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KICKING OFF
NASL sets dates for openers, Championship Final; Cosmos to open at home on April 1

The North American Soccer League will kick off the Spring Season on Saturday, March 25, the league announced Friday. The Cosmos' home opener will be on Saturday, April 1 at a venue and time to be announced.


January 18, 2017
DELTA HOUSE
Ex-Red Bull Ouimette signs with San Francisco

Former Red Bulls center back Karl Ouimette has signed with the San Francisco Deltas of the North American Soccer League.


January 16, 2017
BEST FEATURE
NSCAA honors BigAppleSoccer editor

BigAppleSoccer.com Editor Michael Lewis was named winner of the best feature in the 2016 National Soccer Coaches Association of America writing contest.


January 11, 2017
SOME INTERESTING DRAFT TRIVIA
Some tidbits about the original incarnation of the NASL and other league's drafts

With the MLS SuperDraft looming on Friday, here's a look back at the draft of the original incarnation of the North American Soccer League. There were some, ahem, interesting and memorable picks.


January 9, 2017
AN AMICABLE DIVORCE
NASL, commissioner Peterson part ways

Only three days after announcing it will return in 2017, the North American Soccer League Monday announced that it has parted ways with commissioner Bill Peterson.


January 7, 2017
FOR SALE
NASL a prospective buyer for Jacksonville Armada

Jacksonville Armada FC is up for sale and its prospective new owners are the North American Soccer League. In a letter and statement issued on the team's website Saturday, Armada owner and CEO Mark Frisch announced the pending transaction.


January 6, 2017
PROVISIONAL STATUS TIMES TWO
U.S. Soccer grants both NASL, USL D-2 status

The U.S. Soccer board of directors voted Friday to grant provisional Division II status to the North American Soccer League and United Soccer League for the 2017 season.


January 6, 2017
TODAY IS D-DAY
U.S. Soccer expected to make a decision on Division 2 sanctioning for NASL, USL, determining Cosmos' fate

Friday is expected to be D-Day as the U.S. Soccer board of directors are scheduled to vote on the sanctioning of a Division 2 soccer legaue in the United States.


December 15, 2016
PLANNING AHEAD
Source: NASL hopes to have 8-10 teams in 2017

The North American Soccer League is making plans to go ahead with its 2017 season. With talk and rumors that the league would merge with the United Soccer League, the NASL plan to have an 8-10 team league next year, according to a reliable soccer source.


December 1, 2016
LEAGUE IN CRISIS
Report: Rayo OKC releases all of its players, not represented at NASL meeting

While the North American Soccer League tries to keep its league together, news has come out of Oklahoma that Rayo OKC has released all its players.


November 21, 2016
RELEASED
Miami FC cuts ex-Red Bull Dane Richards

Former Red Bulls midfielder Dane Richards was released by Miami FC Monday.


November 78 2016
GIVING BACK, GETTING REWARDED
Ex-Cosmos Lahoud NASL humanitarian of the year

Former Cosmos midfielder Michael Lahoud's story is one of escape, redemption in a new land and a promise kept to give back to the youngsters of his native Sierra Leone and others in the United States and around the world who are in need.


November 5, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Indy to meet Cosmos in finals

INDIANAPOLIS – Sinisa Ubiparipovic smashed a 20-yard shot into the upper corner for the game’s only goal as Indy Eleven defeated FC Edmonton, 1-0, in a semifinal clash in The Championship, the North American Soccer League’s four-team postseason tournament.


November 4, 2016
WHO MIGHT HOST WHEN
The NASL Championship final Nov. 12-13

Three North American Soccer League clubs - the Cosmos, Indy Eleven, and FC Edmonton - enter the postseason with a shot at hosting The Championship Final, the league's title game, depending on the results in Saturday's semifinal round.


October 31, 2016
ARE THEY SEMI-TOUGH?
Cosmos, Indy to host games Saturday

The North American Soccer League post-season after the race for the final spot went down to the final week of the fall season.


October 30, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Armada, Rayo end with wins

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Zach Steinberger, tallied two assists and then the winning goal in the 84th minute to lead the Jacksonville Armada to cap a 3-2 comeback win over the Tampa Bay Rowdies on Sunday afternoon at Community First Park.


