Observations: July 20, 2012

Written by Ian Thomson

Here’s a few things that caught TSO’s eye this week:

— ESPN’s Roger Bennett spoke to the New York Cosmos’ new chairman about the club’s recent re-relaunch

— Meet the New Cosmos, same as the Old Cosmos, says Total Footblog’s Chris Dobens

— The Democrat and Chronicle’s Jeff DiVeronica looks at whether a professional women’s league can return after the Olympics

— Soccer Newsday columnist Ken Sweda breaks down the meaning behind Marco Di Vaio’s early impressions of Major League Soccer

— Bloke says Rangers Newco are still Rangers, bickering in the comments section ensues

— And finally, Matt Luzunaris found a novel way to celebrate his opening goal in Orlando City’s 4-0 romp over Rochester Rhinos in their top-of-the-table USL Pro Division clash last week: