The defending USL champion Louisville City posted a dominant 5-0 victory Wednesday night at Lynn Stadium in Louisville, Ky over the Long Island Rough Riders of the PDL.
Long Island Rough Riders
The Long Island Rough Riders tied a Modern Era record by scoring four goals in extra time to advance to the Second Round of the US Open Cup.
Lansdowne Bhoys missed a late penalty but converted the rebound and held off the Long Island Rough Riders 2-1 in a hard fought and hotly contested first round game of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.
The matchup between the Long Island Rough Riders and Real Monarchs SLC was without a doubt skewed in favor of the latter, but you would have never guessed that after seeing tonight’s match. And while the Monarchs still pulled out a victory, it did not come easy for them.
On the strength of two goals and an assist from Joe Holland, the Long Island Rough Riders defeated the Brooklyn Italians 3-1 to give the Riders their first tournament win since 2012.
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The amateur Premier Development League side Long Island Rough Riders put up a good fight, but in the end their professional counterparts in Harrisburg were just too much. The City Islanders scored two second half goals to win 2-0 and advance to the Third Round of the US Open Cup, where they will play host to the New England Revolution of MLS.
Neither gloomy weather nor a change in venue could keep the visiting Long Island Rough Riders of the PDL from earning a comfortable 2-0 victory over FC Sonic Lehigh Valley of the NPSL in the opening round of the 2012 US Open Cup.
TheCup.us has learned from multiple sources that the Premier Development League, the amateur division of United Soccer Leagues, will receive 16 berths for the 2012 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup. The expanded number of berths will be dispersed, with one exception, to the top two clubs from the 2011 standings in each division.
US Open Cup qualifying for the Premier Development League is already underway for 2011 as the season began on April 30. It is arguably the most exciting portion of the event for the league as the task of qualifying can be more daunting than the professional opponents awaiting them in the tournament proper. In the […]