Only four goals were scored in the opening week of the NASL as all three matches ended in draws. Two teams, including last year’s champion, failed to find the net in their season openers, while FC Edmonton and the Jacksonville Armada sat out the opening round of NASL action. Continue reading
It was lights out for both sides from the start as one of the two opening matches of the NASL season was delayed by nearly an hour when the lights went out at Estadio Juan Ramon Loubriel. When the game did finally kick off, neither side was ultimately able to light up the other. Continue reading
The remaining questions can be put to bed for a day. The New York Cosmos will play their first competitive match since the club nearly expired for the second time in its history. And despite an impressive lineup, they will face a determined Puerto Rico FC that has something to prove. Continue reading
We’re back for the kickoff of the “bonus season” as the New York Cosmos travel to Puerto Rico for their season opener.
Young Steve Hamlin joins us to talk about some of our newer prospects and signings. We again look around the league and around the world of soccer. We talk Rocco. We talk pro/rel. We talk your comments. We address some issues. And we do it all in the space of an hour.
It’s all here on TICCPod. Continue reading
At Cosmos Media Day, Rocco Commisso touched on the state of soccer in the United States, openly expressing his thoughts that the United States had peaked in soccer in 1930 and the setup for today’s game kept lower league title winners from being rewarded. It also prevented teams from spending money on building their rosters when moving to MLS. Continue reading
Following reports from Futbol Boricua regarding the possibility of suspension of the Puerto Rican football federation (FPF) by FIFA, the federation itself has now sounded off with a letter from President Eric Labrador to Puerto Rico FC’s legal advisor, David Rivé Power.
However, that game may not be able to take place with the Puerto Rican federation facing suspension from FIFA, potentially making Puerto Rico FC ineligible to play. Continue reading