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  Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The U.S. Open Cup, the national championship of the United States, began in 1914 and is the oldest annual team tournament in U.S. sports.
Modeled after England's famous FA Cup, the Open Cup is open to all senior division teams, amateur and professional registered with the United States Soccer Federation (USSF).
The trophy was officially adopted as the U.S. Open Cup trophy prior to the Brooklyn Field Club's inaugural championship in 1914 in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.
www.soccerhall.org /US_Open_Cup.htm   (436 words)

  
 US Soccer Open Cup History
Open to all amateur and professional teams in the United States, the annual U.S. Open Cup is an 85-year-old single-elimination tournament.
Cup competitions, which usually run concurrently with a country's league season, are open in the early stages to any club that can qualify, giving local amateur teams a chance to compete against the best teams a country has to offer.
The U.S. Open Cup, which is recognized as the U.S. Soccer Federation's National Championship, is an annual competition open to all amateur and professional soccer teams affiliated with U.S. Soccer.
www.soccernova.com /html/us_open_cup/history.htm   (1056 words)

  
 Chico Rooks
The Chico Rooks have advanced in US Open Cup competition for the third consecutive year and fifth time since being established in 1993.
The prestigious US Open Cup dates back to 1914 and is the oldest cup competition in the United States.
The US Open Cup is very similar to other domestic cup competitions throughout the world that run concurrently with a country's league season.
www.chicorooks.com /news/030519.htm   (266 words)

  
 CNNSI.com - Soccer - US - Open Cup winner to earn Champions Cup berth - Wednesday October 23, 2002 02:17 PM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The U.S Open Cup final between the Los Angeles Galaxy and the host Columbus Crew will be played at Crew Stadium, marking a last opportunity in 2002 for the Crew to not only claim their first domestic championship, but also a place in the CONCACAF Champions Cup.
With the Open Cup finalist Los Angeles Galaxy already earning a spot as both the champions of MLS Cup and the Supporters' Shield, the San Jose Earthquakes will take their place as one of the four U.S. representatives in the tournament as the team with the second most points in the MLS regular season.
The CONCACAF Champions Cup is a 16-team tournament that annually crowns the overall champion of the CONCACAF region covering North and Central America and the Caribbean.
www.cnnsi.com /soccer/us/news/2002/10/23/concacaf_berths   (455 words)

  
 United Soccer Leagues (USL)
The USL First Division's Minnesota Thunder downed a third straight MLS team in the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup, topping the defending tournament champion Kansas City Wizards 3-1 while the Rochester Raging Rhinos were bounced from the tournament in penalties by the three-time Cup champion Chicago Fire after a 1-1 draw.
U.S. Soccer announced the fourth round pairings for the 2005 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup today after the second round matches were played Wednesday night.
In the First Round of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup Wednesday night, the El Paso Patriots downed the Orange County Blue Star 3-1 in a showdown of two potential league finalists.
www.uslsoccer.com /usopencup/index_E.html   (533 words)

  
 CNNSI.com - Soccer - US - Open Cup third round pits MLS vs. A-League - Tuesday July 16, 2002 05:32 PM
An Open Cup matchup that features an A-League team, with the most overall tournament wins taking on an MLS squad with the worst record in Open Cup competition...
Wizards -- Made five previous appearances (1996-98, 2000-01) in the Open Cup, but amazingly did not win their first match until the second round of the 2001 tournament and have been upset by lower-seeded on three occasions (1997, 1998 and 2000).
A rematch of the 1999 Open Cup Semifinals in which the Rapids blanked the Battery 3-0 at the Virginia Beach Sportsplex in Virginia Beach, Va. on Sept. 1...
www.cnn.com /cnnsi/soccer/us/news/2002/07/16/open_cup   (1185 words)

  
 Wizards to face Chicago in US Open Cup Championship Game   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Dating back to 1914, the 90-year-old U.S. Open Cup is the oldest soccer cup competition in the United States and is among the oldest in the world.
The winner of the U.S. Open Cup will have their name added to the Dewar Trophy, the same piece of hardware that was presented to the winner of the first U.S. Open Cup final in 1914.
The U.S. Open Cup, the U.S. Soccer Federation's National Championship, is an annual competition open to all amateur and professional soccer teams affiliated with U.S. Soccer.
www.ussoccerplayers.com /latest_soccer_news/445713.html   (549 words)

  
 2001 US Open Cup   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The 2004 Open Cup pairings will be similar to 2003, but with an expanded number of games in the first two rounds.
The U.S. Open Cup, which is recognized as U.S. Soccer's National Championship, is an annual competition open to all amateur and professional soccer teams affiliated with U.S. Soccer.
The U.S. Open Cup is a single-elimination tournament, with drawn games being decided by two 15-minute sudden death ("Golden Goal") overtime halves.
www.3rddegree.net /season/usoc.htm   (1153 words)

