Nashville SC selected for two nationally-televised USL games

The USL Championship has released its game-of-the-week schedule, and Nashville SC will appear twice. NSC’s May 8 home game against the Tampa Bay Rowdies will air nationally on ESPN2, while the game at Birmingham Legion two weeks later will air on ESPNews. Both are Wednesday contests. The “this travel-able game is on a Wednesday and also on national TV” seems to further underscore that the … Continue reading Nashville SC selected for two nationally-televised USL games

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 gotta catch ’em all

After an extremely long delay, Pitch Points is back. Don’t forget to follow the site on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram for the latest updates. Some of these links are old because portions of this post have been sitting in my drafts folder for literally months. We regret the error. Slipping through the cracks. I thought this 343 Coaching podcast with Joey Anthone of @USAProspects was fascinating. … Continue reading Pitch Points gotta catch ’em all

USL Power ratings: Sept. 24, 2018

Mostly a chalk-ish week, but some interesting swings in the USL. Don’t forget to follow the site on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook for all the content on USL, US Soccer, and Nashville SC. Table Power This rating method counts only opposition played and points attained in a given game – it is best used as a proxy for how the table is likely to play out … Continue reading USL Power ratings: Sept. 24, 2018

Nashville SC can’t capitalize on chances, then beats itself in loss to Rowdies

Nashville SC began the 2018 USL season as one of the league’s top defensive sides. After a two-goal dud in the opener against Louisville City FC, they didn’t concede again until the fifth match of the year, and only one team (Indy Eleven, which did it twice) was able to pot multiple tallies against the NSC defense until the end of July. The offense has … Continue reading Nashville SC can’t capitalize on chances, then beats itself in loss to Rowdies

Preview: Nashville SC v. Tampa Bay Rowdies

Nashville got a road draw against Tampa what feels like ages ago. Can they improve the result when they welcome the Rowdies to First Tennessee Park? The essentials Opponent: Tampa Bay Rowdies (9-12-7 USL). 37 GF, 37 GA so far in 2018, 13th in USL East, 13th in USL East Power Ratings and 18th in combined-table Pure Power. Recent form: TBR (W-L-W-L-D) NSH (D-L-W-L-D) The Line: None yet (will … Continue reading Preview: Nashville SC v. Tampa Bay Rowdies

Nashville SC to give free tickets to Hurricane evacuees

From Club release: NASHVILLE (September 13, 2018) – With millions fleeing the potential effects of Hurricane Florence as it bears down on the Eastern Seaboard, Nashville Soccer Club will be offering evacuees free tickets to its two home games next week. Anyone that presents a current North Carolina, South Carolina or Virginia ID to the First Tennessee Park box office on gameday for Nashville SC’s next … Continue reading Nashville SC to give free tickets to Hurricane evacuees