Cosmos B announce partial 2017 roster, Lucas Mendes signing, exhibition match with Dutch Lions

While the rebuild of the Cosmos senior team has been a big focal point for much of 2017, not much has been said about the state of the B team, besides the schedule they are to play in the NPSL this season. That changed on Friday morning, when the club announced seventeen players joining for the 2017 season. Continue reading

Kevin Anderson named new Head Coach of New York Cosmos B

Kevin Anderson [Photo: New York Cosmos]

Following the news of the team’s revival and their first announced roster acquisition in Bermudian winger Oneko Lowe, New York Cosmos B now has a new leader at the helm of the ship. Hours before media day on Tuesday, the Cosmos announced that Kevin Anderson would become the new head coach of the club’s reserve side. The former MLS midfielder becomes the third coach of the B team in three seasons and comes from Columbia University, where he held the same role. Continue reading

Cosmos announce Cosmos B tryout dates, NPSL schedule

Cosmos B in action last year [Photo: Steve Hamlin/TICC]

Following an offseason of turbulence and chaos, another piece of the Cosmos organization appears to be returning to full functioning capacity. On Friday, the Cosmos confirmed that 2015 NPSL Champions New York Cosmos B would be returning for the 2017 NPSL Season. The club also announced a set of tryout dates (March 22, 23, 28, and 29th) and the club’s schedule, which you can find below. Continue reading

Cosmos B earn gritty 3-1 win over New York Athletic Club

Photo: Steve Hamlin/TICC

Photo: Steve Hamlin/TICC

Playing their second game in as many days, New York Cosmos B bounced back in a big way with a 3-1 win over New York Athletic Club Saturday afternoon at Hofstra Soccer Stadium. Physical and a war in the midfield, this matchup was a typical fourth division trench battle. Continue reading

Continuity, Change, and a Championship – A Look Ahead at Cosmos B in 2016

The stage was Chattanooga’s Finley Stadium on a warm summer evening.

No more than 20 seconds into the first extra time, Ibrahim Diaby swung his right boot through a backheel feed from Miguel Herlein on the edge of the 18 to stun the raucous record crowd of 18,227 into near silence. He sprinted towards the sideline, teammates in tow, in utter jubilation of the wonder goal he just scored.

Just before the stroke of halftime, Uwem Etuk found Julian Stahler on a breakaway for a tap in. As the ball rolled into the net, Stahler tore off his kit and sprinted towards the opposite sideline, knowing what the goal had meant.

And with this, the title had been sealed. Continue reading