Dallas Soccer, Dallas Soccer News, North Texas Soccer

dallas soccer news
Advertisement
Dallas Soccer Exclusive
Dallas Soccer News - 2018 Dallas Cup kicks off Sunday, Manchester United, FC Dallas, Arsenal, EC Vitoria

Dallas Cup kicks off Sunday

Published 3/20/2018 12:11:49 PM by staff from dallas
image image image image email this article
It's that time of year again.  Dallas Cup kicks off on Sunday with a full slate of matches and three marquee matchups at the Cotton Bowl in Fair Park.  Defending Super Group champions Fc Dallas will kick things off at the Cotton Bowl at 12:30 when they face Arsenal. What a way to get things started right?  After that fans will be treated to CF Monterrey against Brazilian side EC vitoria.

The annual “Welcome World” Opening Ceremonies and Parade of Nations, featuring all 224 Dr Pepper Dallas Cup XXXIX teams, will start at 5:00pm.  Ticket prices for the opening day triple-header, and all stadium games, range from $15 for adults to $5 for youths 13 and under. Following the opening ceremonies is a clash between Premier League giant Manchester United and Liga MX champion Tigres at 6:30pm.

Additional games will be played throughout the week, free of charge, at the Classic League Soccer Complex at Richland College, and MoneyGram Soccer Park in Northwest Dallas. The Super Group semifinals will be played on Friday, March 30 at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, which will also host championship matches of all age groups on Saturday, March 31 and Sunday, April 1.

Group A
Manchester United (England)
Tigres (Mexico)
Higashi Fukuoka (Japan)
Toronto FC (Canada)

Notable Group A Facts: Manchester United is making their fifth Super Group appearance, but the world-renowned academy is still seeking their first title in the elite bracket. Current Liga MX champion, Tigres, have a long history at the Dallas Cup, including two Super Group titles and 11 championships across all age groups. Higashi Fukuoka will make their tournament debut in 2018 looking to become the first Asian team to win the prestigious Super Group. Current MLS champion, Toronto FC, is making their third Dallas Cup appearance hoping to become the first Canadian champion across all age groups since 1988.

Group B
EC Vitoria (Brazil)
CF Monterrey (Mexico)
Real Oviedo (Spain)
Atlanta United (USA)

Notable Group B Facts: Two-time Super Group champion EC Vitoria won back-to-back Super Group titles in 1996 and 1997, a rare feat only four teams have accomplished since the creation of the elite bracket. Last year’s Super Group runner-up, CF Monterrey, has the most Dallas Cup championships all-time, but are still seeking their first Super Group title. Tournament debutant, Real Oviedo, looks to become the first Spanish Dallas Cup champion since Real Madrid’s back-to-back titles in 1993 and 1994. Emerging MLS academy power, Atlanta United, hopes to become the second consecutive MLS academy side to hoist the Super Group championship trophy and the third U.S. Super Group champion overall.

Group C
Arsenal (England)
Queretaro (Mexico)
Red Bull Brasil (Brazil)
FC Dallas (USA)

Notable Group C Facts: Arsenal hopes to build upon their last appearance in the elite bracket back in 2011, a team that advanced to the semi-finals, before bowing out to eventual champion Eintracht Frankfurt. Queretaro FC looks to win their first Super Group title after claiming the U14 and U17 titles in 2017. Red Bull Brasil returns to the Dr Pepper Dallas Cup for the second consecutive year after debuting in the tournament last spring. FC Dallas returns to the Gordon Jago Super Group to defend their title. The local side defeated CF Monterrey, 2-1, in the 2017 Super Group final.




Label: 2018 Dallas Cup kicks off Sunday, Manchester United, FC Dallas, Arsenal, EC Vitoria
Print Dallas Soccer News Print   View Dallas Soccer News RSS Feed
Dallas Area Soccer Articles
Dallas Soccer News

FC Dallas slumps to another poor result at home

Added: 4/8/2018 9:34:27 AM
FC Dallas slumped to another poor result on home turf last night as they needed a late rally to salvage a point from a very average Colorado Rapids side. Cristian Colman nodded home a wonderful long pass from Mauro Diaz. Read More
 
Dallas Soccer News

Trinity gets past Allen in overtime thriller

Added: 3/29/2018 10:42:13 PM
Trinity slipped past Allen 2-1 on a Mateo Gonzalez goal with 30 seconds left in the first overtime. Read More
 
Dallas Soccer News

Dallas Cup 2018 - Super Group update

Added: 3/27/2018 5:26:18 AM
Two matchdays are in the books at the 2018 Dallas Cup Super Group. Only CF Monterrey have been able to win both their matches so far in the highly competitive tournament leaving everything to play for in Wednesday's final matchday. Read More
 
Dallas Soccer News

Dallas Cup - Manchester United rallies to tie Tigres 2-2

Added: 3/25/2018 10:28:55 PM
manchester United rallied from a 2-0 deficit with two late goals earning an entertaining 2-2 draw with Tigres in both teams opener in the Dallas Cup Super Group Sunday night at the Cotton Bowl. Read More
 
Dallas Soccer News

FC Dallas and Portland Timbers battle to 1-1 draw

Added: 3/25/2018 8:27:14 AM
FC Dallas and the Portland Timbers played to an entertaining 1-1 draw in Frisco Saturday afternoon. Roland Lamah continued his hot start to the season as he put the home side ahead in the 34th minute. Read More
 
Dallas Soccer News

Playoff Positioning set for District 3-6A Boys

Added: 3/24/2018 3:58:22 AM
It's playoff time as District 3-6A soccer action has drawn to a close. Keller, Fossil Ridge, Abilene, and Keller Central are all playoff bound facing tough tests next week in the opening round. Read More
 
Dallas Soccer News

Dallas Cup kicks off Sunday

Added: 3/20/2018 12:11:49 PM
It's that time of year again. Dallas Cup kicks off on Sunday with a full slate of matches and three marquee matchups at the Cotton Bowl in Fair Park. Read More


RSS Feed
Dallas Soccer Xpert is the best dallas soccer news source.
We cover Dallas soccer, Dallas Cup, Dallas soccer news, North Texas soccer,
Dallas high school soccer, and Fort Worth high school soccer.