TheCup.us introduces “The First Cup” series, which revisits the first running of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup (then known as the National Challenge Cup) that took place from the fall of 1913 to the spring of 1914.
Feature - History
Some of the best accomplishments, fun facts and upsets from the Quarterfinals of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup.
Only two clubs in the history of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup (formerly known as the National Challenge Cup) have won five championships. TheCup.us takes a look back at those two clubs and how they did it.
The US Open Cup debuted in 1913, and since then has had different names and a variety of formats, but it has remained the national championship for the sport of soccer in the United States for more than a century.
UPDATED THROUGH 2019 FINAL The legendary Adelino “Billy” Gonsalves (pictured left) has scored more goals than any player in the history of the US Open Cup. Although, it is worth noting that many of the championships prior to 1968 were played over two and sometimes three legs. It might be a while before any modern […]