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Relaunched Cosmos to start play Aug 3

Updated: February 11, 2013, 6:15 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- The relaunched New York Cosmos will start play in the second-tier North American Soccer League during its fall season.

The Cosmos announced Monday that their first home game will be against Fort Lauderdale on Aug. 3 at Hempstead, N.Y.

The Cosmos, featuring stars such as Pele, Frank Beckenbauer and Giorgio Chinaglia, played in the old NASL from 1971-84, but folded in 1985.

A group that included former Tottenham official Paul Kemsley bought the name and relaunched ...

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