October 29, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Without playing OKC earns a playoff spot

OTTAWA, Ontario--- Italian International Amauri scored his fifth goal of the campaign to give the Fort Lauderdale Strikers a 1-0 win over the Ottawa Fury FC at TD Place.


October 28, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Miami FC ends season with win over Eddies

MIAMI--Ariel Martinez scored the only goal Miami FC needed to close out their inaugural season with a 1-0 win over playoff-bound FC Edmonton Friday at FIU Stadium.


October 25, 2016
HOPE FOR NASL?
Slim and then some, if all goes to plan

The North American Soccer League appears to be unraveling with the impending move of the Ottawa Fury and Tampa Bay Rowdies to the USL, announced Tuesday, plus the loss of Minnesota United to MLS. But the NASL believes it can remain viable next season.


October 23, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Eddies get a late lift

EDMONTON — A late penalty kick by Daryl Fordyce gave FC Edmonton a 1-0 win over the Jacksonville Armada FC at Clarke Field on Sunday.


October 22, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
3 Florida teams, Carolina all ko'd from playoff chase

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Yohandry Orozco struck twice in the opening half to power the Cosmos to a 4-0 victory over Miami FC on a cold and blustery Saturday night at Shuart Stadium.


October 19, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Armada, Indy stage comebacks

JACKSONVILLE — Second-half goals by Alex Dixon and Lucas Scaglia lifted the Jacksonville Armada to a 3-2 come from behind win over Miami FC at Community First Park Wednesday night.


October 16, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Rayo extends streak with comeback

YUKON, Okla. - Michel scored two goals and Bill Forbes added another as Rayo OKC defeated Ottawa Fury FC 3-1 Sunday at Miller Stadium Sunday.


October 15, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Strikers stay alive in their playoff pursuit

LAUDERHILL, Fla. - The Fort Lauderdale Strikers remain in the postseason hunt with their second win in four days, defeating Puerto Rico FC 2-0 with two second half goals at Central Broward Stadium Saturday night.


October 14, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Miami FC, Rowdies play to draw, remain in contention

Miami FC squandered a two-goal advantage in playing to a 2-2 draw with the Tampa Bay Rowdies at FIU Stadium Friday night.


October 12, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Strikers win; Indy, Armada scoreless

JACKSONVILLE---Jon Busch made two saves to post his ninth shutout of the season, as Indy Eleven played to a 0-0 draw against the Jacksonville Armada Wednesday night at Community First Park.


October 9, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Eddies clinch a playoff spot

EDMONTON, Alberta — Ben Fisk scored the only goal, as FC Edmonton became the third team to clinch a spot in the NASL post season with a 1-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rowdies at snowy Clark Field Sunday.


October 5, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Rowdies pull out stoppage-time tie with Minnesota United

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.— Keith Savage scored in the third minute of stoppage time to lift the Tampa Bay Rowdies into a 2-2 draw with Minnesota United FC Wednesday at Al Lang Stadium.


October 2, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Edmonton defeats Indy on a late goal

Substitute forward Ben Fisk scored a late goal, giving Edmonton FC a 2-1 win and ending Indy Eleven's two-game winning at Clarke Field Sunday.


October 1, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Armada get a road win, Miami-Tampa Bay tie

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Rowdies took a first half lead, but Miami FC’s Rhett Bernstein equalized in the 74th minute as the teams played to a 1-1 tie at in front of 6,912 Al Lang Stadium on Saturday night.


September 28, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos clip Carolina, stretch lead in standings

NEW YORK COSMOS 2, CAROLINA RAILHAWKS 0
CARY, N.C. -- The New York Cosmos stretched their lead in the Fall Season and Combined standings with a 2-0 victory over the Carolina RailHawks at WakeMed Park Wednesday night.


September 24, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Indy routs Cosmos, Rowdies top Strikers

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. —The Jacksonville Armada could not hold onto a lead, gave up a late penalty kick and had to settle for a 1-1 draw with Rayo OKC at Community First Park Saturday night.


September 18, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Strikers, OKC draw 1-1

YUKON, Okla.---Second half goals by Maicon Santos for Fort Lauderdale and Michel for Rayo OKC resulted in a 1-1 tie in front of 1,812 fans at Miller Stadium Sunday night.


September 17, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos, Eddies draw stay neck and neck

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. – The North American Soccer League’s top two sides battled to a stalemate on Saturday night, as the first-place New York Cosmos extended their home unbeaten run to 17 straight matches with a 0-0 result against second-place FC Edmonton at Shuart Stadium.


