Cardiac Cosmos reappear in Puerto Rico, win in stoppage time

Cristiano Dias puts a ball on net as Jimmy Maurer leaves his line to save it (Photo: NASL)

Cristiano Dias puts a ball on net as Jimmy Maurer leaves his line to save it (Photo: NASL)

The Cardiac Cosmos made another road appearance as they beat Puerto Rico FC 2-1, making the island the first location outside of New York and Miami that the Cosmos have logged a league win. The Cosmos came from behind to win in stoppage time for the second week in a row. Continue reading

Tests for Cosmos depth as four players receive call-ups

12874323_10154215357141091_2016518768_oThe New York Cosmos roster depth will face additional tests starting in the final week of August as four of the first team players receive call-ups to their national teams.

Andres Flores, Yasmani Duk, David Ochieng, and Eric Calvillo have all received call-ups to the El Salvador, Bolivia, Kenya, and US U-19 sides, respectively. Continue reading

Giovanni Savarese looks ahead to Puerto Rico, road points

Giovanni Savarese (Photo: Steve Hamlin/TICC)

Giovanni Savarese (Photo: Steve Hamlin/TICC)

Nobody can deny that the Cosmos have looked absolutely disappointing on the road this season. After the 2015 season where they went undefeated in the spring, it took the the club only a handful of games this season to find two late losses. Up to this point, they have dropped all but three away games this season (2-1-6).

With a match coming up this weekend in Puerto Rico, Cosmos head coach Giovanni Savarese looked ahead at what it’ll take to leave the island with road points.  Continue reading

Cosmos Country Podcast Episode 58 – ‘The We All Hate Tampa Episode’

12660394_10154115042861091_1746722863_nThe guys are back talking a massive come from behind win over Tampa Bay, some spicy words from from key figures in both organizations, and an upcoming match on the road against Puerto Rico.
We look around the league, take your questions, and announce the winners of the #TICCprints competition.
It’s all here on Cosmos Country!

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“It challenges me”: Freeman comments on move to CB, Cosmos back four

Hunter Freeman in action against the Rowdies (Photo: Nick Laveglia/TICC)

Hunter Freeman in action against the Rowdies (Photo: Nick Laveglia/TICC)

One of the more interesting story lines of the Fall Season for the New York Cosmos has been Hunter Freeman’s move to center back following the return of local boy Jimmy Mulligan. Mainly a right back during his time with the Cosmos, Freeman has spent each of the last four games this fall in a central position. Continue reading

“More mature” Mulligan draws praise from teammates, Savarese

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Jimmy Mulligan (Photo: Steve Hamlin/TICC)

The first two seasons of Jimmy Mulligan’s career didn’t go exactly as planned.

The Medford, New York native had signed for the Cosmos on April 11th, 2014 after a decorated career at St John’s University, which saw him feature in all 80 games for the Red Storm during his four years there. However, the next two years with the Cosmos saw Mulligan start five games out of only six that he appeared in, totaling only 477 minutes in green and white. Continue reading

Match Recap: Penalties, red cards, and stoppage winner in Cosmos Rowdies thriller

The team celebrates the late goal (Photo: Nick Laveglia/TICC)

The team celebrates the late goal (Photo: Nick Laveglia/TICC)

The Cardiac Cosmos made another appearance on Saturday evening as they overturned an early 0-2 deficit with a pair of Adam Moffat penalties and a stoppage time winner from David Diosa. They remained unbeaten against the Rowdies this year and held onto their third-place position in the combined and fall tables. Continue reading

Giovanni Savarese: Rowdies “looking always for an excuse” for losses to Cosmos

Giovanni Savarese (Photo: Steve Hamlin/TICC)

Giovanni Savarese (Photo: Steve Hamlin/TICC)

The Cosmos took the season series against the Rowdies with a pair of home wins and a draw on the road, but they made it clear on Saturday night there is no love lost between the two teams, even if they do respect their opponents.

“I think today we saw a team that is much better than the way they behaved,” said Cosmos Head Coach Giovanni Savarese about their opponents. “This team, against us, is like they looking always for an excuse to say why they’re losing.”  Continue reading