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...

May 8, 2019

The New York Cosmos will take on Black Rock FC of USL League Two (formerly USL Premier Development League) tonight at 7:30 p.m. ET at Rocco B. Commisso Stadium at Columbia University in the first round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.

Before discussing Black...

April 1, 2019

Youth soccer academies in the United States are run differently to the rest of the world. Throughout the world they are free, and clubs value the young players for a number of reasons. They are a source of fresh in-house talent well-trained in the club's culture and me...

March 13, 2019

Jochen Graf, a 29 year old center-forward American who spent four years playing for European sides before returning to play for the Rochester Rhinos, the Tampa Bay Rowdies, and now, most recently, for the New York Cosmos, made time to sit down with First Team Podcast t...

December 28, 2018

In U.S soccer, there are three professional leagues sanctioned by the United States Soccer Federation (USSF). National Independent Soccer Association (NISA), a new organization that recently announced its inaugural teams, is currently seeking sanctioning for the 2019 s...

December 11, 2018

In 2019 a new professional league in association with the National Premier Soccer League will rise. In the lead up to its inaugural Founders Cup, First Team Podcast will have full Q&As with the owners and management teams of all founding members. 

Today w...

November 21, 2018

                                                Photo Credit: New York Cosmos 

When Rocco Commisso purchased the New York Cosmos in late 2016, no one knew...

November 20, 2018

During its time in the modern day North American Soccer League (NASL), the New York Cosmos have played at a number of local venues. Between the seasons at Hofstra University, playing U.S Open Cup matches and the NASL Final at Belson Stadium in Queens. The Cosmos played...

November 16, 2018

The most storied club in U.S Soccer, the New York Cosmos will play competitive soccer in 2019 in the National Premier Soccer League Founders Cup. In 2020 the Cosmos along with 10 clubs will launch a professional league in association with the NPSL.

Former Cosm...

November 15, 2018

The National Premier Soccer League has announced today that a group of 11 clubs have launched a new league stretching across the United States in association with the NPSL. The clubs will compete in the first-ever NPSL Founders Cup competition that will run from August...

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