Soccer Insider: U.S. Open Cup


Posted at 03:04 AM ET, 10/02/2013

D.C. United wins U.S. Open Cup

Near the end of a ruinous MLS season, D.C. United found joy in the U.S. Open Cup, capping the tournament with a 1-0 victory over Real Salt Lake.

By Steven Goff  |  03:04 AM ET, 10/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, real salt lake, u.s. open cup

Posted at 07:32 PM ET, 10/01/2013

D.C. United at Real Salt Lake

Game time! D.C. United faces Real Salt Lake for the U.S. Open Cup championship at Rio Tinto Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  07:32 PM ET, 10/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS, real salt lake, u.s. open cup

Posted at 01:06 AM ET, 10/01/2013

U.S. Open Cup primer: United at Real Salt Lake

D.C. United and Real Salt Lake tangle Tuesday night in the U.S. Open Cup final at Rio Tinto Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  01:06 AM ET, 10/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  d.c. united real salt lake, Major League Soccer, u.s. open cup

Posted at 02:52 PM ET, 09/27/2013

D.C. United news and notes

Collin Martin balances soccer and school. D.C. United's young lineup in Toronto. Injury report. Weather outlook. U.S. Open Cup TV plans. MLS salaries.

By Steven Goff  |  02:52 PM ET, 09/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, u.s. open cup

Posted at 11:02 AM ET, 09/25/2013

Wednesday kickaround

Updates on the D.C. United stadium plan for Buzzard Point. U.S. Open Cup viewing locations. Americans abroad. John Brooks injury update. Washington Spirit roster status.

By Steven Goff  |  11:02 AM ET, 09/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, D.C. United, MLS, NWSL, Roundup, U.S. national team, u.s. open cup, washington spirit

Posted at 01:45 PM ET, 09/24/2013

Few minutes with D.C. United’s Ben Olsen

With an MLS match this weekend and the U.S. Open Cup final looming, D.C. United Coach Ben Olsen answered a few questions after Tuesday’s training session at RFK Stadium.

By Steven Goff  |  01:45 PM ET, 09/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, u.s. open cup

Posted at 02:45 PM ET, 09/23/2013

D.C. United news and notes

D.C. United is exploring a possible postseason trip to Indonesia for multiple friendlies. Plus, U.S. Open Cup TV update and more ...

By Steven Goff  |  02:45 PM ET, 09/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, el salvador, Major League Soccer, MLS, u.s. open cup

Posted at 03:04 PM ET, 09/17/2013

D.C. United news and notes

For D.C. United, it’s all about U.S. Open Cup preparations: two weeks until the final at Real Salt Lake.

By Steven Goff  |  03:04 PM ET, 09/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, u.s. open cup

Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 08/08/2013

Thursday kickaround

D.C. United in U.S. Open Cup final. Buzzard Point stadium update. Washington Spirit ends skid. Chelsea vs. Roma at RFK Stadium. U.S. moves up in FIFA rankings. Americans abroad.

By Steven Goff  |  10:11 AM ET, 08/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Americans abroad, D.C. United, Roundup, U.S. national team, u.s. open cup, washington spirit

Posted at 07:37 PM ET, 08/07/2013

U.S. Open Cup: D.C. United at Chicago Fire

D.C. United faces the Chicago Fire in a U.S. Open Cup semifinal at Toyota Park.

By Steven Goff  |  07:37 PM ET, 08/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  chicago fire, D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, u.s. open cup

Posted at 12:41 AM ET, 08/07/2013

Wednesday kickaround

D.C. United and MLS's international transfer window. Galaxy schedule change. U.S. Open Cup semifinals. Washington Spirit. U.S. national team updates. Bosnia roster.

By Steven Goff  |  12:41 AM ET, 08/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLS, NWSL, Roundup, U.S. national team, u.s. open cup

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 08/06/2013

Previewing D.C. United's Open Cup semifinal

D.C. United is gearing up for the U.S. Open Cup semifinals Wednesday night against the Chicago Fire at Toyota Park.

By Steven Goff  |  12:01 PM ET, 08/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, u.s. open cup

Posted at 06:25 PM ET, 07/30/2013

Tuesday kickaround

Venue for U.S. Open Cup final. D.C. United update. TV ratings for CONCACAF Gold Cup final on Fox. Aron Johannsson formally applies to play for U.S. national team.

