New York Cosmos
It’s been an offseason of nothing but smiles and cheers from Cosmos Country, a far cry from what Red Bulls and NYCFC fans have had to endure.
The Albert Einstein hospital released a statement saying the 74-year-old Pele was transferred to a “special care” unit after his condition became unstable, but his spokesman and personal aide denied his health condition deteriorated.
Without question, Raul is going to help the Cosmos sell tickets. He just might also help build momentum for the franchise’s proposal to build a soccer-specific stadium next to Belmont Park.
Chances are you’ll encounter plenty of soccer fans ahead of Monday’s U.S.-Ghana match. But guess what? They’re not real fans if they pooh-pooh the teams in their own backyard.
This matchup is kind of like the Yankees playing their Triple-A team in Scranton. But the Cosmos are out to prove they have assembled a club that can beat an MLS team.
Eskandarian has accomplished a lot in soccer. But his effort in the fight against cancer makes him a true winner. Please join him and his team in their efforts to “Give Cancer The Red Card.”
The Cosmos were more than something special in the late ’70s and early ’80s. They were a phenomenon. And they’re primed to make history again.
In the metropolitan area, we have teams that did well and not so well over the past year, but all of them have something to smile about.
Just like the Cosmos of old, it was an international star that came up with the big goal, as Marcos Senna helped the Cosmos win their sixth Soccer Bowl.
The Cosmos lifted the NASL trophy, defeating the Atlanta Silverbacks 1-0.
The 25,000-seat stadium would be the home of the recently revived New York Cosmos. The proposed site is currently a parking lot and would be developed with private funding, if approved.
The Islanders are moving to Brooklyn, but will Long Island soon gain a professional soccer team? The New York Cosmos have big plans for a soccer stadium on the Queens/Nassau County border.
The league and New York City have been involved in negotiations to build a stadium on a 10-acre site in the Flushing Meadows park. A team there would start play in 2016 and be rivals of the New York Red Bulls, who play in Harrison, N.J.
The proposal also includes plans for restaurants, retail space, a hotel and a park. It would be built in a corner of the Elmont property that borders New York City.
The New York Cosmos are back. After a nearly 30-year absence, the Cosmos joined the North American Soccer League on Thursday. The team will begin league play in the 2013 season.