With the Cosmos playing their third game of the 2016 Open Cup next week, Cosmos Country Podcast asked Cosmos COO Erik Stover his thoughts on the Open Cup and the Cosmos. Continue reading
On a press call last week, Cosmos COO Erik Stover disclosed that US Open Cup matches would no longer be held at Shuart Stadium. With fan behavior at the 2015 NYCFC derby getting out of hand, Hofstra University made the decision that the facility would no longer be available for the Cosmos to host MLS competition.
In this week’s episode of Cosmos Country Podcast, he hammered his point home some more. Continue reading
Last year, the Cosmos won one of the most exciting matches in their short reboot history, forcing 120 minutes of soccer and penalty kicks with NYCFC. But from the jaws of victory, the Cosmos also took away a defeat. Continue reading
After the first round of MLS participation in this year’s Open Cup, the remaining teams were all subject to a regional draw to determine their opponents. Placed in a group with the New England Revolution, the New York Red Bulls and the Philadelphia Union, the Cosmos will now face the Revolution on June 29th at Belson Stadium. Continue reading
They’re still not on as many networks as other teams in the NASL will be this year, but now the Cosmos will appear on at least three this season. Continue reading
It’s no secret how important the Open Cup is to the Cosmos. As the only way for an NASL club to potentially gain entry into the CONCACAF Champions League, it’s regularly expressed how important the tournament is to the club. Continue reading
Aside from the Cosmos shutout of PDL side Jersey Express on Wednesday night, the league should be pleased by strong Third Round performances in the US Open Cup and Amway Canadian Championship.
After a night to forget in last year’s Open Cup with only the Cosmos and Silverbacks advancing and the rest of the league going 0-7 against USL opposition, the league saw all but the two expansion sides move on to the fourth round going 6-2 against the USL this year.