Cosmos preseason destination revealed to be the Dominican Republic

Jack Gaeta with an employee of Club Atletico Pantoja [Photo: Club Atletico Pantoja]

A soccer team with a friendly in a country whose athletic highlights are centered around baseball? No, it’s not the 2015 Cosmos to Cuba trip, but it looks like the 2017 team will play a friendly in the Dominican Republic on March 3rd.

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Photos from the Cosmos – Blackbirds friendly

Enjoy some more photos from the Cosmos – Blackbirds friendly on Friday. All photos were taken by our very own Steve Hamlin! Continue reading

New York Cosmos beat Long Island University 2-0 in preseason tune-up

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Cosmos & Blackbirds (Photo: Steve Hamlin/ThisIsCosmosCountry.com)

The New York Cosmos took to the pitch in Brooklyn on Friday, taking on the LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds and prevailing 2-0. The tune-up was the first chance Cosmos fans had to see their team kick a ball in the new year and the first opportunity to observe the new players to join the club since the end of last season. Continue reading

Cosmos preseason continues to expand with Charlestown fixture

Charleston_Battery_LogoAfter announcing a series of matches in California, the Cosmos preseason continues to take shape.

The Cosmos will face off against the Charleston Battery on Saturday, March 19th at MUSC Health Stadium in Charleston, South Carolina with kickoff scheduled for 7:30 PM.

This comes after the announcement of a California preseason tour against Ararat Yerevan FC (Armenian first division), Fresno Fuego (PDL), and San Jose Earthquakes (MLS) towards the end of February. Continue reading