Cosmos Training Notebook: Oguchi Onyewu, NASL Trophy, Hunter Freeman, and more

NASL Fall Trophy [Photo: Steve Hamlin/TICC]

NASL Fall Trophy [Photo: Steve Hamlin/TICC]

On Thursday, the New York Cosmos were presented with their Fall Season Champions Trophy by NASL Commissioner Bill Peterson. Peterson mentioned how it seems that “I have more photos next to Carlos than my wife”, and continued on to compliment the Cosmos on their consistency and professionalism. Continue reading

Cosmos Country Episode 66 – ‘The Fall & Combined Champs 2016 Episode’

12660394_10154115042861091_1746722863_nWe’re back talking silverware as the Cosmos clinch the Fall Season title, the Combined table for the second year in a row, and the #1 seed in the postseason!

We talk an exciting win in Jacksonville and take a look around the league’s results and news.

We share your thoughts on who you’d like or not like to see the Cosmos paired up against and answer your questions for us.

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Cosmos nominated for 2016 NASL awards

[Photo: Steve Hamlin/TICC]

[Photo: Steve Hamlin/TICC]

The end of the season is nearly upon us and the race is on for the final playoff spot and a showdown with the Cosmos in the playoffs.

But the competition now stretches off the field as the NASL has released its nominees for several performance-based awards this season. Continue reading

Despite recent injuries, Cosmos optimistic to be near full-strength by weekend

Optimistic: Cosmos hope both Lucky Mkosana and Carlos Mendes are available this weekend [Photo: Steve Hamlin/TICC]

Optimistic: Cosmos hope both Lucky Mkosana and Carlos Mendes are available this weekend [Photo: Steve Hamlin/TICC]

The New York Cosmos have experienced a late rash of injuries as they approach the season’s end, but hope to overcome most of them before their final home match this Saturday as a determined Miami FC fights for a spot in the postseason. Continue reading

One semifinal match determined, the Cosmos await their opponents

North_American_Soccer_League_(NASL).svgWith the New York Cosmos and Indy Eleven already determined as the hosts of the semifinal round of the NASL Championship, the league now waits to see who their opponents will be, although one match-up is certain. Continue reading

New York Cosmos defeat Jacksonville Armada 4-2; claim NASL Fall and Combined titles

Yohandry Orozco [Photo: Jacksonville Armada]

Yohandry Orozco [Photo: Jacksonville Armada]

The New York Cosmos defeated the Jacksonville Armada 4-2 with a come from behind win that included two Juan Arango free kick goals.

Coupled with an FC Edmonton loss in Minnesota, the Cosmos also laid claim to the 2016 NASL Fall and Combined season titles, giving them the #1 seed and hosting rights to their playoff matches.

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Cosmos Country Episode 65 – ‘The NASL Final rights could be sold if the Cosmos win them Episode’

12660394_10154115042861091_1746722863_nWe’re back, talking an important road point in Ottawa, an important upcoming road match, the loss of a starter, and the newest obstacle the Cosmos may face, the inability to host the NASL Final should they win the rights to do so.

We take a look at results and news around the league, see how it affects the Cosmos’ charge for the #1 seed in the postseason and watch the congested race for the final playoff spot. As usual, we take your questions.

It’s all here on TICCPod. Continue reading