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

Nashville Approves MLS Stadium Funding

What seemed an impossibility even to Nashville SC owners just a year ago is likely to be reality in a month. Last night Nashville's Metro Council approved a MLS stadium financing package by a vote of 31 to 6. This was the major hurdle the team faced and getting it

Nashville MLS Momentum Builds – Charlotte Bows Out

Tonight Nashville SC took another step forward in landing an MLS franchise in December. Nashville Metro Council held a Soccer Stadium public meeting. The meeting took place at the Nashville Fairgrounds, proposed site for the stadium, and was well attended. It's incredibly impressive the momentum Nashville SC has built. In fact,