Pittsburgh Riverhounds preview: Q&A with Mark Asher Goodman

Photo: Tim Sullivan/For Club and Country The first game against Pittsburgh was so long ago – nearly five months – that plenty has changed in the Steel City. I caught up with Mark Asher Goodman – a.k.a. the Soccer Rabbi – for the latest on the Riverhounds. Follow Mark on Twitter @soccer_rabbi, and find his work on the new Soccer Rabbi site and Pittsburgh Soccer … Continue reading Pittsburgh Riverhounds preview: Q&A with Mark Asher Goodman

Memphis 901 preview: Q&A with 901 Soccer Pod

They’re just a few hours down the freeway, but Memphis 901 FC might as well be a world away. To clear that information barrier, I caught up with Scotty Smith, the editor of 901SoccerPod.com. For Club and Country: One must assume that this season hasn’t lived up to expectations. What has gone wrong for Memphis? What can 901 FC build on for the rest of … Continue reading Memphis 901 preview: Q&A with 901 Soccer Pod

Louisville City FC preview: Q&A with Kenny Alward of Scouse’s House

Want the latest on Louisville City? I went to Kenny Alward of the Scouse’s House supporters group and podcast to know what’s going down in Derby City. For Club and Country: Lou City hasn’t been up to the usual standard so far this season. Is there major worry, or confidence that they’ll turn it around? Kenny Alward: “We have been spoiled over the last few … Continue reading Louisville City FC preview: Q&A with Kenny Alward of Scouse’s House

Hartford Athletic preview: Q&A with Shawn McFarland

Hartford Athletic… did not start the year well. Are looks deceiving, though? Shawn McFarland covers pro soccer for the Hartford Courant, and I went to him for some insight on Nashville SC’s next opponent. For Club and Country: Hartford started the year rough, but has since had a much better run of results. Is there a sense that they’ve turned a corner, or has finally … Continue reading Hartford Athletic preview: Q&A with Shawn McFarland

Bethlehem Steel preview: Q&A with Evan Villella

Tim Sullivan/For Club and Country One could certainly contend that nobody knows the USL like Evan Villella. A host of The USL Show and Views from the Bridge podcasts (covering the USL Championship and the Philadelphia Union, respectively), he’s an expert on the Bethlehem Steel. I picked his brain on Nashville SC’s next opponent. For Club and Country: Has there been a shift in how … Continue reading Bethlehem Steel preview: Q&A with Evan Villella

Indy Eleven preview: Q&A with Brian Cook of BGN Written

Indy Eleven and Nashville square off tomorrow! I caught up with Brian Cook of BGN Written to catch up before the game in Indianapolis. For Club and Country: Indy and Nashville entered the year as the two favorites in the East. Nashville fans are slightly (though not extremely) disappointed with their season to date, how are Indy fans feeling their own season is living up … Continue reading Indy Eleven preview: Q&A with Brian Cook of BGN Written

Charlotte Independence preview: Q&A with Ashley Mahoney of the Charlotte Post

We managed to only briefly mention Jorge Herrera, but it’s whatever. Photo courtesy Charlotte Independence. I do not cover the Charlotte Independence on a day-to-day basis! Ashley Mahoney of the Charlotte Post, however, does (along with just about everything else in Charlotte – check out the incredible breadth of reporting on her Twitter account). I went to the source for some insight on Nashville SC’s … Continue reading Charlotte Independence preview: Q&A with Ashley Mahoney of the Charlotte Post