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May 28, 2015
LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
Third round roundup

As Division II North American Soccer League sides entered the Third Round of the 2015 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, the league matched up in seven battles with Division III United Soccer League counter parts. But the already tested USL sides went 6-0-1 in those matches, with Third Division Saint Louis FC also dispatching Minnesota United FC on penalties.


May 28, 2015
MY TWO CENTS
Putting the Cosmos-NYC FC derby into perspective

Long-time New York soccer fan Will Smith puts the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup game between the Cosmos and New York City FC into perspective.


May 28, 2015
ONE HOT TICKET?
Cosmos-NYC FC Open Cup tickets available Friday

In what is expected to be one hot ticket, tickets for the Cosmos-New York City FC fourth-round encounter in the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup will go on sale on Friday.


May 28, 2015
WATCH IT HERE
Video highlights of Cosmos' Open Cup win

Couldn't get out to the Cosmos' 3-0 victory over the Jersey Express in the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup at Belson Stadium in Queens on Wednesday night?


May 27, 2015
MANY HAPPY RETURNS
Senna makes successful comeback from injury; Savarese hints midfielder will sign for fall season

There was plenty of good news concerning midfielder Marcos Senna in the Cosmos' 3-0 Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup win over the Jersey Express Wednesday. Not only did he enjoy a successful return from injury, but head coach Giovanni Savarese strongly hinted that the former Spanish international midfielder would return for the North American Soccer League fall season.


May 27, 2015
BRING ON NYC FC!
Cosmos set up another NY derby, this time against MLS club, after defeating Jersey Express in Open Cup

The Cosmos punched a ticket into the fourth round of the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup and a highly anticipated meeting with New York City FC by recording a 3-0 workmanlike win over the Jersey Express at Belson Stadium Wednesday night.


May 25, 2015
LET'S PLAY TWO
Raul wants to play in Open Cup and vs. Minnesota, but it will be up to his body and Cosmos coach Savarese

Raul wants to play Wednesday and Saturday. Whether the legendary striker will put on the uniform for the Cosmos in two key games this week remains up to his 37-year-old body and head coach Giovanni Savarese.


May 21, 2015
WELCOME MAT
Red Bulls to host Open Cup 4th-round match June 16

The Red Bulls will host a Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup fourth-round match at Red Bull Arena on June 16 at 7:30 p.m.


May 21, 2015
ANOTHER NY DERBY?
Cosmos could host NYC FC in Open Cup if they defeat the Jersey Express Wednesday

Get ready for yet another New York derby and perhaps a battle of Spanish international strikers. Translated, the Cosmos and Raul could very well play New York City FC and David Villa in the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup.


May 21, 2015
LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
Second round roundup

There were a handful of upsets in the Second Round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, as the PDL's Jersey Express and Ventura County Fusion, USASA's PSA Elite and Chula Vista FC and NPSL's Chattanooga FC defeated clubs from higher divisions to join the other professional sides in next week's Third Round, which will take place on May 27.


May 21, 2015
A CHANGE OF PLANS
Cosmos will host Open Cup vs. Express Wednesday

There has been a change of plans. The Cosmos will host the Jersey Express in the third round of the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup at Belson Stadium at St. John's University on Wednesday, May 27 at 7:30 p.m. ET.


May 21, 2015
JUST THE WAY HE LIKES IT
Karcz talks about his winning goal off perfect ball from corner kick for Jersey Express

Whenever Brayan Martinez lines up to take a corner kick, he knows where he can find New Jersey Express teammate Chris Karcz.


May 21, 2015
A STUNNER
Jersey Express surprises Red Bulls II in Open Cup

Eight-year-old Premier Soccer League side Jersey Express stunned the Red Bulls II 1-0 to eliminate the heavily favored MLS-affiliated team from the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup Wednesday night, scoring from a second-half corner kick and earning a third-round meeting with the Cosmos.


May 20, 2015
KNOCKED OUT
Rough Riders fall on late goal in Cup

The Long Island Rough Riders were eliminated from the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup, dropping a 1-0 second-round decision to the Real Monarchs at St. Anthony's High School on Wednesday night.


May 20, 2015
THE EXPRESS WAY
Karcz's goal lifts Jersey over Red Bulls II

Chris Karcz, who was the MVP of a the Cosmos Copa in 2010, will have an opportunity face off against the actual Cosmos next Wednesday night. Karcz tallied the lone goal of the night in the 59th minute to lift the Jersey Express to a 1-0 victory over the Red Bulls II in a second-round match of the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup.


May 20, 2015
MIXED RESULTS
Express ousts Red Bulls II; Rough Riders eliminated in Open Cup

So much for a Cosmos-Red Bulls II derby. And so much for the Long Island Rough Riders' hopes of advancing in the competition.


May 20, 2015
WANTING TO CONTINUE THEIR RIDE
Riders host Real Monarchs in Open Cup tonight

The Long Island Rough Riders will try to make it two-for-two in the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup as they lost the Real Monarchs in a second-round match at St. Anthony's High School in South Huntington, N.Y. Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.


May 20, 2015
TAKING FIRST SIP FROM THE CUP
Red Bulls II at Jersey Express in Open Cup tonight

The Red Bulls II take their first steps in the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup when they visit the Jersey Express in a second-round encounter on the campus of NJIT in Newark, N.J. Wednesday night.


May 14, 2015
LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
First round roundup

The First Round of the 2015 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup was completed on Wednesday night with 21 teams booking places in next week's Second Round, which takes place on May 20 and sees the introduction of professional clubs into the tournament bracket.


May 13, 2015
THE EXPRESS WAY
2nd-half goals lift Jersey Express over Greek Americans, 3-0, in Open Cup

The Jersey Express broke open a scoreless draw by connecting for three goals over the final 24 minutes en route to a 3-0 win over the N.Y. Greek Americans in the first round of the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup on Wednesday night.


May 13, 2015
NO ORDINARY JOE
Holland powers Rough Riders over Italians in Open Cup win

Joe Holland turned out to be a one-man wrecking crew for the Long Island Rough Riders in the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup on Wednesday night.


May 2, 2015
VIVA ITALIANS!
When the Brooklyn Italians won their second U.S. Open Cup title with 10 men in 1991

There was no way the Brooklyn Italians would be denied the 1991 United States Open Challenge Cup championship. Nothing was going to stand in their way.


April 30, 2015
IT'S NOT AN OPEN AND SHUT CASE
Red Bulls could face some unique Open Cup challenges with the Interational Champions Cup in July

Priorities and scheduling conflicts portend a busy summer for the Red Bulls, who could face a potential conflict in July as participants of the International Champions Cup and quite possibly with the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup.


April 8, 2015
IT'S STARTING TIME
Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup kicks off April 25

U.S. Soccer has announced the pairings for the 2015 Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup play-in, first and second round matches.


April 8, 2015
WHO'S WHO
91 teams (47 pro, 44 amateur) participate in U.S. Open Cup

Ninety-one teams will participate in this year's Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup competition this year. Broken down, 47 professional clubs will compete as will 44 amateur teams.


April 8, 2015
STARTING THEIR CUP RUNS
Italians, Rough Riders, Greek American, Jersey Express begin Open Cup quest on May 13

Circle Wednesday, May 13 on your calendar. That's when four area teams will start their quest in the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup.


February 4, 2015
THIS CUP RUNNETH OVER
91-team field will be largest for U.S. Open Cup

The 2015 Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup, which kicks off in late April, will feature a record number of participating teams and a revised format, setting a fixed bracket beginning at the Round of 16 to the championship match.


December 31, 2014
THE YEAR IN REVIEW
The top ten national soccer stories of 2014

Jurgen Klinsmann created the biggest U.S. Soccer news story of the year, perhaps of the decade, by leaving Landon Donovan off the World Cup squad. Donovan, the all time U.S. leader in goals and assists, fell out of favor with Klinsmann for his seeming lack of commitment to the game after Donovan took time off following the 2012 season, before returning to help the U.S. squad qualify for Brazil.


December 22, 2014
THE YEAR'S BEST -- NO. 8
Cosmos don't just beat the Red Bulls, they roll over them and then some in Open Cup for bragging rights

Yep, the headline says it all: Cosmos didn’t just beat the Red Bulls, they humbled them in Open Cup As in the first meeting between the two teams in the Lamar Hunt/Open at James M. Shuart Stadium in Hempstead, N.Y. June 14.


December 18, 2014
ROAD WARRIORS?
NYC FC could play Open Cup games on the road

Don't be surprised if New York City FC turns down hosting Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup matches at other local stadiums if the competition's schedule falls during Yankee home games.


December 11, 2014
STATE CHAMPIONS
CSL Report: Greek-Americans (Amateur Cup), Pancyprian Freedoms (Open Cup) win respective titles

Chris Megaloudis’ late leveler in the 83rd minute set up a dramatic 3-1 penalty-kick shootout win for defending USASA national champions New York Greek Americans over United FC in the Eastern New York State Amateur Soccer Association final pf the Amateur National Cup on Randalls Island last week.


November 27, 2014
STATE FINAL BOUND
CSL Report: Pancyprian Freedoms edge Greek Americans in Open Cup, to play Lansdowne for title

German ace Yannick Reyering scored twice on Tuesday night as Pancyprian Freedoms edged Cosmopolitan Soccer League rivals New York Greek Americans, 2-1, in the USASA Open Cup at St. John’s University.


October 23, 2014
REBOUNDING QUITE WELL
CSL Report: Pancyprian Freedoms come back from 1st loss with two big Cup victories

Pancyprian Freedoms rebounded from their first loss of the season to chalk up a pair of 5-0 wins in three days in the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup and the Manning Cup.


September 24, 2014
MLS INFORMER
Sigi masters the Cup

When Major League Soccer starts using its new “MLS Crest” later this year/next season it will have only two of its original marks largely untouched from when the league started nearly than 20 years ago.


September 16, 2014
NUMBER FOUR
Sounders win Open Cup over Union in extratime

CHESTER, Pa.-- A Clint Dempsey goal in the first overtime period was the edge the Seattle Sounders needed over the Philadelphia Union Tuesday night, as the visitors came from behind to win the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup championship, 3-1.


August 13, 2014
LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
Sounders advance to fifth title match

TUKWILA, Wash.--- Andy Rose and Kenny Cooper each tallied two goals as the Seattle Sounders FC soundly defeated the Chicago Fire 6-0 at the Starfire Sports Complex in the semifinal of the 2014 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. Cooper is the leading goal scorer in this year's U.S. Open Cup with six tallies.


August 12, 2014
US OPEN CUP ROUNDUP
Union outlast FC Dallas to advance to Final

FRISCO, TX – Amobi Okugo scored in regulation time and goalkeeper Zac MacMath stopped two tiebreaker penalty kicks to propel the Philadelphia Union into the US Open Cup Final over FC Dallas 1-1 (4-3 pks) Tuesday at Toyota Stadium.


July 9, 2014
LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
All MLS semi-finals as Fire, FC Dallas, Sounders advance

ATLANTA – The Chicago Fire defeated the Atlanta Silverbacks 3-1 Wednesday evening at Silverbacks Park in the quarterfinal round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. After both sides were reduced to ten men, second half goals from Quincy Amarikwa, Jeff Larentowicz and Alex led the Fire to victory.


July 8, 2014
US OPEN CUP ROUNDUP
Union’s Cup quest continues after win over Revolution

CHESTER, Pa. – Conor Casey and Sebastien Le Toux scored on either side of halftime as the Philadelphia Union ousted the New England Revolution from the US Open Cup with a 2-0 win in Tuesday’s weather-interrupted quarterfinal match at PPL Park.


July 2, 2014
MLS INFORMER
Wynalda has Atlanta facing MLS foe

Eric Wynalda often was maligned as a television commentator: overbearing, too opinionated, a loose cannon off the set as well as on camera. And those were the nice things people said.


June 25, 2014
LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
Fire, Revs advance to quarterfinals

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. – In an overtime thriller the Chicago Fire pulled off a 4-2 win over the Columbus Crew in U.S. Open Cup action. Quincy Amarikwa and Juan Luis Anangono scored in overtime, breaking the 2-2 deadlock and giving the Fire the win.