September 14, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cvitanich helps Miami FC sneak into second place

MIAMI -- Dario Cvitanich scored seconds after entering the match as a second -alf substitute to give Miami FC a 1-0 win over the Carolina RailHawks at FIU Stadium Wednesday night.


September 10, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos blank Loons, solidify lead

David Diosa provided the offense and Jimmy Maurer supplied the key defensive stops to lead the New York Cosmos to a 1-0 win over Minnesota United at Shuart Stadium Saturday night.


September 7, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Ottawa extends string to four with 0-0 tie

BAYAMON, Puerto Rico - Ottawa Fury FC extended their unbeaten streak to four games as they played to a 0-0 draw with Puerto Rico FC at Estadio Juan Ramón Loubriel Wednesday night.


September 3, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Steele helps Miami past Puerto Rico; Freeman makes debut

Miami FC extended its unbeaten streak to four games with a 3-0 win over Puerto Rico FC at Juan Ramón Loubriel Stadium Saturday night.


September 2, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Edmonton comes back for 2-2 draw

OTTAWA, ON - Darryl Fordyce scored two goals to help FC Edmonton come from behind in a 2-2 draw with Ottawa Fury FC at TD Place Friday.


August 31, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Eighth time a charm for Cosmos

The New York Cosmos needed eight tries to finally record a victory over the Indy Eleven, a 3-0 decision at Shuart Stadium Wednesday night taking the Cosmos to the top of the NASL Fall Season standings.


August 28, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Pair of ties close weekend

OTTAWA---The Ottawa Fury and Indy Eleven exchanged second half goals as the teams played to a a1-1 draw at TD Place on Sunday.


August 27, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Miami, Minnesota tie; Tampa Bay blanks Rayo OKC

The New York Cosmos moved into first place in the Fall Standings as Juan Arango and Jairo Arrieta scored twice in a 6-1 win over the Carolina RailHawks at Shuart Stadium Saturday night.


August 20, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Eddies edge ahead with another 1-0 victory

FC Edmonton moved atop the Fall Season and Combined NASL standings with a 1-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rowdies Saturday.


August 18, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Armada advances, Loons snap streak

The Jacksonville Armada improved its unbeaten streak to three games and moved into ninth place in the NASL Fall Season standings with a 1-1 tie with the Fort Lauderdale Strikers at Community First Park Wednesday night.


August 14, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Eleven edges Rayo, keeps league lead

The Indy Eleven maintained its hold on first place in the NASL Fall Season standings with a 2-1 win over Rayo OKC at Carroll Stadium Saturday night.


August 7, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos draw Rayo OKC 1-1

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- The New York Cosmos squandered an opportunity to move into a first-place tie with Indy Eleven in the North American Soccer League fall standings and overall table, playing to a 1-1 draw with Rayo OKC Sunday afternoon.


August 7, 2016
HEAD COACH NO MORE
Armada fires Tony Meola as coach

Tony Meola is no longer the Jacksonville Armada FC head coach. Armada FC owner and CEO Mark Frisch announced Sunday the club fired former U.S. national team goalkeeper and MetroStars, Red Bulls and Long Island Rough Riders standout.


August 6, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Indy stays in first place

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.--- Charles Eloundou scored two goals as the Jacksonville Armada FC held off the Carolina RailHawks in a 2-2 draw at Community First Parl Saturday night.


August 3, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Indy's Zayed hangs a hat-trick

INDIANAPOLIS –Eamon Zayed registered a hat trick as the Indy Eleven set a club record for most goals scored in an NASL regular season game en route to a 5-2 win over the Jacksonville Armada FC in front of 8,017 fans at IUPUI’s Carroll Stadium.


July 31, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Eddies blank RailHawks 1-0

EDMONTON, AB - FC Edmonton registered their eight consecutive win at Clarke Field, defeating Carolina RailHawks 1-0 on Sunday.


July 30, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Strikers close Lockhart with a win

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. The Fort Lauderdale Strikers closed their final match at Lockhart Stadium, their home since 1977, with a 1-0 victory over the Jacksonville Armada thanks to a late goal by Maicon Santos.


