January 7, 2016 THIRD ROUND PAIRINGS
US Open Cup play resumes April 2
CHICAGO - The pairings for the Third Open Division Qualifying Round of the 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup have been finalized. The six fixtures will take place across the country from April 2-3 and qualify the match winners for the tournament proper.
November 23, 2015 LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
Second round qualifying concludes
CHICAGO - The Second Qualifying Round for the 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup concluded with eight matches this past weekend. Harpo's FC (Colo.) and San Francisco City Football Club - both participants in the 2015 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup - took one more step towards the 2016 tournament, while past giant-killers Cal FC and Chula Vista FC fell at the second hurdle.
November 12, 2015 LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
Qualifying continues this weekend
CHICAGO - The Second Open Division Qualifying Round for the 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup begins with five East Coast matches this weekend. The fixtures get underway at 7 p.m. ET on Saturday, Nov. 14, when three-time tournament champions New York Pancyprian Freedoms play host to Jersey Shore Boca at Wards Meadows Field #75 on Randall's Island in New York, N.Y.
October 15, 2015 QUALIFYING STARTS
First round of Open Cup this weekend
CHICAGO - The first qualifying round for the 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup is set to begin this weekend. The action starts at 12 p.m. ET on Saturday, Oct. 17, with Southie FC matching up with Battery Park Gunners in Roxbury, Massachusetts, a game that kicks off a weekend of 10 East Coast games.
September 30, 2015 OPEN CUP CHAMPIONS - AGAIN
Sporting KC outlast Union in PKs
Krisztian Nemeth scored the 1-1 equalizer and Jordi Quintilla buried an eighth-round penalty kick to give Sporting Kansas City their third Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup crown, 7-6 in PKs over the Philadelphia Union at PPL Park Wednesday night.
July 21, 2015 LAMAR HUNT US OPEN CUP
Union, Sporting KC advance
HARRISON, N.J. – The Philadelphia Union prevailed over the New York Red Bulls on penalty kicks on Tuesday, winning their US Open Cup quarterfinal match at Red Bull Arena despite a 40th-minute ejection, allowing a goal in the fourth-minute of second-half injury time and seeing a ball hit the post in extra time.
July 15, 2015 LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
Quarterfinal-Match Day 1 roundup
SANDY, Utah - Real Salt Lake used a late goal by Aaron Maund to down the LA Galaxy, 1-0, in the opening 2015 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Quarterfinal on Tuesday night, booking a place in the Semifinal for the second time in three years.
July 1, 2015 LAMAR HUNT U.S. OPEN CUP
Round of 16 roundup-Match day 2
HARRISON, N.J. – Three days removed from their comeback win over New York City FC, the New York Red Bulls downed the New York Cosmos 4-1 in the round of 16 of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup at Red Bull Arena Wednesday night.
July 1, 2015 GETTING THEIR REVENGE
Red Bulls exact payback over Cosmos
Revenge, revenge, is all he wants revenge. Revenge, revenge is all he comprehends. And that is what the New York Red Bulls got in a 4-1 U.S. Open Cup win over the New York Cosmos on Wednesday night, a win that was about revenge for the MLS side.
July 1, 2015 TOAST OF THE TOWN
Red Bulls down Cosmos 4-1 in Open Cup
New York is red for another night. Three days removed from their comeback win over New York City FC, the New York Red Bulls downed the New York Cosmos 4-1 in the round of 16 of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup at Red Bull Arena Wednesday night.
June 17, 2015 DIFFERENT APPROACHES
For starters, Gio tips his hand, Kreis won't
Cosmos head head Giovanni Savarese did not have a problem saying that he will use as many Starting XI players as possible in Wednesday night's Lamar Hunt/U.S. Open Cup encounter. His NYC FC counterpart, Jason Kreis, however, wasn't as forthcoming.
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 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 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 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.
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.
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.
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 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 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 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.