2014 FFA Cup First Round: Pair of upsets, red cards highlight Day 1 of Australia’s inaugural cup competition

Posted on 29. Jul, 2014 by in Feature

2014 FFA Cup First Round: Pair of upsets, red cards highlight Day 1 of Australia’s inaugural cup competition

Australia’s version of the US Open Cup, the Westfield FFA Cup, had its first-ever match day on Tuesday night (local time) and it was a thrilling start to the tournament’s history as two matches went to extra time, one forced a shootout and four teams advanced to the Round of 16.

As 101st US Open Cup nears end, Australia’s FFA Cup kicks off inaugural tournament

Posted on 29. Jul, 2014 by in Feature

As 101st US Open Cup nears end, Australia’s FFA Cup kicks off inaugural tournament

Australia’s version of the US Open Cup gets underway today as the FFA Cup commences its first season, completing a long wait for Australia’s football fans for a national knock-out competition.

Fourth Round fun facts: Notable upsets and things you should know about Round 4

Posted on 23. May, 2014 by in 1995 - Present (Pro Era), Feature, Fourth Round, History

Fourth Round fun facts: Notable upsets and things you should know about Round 4

To date, the Open Cup has only had a Fourth Round six times (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2012, 2013).

Notable upsets in the Third Round of the US Open Cup

Posted on 22. May, 2014 by in 1995 - Present (Pro Era), Feature, History, Third Round

Notable upsets in the Third Round of the US Open Cup

For all of you who ever wanted the #16 seed to win in the NCAA basketball tournament, we hope you are soccer fans!

Dallas Roma F.C., from the North Texas Premier Soccer Association, made history defeating Chivas USA of Major League Soccer on penalties, after playing to a 0-0 draw after extra time. Not only did they defeat their second straight professional opponent in the U.S. Open Cup, they became the first USASA club to eliminate a team from Major League Soccer in the U.S. Open Cup.

The First Cup: Brooklyn Field Club wins inaugural National Challenge Cup on late winner over Brooklyn Celtic (May 16, 1914)

Posted on 16. May, 2014 by in 1914, Feature, History, The First Cup

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.