Sebastian Guenzatti: “I’m here today and want to come back more than ever”

Sebastian Guenzatti and partner [Photo: Eytan Calderon/TICC]

Sebastian Guenzatti’s future was put into question in an otherwise unremarkable game in Ottawa early last October. In the midst of a 1-1 draw, the Uruguayan went to ground after a collision, writhing in pain. The revelation of a ruptured ACL officially ended his season, leaving him looking at a 2017 return at the earliest.

But whereas the midfielder suffered a season-ending injury, the club would soon undergo a near-death experience where many things fell into question, including what lay ahead for Seba. Continue reading

5 Points present Sebastian Guenzatti with Player of the Year award at fundraiser

Sebastian Guenzatti [Photo: Eytan Calderon\TICC]

The 5 Points fundraiser on Saturday night was a massive success, bringing together fans and supporters of the New York Cosmos and honoring former player Sebastian Guenzatti with an award as the winger and current players Danny Szetela and Juan Guerra were all in attendance. Continue reading

Despite recent injuries, Cosmos optimistic to be near full-strength by weekend

Optimistic: Cosmos hope both Lucky Mkosana and Carlos Mendes are available this weekend [Photo: Steve Hamlin/TICC]

Optimistic: Cosmos hope both Lucky Mkosana and Carlos Mendes are available this weekend [Photo: Steve Hamlin/TICC]

The New York Cosmos have experienced a late rash of injuries as they approach the season’s end, but hope to overcome most of them before their final home match this Saturday as a determined Miami FC fights for a spot in the postseason. Continue reading

Cosmos confirm Guenzatti out for season, Mendes injury less serious

Sebastian Guenzatti [Photo: Steve Hamlin/TICC]

Sebastian Guenzatti [Photo: Steve Hamlin/TICC]

With Seba Guenzatti recently sharing that he suffered a ruptured ACL during the Ottawa Fury match, it seemed all but certain that the midfielder would be out for the remainder of the 2016 season.

Now, it’s official.  Continue reading

New York Cosmos find a draw, lose two players in Ottawa

Thomas Stewart and Jimmy Ockford chase a ball [Photo: Steve Kingsman/Freestyle Photography]

Thomas Stewart and Jimmy Ockford chase a ball [Photo: Steve Kingsman/Freestyle Photography]

The New York Cosmos found an equalizer to salvage a road point in Ottawa after a mostly lackluster performance against the Fury. The valuable road point moves them slightly closer to the Fall and Combined titles, but the result did not come without a price.

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Cosmos deep-six RailHawks, move to first in the NASL table

Jairo Arrieta celebrates a strike (Photo: NY Cosmos)

Jairo Arrieta celebrates a strike (Photo: New York Cosmos)

Six goals, a pair of braces, and first place is what the Cosmos wound up with after coming back from an early deficit against the Carolina RailHawks to score six unanswered goals, set a new Cosmos record for goals in a Modern Era match, and take the top spot in the NASL table.  Continue reading

Leave USOC behind; Fall is coming

13590287_10154428768206091_6814894372369297658_nIf you’ve never tried it, Hershey Ice Cream’s Real Milkshake Cake Batter Ice Cream is delicious. It’s highly fattening, not good for you at all, and has real redeeming qualities other than its taste.

And currently, it’s the only thing getting me through a re-watch of Wednesday night’s disaster. Continue reading

Cosmos fall to Revolution 3-2, KO’d from Cup competition

13549213_10154427384441091_2113642215_oFor the third time in as many years, the New York Cosmos were bounced out of the US Open Cup in the Round of 16, this time falling to the New England Revolution 3-2. Late goals would, once again, be the culprit in denying them a result. Continue reading