San Francisco City defeated Stanislaus United Academica 3-0 in US Club Soccer’s Open Cup championship game at Cox Field on the campus of San Francisco State University. While the format for the 2015 edition of the tournament has yet to be announced, City is expected to be US Club Soccer’s lone repersentative.
Stanislaus United Turlock Express
While the tournament proper is still months away and the qualifying format/berths are yet to be announced, fans can get their first action of the 2015 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup when a pair of Northern California clubs meet in what TheCup.us believes will prove to be a “win and you’re in” game Saturday.
For the second year in a row, US Club Soccer is holding a qualifying tournament to determine their entry into the US Open Cup.
Welcome to our continuing series of Meet the USASA features where we annually profile the clubs representing the United States Adult Soccer Association in the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup. Advancing from the four regional tournaments, these often unknown clubs have great stories to tell and each year, our goal is to allow fans to get to know them as they attempt to become this year’s Cinderella story. Also check out our bonus feature, a profile of the first-ever US Club Soccer entry, Stanislaus United Turlock Express.
The Fresno Fuego took advantage of their first trip to the US Open Cup since 2003 by defeating the first ever US Club Soccer entrant, the Stanislaus United Turlock Express, 2-0 in the First Round of the 2012 US Open Cup.
You can call it a spin-off of TheCup.us’ ‘Meet The USASA’ series, as we profile the first US Club Soccer entry into the tournament.
The Stanislaus United Turlock Express got a pair of goals from Salvador Vergara to defeat the National Premier Soccer League’s Bay Area Ambassadors 3-0 to book their first trip to the tournament.
Stanislaus United Turlock Express defeated Napoli, 5-2, at Chukchansi Park in Fresno to earn a spot in next weekend’s play-in game against the NPSL’s Bay Area Ambassadors. The winner will qualify for the 99th edition of the US Open Cup.
US Club Soccer’s qualifying tournament to determine their US Open Cup representative in a play-in game against the NPSL’s Bay Area Ambassadors is taking place in California this month.