Postgame presser: Gary Smith, Derrick Jones, and Alan Winn post-Tormenta FC 2

Nashville SC began its US Open Cup run last night with a win over USL League Two side South Georgia Tormenta FC 2. What did head coach Gary Smith and his players think of the battle? Watch or read here. Coach Gary Smith “Always pleased to advance in the Cup. It’s completely different to league play. You’ve got to get yourself in the winning column … Continue reading Postgame presser: Gary Smith, Derrick Jones, and Alan Winn post-Tormenta FC 2

Nashville SC overcomes shaky moments to win 2019 Cup debut

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – Nashville SC got a goal and two assists from winger Alan Winn, but conceded twice against USL League Two (formerly known as the PDL) side South Georgia Tormenta 2 in s Round 2 matchup in the US Open Cup. The Boys in Gold will take the 3-2 victory, but certainly with a thought in their mind that they must avoid moments of letdown … Continue reading Nashville SC overcomes shaky moments to win 2019 Cup debut

Halftime reset: Nashville SC 2-1 South Georgia Tormenta FC 2

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – It wasn’t a perfect first half for Nashville SC – they allowed too much pressure in the defensive end, and ultimately conceded in the 43rd minute, but with goals from Ropapa Mensah and Alan Winn, the team takes a 2-1 lead into halftime. Mensah was played through on a Winn long ball up the middle, and hammered the ball home to open the … Continue reading Halftime reset: Nashville SC 2-1 South Georgia Tormenta FC 2

Nashville SC US Open Cup preview 2019: Tormenta FC 2

Nashville SC’s US Open Cup journey begins today. The Boys in Gold head just down I-24 to host South Georgia Tormenta 2 at Middle Tennessee State’s Dean Hayes Stadium. The essentials Opponent: South Georgia Tormenta FC 2 Time, Location: Tuesday, May 14 7:30 p.m. CDT  • Dean Hayes Stadium Weather: 66ºF, 3% chance of rain, 54% humidity, No wind Follow: USL Gametracker Watch • Listen: ESPN+. Tailgate: With the BoRoadies … Continue reading Nashville SC US Open Cup preview 2019: Tormenta FC 2

Boys in Gold headed to Murfreesboro for US Open Cup

Middle Tennessee’s campus. From club release: CHICAGO (April 17, 2019) – U.S. Soccer announced its 2019 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Second Round pairings and host scenarios on Wednesday afternoon. As a part of the announcement, Nashville Soccer Club will play the winner of the First Round matchup between Chattanooga Red Wolves SC (USL League One) and South Georgia Tormenta FC 2 (USL League Two) on … Continue reading Boys in Gold headed to Murfreesboro for US Open Cup

Pitch Points finds VisionQuests justified

Rounding up some of the relevant links around the world of Nashville SC and U.S. Soccer. As always, if you find something you’d like me to include in a Pitch Points, leave a comment here or drop me a line through the social channels. Development. Sacramento Republic is using USL Academy contracts as a way to inject some youth into their first-team roster without sacrificing … Continue reading Pitch Points finds VisionQuests justified

Boys in Gold crash out of US Open Cup in Louisville

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Nashville SC didn’t necessarily come out flat in Lynn Stadium Wednesday evening – they fired 15 shots to the hosts’ 12 and controlled 55.2% of possession – but the quality in the final third just wasn’t there as they fell to Louisville City FC by a 2-1 score. Paco Craig scored for Louisville in the 24th minute, and Paolo DelPiccolo added another in … Continue reading Boys in Gold crash out of US Open Cup in Louisville