Signing News: Kyle McTurk joins New York Cosmos first team

Kyle McTurk (Photo: New York Cosmos)

Kyle McTurk (Photo: New York Cosmos)

The last bits of roster news involving the Cosmos have involved departures from the club, but today the New York side announced a signing to the first team as Cosmos B player Kyle McTurk joined them. As usual, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Continue reading

Dude, where’s my field? Rayo OKC gives whole new meaning to turf war

Have you seen me?: Minnesota United striker Christian Ramirez with one of the Nexxfield squares (Photo: Christian Ramirez)

Have you seen me? Minnesota United striker Christian Ramirez with one of the Nexxfield squares (Photo: Christian Ramirez)

Since its inception, there have been plenty of questions revolving around Rayo OKC’s stability. While it seemed to start strong with the recruitment of Alen Marcina as head coach and a strong roster to go with him, after Rayo Vallecano’s relegation, however, questions have risen about how the show is being run. Weeks after the departure of Marcina and a big chunk of the front office, the answer seems to be “not that great”.

The latest news out of OKC revolves not around their players nor their front office, but their TURF. Continue reading

NASL investigating allegation of racial slur in FC Edmonton v Puerto Rico FC match

141066_2016-08-29_12.13.25Yesterday’s battle between the two most far-flung NASL markets ended in fireworks as PRFC defender Chris Nurse had to be held back and walked off the field by teammate David Meves and coach Adrian Whitbread. It later came to light that the Guyanese international was enraged by a an alleged racial comment made to him and identified Eddies midfielder Nicolas Di Biase as the offender.  Continue reading

Cosmos could face manpower shortage on Wednesday

All three of these players may be out (Photo: Steve Hamlin/TICC)

All three of these players may be out (Photo: Steve Hamlin/TICC)

The New York Cosmos are currently on a three-game winning streak, a five-game unbeaten streak, and a 14 home game unbeaten streak entering their Wednesday night match against Indy, but could face some serious obstacles in the form of unavailable manpower for the match. Continue reading

Cosmos deep-six RailHawks, move to first in the NASL table

Jairo Arrieta celebrates a strike (Photo: NY Cosmos)

Jairo Arrieta celebrates a strike (Photo: New York Cosmos)

Six goals, a pair of braces, and first place is what the Cosmos wound up with after coming back from an early deficit against the Carolina RailHawks to score six unanswered goals, set a new Cosmos record for goals in a Modern Era match, and take the top spot in the NASL table.  Continue reading

Match Preview: Cosmos and RailHawks both look to capitalize on stoppage-time wins

13062543_10154297749586091_4109103198407432686_nThe Carolina RailHawks travel to New York to face the Cosmos for the first time since their loss in Shuart Stadium on May 1st. The last encounter between the two not only gave Carolina its first loss of the season, but put an end to the four-game winning streak they opened their season with and began the seven-game winless streak that continued into the fall. Continue reading

Training Photos: Stephen Hunt visits the New York Cosmos

Stephen Hunt and the Cosmos (Photo: Steve Hamlin/TICC)

Stephen Hunt and the Cosmos (Photo: Steve Hamlin/TICC)

TICC was on site yesterday for Cosmos practice as the team enjoyed a special treat while preparing for the Carolina RailHawks. Stephen Hunt, a three-time NASL champion, joined the Modern Era players for a session at Hofstra. Check out the photos below of the former Cosmos winger with the team.  Continue reading

Cosmos Country Podcast Episode 59 – ‘The Brooklyn Rumors Episode’

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The guys are back talking about a road win, yes you read that correctly, in Puerto Rico, a re-appearance by the Cardiac Cosmos, league news, the rumors revolving around Brooklyn and the updates that followed.

Of course, we take your questions on the Cosmos and the league.

It’s all here on Cosmos Country!

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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