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SacRep’s Simon Elliott: A Time to Shine

Sacramento Republic FC are no strangers to the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, nor do they they fear any particular team. The Republic make the six-hour trip south to Los Angeles to face MLS and Open Cup newcomers LAFC in the Round of 16. But playing a team from the upper reaches of American professional soccer (MLS) is nothing new for Coach Simon Elliott and his side. Last season, in their deepest ever Read more
U.S. Open Cup Jun 20, 2018
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A New Harkes for America’s Oldest Cup

Ian Harkes, in one way or another, has lived through more Open Cup moments than most. That’s what happens when you’re the son of one of the country’s most accomplished players – his dad, John Harkes won the 1996 title with D.C. United and the 2002 championship with the Columbus Crew. READ MORE: Atlanta United Set to Break USOC attendance Record READ MORE: A (Socce Read more
U.S. Open Cup Jun 20, 2018
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Open Cup Numbers Game for Atlanta United

Since 1914, the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup has annually presented potential Cinderella stories, David-and-Goliath matchups, and just about any underdog theme you can imagine. And now, 105 editions later, you can throw steadily growing crowds into that heady mix. READ MORE: A (Soccer) Star is Born in Nashville READ MORE: Manotas sends Dynamo past MNUFC, into Quarters READ MORE: Bob Read more
U.S. Open Cup Jun 19, 2018
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Four Division I Clubs Have Reached the 2018 U.S. Open Cup Quarterfinals, Four Berths Remain

CHICAGO (June 18, 2018) – The Houston Dynamo joined fellow Division I clubs Portland Timbers, Philadelphia Union and Sporting Kansas City in reaching the Quarterfinals of the 2018 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup – U.S. Soccer’s National Championship – on Monday night by defeating MLS side Minnesota United FC 1-0 at BBVA Compass Stadium. Four additional berths in the tournament&rsq Read more
U.S. Open Cup Jun 19, 2018

A (Soccer) Star is Born in Nashville

Not long ago, the notion of professional soccer in Nashville, Tennessee sounded eccentric. Now it’s impossible to imagine the city without it. Large crowds flock to support Nashville SC of the United Soccer League (USL), a first-year, second-division club on an 11-game unbeaten run and into the Round of 16 of America’s oldest soccer competition, the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. It’s Read more
U.S. Open Cup Jun 19, 2018
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Manotas the Man as Dynamo Down MNUFC, Move on to Quarterfinals

A lone goal from Colombian Mauro Manotas just after the interval was enough to see Houston Dynamo knock out Minnesota United and win their second straight 2018 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup game at their BBVA Compass Stadium (1-0). The slim victory sets a date for the Texans, twice MLS champions, against Open Cup holders and four-time toppers Sporting Kansas City in next month’s Quarterfinals. Read more
U.S. Open Cup Jun 18, 2018

Bob Bradley & LAFC: #UpForTheCup

Sure they’re a first-year club, but LAFC have star-power to burn in the 2018 U.S. Open Cup. “I’m very lucky here – between the coaching staff and the players, we have a lot of guys with Open Cup experience and Open Cup successes,” said Bob Bradley, himself a two-time winner of American soccer’s oldest trophy and a vocal advocate for making the Open Cup a priorit Read more
U.S. Open Cup Jun 18, 2018

Dynamo Memo & the Need to be Ready

Getting your chance, for an attacking player, is only the beginning. You have to take your chance too. Jose Memo Rodriguez, a Homegrown Player with the Houston Dynamo, knows this well. After toiling in obscurity, travelling hard miles and learning his trade as an advanced midfielder, he’s grabbing hold of his chances with both hands and squeezing for all he’s worth. READ MORE: H Read more
U.S. Open Cup Jun 18, 2018

Holders Sporting KC & Philadelphia Union Book Spots in Open Cup Last Eight

The two Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup Round of 16 games on Saturday, June 16 were tense affairs that went right down to the wire. Philadelphia Union, playing in a second straight game at their Talen Energy Stadium, edged out old rivals and 2017 runners-up New York Red Bulls 2-1 in a tight contest. Over in Kansas, defending champions and four-time toppers Sporting Kansas City fought back from a goal dow Read more
U.S. Open Cup Jun 16, 2018

Blanco Strike Sinks Galaxy, Sends Timbers Through to Quarters

A lone goal from diminutive Argentine Sebastian Blanco on the half-hour mark was enough to see the Portland Timbers past LA Galaxy (1-0) and through to the Quarterfinals of the 2018 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. The home side – playing at their Providence Park for a second game on the trot – were always in firm control and never looked in danger of losing despite the slimness of the final Read more
U.S. Open Cup Jun 16, 2018
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