Match Preview: Cosmos get another chance to shake road woes in Edmonton

13103270_10154321530856091_1490737145704076294_nAfter letting a two-goal lead slip away for a draw in Tampa Bay, the Cosmos get one more chance to find an elusive three points in Edmonton. Another location that has never been an easy result for them, a win will be crucial to keep from slipping down the table as they already sit in second place in both the fall and combined tables.  Continue reading

The time for Seamus O’Brien to talk to Cosmos fans is now

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Photo: Steve Hamlin

Talk to fans of the New York Cosmos about the state of the team after 3 and a half years and, more often than not, you will hear a response that resembles: “On the field it’s been awesome but off the field it’s not.”

Actually, saying “off the field it’s not” is actually being kind as the actual language has been a lot more vulgar.

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NASL officiating draws comments from Rowdies’ Bill Edwards and Cosmos’ Giovanni Savarese

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Bill Edwards (Photo: James Borchuck/Tampa Bay Times)

Many figures in the NASL and fans of its clubs have complained about the quality of the officiating in the league for some time, but it appears to have really struck a nerve with Rowdies Chairman and CEO Bill Edwards after their draw with the Cosmos on Saturday night.  Continue reading

Cosmos miss out on another road win, draw Rowdies 2-2

Ayoze (Photo: Patrick Patterson/The Unused Substitutes)

Ayoze (Photo: Patrick Patterson/The Unused Substitutes)

A quiet first half and some questionable refereeing gave way to a wild second half full of goals, cards, ejections, and projectiles from the stands as the Cosmos drew 2-2 with the Rowdies. The point earned is the first earned on the road outside of Miami, but drops the Cosmos to second in the fall and combined standings due to goal differential. Continue reading

Jimmy Mulligan returns from Swope Park Rangers loan

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Jimmy Mulligan (Photo: New York Cosmos)

After losing three players to transfers across the course of the season, the Cosmos made a move yesterday to add some depth to their roster by recalling Jimmy Mulligan from his loan with Swope Park Rangers, the Sporting Kansas City USL affiliate.  Continue reading

TICC Picks: Fall Week 4

12922363_10154241073211091_1859528175_oThese picks are posted a day too late for Carolina v Miami. Our team was pretty optimistic about the RailHawks’ odds, but Miami found a way to play spoiler. Despite a road loss in OKC, the Cosmos stay atop the table and now face their worst enemy: the Tampa Bay Rowdies another road game. The team is also pretty confident in Minnesota’s chances and Indy’s ability to bounce back. ‘

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Match Preview: Cosmos travel to Tampa Bay, look to end road woes

13833371_10154475679466091_241228601_oTo say the Cosmos have not looked like a road team is a gross understatement. Their performance on the road has given them just six points out of a possible 21 so far. All six have come in Miami. Aside from those two wins, the Cosmos have dropped every other league road match, five in all. They will attempt to find a reversal to those fortunes at Al Lang Stadium on Saturday night. Continue reading

Roster Notes: Injuries, lineups, and Cosmos B

Roversio and Sebastian Guenzatti (Photo: Steve Hamlin)

Roversio and Sebastian Guenzatti (Photo: Steve Hamlin)

With a Cosmos lineup depleted by transfers and injuries, head coach Giovanni Savarese shared answers to questions raised on the state of the lineup for this weekend and the season, long-term.

Plenty of lineup and formation changes have been present in the past few Cosmos matches. With so much changing, what could we see for a showdown with the Rowdies this weekend? Continue reading