June 25, 2014
NOT HOLDING BACK
Savarese, Cosmos slam “mediocre referee”

CHESTER, Pa.--The New York Cosmos locker room was moribund with distraught faces- one or two teary eyed- in the immediate aftermath of the team’s frustrating 2-1 loss to the Philadelphia Union on Tuesday night. It had all the feelings of a funeral, and it was one of sorts, burying the Cosmos chances of winning the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup and playing in the region’s premier competition, CONCACAF Champions League at least until next year.


June 24, 2014
LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
Wild night as two NASL teams advance

CHESTER, Pa.---Sebastien Le Toux scored two goals, including a controversial penalty kick game winner in overtime to give the Philadelphia Union a 2-1 win over the New York Cosmos at PPL Park.


June 24, 2014
NO BROTHERLY LOVE
Cosmos can’t cope with Union, official

The City of Brotherly Love was anything but friendly for the New York Cosmos on Tuesday night, they lost to the Philadelphia Union 2-1 in the fifth round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup as an already tense affair turned ugly as the game wore on.


June 24, 2014
SEEING RED
Cosmos knocked out of Open Cup by Union, ref

The New York Cosmos had their hopes of lifting the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup dashed on Tuesday night, the result of being unable to put a way most of their chances, and a late penalty kick that was gifted to the Philadelphia Union who won the overtime contest at PPL Park 2-1.


June 23, 2014
READY TO TAKE ON THE UNION LABEL
Szetela: “I was praying that we’d get Philly because this team deserves to play another MLS team.”

The New York Cosmos got their first chance to play a Major League Soccer club -- the Red Bulls -- and passed the test with a dominating 3-0 win in the fourth round of the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup. Now the NASL spring season runners-up will take on another MLS side, the Philadelphia Union.


June 20, 2014
MORE THAN A VISIT
When the Cosmos travel to Philly, it will be familiar sounds, tastes for Jimmy Ockford

Jimmy Ockford has stepped into the middle of the defense to deputize for the injured Roversio. He has added goals and a calm nature in the back that belies his own age. He will now to get play in front of a hometown crowd in the fifth round of the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup.


June 19, 2014
QUESTIONABLE FOR PHILLY
Marcos Senna still not quite fully fit

There was much talk about the missing players in the fourth round of the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup. However, amid the dominance from the New York Cosmos, it was forgotten that the Cosmos were missing players themselves.


June 18, 2014
LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
MLS teams sweep the night

RICHMOND, Va. – Rookies Patrick Mullins and Steve Neumann each had a goal and an assist to lead the New England Revolution to a 3-2 win over the Richmond Kickers in the fourth round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup at City Stadium Wednesday night.


June 18, 2014
NOT OUR WORLD CUP
Cosmos looked at it as the Open, not World Cup, despite what Red Bulls said

In the build up to the New York Derby, the views coming into the game from both clubs couldn’t have been more different. The New York Cosmos were ready for the challenge of the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup, while it was seen as an inconvenience and downplayed by the Red Bulls.


June 17, 2014
COSMOS TO FACE UNION
Fifth round Open Cup match at PPL Park

The New York Cosmos will face the Philadelphia Union in the fifth round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup on Tuesday, June 24 at PPL Park in Chester, Pa. with kickoff slated for 7 pm ET.


June 17, 2014
LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
Rhinos knock out DC, other MLS teams advance

CHESTER, Pa. – A brace from Andrew Wenger in the second of two overtime periods salvaged the debut of Interim Manager Jim Curtin by giving the Philadelphia Union a 3-1 win over their USL PRO affiliate, the Harrisburg City Islanders, in the fourth round of the U.S. Open Cup Tuesday at PPL Park.


June 16, 2014
MY TWO CENTS
Cosmos loss was a total embarrassment and then some to this Red Bulls fan

In the wake of the Red Bulls' loss to the New York Cosmos in the Lamar Hunt/U.S.Open Cup, Bill Balduino is mad as hell and can't take it any more.


June 15, 2014
NO SENNA, NO PROBLEM
Mads Stokkelien takes up play-making role in Cosmos dominance over Red Bulls

The New York Cosmos wanted it more. It showed in the emphatic way the team in green disposed of a hapless Red Bulls side 3-0.


June 14, 2014
TENSIONS BOILING OVER
Red Bulls Chris Duvall earns a red card

Derby matches are always going to be intense. Players want to beat their local rivals, and in Saturday's Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup match between the New York Cosmos and the Red Bulls rugged tackling was par for the course.


