2011 Nike Manchester United Premier Cup US Finals
May 26-30, 2011 at NIKE World Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon

The Manchester United Premier Cup (MUPC) is the largest international youth football tournament in the world, involving over 6,000 teams from over 40 countries. But, the Manchester United Premier Cup is about more than mere numbers. It is about engendering in the youth of today the desire to become the heroes of tomorrow. It is about promoting the cause of youth soccer and its impact extends far beyond the fortunate few who make it to the Cup final. Its reach extends to the thousands of local teams and programs that exist because of the dream of reaching that final. The MUPC has had some of the most storied soccer clubs in the world participate, including clubs such as FC Barcelona, Real Madrid, Ajax, Arsenal, Corinthians, Futbol Club America, FC Porto and, of course, Manchester United.

Teams from around the globe compete in regional or national qualifying tournaments, all with the ultimate goal to reach the MUPC World Finals for boys, and the Gothia Cup tournament for the girls U.S. winner. Once again, Nike World Headquarters in Beaverton, Oregon will play host to the U.S. Finals for the MUPC.

In the U.S., the MUPC U.S. Finals has annually drawn the most competitive U14 and U15 teams across the nation, and, as a result, the U.S. Soccer Federation has taken notice. Over the past 10 years US Soccer staff coaches have been on hand at the tournament to scout players for the National Team programs. Many players who participated in the MUPC U.S. Finals have gone on to play for the U.S. National Teams and various professional teams.

Crossfire Premier B96 vs Colorado Rush

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Crossfire Premier B96 vs Pateadores SC – So Cal

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Crossfire Premier B96 vs Dallas Texans Red 

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Crossfire Premier B96 vs Arsenal FC – So Cal

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Crossfire Premier B96 vs Team Ohio FC W 2-1 Photos

Crossfire Premier B96 vs St. Louis Scott Gallagher - Missouri     

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Our favorite warm up spot as the Cosmos look on.


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Samad and Harrison closing down Colorado Rush

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Defending the Nike swimming center, and the goal. 

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Ryan blasting pst the defense

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Arial assualt on So Cal

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Bernie talking with Christain as Hugo Perez, one of the US National team scout listens in.

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Manchester United Premier Cup Teams  
Arsenal FC – So Cal Real Colorado – Colorado
Colorado Rush - Colorado Real SoCal – So Cal 
Cosmos Academy West – So Cal San Diego Surf – So Cal
Crossfire Premier - Washington Santa Cruz Breakers – Northern Cal
CZ Elite – So Cal Sockers FC Cup – Illinois
Dallas Texans Red – North Texas South Coast Strikers FC - So Cal 
FC Delco – Eastern Pennsylvania St. Louis Scott Gallagher - Missouri
Mustang United – Northern California Team Ohio FC Cosmos – Ohio South
Pateadores SC – So Cal VARDAR - Michigan
PDA - New Jersey Weston FC - Florida

2011 Manchester United Premier Cup shirt and hat