Gerald Barnhart

Breakdown of MLS Player Salaries for 2013 US Open Cup Third Round

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Seattle Sounders striker Obafemi Martins could easily claim the ‘Million Dollar Man’ tag for the US Open Cup this year, but it would not be a positive nickname. In a breakdown of MLS player salaries for the Third Round based on figures released earlier this year by the MLS Players Union, the Sounders were easily the highest paid MLS club based on who played, and Martins salary was twice that of any other player.

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2013 US Open Cup Quarterfinal Round pairings announced for June 26

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The United States Soccer Federation conducted and announced the draw for the potential Quarterfinal pairings and match hosts Wednesday. Highlighting the announced pairing is the scenario that the third division USL Pro Charleston Battery are the only one of four lower division clubs that will have the opportunity to host a match June 26 when the final eight take the field.

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2013 US Open Cup Second Round: Wilmington Hammerheads net first road win 2-0 in Austin with Aztex aid

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Having beaten MLS clubs in the past, the Wilmington Hammerheads came into Tuesday’s contest with the PDL Austin Aztex fully focused after an embarrassing 4-0 home loss to amateur Cal FC a year ago in the Second Round and used some help from the hosts for a 2-0 win, moving on to a Third Round showdown with the Portland Timbers.

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