By Steven Goff  |  06:25 PM ET, 07/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  concacaf gold cup, D.C. United, MLS, Roundup, U.S. national team, u.s. open cup

Posted at 12:52 AM ET, 06/27/2013

D.C. United advances in U.S. Open Cup

Dwayne De Rosario scored the go-ahead goal as D.C. United defeated the New England Revolution, 3-1, setting up a U.S. Open Cup semifinal at Chicago on Aug. 7.

By Steven Goff  |  12:52 AM ET, 06/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, u.s. open cup

Posted at 01:00 AM ET, 06/13/2013

D.C. United advances in U.S. Open Cup

Dwayne De Rosario's hat trick propelled D.C. United into the U.S. Open Cup quarterfinals with a 3-1 victory over the Philadelphia Union.

By Steven Goff  |  01:00 AM ET, 06/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, NASL, u.s. open cup, usl

Posted at 12:24 AM ET, 05/28/2013

Tuesday kickaround

U.S. national team roster updates. USA vs. Belgium ticket sales. MLS All-Star Game opponent close to being finalized (Valencia?). U.S. Open Cup. D.C. United vs. Richmond Kickers.

By Steven Goff  |  12:24 AM ET, 05/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  belgium, D.C. United, MLS, Roundup, U.S. national team, u.s. open cup

Posted at 01:25 AM ET, 05/22/2013

Why you should care about U.S. Open Cup

It's far from perfect, but the U.S. Open Cup offers plenty of angles and charms. Now in its 100th year, the tournament welcomes MLS clubs in next week's third round.

By Steven Goff  |  01:25 AM ET, 05/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLS, NASL, u.s. open cup, U.S. soccer, usl

Posted at 02:26 PM ET, 05/20/2013

D.C. United news and notes

Andrew Dykstra and Michael Seaton will play for the Richmond Kickers in the U.S. Open Cup, while Taylor Kemp, Casey Townsend and Conor Shanosky will remain with D.C. United.

By Steven Goff  |  02:26 PM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Major League Soccer, MLS, richmond kickers, u.s. open cup

Posted at 08:02 PM ET, 05/15/2013

D.C. United news and notes

Bill Hamid appears to be on his way to U.S. national team training camp. Marcelo Saragosa is out with a knee injury. D.C. United is likely to play the Richmond Kickers in the U.S. Open Cup.

By Steven Goff  |  08:02 PM ET, 05/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, juergen klinsmann, Major League Soccer, MLS, U.S. national team, u.s. open cup

Posted at 08:31 AM ET, 08/09/2012

Thursday kickaround: Nick DeLeon feature, U.S. Open Cup final, Real Madrid at Yankee Stadium, Americans abroad, U.S. women go for gold

Nick DeLeon feature, U.S. Open Cup final, Real Madrid at Yankee Stadium, Americans abroad, U.S. women go for gold

By Steven Goff  |  08:31 AM ET, 08/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, U.S. Open Cup, Olympics, Americans abroad

Posted at 10:49 AM ET, 08/08/2012

Wednesday kickaround: U.S. women’s soccer team, Alex Morgan, Pia Sundhage, FIFA men’s rankings, U.S. Open Cup, Manchester United vs. Barcelona, AC Milan vs. Real Madrid, Americans abroad

U.S. women’s soccer, Alex Morgan, Pia Sundhage, FIFA rankings, U.S. Open Cup, Manchester United, Barcelona, Americans abroad

By Steven Goff  |  10:49 AM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Olympics, U.S. women's team, MLS, U.S. Open Cup, Americans abroad, FIFA

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 07/12/2012

Thursday kickaround: D.C. United column, U.S. Olympic team, FC Machete, MLS, U.S. Open Cup, U.S. World Cup qualifier TV update

D.C. United column, U.S. Olympic team, FC Machete, MLS, U.S. Open Cup, U.S. World Cup qualifier TV update

By Steven Goff  |  10:46 AM ET, 07/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS, ESPN, World Cup qualifying, U.S. Open Cup

Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 07/11/2012

Wednesday kickaround: D.C. United investors and stadium, RFK friendlies, Jamaica vs. El Salvador, U.S. Open Cup semifinals, MLS

D.C. United investors and stadium, RFK friendlies, Jamaica vs. El Salvador, U.S. Open Cup semifinals, MLS

