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The Union and the US Open Cup
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The Union and the US Open Cup

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.

Burgeoning MLS, social stances, and the labor situation
MLS

Burgeoning MLS, social stances, and the labor situation

Earl Reed looks at how MLS can rise above the problems other major US sport leagues are facing.

1960 US Open Cup final is a tough act to follow
Philadelphia Soccer History / US Open Cup

1960 US Open Cup final is a tough act to follow

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.

Recap and reaction: Czech Republic 0–1 USMNT
USMNT

Recap and reaction: Czech Republic 0–1 USMNT

After a 39th minute goal from Alejandro Bedoya, Nick Rimando backstopped a young US squad through a threatening second half.

Philadelphia German Americans win the 1936 US Open Cup
Philadelphia Soccer History / US Open Cup

Philadelphia German Americans win the 1936 US Open Cup

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.

Preview: Czech Republic v USMNT
USMNT

Preview: Czech Republic v USMNT

The U.S. takes on the Czech Republic on Wednesday in what will be a low-pressure affair.

Player ratings & analysis: Union 1-1 Dallas (4-3)
Player ratings / US Open Cup

Player ratings & analysis: Union 1-1 Dallas (4-3)

A cagey match opened up in the second half, then the spotlight fell — as it often has recently — on Zac MacMath.

Philly and the US Open Cup Final
Philadelphia Soccer History / US Open Cup

Philly and the US Open Cup Final

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.