Four years ago John Frusciante created First Team Podcast because the mainstream media was not covering the New York Cosmos. We appreciate all the support throughout the past four years and hope to continue to provide great coverage of the club we love, the New York Cosmos.


November 20, 2019

UPDATE: The New York Cosmos have announced today, Wednesday November 20th that the National Independent Soccer Association (NISA) has approved their application for membership. 

The New York Cosmos, in what was the worst kept secret, has submitted their application to j...

November 1, 2019

The lingering question about what the New York Cosmos intended to do for the 2020 season was answered today. And truly, it was the organization's only choice. 

It was reported today by Chris Kivlehan of Midfield Press that the New York Cosmos  submitted its applica...

September 16, 2019

Writer's Note: This has been unforgivably late in coming out. I apologize for publishing something on an event that must seem like ages ago. American soccer ages us very quickly. A single week is an eternity, sometimes; a month, an epoch. At this point, it's better tha...

August 17, 2019

Cosmos Country, we are (finally!) Back In Green as the New York Cosmos and Inaria today release a new jersey for the Members Cup portion of the season. Released as the third kit of the 2019 season, it is likely to be popular.

Inspired by the foundational culture of the...

August 11, 2019

I expect some of Cosmos Country are still processing the events of last weekend's National Championship. After a season of seeing the scoreline practically crawl into the double digits, the past two matches were closer to being a challenge. Watching Miami go into fortr...

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Rocco Commisso on First Team Podcast Host John Frusciante:


    "Thank you John for supporting us! For your webcast. Even though you are a young man, very young man to be sure. I think I have told you this I'm very proud on everything you have accomplished". 

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