Bay State Soccer League (BSSL) side Global Premier Soccer Massachusetts (GPS) is set to kick off its 2015 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup campaign on Wednesday against the USL-PDL Seacoast United Phantoms at Buckingham Browne and Nichols School in Cambridge, Mass. at 8 p.m.
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The Orange County-based club makes its fourth consecutive Open Cup appearance this year, opening on May 13 against Golden State Misioneros FC at East L.A. College’s Weingart Stadium.
On a night that will feature exclusively players who aren’t being paid to play, the Madison Fire might best exemplify the “Sunday League” amateur teams that decided to try their luck on a higher level in the national tournament.
Chula Vista FC’s academy works in the shadows of both the Nomads academy in La Jolla and Tijuana’s academy on the other side of the border.
This Astoria-based neighborhood club, which is a long-time member of the historic New York Cosmopolitan League, has a rich history in the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup, winning the crown four times: in 1967, 1968, 1969 and 1974.
Since 2003, TheCup.us (originally USOpenCup.com) remains the home for in-depth information and coverage about one of the best-kept secrets in American sports.
For Triangle Brigade FC coach Jason Sisneros, every moment is an educational opportunity. Each game, each practice, each tournament is a chance to learn and grow with the overall goal to create an elite level of amateur soccer in North Carolina and the surrounding region.
Harpo’s FC, which is sponsored by a local bar, Harpo’s Sports Grill, will be making its first-ever appearance in the US Open Cup. Founded in 1997 as a ‘rec league team,’ Harpo’s has gradually grown into one of the regional powers in the Colorado Amateur Soccer League (CASL).
In less than a year of existence, San Francisco City has become the first amateur club from the city to qualify for the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup in nearly 20 years. City will kick off its first-ever cup run on April 25 with a home game at Kezar Stadium against Cal FC (USASA).