Archives: US Open Cup

Backe Shows Commitment To U.S. Open Cup As Red Bulls Win

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

Last year’s U.S. Open Cup was considered a sham. Last year’s tournament was considered a mockery. When Hans Backe came over to the Red Bulls two years ago he said that all Cups mattered. Yet when he refused to take … Continue reading

Philadelphia Wins In Rainy U.S. Open Cup Affair

Posted on by Earl Reed

The new-look U.S. Open Cup saw most of the American-based Major League Soccer clubs in action on Tuesday evening. At PPL Park, the Philadelphia Union rode two goals from Freddy Adu to outmatch the visiting USL-Pro side Rochester Rhinos, 3-0. … Continue reading

The U.S. Open Cup Venue Change Controversy

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

As we approach the matches for Round 3 Proper of the 2012 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, the discussions continue about the venue switch for the Seattle Sounders vs. Atlanta Silverbacks match. Here’s the backdrop: if the Silverbacks won their … Continue reading

More Action and More Upsets In The 2012 U.S. Open Cup 2nd Round

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

If you think the U.S. Open Cup couldn’t get any crazier or exciting, you would be very wrong at that. Round 2 proper of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup just raised the level and it was fantastic. Even though … Continue reading

Wild And Wacky Night In The First Round Of The US Open Cup

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

When US Soccer made their format changes to the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup, the hope was to make this cup competition more meaningful than ever before. But after what happened in Round 1 Proper is making your head spin … Continue reading

U.S. Open Cup Reinvigorated Through Needed Change

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

It’s taken nearly three months for US Soccer to carry out the draw of matches for the revamped Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. Everyone can finally celebrate the near-arrival of the latest edition of the historical event. Whether they plan … Continue reading

Why the New Format Will Save the US Open Cup

Posted on by Robert Hay

The U.S. Soccer Federation yesterday announced an expanded Open Cup format and schedule, one that will incorporate all MLS and lower division teams in a newly and hopefully more condensed way.  In essence, the changes allow the Lamar Hunt U.S. … Continue reading

Chicago 4-0 New York: Fire Burn The Red Bulls Badly In The US Open Cup

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

When you have a club like the New York Red Bulls who has a full slate of world class players and some talented youth players on their roster from the MLS Super Draft and their Academy, you would think that … Continue reading

Red Bulls 2-1 FC New York: Strikes By Hertzog & Rooney Gives The Bulls A Comeback Victory

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

After heading home in the middle of their four match road trip earlier this week, the New York Red Bulls took on their first opponents in the 2011 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup — FC New York. This would be … Continue reading

Richmond Kickers Advance With The Rest Of MLS In Round 3

Posted on by Daniel Feuerstein

This was the round proper where the lower sides had to show their metal against the MLS sides as Round three proper came to the US Open Cup. Battle for Los Angels and battle for New York was very exciting … Continue reading