“Back where we belong” said New York Pancyprian Freedoms Manager George Halkidis after their 1-0 win over Lansdowne Bhoys in the Eastern New York US Open Cup Qualifying Final. It was an appropriate statement for a club that has won the national competition three times in the past (1980, 1982, 1983).
The 2014 Final will be just the ninth time the Philadelphia area has been the site of the championship game, 10 if you include the one played in Bethlehem, Pa. in 1915. We take a closer look at all 10 of those Finals that make up Eastern Pennsylvania’s rich soccer history.
The Bays are the first Maryland-based team to win the USASA Open Cup Championship since the Baltimore Colts FC won the title back in 2005.
2014 US Open Cup Quarterfinals: Sebastien Le Toux breaks goalscoring record as Philadelphia Union blanks New England Revolution 2-0 (video)
Le Toux scored his 14th career US Open Cup goal which passes Jaime Moreno, David Bulow and Johnny Menyongar at the top of the Modern Professional Era’s goalscoring chart.
2015 US Open Cup qualifying: North Carolina’s Triangle Brigade wins USASA Region III title over NTX Rayados
North Carolina-based Triangle Brigade won the tournament in their first attempt and are expected to join North Texas Rayados in the 2015 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup.