Tag: new york cosmos

Johan Neeskens: more than just the other Johan

July 3, 1974: crowds throng the Westfalenstadion in a match between two immensely talented sides. A match whose victor would face the host nation in a quest to etch their names into the…

How Pelé and the New York Cosmos changed soccer

“The New York Cosmos were the best and worst of American soccer,” Rodney Marsh once said. It’s often rare that one sentence can sum up every argument you want to make; Rodney Marsh does…