  
 U.S. Open Cup
U.S. OVERLAND PARK, KS — The Kansas City Wizards defeated the San Jose Earthquakes 1-0 Wednesday night to advance to the finals of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.
With the loss, United becomes the fourth MLS club to be eliminated from the fourth round of this year's tournament by opponents from America's second professional division.
MINNEAPOLIS, MN - The Los Angeles Galaxy were knocked out of the fourth round of the 2004 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup by the A-League's Minnesota Thunder, falling 1-0 on Tuesday night at The Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome.
www.soccergamenight.com /ussoccer/opencup2004   (454 words)

  
 Soccer Thoughts
Evan on US Open Cup semifinal: Galaxy v.
After all, the Galaxy are ready to play in the U.S. Open Cup final next week and he could conceivably deliver the club's first piece of hardware since 2002.
He might be capable of believing that the year is a success with the Open Cup Trophy even if the Galaxy crash out of the West playoffs in the first round, which is a very strong possibility.
incadenza.typepad.com /soccer_thoughts   (2882 words)

  
 History of Soccer in St. Louis
Open Cup and National Amateur Cup during the middle part of the 20th century.
This was fitting revenge on the team that had defeated them the previous year in the Open Cup final, and the players had a pivotal role in the club’s Open Cup triumphs over the next few years.
St. Louis Busch won the National Amateur Cup in 1980 and 1981, and placed second in 1986, and St. Louis Kutis made two return trips to the US Open Cup in 1983 and 1985, losing to New York Pancyprian Freedoms and San Francisco Greek-Americans respectively.
www.sover.net /~spectrum/saintlouis.html   (4424 words)

  
 US Soccer Open Cup Bethlehem Steel Soccer Club
In the 'teens and 'twenties, Scotland and England were the main hunting grounds for US soccer scouts.
The American Cup competition was instituted in 1885 and was last awarded in 1929.
The National Cup was won by the Bethlehem Steel Soccer Club in 1915, 1916, 1918, 1919, and 1926.
www.soccernova.com /html/us_open_cup/bethlehem_steel.htm   (290 words)

  
 Talk: Europe - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
To insiders the US of A and America are largely synonymous - which is not fair enough and should be avoided in the case of Europe by spreading knowledge rather than confusion.
It is a common tactic to pick a perspective of something that is in of itself neutral, but happens to be in accord with what one would have people believe (e.g.
Israel is in the Eurovision song contest, as the contest is open to members of the European Broadcsting Union, not European countries.
talk.open-encyclopedia.com /Europe   (8444 words)

  
 Chico Rooks
It will be the fourth consecutive year and sixth time since being established in 1993 that the Rooks have advanced to the national round of the Open Cup competition.
The US Open Cup, first played in 1914, is the oldest annual team competition in US sports history.
The Open Cup is a single elimination competition once teams reach the national round and is similar to other domestic competitions throughout the world that run concurrently with regular season play.
www.chicorooks.com /news/040601.htm   (218 words)

  
 SI.com - Soccer - US - Open Cup: Minor-leaguers oust MLS Quakes - Wednesday August 06, 2003 10:58 AM
The Sounders, who lost 4-3 in overtime to the Earthquakes in last year's tournament, advanced to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open Cup, which is open to all professional and amateur teams in the nation.
U.S. national team star Landon Donovan did not start for San Jose but came on in the 51st minute.
Colorado advanced to the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open Cup, which is open to all professional and amateur teams in the nation.
si.cnn.com /soccer/us/news/2003/08/05/wizards_rapids_ap   (949 words)

  
 US Open Cup
Open to all affiliated amateur and professional teams in the United States, the annual U.S. Open Cup is an 87-year-old single-elimination tournament.
In a nutshell, the U.S. Open Cup is very similar to domestic cup competitions popular throughout Europe, South America and the rest of the world.
In 1999, the U.S. Open Cup was renamed the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup to honor the long-time soccer supporter and pioneer.
www.soccernjsa.com /us_open_cup.htm   (835 words)

  
 Los Angeles Galaxy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Galaxy has the highest all-time attendance in league history and is the first MLS team to make a profit for a season.
The Galaxy made the MLS Cup finals in 1996, 1999, and 2001, before winning their first MLS championship in 2002.
In 2001, they won the CONCACAF Champions Cup and the US Open Cup.
www.americancanyon.us /project/wikipedia/index.php/Los_Angeles_Galaxy   (236 words)

  
 Now, rest is history - The Boston Globe - Boston.com - Soccer - Sports
Ralston, who was knocked out of the Gold Cup final against Panama, did not play in New England's 1-1 tie with the Los Angeles Galaxy last Wednesday and will not dress tonight when the Revolution (10-3-6) resume play against the Chicago Fire (11-7-3).
The Revolution are 5-5 all-time in the US Open Cup, losing to the Rochester Rhinos last year on penalty kicks.
Ralston, Clint Dempsey, Matt Reis, and Pat Noonan were with the team during the Gold Cup, and Nicol does not know whom US coach Bruce Arena will call for the next match.
www.boston.com /sports/soccer/articles/2005/08/03/now_rest_is_history   (521 words)