July 29, 2016
LA LEGION EXTRANJERA
Puerto Rico FC’s foreign legion is only starting to get momentum; they're expected at Cosmos game

Sometime Saturday, Yanki Long will get into his car in Laurel, Md. and make the 232-mile trip to Hempstead, N.Y. When he arrives, Long will root for a team he has never seen in person before and a team that has exactly 450 minutes of competitive soccer.


July 27, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Ottawa, Edmonton, OKC winners

OTTAWA, ON - Carl Haworth and an own goal helped the Ottawa Fury FC to a 2-0 win over the Carolina RailHawks at TD Place Wednesday night.


July 23, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Puerto Rico nets first win

JACKSONVILLE — A first half goal from newcomer Thomas Stewart and Carl Haworth's team-leading fourth of the season gave the Ottawa Fury FC a 2-0 win over the Jacksonville Armada at Community First Park Saturday.


July 22, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Miami FC draws RailHawks 3-3

CARY, NC - Jamie Chavez scored two goals, including the 80th minute equalizer as Miami FC played the Carolina RailHawks to a 3-3 draw at WakeMed Soccer Park Friday night.


July 17, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Eddies extend home streak

EDMONTON, AB - FC Edmonton registered their sixth consecutive win at Clarke Field with a 1-0 victory over Canadian rival Ottawa Fury FC on Sunday afternoon.


July 16, 2016
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Canadian Derby returns to Clarke Field with FC Edmonton and Ottawa Fury FC on different ends of the spectrum.


July 16, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Loons snap Indy's streak

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Joe Cole and Eric Avila carried the Tampa Bay Rowdies with a pair of spectacular goals in a 3-0 home win over Puerto Rico FC at Al Lang Stadium Saturday night.


July 15, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Carolina RailHawks take to the road after an incredible week that started with a 4-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rowdies. Then, the RailHawks played West Ham United to a 2-2 draw on Tuesday night and announced Mexican star Omar Bravo as the club's newest signing at halftime - Bravo played the final 10 minutes in the friendly.


July 14, 2016
11 CLUBS IN 13 YEARS
Ex-Red Bull Steele joins Miami FC

Former Red Bulls midfielder Jonny Steele is on the move -- again. Steele was acquired by Miami FC from Ottawa Fury FC, the North American Soccer League club announced Thursday morning.


July 13, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos, Indy both win by 3-0

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y.---Andres Flores had a goal and an assist to lead the New York Cosmos to a 3-0 win over the Jacksonville Armada FC in front of 3,827 fans at Shuart Stadium Wednesday night


July 10, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Eddies, Rayo OKC post clean sheets

EDMONTON, AB - Daryl Fordyce scored the only goal and Matt VanOekel registered his fifth clean sheet of the season as FC Edmonton defeated the Fort Lauderdale Strikers 1-0 at Clarke Field Sunday.


July 9, 2016
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Ottawa Fury FC is looking to shake off a tough start to the Spring Season after losing 2-1 against the New York Cosmos, and the Canadian side will try to do so without the services of their top goalkeeper, Romuald Peiser, who received a red card last game.


July 9, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos win late, Indy, Armada extend streaks

MIAMI -- Lucky Mkosana tallied his second goal of the game two minutes into stoppage time to give the New York Cosmos their second road win of the season, 3-2 over Miami FC at FIU Stadium Saturday.


July 8, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Jacksonville Armada FC and Puerto Rico FC are both coming off 1-1 draws in their Fall Season openers.


July 2, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Minnesota routs RailHawks, Indy still unbeaten

FORT LAUDERDALE---Gale Agbossoumonde scored in the 53rd minute to give the Fort Lauderdale Strikers a 1-1 tie with Miami FC in a Coastal Cup match in front of 1,431 fans at Lockhart Stadium Saturday night.


July 1, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Fort Lauderdale Strikers closed out the Spring Season as one of the hottest teams in the NASL. Despite a loss in their Spring finale, the Strikers were unbeaten in their five previous league games.


June 28, 2016
ANOTHER TO MIAMI
Report: Ex-Cosmos Farfan to join NASL club

Former Cosmos defender-midfielder Gabriel Farfan has signed with Miami FC, according to Soccer By Ives.


June 12, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Strikers' loss give Indy spring crown

EDMONTON -- The Indy Eleven won the North American Soccer League Spring Championship, by virtue of FC Edmonton defeating the Fort Lauderdale Strikers 2-1 at Clarke Stadium Sunday afternoon.


June 11, 2016
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Going into the weekend, it looked like the NASL Spring Title was the idle New York Cosmos for the taking, but needing to scored four goals and win by at least three, the Indy Eleven moved into the driver's seat with a 4-1 win over Carolina on Saturday putting them in the top spot


June 11, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Indy poised to take spring title

JACKSONVILLE — The Jacksonville Armada and the Tampa Bay Rowdies drew 1-1 in front of 4,013 fans at Community First Park on Saturday.


June 11, 2016
IT'S PUERTO RICAN NIGHT
Puerto Rico FC vs. Puerto Rican national team at Belson

Puerto Rico FC will meet the Puerto Rico national team in a friendly at Belson Stadium at St. John's University in Queens Saturday at 7:30 p.m.


June 10, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Tampa Bay is one of four teams that can walk away with silverware in the Spring Season, but the Rowdies will need to break down Jacksonville’s defense early and often to make up the necessary goal differential to move into the top spot in the standings


June 4, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos don't clinch race remains open

Jose Angulo and Geison Moura struck each side of halftime giving the Fort Lauderdale Strikers a 2-1 win over the New York Cosmos Saturday at Lockhart Stadium.


June 3, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Spring Season title is within reach for the New York Cosmos, but they first have to take care of business at Lockhart Stadium Saturday.


June 1, 2016
PUERTO RICO VS. PUERTO RICO FC
Report: Anthony's NASL team to host national side June 11

The Puerto Rico national team will play Puerto Rico FC at Belson Stadium at St. John's University in Queens, N.Y. in a friendly on June 11, according to ESPNFC.


May 28, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Miami gets first win, Cosmos hold onto first

JACKSONVILLE ---The Jacksonville Armada put an end to their scoreless streak on Saturday night, but could not end their winless streak, playing Indy Eleven to a 1-1 draw at Community First Park.


May 27, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Strikers win another on the road

OTTAWA, Ontario---The Fort Lauderdale Strikers won their third consecutive road game, taking a 2-1 decision over the Ottawa Fury at TD Place Friday night.


May 27, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Indy Eleven showcased their resiliency once again in their 4-2 win over Minnesota United, remaining as the sole unbeaten side in the Spring Season.


May 22, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos move to top

OTTAWA, Ontario – A late goal by Marcel De Jong gave the Ottawa Fury FC a 1-0 win over the Jacksonville Armada on Sunday afternoon at TD Place Stadium.


May 21, 2016
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Ottawa Fury FC got off to a slow start this season, but playing in front of the TD Place crowd the past two games has provided the club with a platform to build on.


May 21, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Indy remains unbeaten

INDIANAPOLIS--Two late goals propelled Indy Eleven to a 4-2 win over Minnesota United at Carroll Stadium Saturday night.


May 21, 2016
DERBY WEEK -- PART III
Rochester vs. Toronto was a soccer war and sometimes just a war and then some

In our third and final part of our Derby Week series, BigAppleSoccer.com looks at a derby that became one of the original North American Soccer League's great rivalries -- the Rochester Lancers vs. the Toronto Metros-Croatia.


May 20, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Indy Eleven and Minnesota United meet in matchup with big NASL Spring Season title race implications


May 15, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Eddies topple Cosmos

EDMONTON, Alberta -- Papé Diakite scored in the 75th minute to lift FC Edmonton to a 2-1 win over the New York Cosmos at Clarke Stadium Sunday afternoon.


May 15, 2016
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

After back-to-back losses due to conceding late goals, the New York Cosmos have returned to top form.


May 14, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Indy stays unbeaten, Loons move to top

FORT LAUDERDALE – Goalkeeper Jon Busch made six saves to help Indy Eleven remain the only unbeaten team in the North American Soccer League, as they played to a 0-0 draw with the Fort Lauderdale Strikers at Lockhart Stadium Saturday night.


May 13, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Fort Lauderdale Strikers received a boost in their Spring Season campaign with a big road win against the then-first place Carolina RailHawks.


May 7, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos move to top of table, Indy stays unbeaten

OTTAWA, ON - Marcel De Jong scored the equalizer in second-half stoppage time to give Ottawa Fury FC a 2-2 draw with Minnesota United FC in front of 4,317 at TD Place Saturday.


