Pitch Points is all booked up

Rounding up the links of local and national relevance in the world of soccer. As always, thanks for visiting FCAC. Follow on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, and if there’s anything you’d like me to include in one of these posts, go through those channels or drop me a line in the comments here. Busy social slate. On top of, uh, the season being days away, … Continue reading Pitch Points is all booked up

Nashville SC schedule preview 2019: Eastern Conference playoff contenders

The final piece of the overview of the Eastern Conference: the six teams that made the playoffs in the conference last year and are back to defend (aside from Nashville, which I’ll cover in a different way for obvious reasons). See the arrivals and departures and the non-playoff teams here. The East was much stronger than the West in spots 1-8 last year, whereas the … Continue reading Nashville SC schedule preview 2019: Eastern Conference playoff contenders

Nashville SC announces preseason friendly against Indy Eleven

Nashville will head to Evansville. The Boys in Gold announced their final scheduled preseason friendly today: a matchup with USL foe Indy Eleven in Evansville, Ind. – a city about equidistant between the two clubs’ cities. NASHVILLE (January 23, 2019) – Nashville Soccer Club will take on a nemesis from the 2018 USL Championship season to wrap up its preseason. Nashville will play a neutral site … Continue reading Nashville SC announces preseason friendly against Indy Eleven

Nashville SC to play preseason friendly in Birmingham

From club release: NASHVILLE (January 16, 2019) – Nashville Soccer Club will be the opponent for USL Championship expansion club Birmingham Legion FC’s inaugural home friendly on Saturday, February 16 at 4 p.m. CST at BBVA Compass Field. The friendly will be a precursor to the two regular season games between the clubs in the 2019 USL Championship season. “I’m delighted to have such a challenging … Continue reading Nashville SC to play preseason friendly in Birmingham

Mike Jacobs announces Lipscomb friendly on Fox 17

On an appearance on Fox17 this morning, Nashville SC General Manager Mike Jacobs announced another preseason friendly for this USL season: the Boys in Gold will play a second annual game against Lipscomb University. The game will take place on Lipscomb’s campus Feb. 27. A 5 p.m. kickoff awaits the city’s top professional and college men’s teams. Nashville played primarily depth squad members in last … Continue reading Mike Jacobs announces Lipscomb friendly on Fox 17

Nashville SC adds preseason friendly against Louisville City FC

From club release: NASHVILLE (January 4, 2018) – Nashville Soccer Club will renew its rivalry against two-time defending USL Cup champions Louisville City FC earlier than expected in 2019. While the matchup isn’t on the USL Championship regular season schedule until August, the teams will meet in the preseason at IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. on February 9 at 2:00 p.m. CT. Nashville and Louisville met … Continue reading Nashville SC adds preseason friendly against Louisville City FC

Taking a closer look at Nashville SC’s 2019 schedule

With yesterday’s release of the 2019 USL Championship schedule, we now know the dates and locations for Nashville SC’s games. Let’s take a closer look at the slate for some takeaways. First off, here’s a chart showing the percentage of Nashville’s games played at home (blue line) over the course of the season, with a running five-game average (red line), as well. Of course, the … Continue reading Taking a closer look at Nashville SC’s 2019 schedule