Miami FC confirmed rumors this morning that Alessandro Nesta would become the club's first-ever head coach for their 2016 inaugural campaign. Nesta, 39, is widely considered one soccer's greatest centerbacks, having put in about a decade each at Lazio and Milan and earning 78 call-ups with the Italian national team. Paolo
Ottawa Fury FC 2-2 Tampa Bay Rowdies Goals: 18’ Paulo Jr (OTT) 31’ Oliver (OTT) 33’ Mkandawire (TBR) 87’ Espinal (TBR) Highlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=neQHzx7TFCw Major Themes: Rowdies bounced back from a two-goal deficit to earn a vital point as Stuart Campbell made his debut since being named as a permanent replacement to Thomans Rongen. Ottawa looked fatigued from their midweek clash
Ft. Lauderdale Strikers 7 – Indy Eleven 1 Location: Lockhart Stadium Attendance: 3,819 Cautions: 10'-Hendry Thomas (FTL) 18'-Victor Pineda (IND) 50'-Red Card-Marco Franco (IND) Substitutions: FTL- 65'-Ivan Guerrero (leftback) for Walter Ramirez (left midfielder) 71'-Hendry Thomas (central midfield) for Manny Gonzalez (central midfielder) 76'-Gabriel (right midfielder) for Shawn Chin (right midfielder) IND- 58'-Dragan Stojkov (right midfielder) for Duke LeCroix (forward) 65'-Victor Pineda (left midfielder) for Charlie
What’s At Stake After a midweek draw in Canada and Ottawa’s disappointing home draw last night, the Cosmos could propel themselves within three points of the Fall Title. But a win would also take them seven points clear of Ottawa in the combined standings, rendering the Cosmos Fall chase largely meaningless.
Each week Midfield Press' contributors attempt to predict the weekend's results. The staff went with the safe picks this week with Ottawa, New York and the Cosmos being picked consistently. I did not include my own predictions but I wouldn't be surprised if Atlanta proves a little more resilient than
The Carolina Railhawks announced today that they have signed 27 year old Brazilian midfielder Gabriel Vittorio Da Silva for the remainder of the 2015 NASL season. Developed by the Santos FC youth system, Gabriel had several stops lower down on the Brazilian league ladder during his senior career before signing with
Ottawa Fury FC 0 - 0 New York Cosmos Highlights: https://youtu.be/rHthNukSXs4 Major Themes: The two hottest clubs in the NASL met, and played a rather entertaining 0-0 draw. The two hottest keepers in the league, Peiser and Maurer, we’re both able to record shutouts as they aim for the golden glove award. Fury were coming off