May 6, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Ottawa Fury FC and Minnesota United meet in a rematch of one of The Championship Semifinals from last year.


May 4, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Eddies edge Armada 1-0

JACKSONVILLE—A second half goal by Pape Diakite scored gave FC Edmonton a 1-0 win over the Jacksonville Armada FC in front of 3,519 at Community First Park on Wednesday night.


May 1, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos knockoff the RailHawks

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Yohandry Orozco scored in the final minute of the first half to boost the New York Cosmos to a 1-0 victory over the Carolina RailHawks at James M. Shuart Stadium Sunday night.


April 30, 2016
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Through two games, the New York Cosmos were dominant, scoring five goals and conceding zero.


April 30, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Indy remains unbeaten

OTTAWA, Ont. – Fernando Timbo scored the winning goal and Dennis Chin, provided some insurance during second-half stoppage time as the Ottawa Fury FC defeated Miami FC 2-0 at TD Place Saturday.


April 29, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Ottawa Fury FC hits the field at TD Place for the first time in 2016, and the club is hoping that some home cooking will get the Spring Season momentum rolling.


April 24, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Eddies post first win of season

EDMONTON, AB - FC Edmonton registered their first win of the 2016 season with a 2-0 victory over Canadian rivals Ottawa Fury FC Sunday at Clarke Field.


April 24, 2016
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The Canadian Derby is set to heat up again with both sides needing a result to kick start their seasons.


April 23, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
RailHawks stay unbeaten

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- The Carolina RailHawks defeated the Tampa Bay Rowdies 3-1 at Al Lang Stadium Saturday night, to push their record to 4-0 to start the NASL spring season. With the victory, the RailHawks stand all alone in first place with 12 points.


April 22, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
OKC wins first battle of expansion sides

MIAMI ---Michel’s penalty kick goal in the 86th minute broke a 2-2 deadlock to give Rayo OKC a 3-2 win over Miami FC at FIU Stadium in a battle of North American Soccer League expansion teams Friday night.


April 22, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Fort Lauderdale Strikers will want to relive last year's success against Jacksonville Armada FC after clinching a postseason spot against last year's expansion side. In 2016, though, the Strikers have had a rough time to start the season. Recently the club added Ramon Núñez, who will bolster the club's attack moving forward.


April 22, 2016
NASL FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Two expansion sides meet with look to earn a first win in club history. Miami FC has let leads slip away late in two of the three matches it has played so far


April 16, 2015
NASL ROUNDUP
Rowdies, Indy earn first win, Cosmos fall

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. ---Goalkeeper Matt Pickens made a late stop of a penalty kick to preserve a 1-0 win for the Tampa Bay Rowdies over FC Edmonton at Al Lang Stadium Saturday.


April 16, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Armada give Meola first coaching win

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Haitian international Pascal Millien’s 37th-minute goal made the difference as the Jacksonville Armada FC took a 2-1 win over Miami FC at Community First Park Friday night.


April 15, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

Midfielder Austin da Luz is off to the fastest start in the NASL this year. He has scored two game-winning headers for Carolina and has three goals overall.


April 14, 2016
NASL FRIDAY
A look at the upcoming game

Jacksonville opened its 2016 season with a tough road match against the New York Cosmos. If you just looked at the box score, it would appear that the Armada came away with a convincing victory, but they struggled to finish and fell to the Cosmos, 2-0 in Tony Meola's coaching debut.


April 10, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos, Loons post 2-0 win

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Costa Rican forward Jairo Arrieta and Adam Moffat scored to lift the Cosmos to a 2-0 victory over Jacksonville Armada FC at James M. Shuart Stadium on Sunday night.


April 9, 2016
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The first match of the Flyover Cup kicks off in Edmonton with both sides back after difficult matches last weekend.


April 9, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
RailHawks come back to top Rayo OKC

INDIANAPOLIS--- Indy Eleven's Nemanja Vukoviæ scored an 89th minute goal to force a 1-1 tie with the Ottawa Fury FC in front of 9,104 fans at Carroll Stadium Saturday night.


