Gio Savarese to coach Cosmos in 2013

 Eric Cantona of New York Cosmos speaks with coach Gio Savarese
Gio Savarese (left), here with Eric Cantona, will coach the Cosmos next season.
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Former MetroStars forward Gio Savarese has been hired as coach of the reconstituted New York Cosmos, who start play next year in the second division North American Soccer League.

Savarese played for the MetroStars in Major League Soccer from 1996-98 and later had short stints with Swansea and Millwall in England.

He was head of youth development for the MetroStars/New York Red Bulls from 2005-07.

The Cosmos will play in Hempstead on Long Island, their home from 1972-73 in the old NASL.

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