After a tumultuous offseason that put the very existence of the NASL in question, silly season is finally upon us as the eight remaining active clubs begin the work of preparing their rosters for the 2017 season.
TICC spent some time tracking down as many of the roster changes across the league as we could find.
The 2016 NASL season may have started with 11 teams and ended with 12 but it looks like 2017 will have nowhere near that number, if the season kicks off at all. Here’s a look at the most recent available status of every team that kicked a ball in 2016. Continue reading →
After a whirlwind of information swirled around on Tuesday concerning the fates of the Cosmos and the NASL, information slowed down considerably, but did not drop off entirely on Wednesday. But very little revolved around the New York Cosmos. Continue reading →
TICC was back on site as the Cosmos defeated the Armada on Wednesday night. Check out photos from our own Eytan Calderon and Steve Hamlin as the Cosmos took three points and kept their fall record perfect after three games. Continue reading →
The last time the Cosmos hosted the Armada, they were fresh off their season opener win at home over the Ottawa Fury. The Armada, on the other hand, were just starting their season on the road at Shuart, a difficult ask of any team, but certainly quite a demand for team that had experienced significant turnover to their roster under a new coach.
The Armada now have a spring season under their belt, but they will still face a difficult test on Wednesday night, despite earning their second win of the season last weekend. Continue reading →
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.
Check out the sights from Sunday night’s Cosmos win over the Armada. Once again, we had a talented team behind the cameras, catching the sights on and off the field. Here’s a sample of what you can find in our SmugMug album. Continue reading →
The Cosmos followed up a shutout over Ottawa with another over Jacksonville, posting a 2-0 win. After a hand in creating two goals last week, Jairo Arrieta opened his account while Adam Moffat entered as a second-half sub and found a goal for the second consecutive week. Continue reading →
With the Jacksonville match today, we caught up with Carlos Mendes recently to ask him his thoughts on a new-look Armada, struggles with them in the past, and his thoughts on Jimmy Ockford and David Ochieng on the back line.
Carols Mendes April 8th 2016 - Cosmos Country Podcast