The Union play Seattle Sounders in the 2014 US Open Cup final on Tuesday. Here’s a look back at the Union’s past US Open Cup campaigns.
Philadelphia Soccer History
In the 1960 US Open Cup final, Philadelphia’s Ukrainian Nationals came from behind three times over 120 minutes to win the championship with Mike Noha scoring all five of the Uke Nats goals. Roger Allaway has the story.
On May 3, 1936, Philadelphia German Americans became the first amateur team, and the first team from the city of Philadelphia, to win the US Open Cup.
As the Union prepare to host their first US Open Cup final, a look at Philadelphia-area teams in the final throughout the history of the country’s oldest national soccer tournament, which has had local winners ten times since 1914.
One hundred years ago in Philly soccer history, Tacony defeated Hibernian in the American Cup semis and Philly’s run in the first Open Cup came to an end.