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 →
The NASL has issued a statement on an alleged racist comment made during the August 28th match between FC Edmonton and Puerto Rico FC. With no conclusive evidence found, it appears there may be no further action on this instance. Continue reading →
Yesterday’s battle between the two most far-flung NASL markets ended in fireworks as PRFC defender Chris Nurse had to be held back and walked off the field by teammate David Meves and coach Adrian Whitbread. It later came to light that the Guyanese international was enraged by a an alleged racial comment made to him and identified Eddies midfielder Nicolas Di Biase as the offender. Continue reading →
The guys are back talking about a road win, yes you read that correctly, in Puerto Rico, a re-appearance by the Cardiac Cosmos, league news, the rumors revolving around Brooklyn and the updates that followed.
Of course, we take your questions on the Cosmos and the league.
Cristiano Dias puts a ball on net as Jimmy Maurer leaves his line to save it (Photo: NASL)
The Cardiac Cosmos made another road appearance as they beat Puerto Rico FC 2-1, making the island the first location outside of New York and Miami that the Cosmos have logged a league win. The Cosmos came from behind to win in stoppage time for the second week in a row. Continue reading →
Nobody can deny that the Cosmos have looked absolutely disappointing on the road this season. After the 2015 season where they went undefeated in the spring, it took the the club only a handful of games this season to find two late losses. Up to this point, they have dropped all but three away games this season (2-1-6).
With a match coming up this weekend in Puerto Rico, Cosmos head coach Giovanni Savarese looked ahead at what it’ll take to leave the island with road points. Continue reading →