Pitch Points likes to fish and also its name is a type of fish

Welcome to the semi-regular rundown of links of interest to Nashville SC, US Soccer, and more. As always, please feel free to share, and if you come across something you’d like me to share in one of these posts, the social media channels and comments are always open. FIRST. If you’re a member of a Nashville SC Supporters Group (or SG-curious), the Backline is having … Continue reading Pitch Points likes to fish and also its name is a type of fish

Pitch Points is too annoyed with Big Flu Shot’s institutional comfort to think of a witty title

Hey! It’s your semi-regular roundup of the links of interest to Nashville SC and US Soccer. This was supposed to go up several hours ago but Big Pharma (not Big Pharma Soccer, to the best of my knowledge) hates me.  At least I will not give anyone the flu. And you will follow and/or encourage friends to follow the site on Twitter if you don’t … Continue reading Pitch Points is too annoyed with Big Flu Shot’s institutional comfort to think of a witty title

Nashville SC stadium update: Mid-December, 2019

Gotta preserve this… stuff. Tim Sullivan/For Club and Country Welcome back to your favorite local politics blog, For Club and Country! Construction has yet to begin on Nashville SC’s 30,000-seat MLS stadium, and indeed, demolition has not even begun at the Fairgrounds site. While new exposition buildings are built and in use, teardown for the building they’ve replaced has been put on hold. While the demolition … Continue reading Nashville SC stadium update: Mid-December, 2019

Pitch Points is goin’ deep

Header image is the graphical representation of Sammy Kahsai’s likely goal of the week for Pittsburgh over the weekend. It’s pitch points. Herein I round up some of the links of most interest to fans of Nashville SC, MLS, the US National Teams, and the soccer world on the whole. If you have something you’d like me to include or consider for a future edition, … Continue reading Pitch Points is goin’ deep

Nashville SC provides stadium update, renderings

Nashville SC CEO Ian Ayre provided a stadium update to the Nashville Sports Authority Board this morning, including several new renderings of the Major League Soccer stadium:   The key points from Ayre’s presentation include an updated expenditure (the ownership group will invest $50-70 million additional capital – unless the initial $225 million in bonds, it is not municipal financing that the group will pay … Continue reading Nashville SC provides stadium update, renderings

Nashville soccer stadium update: July 19, 2019

Hey, this again! Nashville’s soccer-specific stadium litigation drags on, with Save Our Fairgrounds intent on draining as much money from themselves and the citizens of Davidson County as possible. First, the newser from WSMV includes this headline and lede: “Save Our Fairgrounds” wins appeal, MLS stadium construction could be delayed NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) – An appellate court judge has overturned a previous court ruling on issues … Continue reading Nashville soccer stadium update: July 19, 2019

Pitch Points has numbers to back up arguments

Welcome to Pitch Points, wherein I make irregular roundups of links of interest to Nashville SC and US Soccer. If you don’t already follow the site on social channels, do so @ClubCountryUSA on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. Big data, big money. DC United has promoted its stat guru to the position of Technical Director. Your miileage may vary in terms of how important analytics are to … Continue reading Pitch Points has numbers to back up arguments