  
 The Sports Frog :: View topic - US Open Cup - Exhibit A in the MLS is overrated argument
US Open Cup - Exhibit A in the MLS is overrated argument
Maybe these results in the Open Cup goes to show that there isn't too much of a difference between the MLS and the A-league.
US fans would lose interest after a while if they had to watch A-league teams play all of the time.
www.sportsfrog.com /swamp/viewtopic.php?t=3997   (1696 words)

  
 ESPN.com - SOCCER - Two Perez goals topple Wizards
The Open Cup dates to 1914 and is the nation's oldest annual soccer competition.
It's open to all affiliated amateur and professional teams in the United States.
The Crew have not lost an Open Cup game at home (6-0-1), and are 12-4 in Cup competition.
espn.go.com /soccer/news/2002/0910/1430190.html   (401 words)

  
 US Open Cup: Fourth Round Round-up   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Carey Talley opened the scoring for the Hoops in the 29th minute for his second Open Cup goal of the year, but the Crew brought it level seven minutes later when Kyle Martino converted a pass from Hejduk.
The Open Cup holders survived an early scare to roll to a 6-1 win over the Des Moines Menace of the Premier Development League at Park University in suburban Kansas City on Wednesday.
One of the hottest teams in MLS, the Earthquakes advance to play their arch-rivals in the Open Cup again in the late stages of the tournament.
www.ussoccerplayers.com /latest_soccer_news/485719.html   (1054 words)

  
 USLFans.com -- For the Fans, By the Fans
In 1995 when I fought to expand the US Open Cup, I dreamed of hundreds of amateur and professional teams in the Cup, an A-league Champion, and the big upset.
Francisco Marcos and I shared the same vision for the Cup because we personally experienced the passion of the FA Cup.
I stood on the side line and saw the Roughriders beat the Revolution, and the Revolution in anger quit the Open Cup for three years.
www.a-league.com /features/fea,2000,0018.shtml   (420 words)

  
 1991 - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
February 16 - Gulf War: U.S. and U.K. war planes bomb the suburbs of Baghdad, injuring at least 11 civilians and killing three others.
June 13 - A spectator was killed by lightning at the U.S. Open [1]
June 17 - Exhumation of US President Zachary Taylor to discover whether or not his death was caused by arsenic poisoning, instead of acute gastrointestinal illness.
open-encyclopedia.com /1991   (2585 words)

  
 US Open Cup pairings announced
Complete results, pairings and U.S. Open Cup news including a finalized schedule and venues are available on the competition page of ussoccer.com.
Including the MLS Chicago Fire, which will enter the Open Cup in the fourth round, the Reserves and Wisla bring the total number of teams in the city to three.
The Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, the U.S. Soccer Federation’s National Championship, is an annual competition open to all amateur and professional soccer teams affiliated with U.S. Soccer.
www.mysoccer.com /ussf4/cup0525.phtml   (1026 words)

  
 US Open Cup round up - Dallas eliminated by third division side
The Burn opened the scoring in the 11th minute with Joselito Vaca getting the assist on an Eddie Johnson goal.
In the highest scoring match of the 2003 Open Cup to this point, the MetroStars (MLS) came back from a 2-0 deficit after the 12th minute and a 3-1 halftime disadvantage to top the Columbus Crew (MLS), 4-3.
Eddie Pope scored the equalizer in the 77th minute and the winner in the 86th minute as the Crew played a man down for the final 21 minutes (plus five minutes of stoppage time) after Brian West was sent off.
mysoccer.com /ussf3/cup0806b.phtml   (520 words)

  
 United Soccer Leagues (USL)
After 40 teams participated in the prestigious tournament in 2004, two expansion Major League Soccer teams have been added to the fray in 2005, bringing the total number of teams to its highest level since MLS began participating in the event in 1996.
Within the U.S. Open Cup framework, teams compete in one of the following four categories: professional outdoor Division I (Major League Soccer), Division II (USL First Division) or Division III (USL Second Division); or Amateur Division (USL Premier Development League and U.S. Adult Soccer Association).
The U.S. Open Cup is a single-elimination tournament, with drawn games being decided by two 15-minute overtime halves.
www.uslsoccer.com /home/91522.html   (1000 words)

  
 Thomas ready for US Open Cup battle - JAMAICAOBSERVER.COM
KANSAS CITY, Missouri (CMC) - Jamaican defender Shavar Thomas, bothered in recent weeks by an ankle injury, is anxious to line-up for the Kansas City Wizards in the quarter-finals of the US Open Cup against the Dallas Burn tonight.
The clash at the Blue Valley Complex is the only all US Major League Soccer (MLS) match-up of the quarter-finals and the Wizards enter the game with a strong psychological advantage - a 75 per cent win record against Dallas in four meetings this season.
In the other US Open Cup quarter-finals, Chicago Fire, with Jamaicans Damani Ralph and Andy Williams, tackle Richmond Kickers; Charleston Battery meet Rochester; and the San Jose Earthquakes face Minnesota Thunder.
www.jamaicaobserver.com /sports/html/20040803T230000-0500_63943_OBS_THOMAS_READY_FOR_US_OPEN_CUP_BATTLE.asp   (269 words)

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