Cosmos bolster attack, add wingers Starikov, Alhassan

Eugene Starikov [Photo: New York Cosmos]

In an effort to bolster their attack, the Cosmos have officially signed two standout trialists from their preseason trip to the Dominican Republic. On Friday, the Cosmos announced the addition of wingers Eugene Starikov and Kalif Alhassan. Continue reading

Cosmos defeat Atlantico 1-0 with trialists galore

New York Cosmos starting XI [Photo: Atlantico FC]

After a long and arduous offseason, Cosmos Country finally saw their team take the field in 2017. In their long awaited preseason debut, the New York Cosmos defeated FC Atlantico 1-0 in Puerto Plata. The game saw two completely different XI’s, numerous trialists, and a wonder goal by a newcomer. Continue reading

Speculation 3.0: Navigating the New York Cosmos Rumor Mill

Cosmos Training [Photo by Steve Hamlin]

Things are finally taking shape for the Cosmos as the clock ticks towards the March 25 kickoff for the 2017 NASL Spring Season. As it stands, the Cosmos roster has 18 players under contract, but rumors once again have been swirling around the club. Three trialists were present at the open practice for media, and Amauri was officially announced at the team’s press conference. The club is still expected to have 20 players signed before their preseason trip to the Dominican Republic, and Gio hinted at more signings coming soon, including the possibility of another former player.

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Trialists on hand, signings on the way for the New York Cosmos

[L-R] Giovanni Savarese, Amauri, Rocco Commisso [Photo: Eytan Calderon/TICC]

The New York Cosmos may have unveiled Amauri at their open media practice at Columbia University on Tuesday, but the club had some other surprises and news in store when it came to questions about the developing roster.  Continue reading