Two Storybook Tales End In USOC Round 4
Two Storybook Tales End In USOC Round 4

The fireworks continued for one or two sides, but sadly the magical pixie dust had officially run out on two darlings of this editions tournament of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup. The Great Lakes and Southern California had their representatives sent home for good, but they should be applauded […]

Red Bulls Eliminated Off The Island In Extra Time
Red Bulls Eliminated Off The Island In Extra Time

For the second time in the three seasons that Hans Backe has been in charge of the Red Bulls, he had to make a trip to Harrisburg, Pennsylvania to reach the Quarterfinals of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup. Standing in his way once again was the City Islanders of […]

Feuerstein’s Fire This Evening! – And Later This Week
Feuerstein’s Fire This Evening! – And Later This Week

Sunday, June 3rd 9:30PM EDT – 6:30PM PDT USA At Canada Post Game Show Guest: Earl Reed Fellow MLS Talk Writer Thursday, June 7th 8PM EDT – 5PM PDT 2012 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup Round 4 Review Special Co-Host Tavio Palazzolo of www.thecup.us Friday, June 8th 6:30PM EDT – […]

Miracles And Magic In Round 3 Of The U.S. Open Cup
Miracles And Magic In Round 3 Of The U.S. Open Cup

Did we expect to see this much excitement when US Soccer fixed their problems with the US Open Cup? Did we expect all this crazy, nutty, “What the hell is going on???” type of moments in Round 3 Proper? I certainly didn’t expect half of MLS to get eliminated in […]

Backe Shows Commitment To U.S. Open Cup As Red Bulls Win
Backe Shows Commitment To U.S. Open Cup As Red Bulls Win

Last year’s U.S. Open Cup was considered a sham. Last year’s tournament was considered a mockery. When Hans Backe came over to the Red Bulls two years ago he said that all Cups mattered. Yet when he refused to take the trip to Chicago in the Quarterfinals last year, it […]

USA 5-1 Scotland: Donovan Gives Statement Performance
USA 5-1 Scotland: Donovan Gives Statement Performance

If you wanted to answer your critics about losing the desire to play the game that you love so much, a night in Jacksonville might just do the trick. In a friendly that continued to show the progress of coach Jurgen Klinsmann’s methods with the national team, Landon Donovan led […]

Feuerstein’s Fire #104
Feuerstein’s Fire #104

Monday, May 28th Feuerstein’s Fire #104 8PM EDT – 5PM PDT Discussing the Landon Donovan situation Guests: Dave Clark of Sounder At Heart NASL Segment: Adrian Whitbread Head Coach of the Puerto Rico Islanders Red Bulls Hour: Re-Capping the 1-1 Draw at Home against Chivas-USA & the return of Juan […]

The U.S. Open Cup Venue Change Controversy
The U.S. Open Cup Venue Change Controversy

As we approach the matches for Round 3 Proper of the 2012 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, the discussions continue about the venue switch for the Seattle Sounders vs. Atlanta Silverbacks match. Here’s the backdrop: if the Silverbacks won their second round match against the Georgia Revolution (which they did), […]

Angel Honored, Then He Scores As Red Bulls Draw
Angel Honored, Then He Scores As Red Bulls Draw

This was the game where it all came full circle. When Bruce Arena used one of his two Designated Player spots in the 2007 season he brought over Juan Pablo Angel from Aston Villa of the English Premiership and right away, the Colombian striker paid dividends. On Wednesday, May 23rd […]

More Action and More Upsets In The 2012 U.S. Open Cup 2nd Round
More Action and More Upsets In The 2012 U.S. Open Cup 2nd Round

If you think the U.S. Open Cup couldn’t get any crazier or exciting, you would be very wrong at that. Round 2 proper of the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup just raised the level and it was fantastic. Even though there was only one match that went into Extra Time, […]

Red Bulls Down a Man Get Their Fifth Straight Win.
Red Bulls Down a Man Get Their Fifth Straight Win.

How good has it been for the Red Bulls in these last four games? Injuries have come to some of their top players like Thierry Henry and Wilman Conde, but for some reason they have found ways to get the results and leap into first place of the Eastern Conference. Would […]

Feuerstein’s Fire #103 & 2 Special Episodes
Feuerstein’s Fire #103 & 2 Special Episodes

Three episodes of the American soccer podcast, hosted by MLSTalk writer Daniel Feuerstein: Feuerstein’s Fire #103 Monday, May 21st 8PM EDT – 5PM PDT Guests: Ian Thomson of The Soccer Observer Brian O’ Connell of New England Soccer Today on the Revolution NASL Segment: Re-capping the weekend of the games […]

Wild And Wacky Night In The First Round Of The US Open Cup
Wild And Wacky Night In The First Round Of The US Open Cup

When US Soccer made their format changes to the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup, the hope was to make this cup competition more meaningful than ever before. But after what happened in Round 1 Proper is making your head spin with delight and joy. The statistics are just coming straight […]

Red Bulls and Chivas USA Swap Agudelo For Pearce
Red Bulls and Chivas USA Swap Agudelo For Pearce

There was a buzz going around Red Bull training as rumors were flying around about a potential trade in the works with Chivas USA. Some thought it was going to be for Rafa Marquez, as some thought a change of scenery would be good for him, but that was not […]

Red Bulls Get First Win At PPL Park
Red Bulls Get First Win At PPL Park

This is a series that has been topsy-turvy over the course of the 2+ years of existence. This is why you have to be ready for a match like this. This is why you expect something this screwy to go on when a side like Philadelphia is not having a […]

BBVA Compass Stadium Opens With 1-0 Dynamo Win
BBVA Compass Stadium Opens With 1-0 Dynamo Win

Another year, another soccer-specific stadium opens with great fanfare and expectation. This time, it was a sea of Orange in downtown Houston that embraced a sparkling new venue, as they witnessed their beloved Dynamo open their home campaign successfully. BBVA Compass Stadium has added itself as another jewel of the […]

Feuerstein’s Fire #102
Feuerstein’s Fire #102

Monday, May 14th 8PM  EDT – 5PM PDT Guests: Warren Jones Houston Dynamo supporter discusses the opening and the first match of BBVA Compas Stadium Ben Knight of Onward Soccer discusses the terrible start for Toronto FC in League Play NASL Segment: Re-Capping the weekend of games Red Bulls Hour: […]

Red Bulls Complete Hat Trick Of 1-0 Wins Against Dynamo
Red Bulls Complete Hat Trick Of 1-0 Wins Against Dynamo

For two straight games the Red Bulls have been playing well, using some inexperienced players on the backline to get the job done. The theme has been defending sternly and finding that one precious moment you need to acquire the full three points. One single goal is again all they […]