Category Archives: U.S. Open Cup

U.S. Soccer levies heavy suspension on Clint Dempsey for conduct toward referee

Clint Dempsey has been suspended from U.S. Open Cup play for six games or two years, whichever punishment is greater, following his actions against an official. Continue reading »

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Garber defends precedent set by Dempsey suspension

Despite handing out a suspension for an incident occurring outside of his competition, MLS commissioner Don Garber stands by the league’s decision to discipline Clint Dempsey. Continue reading »

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Klinsmann on Dempsey’s referee incident: “Mistakes happen”

U.S. Men’s National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann plans to talk to Clint Dempsey about last week’s referee incident, but sounds ready to move on from it. Continue reading »

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Red Bulls to host Cosmos, headlining U.S. Open Cup Round of 16 matchups

With the fourth round of the U.S. Open Cup now in the books, U.S. Soccer has drawn the matchups for the upcoming Round of 16. Continue reading »

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Cosmos make statement of legitimacy with victory over NYCFC

The New York Cosmos defeat of NYCFC wasn’t as much about bragging rights as it was about making a statement of legitimacy. Continue reading »

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NYCFC laments missed opportunities after U.S. Open Cup loss to Cosmos

New York City FC lamented the missed opportunities to put the game away after losing to the New York Cosmos in the U.S. Open Cup on Wednesday. Continue reading »

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U.S. Open Cup Rewind: Independence knocks out Revs; Orlando City survives penalties; and more

MLS teams dominated the Fourth Round of the 2015 U.S. Open Cup, but Wednesday’s action offered plenty of penalty-kick drama and a few upsets. Continue reading »

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Cosmos eliminate NYCFC from U.S. Open Cup

The Cosmos rallied from two goals down, scoring a 90th-minute equalizer, before beating NYCFC in a penalty shootout to advance in the U.S. Open Cup. Continue reading »

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