June 14, 2014
LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
NASL teams sweep the night

ATLANTA – A late goal gave the Atlanta Silverbacks a 2-1 win over Real Salt Lake the fourth round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Saturday night.


June 14, 2014
PAINTING THE TOWN GREEN
Cosmos dominate the Red Bulls en route to 3-0 win

The New York Cosmos got their first chance at being the toast of the town on Saturday night, routing the New York Red Bulls 3-0 in a Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup match, outshooting the MLS team 21-3.


June 14, 2014
BRAGGING RIGHTS
Cosmos rout Red Bulls in Open Cup, 3-0, as Stokkelien strikes twice

The New York Cosmos own the professional soccer bragging rights of New York. In the very first meeting of the area's two professional clubs, the Cosmos prevailed over the Red Bulls, 3-0, in the fourth round of the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup at James M. Shuart Stadium on Saturday night.


June 14, 2014
SOME DIFFICULT DECISIONS
Schedule forces Petke to blend youngsters with veterans

This might be one of the most difficult lineup decisions for head coach Mike Petke, and a lot of it boils down to an unusual fixture schedule.


June 13, 2014
GREAT EXPECTATIONS
Cosmos expect big crowd for derby encounter

As the New York Cosmos prepare for one of the biggest matches in their new history, they are also expecting one of the biggest crowds during that time frame as well.


June 12, 2014
NOT A FAN THIS TIME
Szetela grew up supporting MetroStars/Red Bulls, but will look to send them out of Open Cup

New York Cosmos midfielder Danny Szetela, who grew up as a fan of the MetroStars/Red Bulls, is one player that will have a major impact on which New York team survives and moves to the next round of the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup.


June 12, 2014
IT'S A QUESTION OF BALANCE
Petke needs to balance resting veterans, injured players and giving reserves minutes

Balance. That's the key for Red Bulls head coach Mike Petke as he gears up for Saturday's U.S. Lamar Hunt/Open Cup tilt against the New York Cosmos.


June 11, 2014
LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
Earthquakes, Dynamo advance

SAN FRANCISCO - The San Jose Earthquakes defeated Sacramento Republic FC in the fourth round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup 2-1 Wednesday night at Kezar Stadium.


June 10, 2014
MLS INFORMER
A New York Rivalry Begins

The New York Cosmos will finally get their shot at Major League Soccer's New York Red Bulls, this week in the fourth round of the U.S. Open Cup.


June 10, 2014
PRESSURE? WHAT PRESSURE?
Petke says there's none on Red Bulls, but adds the Cosmos will be out to prove something

If he has any pressure entering Saturday night's Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup clash with the New York Cosmos, then Red Bulls head coach Mike Petke isn't feeling it.


June 10, 2014
A NEW HAND'S ON APPROACH
Petke: Meara will be in net vs. Cosmos

Red Bulls head coach Mike Petke traditionally doesn't reveal his lineup to the media before any sort of game. But on Tuesday he did made an exception as to who will be tending goal in Saturday's Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup match with the New York Cosmos: Ryan Meara.


June 10, 2014
AND SO IT BEGINS
Savarese: there's more pressure on Red Bulls than Cosmos in Open Cup

Barely seconds after the final whistle of the New York Cosmos' 1-0 win over the Ottawa Fury Sunday night, it began. "Beat the Red Bulls!" the Cosmos faithful chanted at James M. Shuart Stadium.


June 14, 2014
STRAIGHT SHOOTER
Pragmatic Petke knows he won't be judged on Open Cup

Circumstances and priorities will dictate Red Bulls head coach Mike Petke's Starting XI for this Saturday's fourth- round tie against the New York Cosmos in the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup. And the frustration is clearly evident, even as he is forced to be a pragmatist.


June 9, 2014
ON THE TUBE
Open Cup clash between Red Bulls-Cosmos on ONE World Sports

ONE World Sports will telecast Saturday's Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup match showdown between the New York City area’s two professional soccer teams – the Red Bulls and the Cosmos.


June 6, 2014
GAME OF THE ROUND
Red Bulls-Cosmos encounter in Open Cup fourth round to be shown on the web

Not surprisingly, the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup match between the Red Bulls and the New York Cosmos has been named USSoccer.com's "Game of the Round" of the fourth round.


