[L-R] Ryan Richter closes in on Oneko Lowe [Photo: Blaire Simmons/Royal Gazette]
The New York Cosmos closed out their preseason with a 1-1 draw against the Bermudian National Team at the National Sports Centre on Sunday. While they did not take the win, they do return with a player to join New York Cosmos B. Continue reading →
TICC has learned from multiple sources that the New York Cosmos will reportedly continue their preseason tour in the island nation of Bermuda. The opponent, however, remains uncertain. Continue reading →
Cosmos prepare for the match against the Dominican national team [Photo: New York Cosmos]
On Sunday, the New York Cosmos defeated the Dominican Republic 5-1 to leave the island with a perfect record across their three-game tour. The goals for the Cosmos came off of a Javi Márquez penalty, Emmanuel Ledesma scissor kick, an Irvin Herrera brace, and a beautiful finale from Andrea Mancini. This was also a historic affair, with the Cosmos becoming the first American professional club to face the Dominican Republic’s National Team. Continue reading →
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.
The Cosmos wrapped up their preseason losing to Charleston in a shutout. Despite controlling large portions of the match and some very promising attacks, Battery goalkeeper Alexandros Tambakis was up to the task. Continue reading →
It’s hard not to notice what has been the slowest Cosmos preseason since the club re-booted. They have put together a compelling squad that could push for the third title in the modern era and make a deep run in the Open Cup. They’ve signed a deal with Under Armour that should bring a level of cooperation and distribution ability they never secured with Nike. Stadium buzz remains alive and it appears that a decision could come shortly.
But, in terms of coverage of their preseason, the absence of a “name” in soccer on the team (something I don’t believe to be necessary) and the absence of an international element, the silence coming from the Cosmos’ camp is deafening in terms of preseason presence. Continue reading →