Nashville SC schedule preview 2019: Non-playoff teams

The USL’s Eastern Conference was a fun ride last year: there were a handful of teams right near the top, before FC Cincinnati took things to another level (and a couple sides, including Nashville SC, fell down the table a bit). Let’s take a look at those sides that missed the Eastern Conference playoffs, but will try to make it this year. Keep in mind … Continue reading Nashville SC schedule preview 2019: Non-playoff teams

Pitch Points might try to form megaclub

Running through some links of interest to Nashville and US Soccer. As always, please feel free to follow (and share stories!) on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, or your social media platform of choice. If you have a story you’d like me to cover in one of these posts, never hesitate to reach out to me on those social channels, in the comments here, or at t.w.sullivan1@gmail.com. … Continue reading Pitch Points might try to form megaclub

Two 2019 Nashville SC fixtures announced

We’ll have to keep waiting to know the full schedule, but the dates of two Nashville SC games have been released: The Boys in Gold will host expansion club Loudoun United (DC United’s new USL affiliate) March 9 on the league’s opening weekend, and will also serve as the home debut for Ottawa Fury April 6. NSC opened the regular season on the road in … Continue reading Two 2019 Nashville SC fixtures announced

The Graphical: Nashville SC 2-0 Ottawa Fury

Welcome (back) to The Graphical, in which I mine the Opta data for insights as to how Nashville SC’s most recent result came about.  Your shift is on my team sheet This was the second game in a row where Nashville reverted back to the 3-5-2 that they’d started the year playing. While they announced a 4-4-2 lineup, check out these average positions: That’s Liam Doyle … Continue reading The Graphical: Nashville SC 2-0 Ottawa Fury

Preview: Nashville SC v. Ottawa Fury 2018

Payback time? Nashville missed a likely game-winning penalty kick, suffered three injuries and a red card, and lost 2-0 in the Great White North just a few weeks ago. Can they earn revenge over Ottawa Fury this evening? The essentials Opponent: Ottawa Fury (9-9-4 USL). 22 GF, 27 GA so far in 2018, 8th in USL East, 7th in USL East Power Ratings and 21st in combined-table … Continue reading Preview: Nashville SC v. Ottawa Fury 2018

Mistakes, depleted lineup doom Nashville SC in Canada

Don’t forget to vote in the community player ratings from this game. It takes just a few minutes and is completely anonymous (and gives you a chance to vent, perhaps). Trying to get the breakdown and ratings post up this evening or tomorrow morning, so don’t delay! Through about 81 minutes in Ottawa Saturday evening, the proceedings were unfolding perhaps not in an ideal fashion for … Continue reading Mistakes, depleted lineup doom Nashville SC in Canada