April 8, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

When Indy Eleven and Ottawa Fury FC meet on the field, it will be a reunion of sorts. as Indy's Colin Falvey, Nicki Paterson, and Sinisa Ubiparipovic were members of last year's Fury FC squad that reached The Championship Final


April 6, 2016
AIMING HIGH
Rookie coach Tony Meola: it's all about mentality as he hopes to turn Jacksonville's fortunes around

The team did not win a road game last year, finished dead last in 2015 and has a revamped roster and a rookie head coach. Yet, that rookie coach has some high expectations for Jacksonville Armada FC. Tony Meola wants to battle for the North American Soccer League championship.


April 3, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Cosmos blank Ottawa 3-0

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. -- Juan Arango struck for two first half goals to lead the New York Cosmos to a 3-0 win over the Ottawa Fury FC before 5,094 chilly spectators at Shuart Stadium Sunday.


April 2, 2016
NASL SUNDAY
A look at the upcoming game

The opening weekend's final game is a rematch of The Championship Final, won by New York, 3-2, last November.


April 2, 2016
NASL ROUNDUP
Railhawks the lone winners

CARY, NC - The Carolina RailHawks opened the 2016 regular season with a strong 2-1 home win over Minnesota United on Saturday.


April 1, 2016
NASL SATURDAY
A look at the upcoming games

The Carolina RailHawks are celebrating their 10th anniversary and have a new owner in local entrepreneur Stephen Malik. Coach Colin Clarke made several key signings with the goal of bringing a title to The Triangle.


March 31, 2016
GOING WEST
NASL expanding to San Francisco

The North American Soccer League has officially reached the West Coast. The San Francisco Deltas, led by a group of Silicon Valley and Brazilian entrepreneurs, will take the field in 2017 as the league's first West Coast team since the days of the original NASL (1967-85).


March 31, 2016
NASL ON CBS
Partnership kicks off in July

NEW YORK -- The North American Soccer League and CBS Sports Network announced a national television partnership Thursday, kicking off with Rayo OKC meeting FC Edmonton on Saturday, July 2.


March 30, 2016
ON THE AIR
NASL going live on ESPN3, beIN SPORTS

The North American Soccer League has announced a national broadcast television partnership with beIN SPORTS, becoming the first North American professional league to team with the network. The league also will have more than 100 matches carried live on ESPN3 for the second successive year.


March 24, 2016
REMEMBERING AN 'UNBELIEVABLE' FOE
When the Cosmos tussled with LA or Washington, Andranik Eskandarian always got the better of Cruyff

Whether he played for the Los Angeles Aztecs or Washington Diplomats, it wouldn't have been surprising if Johan Cruyff muttered a curse or two under his breath if he saw Cosmos defender Andranik Eskandarian lining up on the other side of the field.


March 24, 2016
R.I.P. JOHAN CRUYFF
Dutch superstar made NASL stay count

Johan Cruyff made his name with AFC Ajax, FC Barcelona and the Dutch national team. But Cruyff also made his mark in the U.S., bringing his game to the North American Soccer League from 1978-81.


March 22, 2016
GROWTH, GROWTH, GROWTH
Peterson says NASL has taken positive steps

As the North American Soccer League begins year six on April 2nd, the league's Commissioner Bill Peterson feels the league has taken some giant steps in the off season, this despite the loss of two teams, the San Antonio Scorpions and Atlanta Silverbacks.


March 1, 2016
HAVING A BALL
NASL inks deal with Under Armour

Signaling its first major entry into the United States soccer market, Under Armour will provide the official ball for the North American Soccer League, starting this spring.


February 23, 2016
TEAMING UP
NASL, Opta will partner

The North American Soccer League has teamed with Opta for a three-year partnership designed to provide fans, media and the rest of the soccer community with a close look at the statistical side of the league.


January 22, 2016
MIAMI BOUND
2 native New Yorkers sign with Miami FC

A pair of New York natives have signed with Miami FC. Former SC Wiener Neustadt midfielder Robert Baggio Kcira and Arizona United forward Aaron Dennis will join the North American Soccer League team for its maiden season.


January 11, 2016
SILVERBACKS SUSPENDED
NASL pulls plug on Atlanta team

The North American Soccer League announced Monday that it has suspended operations of the Atlanta Silverbacks for the 2016 season.


January 10, 2016
SOME INTERESTING DRAFT TRIVIA
Some tidbits about the original incarnation of the NASL and other league's drafts

With the MLS SuperDraft looming on Thursday, here's a look back at the draft of the original incarnation of the North American Soccer League. There were some, ahem, interesting and memorable picks.


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