Category: 2011 US Open Cup

Sounders 2 Fire 0 - USOC Final

Seattle Sounders FC won their third consecutive US Open Cup Final by defeating the Fire 2-0 in front of a record breaking crowd of over 35,000.  The Fire were fortunate to be level at the half after Seattle controlled the majority of the first 45 minutes as Fredy Montero banged the inside of the post... Read more »

Fire v Sounders : US Open Cup Final Match Day

Starting Line Ups Fire GK Johnson D Gargan, Mikulic, Gibbs, Segares M Pause, Paladini, Pardo, Pappa F Nyarko, Oduro Bench: Conway, Anibaba, Videira, Husidic, Grazzini, Barouch, Chaves Sounders FC GK Keller D Riley, Hurtado, Parke, Gonzalez M Alonso, Evans, Fernandez, Neagle F Montero, Fucito Bench: Ford, Scott, Wahl, Friberg, Jaqua, Ochoa, Levesque

US Open Cup Final - Match Preview

The 98th US Open Cup Final may be more than just another final.  It could also be a battle for the “Kings of the Cup” title that Fire supporters proudly have trumpeted throughout the summer leading up to this point. The Chicago Fire, owners of four US Open Cup Final trophies can tie Bethlehem Steel... Read more »

Fire 2 Kickers 1 - Fire Reach US Open Cup Final

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The Fire earned a place in their sixth US Open Final by virtue of a 2-1 victory over a scrappy Richmond Kickers club that battled for ninety minutes.  The Seattle Sounders FC will be the opponent on October 4 in Washington after they defeated FC Dallas 1-0. The Fire are making an attempt to salvage... Read more »

US Open Cup Match Day - Fire v Kickers

The Fire will resume their pursuit of a fifth US Open Cup title tonight against the USL Pro side Richmond Kickers.  With a break in MLS play until September 10 look for Frank Klopas to field the best possible line up available.  This should be the same eleven that has won the last two matches... Read more »

Kings of the Cup

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The US Open Cup semi-final on August 30 gives the Fire a chance to salvage something out of the 2011 season.  Watch this video for a trip down memory lane and a review of the four previous USOC victories.  Ah….good times.

Fire Trounce New York 4-0 / New Player Announcement Imminent

The Fire hammered what was essentially the New York Red Bulls’ reserve squad 4-0 in US Open Cup play at Toyota Park tonight to advance to the US Open Cup semi-finals.  Dominic Oduro terrorized Red Bull defenders throughout the first half and scored the only goal of the first stanza although the Fire easily could... Read more »

USOC Start Time Moved Up to 5pm Tonight

Due to power outages in Bridgeview the Fire have announced that the start time for tonight’s US Open Cup match against the New York Red Bulls has been moved up from 7:30 pm to 5pm.  The Fire are offering free admission and free parking to those who attend the match and all previous ticket purchases... Read more »

USOC Semi Finals and More

US Soccer has announced the possible pairings and hosts for the US Open Cup Semi-Final round.  If the Fire defeat New York next Tuesday at Toyota Park they will advance into the semi-final round and face either the Richmond Kickers in Bridgeview or Sporting Kansas City at Livestrong Park on August 30. Paul on the Move Midfielder... Read more »

Fire's Next USOC Match June 28

The US Soccer Soccer Federation has announced the possible third round pairings for all eight remaining MLS clubs still alive in the US Open Cup tournament.  The Fire will play the winner of next Tuesday’s match between the Rochester Rhinos and Harrisburg City Islanders to be held in Harrisburg, Penn.  Harrisburg currently sits in third... Read more »