In each other, Nashville SC and new signings find exactly what they’re looking for

Dax McCarty photo courtesy Chicago Fire. Nashville SC added a pair of big pieces to its inaugural roster this week. In separate trades with the Chicago Fire and Los Angeles Galaxy, the front office signed midfielder Dax McCarty and centerback Dave Romney for the 2020 season. A true holding midfielder and a versatile defender, respectively, they could be considered the first purely defensive signings for … Continue reading In each other, Nashville SC and new signings find exactly what they’re looking for

Local take: Romney didn’t fit in his hometown, can excel with a fresh start in Music City

Romney photo courtesy Nashville SC. Dave Romney is a California kid. A native of Irvine, he traveled North to play his college soccer at the University of San Francisco. After four years with the Dons, he parlayed a USL contract with Los Angeles Galaxy II into a Major League soccer career just 30 miles from his hometown*. Playing for the Galaxy’s senior team provided him … Continue reading Local take: Romney didn’t fit in his hometown, can excel with a fresh start in Music City

Local take: McCarty and Chicago were ready to move on, giving Nashville a steal

Dax McCarty photo courtesy Nashville SC. At 32 years old, Dax McCarty started 32 games for the Chicago Fire this season, captaining the squad in all of them*. At the end of the season – as part of a larger-scale house-cleaning that included head coach Veljko Paunovic – McCarty was nonetheless considered surplus to requirements for the 2020 season and beyond. The Fire’s loss is … Continue reading Local take: McCarty and Chicago were ready to move on, giving Nashville a steal

Nashville SC officially signs Dave Romney

Very strange Dave Romney photo courtesy LA Galaxy. What was first reported by The Athletic a week ago is now official: Dave Romney is a member of Nashville SC’s inaugural Major League Soccer roster. The 6-2, 190-pound centerback has played his entire professional career in the LA Galaxy system, beginning with a USL contract with Los Dos out of college in 2015 before signing with the senior … Continue reading Nashville SC officially signs Dave Romney

Nashville SC officially signs Dax McCarty

Nashville has made official what was initially reported by The Athletic a week ago: Chicago Fire captain Dax McCarty is now a Boy in Gold. From Club release: NASHVILLE (Nov. 12, 2019) – Nashville Soccer Club announced today it has signed veteran midfielder Dax McCarty from the Chicago Fire in exchange for $50,000 in General Allocation Money, $50,000 in Targeted Allocation Money and a second round pick … Continue reading Nashville SC officially signs Dax McCarty

Report: Nashville SC to add Dax McCarty, Dave Romney

McCarty photo courtesy Chicago Fire Offseason acquisitions are officially (unofficially!) here. Per The Athletic‘s Paul Tenorio, Nashville SC has traded for($) Chicago Fire captain Dax McCarty and LA Galaxy defender Dave Romney. The Fire will get $50,000 in General Allocation Money, $50,000 in Targeted Allocation Money, and a second-round draft pick in exchange for McCarty. The Galaxy pick up $225,000 in unspecified allocation money in exchange … Continue reading Report: Nashville SC to add Dax McCarty, Dave Romney

Nashville SC officially signs Randall Leal

As reported yesterday, as official today: Nashville SC will add Costa Rica international Randall Leal to the inaugural MLS squad come January. From club release: NASHVILLE (Sep. 06, 2019) – Nashville Soccer Club announced today it has signed Costa Rican international Randall Leal to a Major League Soccer contract, pending receipt of his International Transfer Certificate (ITC) and P-1 Visa. The 22-year-old attacking midfielder will … Continue reading Nashville SC officially signs Randall Leal