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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.

1960 US Open Cup final is a tough act to follow
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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.

Philadelphia German Americans win the 1936 US Open Cup
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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.

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

US Open Cup semifinal: Union 1-1 Dallas (4-3 APK)
Match reports / US Open Cup

US Open Cup semifinal: Union 1-1 Dallas (4-3 APK)

A mistake followed by a massive save. Zac MacMath shone in the shootout as the Union win and now will host the 2014 US Open Cup final at PPL Park on Sept. 16.

US Open Cup semifinal preview: Union at FC Dallas
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US Open Cup semifinal preview: Union at FC Dallas

Dallas are undefeated in eight league games since May 31, including the only Union loss under Jim Curtin, the consequence of a fluky own-goal.

Match Report: Philadelphia Union 2-0 New England Revolution
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Match Report: Philadelphia Union 2-0 New England Revolution

Early first and second half goals put the Union into the US Open Cup semifinals with 2-0 storm-interrupted win