Open Cup Awesomeness

The United States Open Cup First Round pairings came out today, a reminder of just how great this criminally underappreciated knock-out tournament is. The Portland Timbers drew a nasty-sounding outfit called the Bakersfield Brigade—an away fixture that sounds dicey at best. But by far the best match-up is this:

Lynch’s Irish Pub (USASA) @ Charlotte Eagles (USL-2)

That is just brilliant.

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Freelance journalist. Author of The Renegade Sportsman (Riverhead Books). Thank you.
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One Response to Open Cup Awesomeness

  1. Bob says:

    A pub team playing an evangelical ministry team. You really can’t beat that.

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