AFC Cleveland Topples Des Moines in USOC 2017

This article is reprinted with permission and encouragement of AFC Cleveland. The AFC Cleveland Royals defeated the Des Moines Menace 3-1 on a wild, entertaining night of soccer between two of the NPSL and PDL’s finest. Both teams traded chances throughout the match, and were kept in the game by excellent goalkeeping performances, but the…

USL Represents Well But Cannot Topple MLS in USOC

The USL has failed to advance a team to the fifth round of the 2016 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup tournament. Six teams from US Soccer’s third division had a chance to upset squads from the MLS in the fourth round on Tuesday and Wednesday evening, but they all fell short. According to thecup.us, Wilmington…

USL Advances Six to Round Four of U.S Open Cup

Third-Division Professional League Cannot Replicate Third-Round Success from Last Year Fourteen USL teams participated in the third round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup on Wednesday night. With one match featuring a head-to-head match-up between USL clubs, thirteen had a chance to move on to the fourth round. With six victories, nearly half of…

Quick Takes on USL in USOC 2nd Round

Twenty-one USL teams took part in the second round of USOC over the last two days. Sixteen of them survived against lower-division clubs to advance to the third round, where NASL teams will enter the competition. It wasn’t a bad round for USL, but the fan bases of 5 teams might be left scratching their…