New York Cosmos wreck Miami FC 4-0; remain undefeated at home in 2016

Yohandry Orozco celebrates a goal [Photo: Eytan Calderon/TICC]

Yohandry Orozco celebrates a goal [Photo: Eytan Calderon/TICC]

The New York Cosmos remained undefeated at home, handing Miami FC a 4-0 drubbing behind goals from Jairo Arrieta, Juan Arango, a brace from Yohandry Orozco, and a shutout from Brian Holt. The win also set a Modern Era NASL record for an unbeaten streak at home with 19 games, breaking their previous record of 18.  Continue reading

Field of potential Cosmos postseason opponents could be narrowed tonight

12970302_10154247167656091_1053037460_oWith the penultimate games of the NASL season being played this weekend, the list of clubs fighting to stay in postseason contention could narrow considerably tonight, and it all hinges on the results of a pair of games.

At time of writing, Minnesota United, Rayo OKC, Tampa Bay Rowdies, Ft. Lauderdale Strikers, Miami FC and the Carolina RailHawks are still alive and in contention for the final postseason spot. The reward for the winner? A postseason showdown with New York at Shuart Stadium. Continue reading

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.

It’s all here on TICCPod! Continue reading

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