Daniel Cranston claims USA title in drama filled event (updated)

US World Cup player Daniel Cranston (Black Rose Roma) won his 5th US title at the nationals staged in Denver, Colorado, beating 2021 champ, Patrick Sheridan (Boise USL 95) 6-1.

Cranston (left) and Sheridan in the final

Cranston’s appearance in the final was hanging in the balance in his semi final when he was a goal behind against his Italian clubmate Zach Walker, before equalising in the dying seconds.

Cranston equalises

… to the dismay of Walker!

Varant Kurkeyerian (California TSC) won his first US Vets title, beating Paul Eyes (Black Rose Roma) in an amazing shootout.

Eyes (left) and Kurkeyerian do battle in the Veterans final.

Big congratulation to Charles Alexander from California on winning the Beginners tournament, and to Matt Culp from Indiana for his runner up in the beginners tourney.

Beginners Cup winner Charles Alexander

Beginners Cup runner up Matt Culp

Also congratulations to Maryland for winning the teams event, beating hosts Colorado Subbuteo Club 2-1 in the final.


Thanks also to Tory Reed & Dexter Schiller, for the wonderful job hosting the tournament at their beautiful venue.