By Steven Goff  |  09:36 AM ET, 07/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS, El Salvador, U.S. Open Cup

Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 07/10/2012

Tuesday kickaround: D.C. United, MLS coaches, U.S. Open Cup, Hope Solo, Real Madrid vs. Barcelona

D.C. United, MLS coaches, U.S. Open Cup, Hope Solo, Real Madrid vs. Barcelona

By Steven Goff  |  09:03 AM ET, 07/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS, U.S. Open Cup, Hope Solo, Barcelona, Real Madrid

Posted at 01:16 AM ET, 06/06/2012

U.S. Open Cup round of 16: Philadelphia Union 2, D.C. United 1

The Philadelphia Union eliminated D.C. United from the U.S. Open Cup with a 2-1 overtime victory.

By Steven Goff  |  01:16 AM ET, 06/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS, U.S. Open Cup, Ben Olsen

Posted at 05:36 PM ET, 06/05/2012

U.S. Open Cup: D.C. United vs. Philadelphia Union at Maryland SoccerPlex

D.C. United faces the Philadelphia Union in the U.S. Open Cup’s round of 16 at Maryland SoccerPlex.

By Steven Goff  |  05:36 PM ET, 06/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Philadelphia Union, U.S. Open Cup, Maryland SoccerPlex

Posted at 02:07 PM ET, 06/04/2012

D.C. United news & notes

D.C. United prepares for a U.S. Open Cup match Tuesday against the Philadelphia Union at Maryland SoccerPlex.

By Steven Goff  |  02:07 PM ET, 06/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, Philadelphia Union, MLS, U.S. Open Cup

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 05/30/2012

Video: D.C. United 2, Richmond Kickers 1

Highlights from D.C. United’s 2-1 victory at Richmond in the U.S. Open Cup.

By Steven Goff  |  10:01 AM ET, 05/30/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, U.S. Open Cup

Posted at 09:49 PM ET, 05/29/2012

D.C. United defeats Richmond Kickers in U.S. Open Cup, 2-1

Marcelo Saragosa scored in the 107th minute as D.C. United edged the Richmond Kickers, 2-1, in U.S. Open Cup.

By Steven Goff  |  09:49 PM ET, 05/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS, U.S. Open Cup

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 05/23/2012

Wednesday kickaround: U.S. Open Cup, Eric Wynalda, D.C. United’s Hamdi Salihi, Canadian Championship, MLS, Michael Parkhurst

U.S. Open Cup, Eric Wynalda, D.C. United’s Hamdi Salihi, Canadian Championship, MLS, Michael Parkhurst

By Steven Goff  |  09:55 AM ET, 05/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLS, D.C. United, U.S. Open Cup, Americans abroad

Posted at 07:38 PM ET, 05/21/2012

From Bethlehem Steel to Aegean Hawks, U.S. Open Cup simmers with unique flavor

The Aegean Hawks, a D.C.-based amateur team, are among the long-shot entries in the U.S. Open Cup.

By Steven Goff  |  07:38 PM ET, 05/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. Open Cup, MLS

Posted at 02:14 PM ET, 05/16/2012

Wednesday kickaround: D.C. United vs. Colorado Rapids, U.S. Open Cup, Juventus friendly, Dani Alves injured

D.C. United vs. Colorado Rapids, U.S. Open Cup, Juventus friendly, Dani Alves injured

By Steven Goff  |  02:14 PM ET, 05/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS, U.S. Open Cup, Juventus, Brazil

Posted at 10:55 AM ET, 05/02/2012

Wednesday kickaround: Danny Cruz, Earthquakes vs. D.C. United, MLS notes, U.S. Open Cup, Americans abroad, TV listings

Danny Cruz, Earthquakes vs. D.C. United, MLS notes, U.S. Open Cup, Americans abroad, TV listings

By Steven Goff  |  10:55 AM ET, 05/02/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, MLS, U.S. Open Cup, Americans abroad, TV listings

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 10/05/2011

Wednesday kickaround: U.S. Open Cup, soccer on Fox, Maryland Terrapins, Georgetown Hoyas

U.S. Open Cup, soccer on Fox, Maryland Terrapins, Georgetown Hoyas

By Steven Goff  |  10:13 AM ET, 10/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. Open Cup, soccer on TV, Maryland Terrapins, Georgetown Hoyas, NCAA soccer

