Category Archives: US Soccer

I Believe

I haven’t been posting much, and definitely haven’t had much to say about the World Cup. There’s no shortage of words written about it, and I haven’t felt a need to add to the din. But with the US about … Continue reading

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2014 USOC Round 3: NASL enters; Indy Eleven host Dayton

Today’s the day for the third round matches in the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup. (Well, except for Rochester and Reading, who played last night to a 2-1 extra time win for the Rhinos.) This year, Round 3 is when NASL teams … Continue reading

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2014 US Open Cup – Round 1 (Plus: Indy’s First Cup Game!)

Yesterday was the first day of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup! I’ve written on the cup before, and I want to keep up with it. It’s one of the best things about US soccer, and I think that it’s a great … Continue reading

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US Open Cup draws announced (through round 2)

Today, US Soccer came out with their announcement of the format for the 2014 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup. This will mean another game for the Indy Eleven 0n May 28, though we don’t yet know if it’ll be at home … Continue reading

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The New NASL – A Brief History

So, Indy’s about to start its first season in the NASL! Woo! Uh, what’s the NASL? As my own version of kickoff week continues, let’s take a quick look at the current incarnation of the NASL: where it came from, how it … Continue reading

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NASL in the US Open Cup

The NASL has done quite well in the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup so far. This is the 100th edition of the Cup, and while it’s not as well known as comparable tournaments like the FA Cup, its long pedigree … Continue reading

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Soccer Century in America: The Leagues, Part I

Last time around I posted my timeline of the bigger soccer leagues, so I wanted to follow up with some of the details about those leagues. One housekeeping points, though. I’ve been calling it “America” but that’s a bit misleading. … Continue reading

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