch Points has the Funk

The Funk. The friends over at Golden Goal bring the human interest piece on NSC defender Ryan James. “He always had a funk about him where he could do things no one else could and get him out of trouble,” Nichols said. “That’s the funk we are talking about. He learned to position himself a bit better and not to rely on that stuff. He’s … Continue reading Pitch Points has the Funk

Pitch Points is renamed Lebo Golazo

Cranking out a Pitch Points before this afternoon’s Cincinnati content, because some of this stuff will be a little stale once we’re focused on FCC. More like Lebo Golazo, am I right folks? Bad pun and a GIF: Meanwhile, that guy’s team is 75/1 to win a USL title. Anybody trying to pool some betting money (kidding! I’m way too scared of losing money to … Continue reading Pitch Points is renamed Lebo Golazo

The lost goals: Nashville SC posts highlights from Ottawa and Orlando friendlies

Did you, like everyone else, not get a chance to see Nashville SC’s goal in the friendly against the Ottawa Fury. Were you interested in what the three tallies against Orlando City looked like? It’s your lucky day. The club has released some highlights on social media: Here's a quick look at highlights of our preseason so far. That @LeboMoloto22 goal at the end tho … Continue reading The lost goals: Nashville SC posts highlights from Ottawa and Orlando friendlies

Nashville SC reportedly defeats Orlando City SC 3-1

We’ll never get official word on the outcome of today’s closed-door friendly against Orlando City SC, but according to multiple tweets from players and the club’s official account, Nashville SC took down the Lions by a 3-1 count. The closed-door nature of the scrimmage typically (though not always) means both teams are going to try to win it, though obviously having no public consumption of the … Continue reading Nashville SC reportedly defeats Orlando City SC 3-1

Nashville SC v. Orlando City SC: What’s the value in a closed friendly?

This afternoon, Nashville SC and Orlando City SC of Major League Soccer will play a friendly, and you won’t be able to see it. No, that’s not a “the stream drops out for 16 minutes so you miss the goals” inability to watch. The teams are playing behind closed doors, with no stream and no fans in the stadium. We might get a final score, … Continue reading Nashville SC v. Orlando City SC: What’s the value in a closed friendly?

Nashville SC Preseason view

The Atlanta United friendly is well into the rearview mirror, but that doesn’t mean Nashville SC is on the cusp of the regular season. Indeed, there’s plenty of soccer to be played before the games count. Here’s what to look forward to over the next few weeks. Feb. 21 Nashville SC v. Chicago Fire IMG Academy • Bradenton, Fla. 5:00 p.m. EST • Watch online … Continue reading Nashville SC Preseason view

NSC’s full preseason schedule released

It’s not just Atlanta United and Cincinnati: Nashville SC’s preseason friendly slate will also include the MLS’s Chicago Fire and Orlando City FC, as well as fellow USL outfit Ottawa Fury. Those three games will take place in Central Florida, with the first two at IMG Academy in Bradenton, and the Orlando City matchup in the Lions’ home city. NSC’s regular season begins with a … Continue reading NSC’s full preseason schedule released