NPSL, with their local team the NY Cosmos have made a minor change to their schedule. They will next play in 2 parts, spring & fall, kicking off in early March then until Late April, May- Mid August will be thier break as the fall starts late Aug. until Nov. when the national title game will be held. Neither of their seasons would cause a conflict with the summer season, with unique standings for both the early and later seasons. Those partaking in the spring and fall will be required to field teams in the existing summer as well.read
At eleven a.m., I am stil awaiting the breakfast menu, for the 2nd time ever, both this season, the local NWSL team featuring Carli Lloyd, Raquel Rodriguez, and more will kick it in Patterson facing this time, Alex Morgan, Ali Krieger, Ashlyn Harris & Marta, and team, just a few minutes walk from the trains of the PATH or NJ Transit, so close to NYC and it's Penn Station. They seek to break the Sky Blue attendance record of just under 9,500, NYRB take on DC a few hours later at 5 p.m.read
The first goal was given up in under 2 minutes, a great run by Morris, the 2nd was a crossing ball from Roldan to Morris headed back across the 6 and sent home by the outstretched leg of Lodiero at 23' for his brace, completed in extra time. Aaron Long sent home a header at 27', Kaku hit a blast 40' later, but NY was unable to hold on for the win, possibly too much energy expended to get even? An unfortanate deflecton off Sean Davis broke the deadlock at 83' it was finally iced at 90' + 4'.
-2 late goals put Seatttle over the top.read
They won a big one this weekend, here is some on that and a lot on their near future. Saturday, they take on FC Cincy with ex Cosmo player Emannuel Ledesman and RBNY Derrick Eitenne at 6:30 p.m. CT, see it on ESPN+, locally en Espanol con TUDN Radio Chicago 1200 AM, ESPN pre game kicks off at 6:15. They go into the game with their local rivals having just a trio of games left in the year. Their 8th home win and 8th shutout of the year was their most recent win, see quotes in a previous entry on this same website.read
Fire HC, Veljko Paunovic:
On the confident look in the game:"I think the team, at home especially , always has good performances at the beginning of the game. Today was one of the days that we had a brilliant start and we converted our opportunities. So we are focusing on the positives. We keep the confidence high and we believe that we have our chances. So we're going to take them all until the end."read