Posted at 11:21 AM ET, 10/04/2011

Tuesday kickaround: MLS, U.S. Open Cup, D.C. United, Americans abroad, Maryland Terrapins, Georgetown Hoyas

MLS, U.S. Open Cup, D.C. United, Americans abroad, Maryland Terrapins, Georgetown Hoyas

By Steven Goff  |  11:21 AM ET, 10/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  MLS, U.S. Open Cup, Americans abroad, D.C. United, Maryland Terrapins

Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 08/31/2011

Wednesday kickaround: U.S. national team, Stuart Holden, Gale Agbossoumonde, Michael Bradley, U.S. Open Cup, D.C. United

As the U.S. national team prepares to play Costa Rica, Stuart Holden takes another step in his recovery and Michael Bradley arrives in Italy to join Chievo.

By Steven Goff  |  09:22 AM ET, 08/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, Stuart Holden, Michael Bradley, U.S. Open Cup, D.C. United

Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 08/30/2011

Tuesday kickaround: U.S. national teams, D.C. United, U.S. Open Cup, Americans abroad, Maryland Terrapins, Virginia Cavaliers

Clint Dempsey, Kyle Beckerman, Steve Cherundolo, Fabian Johnson, Juergen Klinsmann, Dejan Jakovic, U.S. Open Cup, Americans abroad, college soccer.

By Steven Goff  |  09:22 AM ET, 08/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. national team, U.S. Open Cup, D.C. United, MLS, Maryland Terrapins, Virginia Cavaliers

Posted at 09:11 AM ET, 04/27/2011

Video: D.C. United vs. New England Revolution

The highlight package from United’s 3-2 loss to New England in the U.S. Open Cup qualifier at Maryland SoccerPlex

By Steven Goff  |  09:11 AM ET, 04/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, U.S. Open Cup

Posted at 12:42 AM ET, 04/27/2011

D.C. United, U.S. Open Cup rewind

A link to the match report, bonus quotes and final thoughts on United’s performance in the U.S. Open Cup qualifier at Maryland SoccerPlex

By Steven Goff  |  12:42 AM ET, 04/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, U.S. Open Cup

Posted at 06:17 PM ET, 04/26/2011

U.S. Open Cup matchnight: D.C. United vs. New England Revolution

United continues its pursuit of a U.S. Open Cup berth with a qualifier against the New England Revolution at Maryland SoccerPlex

By Steven Goff  |  06:17 PM ET, 04/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, U.S. Open Cup

Posted at 07:46 AM ET, 04/26/2011

Tuesday kickaround: Andy Najar, D.C. United, U.S. Open Cup, Real Salt Lake, Taylor Twellman, Americans abroad, Schalke vs. Manchester United

Andy Najar seeks playing time, D.C. United faces New England in U.S. Open Cup, Real Salt Lake gears up for Monterrey, Taylor Twellman’s new mission, UEFA Champions League on TV

By Steven Goff  |  07:46 AM ET, 04/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, U.S. Open Cup, UEFA Champions League, MLS

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 04/25/2011

D.C. United news & notes: Pat Onstad expected to start in goal for U.S. Open Cup qualifier

Player-coach Pat Onstad is expected to return to the net for the U.S. Open Cup qualifier Tuesday against the New England Revolution

By Steven Goff  |  01:05 PM ET, 04/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  D.C. United, U.S. Open Cup

Posted at 09:12 AM ET, 03/31/2011

Video: Chicago Fire goal from long distance

In a U.S. Open Cup qualifier, rookie Jalil Anibaba scores on a sensational strike against the Colorado Rapids

By Steven Goff  |  09:12 AM ET, 03/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  U.S. Open Cup, MLS

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 02/28/2011

MLS qualifying process for U.S. Open Cup

The U.S. Open Cup isn't exactly "open" to all MLS clubs. Only six received automatic berths, based on last year's league records, and will begin play in the third round June 28: Seattle Sounders, Los Angeles Galaxy, Real Salt Lake, FC Dallas, New York Red Bulls and Columbus Crew. The...

By Steve Goff  |  11:32 AM ET, 02/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  D.C. United, MLS, U.S. Open Cup | Tags:  MLS, U.S. Open Cup