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West Chester United in their first-ever US Open Cup game on Wednesday
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West Chester United in their first-ever US Open Cup game on Wednesday

West Chester United is on the road to face Virginia NPSL side Fredericksburg FC in the first round of the US Open Cup on Wednesday.

West Chester United honored at PPL Park before the Union's US Open Cup semifinal against Chicago in August. (Photo courtesy of Blaise Santangelo.)
US Open Cup / West Chester United

Things are getting busy for West Chester United

West Chester United learned its first round opponent in the 2016 US Open Cup this week. It will all be a part of a very busy month of May for the team that also includes a benefit game in Connecticut and US Soccer’s National Amateur Championship tournament.

West Chester United gains US Open Cup First Round berth
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West Chester United gains US Open Cup First Round berth

Elimination of the third round of local qualifiers sees West Chester United Predators through to First Round of US Open Cup.

National champs West Chester United in local US Open Cup qualifier
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National champs West Chester United in local US Open Cup qualifier

A look at the rise of the national amateur champions, who face Salone FC in a U.S. Open Cup qualifier on Sunday.

U.S. Open Cup Final: The Mystery of Chessboxin’
Tactics Talk / US Open Cup

U.S. Open Cup Final: The Mystery of Chessboxin’

It’s time to start thinking about the tactical approach to the US Open Cup final. Kevin Kinkead gets the conversation started.

Match report: Philadelphia Union 1-0 Chicago Fire
Union match reports / US Open Cup

Match report: Philadelphia Union 1-0 Chicago Fire

Philadelphia Union were stout in defense and rode a second half strike from Sebastien Le Toux to the 2015 US Open Cup final.

USOC match report: NY Red Bulls 1-1 (3-4) Union
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USOC match report: NY Red Bulls 1-1 (3-4) Union

John McCarthy was the star as Philadelphia Union played with ten men for 80 minutes and still came out on top of New York Red Bulls to book a place in the US Open Cup semifinal. They will play Chicago or Orlando City.

USOC match report: Philadelphia Union 2-1 DC United
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USOC match report: Philadelphia Union 2-1 DC United

Despite going a goal and a man down, the Union rallied to an impressive 2-1 victory over DC United, sending them into the quarterfinals of the US Open Cup.

Match Report: Philadelphia Union 0-0 (3-1) Rochester Rhinos
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Match Report: Philadelphia Union 0-0 (3-1) Rochester Rhinos

After a ponderously slow 120 minutes of scoreless soccer, John McCarthy proved the savior with a hat trick of saves in Philadelphia Union’s shootout victory over Rochester Rhinos.

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.