It’s an often quoted line from Nashville SC owner John Ingram, “In Nashville, we may speak over 100 languages, but we all speak soccer.”
It’s in this spirit that the Nashville Soccer Supporters Trust is partnering with one of its member organizations, The Music City Supporters, to help sponsor the Nashville International Center for Empowerment’s World Refugee Day celebration on June 20.
For the second consecutive season, Nashville Soccer Club supporters will be participating in the Prideraiser in June. The initiative, which began with Chattanooga FC and Detroit City FC supporters earlier this decade, is designed for fans to make a cash pledge to a local LGBTQ charity based on the number of goals scored that month by their respective team.
On a cool spring evening upon the emerald pitch of Father Ryan High School’s Giacosa Stadium, some of the finest athletes in Tennessee are going through their paces. Like an elegantly choreographed waltz, they dance a checkered sphere around the field with precision and speed. With no break in their step, they move from drill to drill like champion ball room dancers.
Shawn Dier doesn’t have much time left with Nashville Soccer Club as his local team, but he’s going to take full advantage of the time he has, and that’s what makes him this week’s Fan of the Match.
This week’s Fan of the Match Aaron Grisham will readily admit that his heart was a little conflicted last Saturday, but at the end of the day his belief in the Boys in Gold proved overpowering as the Memphis native watched Nashville upend his hometown team in 2-0 fashion at First Tennessee Park
When Nashville SC came about, Abel Acosta didn’t know much about the team, but he wanted in. A member of the Assembly supporters group, he’s been named this week’s Nashville Soccer Supporters Trust Fan of the Match.
With a record number of participants, the Nashville Roadies and Soccer for the Nations turned to the people of Nashville to help complete the necessary funding to outfit their teams for the 2019 spring season. This is where the Nashville Soccer Supporters Trust stepped in. On Tuesday, the Trust agreed to pick up the tab on shoes and shinguards for the Soccer for the Nations teams, pushing the Trust’s total contribution to the organization this spring north of $1,000.
The Nashville Soccer Supporters Trust has the support of local soccer and the community welfare at the heart of its mission, and in line with these core beliefs, the Trust presented Soccer for the Nations co-director Valair Shabilla with $200 check at the most recent board meeting.
Official meeting minutes from the Trust’s regularly scheduled meetings Nashville SC ownership and management.