Cosmos Country Podcast Episode 55 – ‘The Really Long Episode’ with President Thomas Payne of PRFC

12660394_10154115042861091_1746722863_nWe’re back, talking a disappointing run on the road against Tampa Bay and Edmonton. Luis tells us what he saw on the ground in Al Lang Stadium and we take a look around the league’s results and news.

We welcome Thomas Payne, President of Puerto Rico FC as we ask him about the direction of the club and its impact on Puerto Rican soccer.

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Road woes continue, Cosmos fail to close out another road match

FC Edmonton vs. New York Cosmos @ Clarke Field, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Jul 27 2016

Ruben Bover protests a card on Hunter Freeman (Photo: TL Sport Fotorafia)

The Cosmos closed out their three game road trip with frightening consistency as they lost 2-1 in Edmonton. The match was the sixth of nine road games this season that the Cosmos have failed to win. Furthermore, it was the fourth game this season where the Cosmos permitted a goal in the 90th minute or later and it cost them points. Continue reading

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. ‘

Let’s have a look at the Picks! Continue reading