Not so new news but still newsworthy news on Danny Szetela

By Sean McCaffery, March 12, 2018

Engaged on the field following a game for the NY Cosmos, now a happily married man, Danny is back in the fold. Word had him going to Motor CIty FC, he had played for he Armada but now he has extended his contract back where he belongs. Over his 5 seasons with the club he has been in over 100 games as a central midfielder, he is now the first player signed to the B team by the first one signed in the reboot era and new coach, former captain, Carlos Mendes. Referring to Danny as being a tremendous teammate hardend by the fires of the past he felt it important to have such a player as the new captain. Szetela ackowledged it has not been the easiest of times for players and supporters alike, he has a deep admiration for the team and glad to be returning. Not so sure of what lays ahead but he will give his all to assist coach and team do well. Out of Clifton NJ, Danny came to the boys in green in July, 2013 after 2 years of injury rehab. His pro career began at the ripe old age of 16 with the Columbus Crew where he made 34 starts, then was off to Europe for Racing de Santander in La Liga and Brescia Calcio of Serie B in Italy. Danny had proudly played in the national team program in Bradenton at the residential program U-17's in 2003, the U-20's in their World Cup as well with teammates, Michael Bradley, Jozy Altidore  and more. Danny earned 3 full caps in 2007  and played in the Beijing Olympics of 2008. Thanking the Cosmos for his chance to get back on the field, he hopes to captain them to yet another title, now in the NPSL.