June 5, 2014
LEAGUE YES, CUP NO
Henry won't miss MLS matches, but won't play in Open Cup games

Broadcast commitments during the World Cup won't impact the availability of Red Bulls forward Thierry Henry from league play. But if his team advances in the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup, it might affect his chances to play in the tournament.


June 3, 2014
NEXT ROUND
Red Bulls-Cosmos winner to play Philly-Harrisburg victory in Open Cup

One thing is certain: the winner of the Red Bulls-New York Cosmos game in the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup will play a team from Pennsylvania in the fifth round.


June 3, 2014
WOUNDED KNEE
McCarty out of Revs game, probably from Cosmos as well

Scratch Red Bulls central midfielder Dax McCarty from Sunday's game at the New England Revolution with a knee injury.


May 29, 2014
OFFENSE FROM THE BACK
Ockford makes a memorable Cosmos debut by scoring his first professional goal

The New York Cosmos turned to on-loan defender from the Seattle Sounders Jimmy Ockford to help anchor their defense in the club’s inaugural Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup match against the Brooklyn Italians.


May 29, 2014
UP FOR THE CUPS
Petke looking forward to CCL, Open Cups

Within two hours Wednesday night, the Red Bulls Cup picture -- domestically and internationally -- became much more clear for head coach Mike Petke.


May 29, 2014
OPEN CUP TICKETS
Cosmos-Red Bulls on sale to general public June 3

Tickets for the New York Cosmos-Red Bulls June 14 Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup qualifier will go on sale to the general pubic on Tuesday, June 3 at 2 p.m.


May 28, 2014
LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
Six of eight NASL teams advance

North American Soccer League expansion side Indy Eleven scored three first-half goals and Blake Smith posted a hat trick en route to a 5-2 victory against the Dayton Dutch Lions (USL PRO, Division III) in the third round of the 2014 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup at Carroll Stadium in Indianapolis.


May 28, 2014
ATLAS OUSTED
Fall to Richmond Kickers 2-1

RICHMOND, VA – The Richmond Kickers ousted the NY Greek American Atlas 2-1 in the U.S. Open Cup Third Round Wednesday night.


May 28, 2014
DERBY DAY IS COMING
Cosmos will meet the Red Bulls in the fourth round of the Open Cup

When the draw for the fourth round of the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup was made public, the Cosmos could have easily fallen into a trap of overlooking the Brooklyn Italians with the Red Bulls on the horizon.


May 28, 2014
ONTO THE NEXT ONE
With win over Italians, the Cosmos advance to Open Cup 4th round, where the Bulls await

The Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup draw provided the potential to see the match-up everyone wanted. It was up to the New York Cosmos to deliver.


May 28, 2014
BRING ON THE DERBY
Cosmos defeat Italians, setting up Open Cup confrontation with Red Bulls

Area soccer fans will get what they were wishing for -- a big-time derby in the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup. That would be the New York Cosmos vs. the Red Bulls -- in the first meeting between the two teams. The Cosmos played their role perfectly Wednesday night, defeating the nine-man Brooklyn Italians, 2-0.


May 28, 2014
AIMING FOR ANOTHER UPSET
Greek Americans at Richmond in Open Cup

The New York Greek Americans will try to upend the Richmond Kickers when the two teams meet in the third round of the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup in Richmond, Va. on Wednesday at 7 p.m.



VIVA ITALIANS!
When Brooklyn won its second U.S. Open Cup title with 10 men in 1991

There was no way the Brooklyn Italians would be denied the 1991 United States Open Challenge Cup championship. Nothing was going to stand in their way.


May 28, 2014
ON TARGET
Italians' Guerrier has been filling the net

In some respects, Yvener Guerrier has gone full circle and it somehow keeps circling back to the New York Cosmos.


May 28, 2014
TRYING TO PULL OFF AN UPSET
Italians coach Russo hopes to devise a plan to slow down the Cosmos

There are several ways to size up the opponents in Wednesday night's Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup encounter between the New York Cosmos an Brooklyn Italians at St. John's University.


