United bid wins World Cup 2026 for North America

The World Cup is coming to North America, with the majority of its games played in the United States – and possibly some taking place in Nashville. This morning, the joint bid between the Canada, Mexico, and the U.S. defeated a competing bid from Morocco to land the World Cup in eight years’ time. After the Americans failed to overcome hilariously obvious corruption in bidding … Continue reading United bid wins World Cup 2026 for North America

Nashville Soccer 346: Why isn’t the United States in the World Cup?

Since high-level soccer is new to Nashville, we have to make sure that fans are up to speed on the game. Today, a big-picture look at why the United States isn’t in Russia for the next month. See other entries in the series in Nashville Soccer University here or linked on the menu to your right. We’ll gloss over some of the material from your … Continue reading Nashville Soccer 346: Why isn’t the United States in the World Cup?

Where to watch the World Cup in Nashville

Thanks to the wonders of timezones and a World Cup in Russia, games are on early here in Music City. Want to go to a local establishment to watch with fellow fans? Here are the ones opening early. Note: All of these are on the Soccer Bars in Nashville list – and I also tried some others that weren’t on the list, but none had … Continue reading Where to watch the World Cup in Nashville

Pitch Points (also) joins the big leagues

Welcome to Pitch Points: rounding up links of interest in Nashville, US Soccer, and other topics of interest. Don’t forget to follow the site on Twitter, Facebook, and now Instagram, where you can always drop links to share in one of these posts. Cincy Soccer Talk (PHRASE COPYRIGHT 2018 FOR CLUB AND COUNTRY). Cincinnati has a lot to gain from getting into MLS before Miami and Nashville. … Continue reading Pitch Points (also) joins the big leagues

US Soccer documentation: Nashville could go MLS in 2019

This could be safely chalked up to “over-promise to land the World Cup” but there’s certainly an interesting point in the documentation provided to FIFA by the joint bid between the soccer federations of the United States, Canada, and Mexico. Nashville could join MLS as early as next season. The city was recently awarded the 24th expansion team in Major League Soccer (MLS), Nashville SC, … Continue reading US Soccer documentation: Nashville could go MLS in 2019

Pitch Points is renamed Lebo Golazo

Cranking out a Pitch Points before this afternoon’s Cincinnati content, because some of this stuff will be a little stale once we’re focused on FCC. More like Lebo Golazo, am I right folks? Bad pun and a GIF: Meanwhile, that guy’s team is 75/1 to win a USL title. Anybody trying to pool some betting money (kidding! I’m way too scared of losing money to … Continue reading Pitch Points is renamed Lebo Golazo