Found July 12, 2012 on
The New York Cosmos are making their return to competitive soccer after 28 years of hibernation. The club will be joining the North American Soccer League in 2013, though it may not be there for long. New York dominated the NASL in the 70's and 80's when global icons such as Pele and Franz Beckenbauer suited up for the Cosmos. The club, founded in part by legendary music producer Ahmet Ertegun, folded in 1985, shortly after the demise of the NASL itself. The Cosmos' name and logo were revived in 2010, but were only used for youth programs along with...

Beckenbauer wants Khedira at Bayern

Bayern Munich's honorary president Franz Beckenbauer would like to see the club sign Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira. Khedira has "matured" into one of Germany's strongest midfielders in recent years and become just the kind of player Beckenbauer says Bayern have been lacking in a trophyless two seasons. "Khedira is one of those prototypes - one who is...
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