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1958 US Open Cup Quarterfinals: Baltimore’s Pompei SC wins one of the longest, greatest Cup games of all-time

A scene from the first leg of the 1958 US Open Cup Final between Pompei and Eintracht. Photo: Baltimore Sun Archives
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Seventy years ago, Baltimore’s Pompei SC and Sport Club Eintracht of Queens, New York took part in an epic two-leg Quarterfinal series that saw the men from Queens erase a three-goal aggregate deficit in the second leg, resulting in 90 minutes of extra time to determine the victor.

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California Clasico isn’t new: North has battled South in US Open Cup since 1950s

Willie Carson (center) of the Los Angeles Kickers, shown here in action against Schwaben AC (Chicago), scored six goals in the Kickers' 8-1 victory over San Francisco Scots in 1960. Photo: LA Times archives
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This year’s quarterfinal meeting of the Los Angeles Galaxy and the San Jose Earthquakes will be just the sixth time the California Clasico will have been played in the US Open Cup. However, for the better part of 40 years the rivalry between Northern and Southern California was a key component in determining the Open Cup champion.

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Del Rey City SC partners with TheCup.us, unveils custom jersey featuring US Open Cup website

As part of the partnership, DRCSC has also unveiled their new custom design jerseys, made by Admiral Sports, which brandish the logo of TheCup.us across the front chest.

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About the site: How TheCup.us became US Open Cup’s independent media outlet

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.

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Since 2003, the small staff at TheCup.us (formerly USOpenCup.com) has been the Internet’s only source for full coverage of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup.

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The US Open Cup Final: 1914-present

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.

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