May 28, 2014
A FOUR-DECADE BOND
Cosmos, Italians relations goes back to NASL club's beginnings

The bond between the Cosmos and Brooklyn Italians doesn't go back to the days when New York head coach Giovanni Savarese and assistant coach Carlos Llamsoa played for Brooklyn. It goes back to the roots of the North American Soccer League team.


May 27, 2014
MUSTANG MANNING
After red card, RSL president watched Italians' Open Cup triumph from the hood of his car in 1991

Not many players can say they watched a good portion of a U.S. Open Cup final while sitting on the hood of their gray Mustang convertible.


May 27, 2014
OPENING THEIR ACCOUNT
Cosmos will face the Brooklyn Italians in their first ever U.S. Open Cup match

The New York Cosmos are taking their first steps into unknown territory. When the club takes the field against the Brooklyn Italians Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. it will mark the first appearance in the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup.


May 27, 2014
SENNA'S OUT
Cosmos midfielder won't play in Open Cup

Former Spanish international midfielder Marcos Senna, the New York Cosmos most influential player, has been ruled out of Wednesday's Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup match against the Brooklyn Italians.


May 25, 2014
FOCUSED ON THE TASK AT HAND
Cosmos say they are not looking past Italians for possible Open Cup match-up with Red Bulls

With their chances of winning North American Soccer League spring season title slowly slipping away, the New York Cosmos will set their sights on another competition this week -- the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup.


May 21, 2014
A CHANCE TO DREAM
Savarese: Winning Open Cup is a dream and a chance to play in CONCACAF Champions League

There are so many reasons for the New York Cosmos to be successful in the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup


May 20, 2014
NO REST FOR THE WEARY
If Red Bulls play Cosmos in Open Cup June 14, Petke's team has little rest in break

If his Red Bulls play the New York Cosmos in the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup, head coach Mike Petke will not get his wish of giving his players some much-needed time off during MLS' World Cup break next month.


May 20, 2014
JUNE 14 CONFRONTATION?
If they beat Italians, Cosmos to host Red Bulls in Open Cup that Saturday

June 14 already is Flag Day, but for soccer fans in the metropolitan area, it could be a red-letter day for the beautiful game as well. That's the day the New York Cosmos could take on the Red Bulls for the very first time.


May 16, 2014
DREAM MATCHUP
If Cosmos beat Italians, they would host Red Bulls in Open Cup

Well, one thing is for certain. The fourth round of the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup will be a local derby regardless of the outcome of the third-round encounter between the New York Cosmos and Brooklyn Italians.


May 15, 2014
NO SENTIMENTALLY AT ALL
For Savarese, Llamosa the Open Cup vs. Brooklyn Italians will be all about business

They forever will be grateful to the team and organization for giving them an opportunity to play in vital times in their careers two decades.


May 14, 2014
LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
Second round roundup

RICHMOND - USL PRO side Richmond Kickers scored three goals in each half and earned a 6-1 victory against the National Premier Soccer League's RVA FC in a Richmond, Virginia, derby in the Second Round of the 2014 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup at Sports Backers Stadium.


May 14, 2014
THEY'RE NOT JOSH-ING AROUND
Trott's brace lifts Greek Americans in Open Cup

Josh Trott scored two goals -- one in each half -- to lift Greek-American Atlas to a 2-0 second-round victory over the Ocean City Nor'easters in the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup Wednesday night.


May 14, 2014
COMEBACK KIDS
Second-half rally lifts Italians over Express in Open Cup; will play Cosmos

The Brooklyn Italians have booked a U.S. Open Cup date with the New York Cosmos. Yvener Guerrier scored twice in the final nine minutes to break a 2-2 tie to lift the Italians to a 4-2 comeback win over the Jersey Express in a second in the second-round of the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup Wednesday night.


May 14, 2014
ANGULO'S REVENGE
Riverhounds forward hits winner to oust his former team, Red Bulls' U-23s from Open Cup

Ex-Red Bulls forward Jose Angulo got some revenge against his former organization Wednesday night, connecting for the game-winning goal for the Pittsburgh Riverheads in their 3-1 victory over the Red Bulls Under-23 team in the second round of the Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup.


May 14, 2014
BEING OPEN MINDED
Petke, Savarese discuss Open Cup challenges

The Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup is looming for both the Red Bulls and New York Cosmos. And both teams face challenges.


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