US Open Cup

PhillySoccerTalks: DC United’s Ethan White
Interview / US Open Cup

PhillySoccerTalks: DC United’s Ethan White

PSP talks with Ethan White ahead of DC United’s US Open Cup showdown with the Philadelphia Union.

USOC: The rivalry maker
US Open Cup

USOC: The rivalry maker

What is it about US Open Cup matches that spark such intense rivalries? Adam Cann explores.

USOC Preview: Union at DC United
Match previews / US Open Cup

USOC Preview: Union at DC United

Last season the Union needed a US Open Cup run to keep spirits high as they spun down the Nowak rabbit hole. A year later, the team they beat to keep the 2012 USOC run alive is equally desperate for a catalyzing victory in cup competition.

Player Ratings and Analysis: Philadelphia Union 2-1 Ocean City Nor’easters
Player ratings / US Open Cup

Player Ratings and Analysis: Philadelphia Union 2-1 Ocean City Nor’easters

It took a stoppage time goal for the Union to defeat lower division Ocean City. Why was this Open Cup game so difficult?

Match report: Philadelphia Union 2-1 Ocean City Nor’easters
Match reports / Union / US Open Cup

Match report: Philadelphia Union 2-1 Ocean City Nor’easters

A close game turned wild in the final minutes, as Brian Carroll’s last gasp winner ended Ocean City’s inspired run in the U.S. Open Cup.

Cinderella becomes Bridezilla — Ocean City takes on U.S. Soccer
Local / Union / US Open Cup

Cinderella becomes Bridezilla — Ocean City takes on U.S. Soccer

Take one innocent mistake. Add U.S. Soccer’s inept bureaucratic management. Stir. Get angry. Take on The Man. Now you have Ocean City’s protest vs. U.S. Soccer. PSP dives into this mess before tonight’s match.

Reading goal scorer Mario Pinto takes a shot on goal.
Reading United AC / US Open Cup

Match Report: Reading United 1 – 0 Harrisburg City Islanders

In the second round US Open Cup battle of the Union affiliates, amateur side Reading United scored early and held on to defeat pro side Harrisburg City Islanders.

Ocean City defeats Pittsburgh in USOC, will face Union in 3rd round
Ocean City Nor'easters / US Open Cup

Ocean City defeats Pittsburgh in USOC, will face Union in 3rd round

A 67th minute goal from Ken Tribett proved to be the difference as amateur side Ocean City Nor’easters upset professional side Pittsburgh Riverhounds in the second round of the US Open Cup.