Schwartz: Perhaps The NASL's Greatest Rivalry Resumes SaturdayOver the last two years, the Red Bulls and NYCFC have built up a pretty heated rivalry in Major League Soccer. But there’s another rivalry involving a local soccer team that dates back to the 1970s.
Schwartz: Red Bulls, Cosmos Eye US Open Cup Title, Reach Round Of 16The Red Bulls and NYCFC are battling for position in the Eastern Conference of Major League Soccer while the defending NASL champion Cosmos have their sights set on a third Soccer Bowl title in four years.
Schwartz: 3-Plus Years Later, Cosmos Still Waiting For An Answer On Elmont Stadium PlanThe $400 million, privately financed project that includes a 25,000-seat soccer stadium and mixed-use development would be built immediately south of Hempstead Turnpike and east of the Cross Island Parkway.
Schwartz: Cosmos Are Dressed For Success And An NASL RepeatThere’s a saying that goes “the more things change, the more they stay the same." And when it comes to soccer in the United States, the New York Cosmos fit that saying like a glove.
Schwartz: NASL Is Carving Out Its Place In American Soccer LandscapeWhile Major League Soccer has first division status in the U.S. Soccer pyramid, it is no longer the only option for fans of the beautiful game in this country.
Schwartz: Some NYC-Area Teams Could Have Legit Title Hopes In 2016As we head towards 2016, what lies ahead for our teams in the New Year? What should they be looking to accomplish? Does your team have any hope?
Schwartz: Cosmos Hope To Send Raúl And Senna Out On TopThe goal is simple: win a championship and send two former Spanish national club teammates out in style.
Schwartz: Cosmos Star Raul Kicks For A Good CauseThroughout his storied career, Raul Gonzalez Blanco has scored many memorable goals. But all of it pales in comparison to what he recently accomplished with his left foot at the Cosmos’ practice facility.
Crooks: New York City FC Adds Pair Of Spaniards In Attempt To Solidify Back EndThe initial stages of what may result in five or six player moves this summer at New York City FC began Tuesday with the addition of two outside backs from Spain.
Schwartz: NYCFC To Face Cosmos In U.S. Open CupThe Cosmos, fresh off of winning the NASL’s spring season championship, face NYCFC in round four of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup at Shuart Stadium on the campus of Hofstra University.
Cosmos Beat Cuba In Historic Havana MatchThe New York club was the first professional U.S. soccer team to play in Cuba since the now-defunct Chicago Sting visited in 1978.
Crooks: NYCFC's Struggles In The Air Need To Be Addressed ImmediatelyNew York City FC has given up the first goal in nine of its 13 matches this season, in large part due to their lack of an intimidating force along their back line. That, however, could change soon.