Nashville SC lands three on USL Championship first-team

Nashville SC’s 2019 season is one for the record books, and it finishes with three players named to the USL Championship’s first-team all-league side. Striker Daniel Ríos, centerback Forrest Lasso, and goalkeeper Matt Pickens earn top honors. Daniel Ríos finished as the runner-up in the Golden Boot race, scoring 21 goals and adding two assists in 33 combined regular-season and playoff games. He became the … Continue reading Nashville SC lands three on USL Championship first-team

That’s a Wrap: Nashville SC 2019

Ryan Lassan Photography/For Club and Country With Nashville’s soon-to-be-former league just days away from finishing its 2019 season, and the future league finishing up with the Seattle Sounders earning the crown in a 3-1 victory this afternoon, it’s time to re-live the Boys in Gold during their final campaign in USL. This doesn’t signify the end of coverage of the 2019 season, but certainly it’s a … Continue reading That’s a Wrap: Nashville SC 2019

USL Power Ratings and play-in round computer picks: Oct. 23, 2019

So I would have loved to get this up on a Monday like usual, but I’ve been without a computer for a week, which makes it very difficult to do. I’ve hacked together a less visually appealing version just to get something put together, but hopefully the lesson “take your computer to the Apple Store, rather than an authorized retailer” is one that stops biting … Continue reading USL Power Ratings and play-in round computer picks: Oct. 23, 2019

Pickens named USL Championship Golden Gloves winner

Quick content note: I’m going on almost a week without a computer, so apologies for the lack of typical content. I’ve found writing on an iPad to be tedious and horrible! Normal content to resume whenever Steve Jobs is finished fixing up my stuff. We’ve known officially since Saturday – and it’s been inevitable for a few weeks – the the announcement came through today: … Continue reading Pickens named USL Championship Golden Gloves winner

Nashville SC announces playoff details

Ryan Lassan Photography/For Club and Country The USL’s playoff schedule is taking shape, and with that comes Nashville SC’s details. From Club release: NASHVILLE (Oct. 15, 2019) – As a result of Nashville Soccer Club’s 2-0 win over North Carolina FC on Oct. 12, the club will host at least one home playoff match at First Tennessee Park. The first home playoff match in club history … Continue reading Nashville SC announces playoff details

USL power ratings: Oct. 7, 2019

Welcome to the USL power ratings! 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 combines points per game with the quality of opposition played (also measured in points per game). It’s blind to home/away splits as well as scoring margin. The goal is to project a final table … Continue reading USL power ratings: Oct. 7, 2019

USL power ratings: Sept. 30, 2019

Welcome to the USL power ratings! 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 combines points per game with the quality of opposition played (also measured in points per game). It’s blind to home/away splits as well as scoring margin. The goal is to project a final table … Continue reading USL power ratings: Sept. 30, 2019