NYC Scotland have entered the 2014 edition of the Cosmos Copa, which now features teams representing 40 countries. Details are TBD but the qualifying round will likely be the last weekend in June or first weekend in July.
We’re always looking for players, so if you’re a Scottish soccer player, get in touch.
Game on at 3.05pm at the usual venue, the Football Factory at Legends, W 33rd b/w 5th and Broadway.
Also the The Highlander NYC bar is screening the game in conjunction with the American-Scottish foundation, details here. W 39th b/w 5th + 6th, and also a 3.05pm kickoff.
Let’s hope Scotland play like this:
While the USA show up like this:
Live at the Football Factory @ Legends, W 33rd b/w 5th and Broadway.
3pm KO @ Legends, W 33rd b/w 5th & Broadway. See you there!
Other trivia nights just can’t compete!
“General Trivia with a Scottish tinge” on Thursday 1st August, 8.30pm at the Isle of Skye bar in Williamsburg (Driggs between N 9th and N 10th St).
Will Big Eck celebrate your win too?
Hosted by Morrison Bowmore. Prizes possibly whisky-tinged, too.
See you there.
David Sheridan doesn’t read books and plays soccer like Bobo Balde. You decide which is the bigger crime against humanity in our next Countdown to Copa.
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How old are you?
Launching a precision cross – straight into an English face [Photo courtesy of David Hogarty]
Where did you grow up? Glasgow
Who was your favourite player as a boy? Henrik Larsson
Who’s your favourite player now? Lionel Messi
What do you do for a living? Student
Which team(s) do you support? Celtic
Scotland will win Cosmos Copa 2013. Who will come second? Maybe NYC Poland
Which well-known player do you think you’re most like? With my immense trickery and attacking skills I would say Messi or Ronaldo but other people have compared me to a young Bobo Baldé due to the occasional dodgy pass
Do you prefer Ronaldo or Messi? Messi
What’s your favourite Scottish band? Not a band but Calvin Harris
What’s the last book you read? What’s a book?
What’s your favourite drink? Anything non-alcohlic because I’m an athlete! [Ed: we know this is a lie]