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TheCup.us, the only website providing comprehensive coverage to the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup, is now on Twitter! Now you can keep track of everything that’s going on with the tournament by following us @usopencup. You’ll find updates on qualifying, tournament games, Open Cup stories from around the web and fun historical information about [...]
The First Cup: Brooklyn Field Club wins inaugural National Challenge Cup on late winner over Brooklyn Celtic (May 16, 1914)
The First Cup series finally comes to a close with the inaugural championship game of the National Challenge Cup tournament in 1914.
TheCup.us is working on launching a new website in honor of the 100th edition of the Open Cup, and as always, will have live updates from every single game of the competition. You can follow TheCup.us on Twitter (@USOpenCup) and on Facebook. The Twitter hashtag for the tournament this year is #USOC100.
Format of 100th edition of US Open Cup: Year of change for prize money, hosting decisions, team numbers
The United States Soccer Federation announced Tuesday afternoon the official format of the 2013 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup, the 100th edition of the national championship tournament. Picking up where the organizers left off a year ago, the tournament will see further modifications this year with more teams, additional changes in how hosts are determined and in the prize money available.