MLS 101 – SuperDraft

The 2018 MLS SuperDraft is Friday, January 19. What is the SuperDraft? The MLS SuperDraft is held every January and allows MLS teams to sign players from college. Sounds familiar right? Like NFL? Well, kind of. The first SuperDraft was held in 2000. The draft is divided into four rounds

Nashville SC Atlanta United Match Almost Sold Out

So I logged onto Ticketmaster this morning to see how many tickets were left for Nashville SC historic first match at First Tennessee Park versus Atlanta United of MLS on February 10, 2018. At 7:30 AM exactly. Anyway, as you see in the screenshots the lower bowl is almost sold

MLS 101 – Development Academy And Nashville SC Youth Structure

UPDATE - Nashville SC Building a Residential Development Academy At Currey Ingram One of the most important decisions for the long term future of Nashville SC is deciding on the structure of its youth development. Over the summer the club announced a partnership with the Tennessee State Soccer Association (TSSA) to

Nashville SC Needs Development Academy

What is a Development Academy? Started by the U.S. Soccer Federation in 2007, it was meant to serve as the top tier in U.S Youth soccer and provide a place for elite everyday player development. As of the 2016-17 season, the Academy had 149 total clubs, in five age groups:

MLS 101 – GAM and TAM

In our first MLS 101 we covered MLS structure as single entity, the salary cap and designated players. Here we dive into General Allocation Money (GAM) and Targeted Allocation Money (TAM). What is allocation money? Basically it allows a team to buy down the salary cap hit on a certain

Will Nashville SC Enter MLS in 2019?

We all knew it was coming the moment Nashville Metro Council voted 31-6 to approve a stadium at the Fairgrounds for a MLS team. Nevertheless, today was a huge party and celebration for the entire Nashville SC family. Lost in all the joy was MLS Commissioner Don Garber's statement that

Nashville SC Rise From Amateur Team to MLS

I fully expect Nashville to have an MLS franchise in time for Christmas. Perhaps even a Chanukah gift this week. It’s just incredible how fast this has happened. Maybe I’ll be wrong, but I doubt it. Don't believe me, then ask Jeff Rueter. I’m not here to argue the good