2013 US Open Cup Third Round: Philadelphia Union top Ocean City Nor’easters 2-1 in dramatic finish

Posted on 30. May, 2013 by Michael Berton in Recaps, Third Round

2013 US Open Cup Third Round: Philadelphia Union top Ocean City Nor’easters 2-1 in dramatic finish

In a dramatic finish, the Philadelphia Union were nearly forced into overtime when the amateur PDL Ocean City Nor’easters scored in the 90th minute, but a stoppage time winner from Brian Carroll gave the MLS club the 2-1 win in the Third Round and a showdown with DC United in the Fourth Round.

Things you should know about the Third Round of the US Open Cup

Posted on 27. May, 2013 by Chuck Nolan Jr. in 1995 - Present (Pro Era), Feature, History, Third Round

Things you should know about the Third Round of the US Open Cup

Since the expanded format in 1997, a PDL team has failed to reach the third round only four times (1998, 2002, 2007, 2008). The recent struggles can be attributed to the fact that in 2007, the format was changed so that all non-MLS teams began the tournament in the first round, unlike previous tournaments where PDL teams were matched up with USASA or other PDL clubs.

2013 US Open Cup Second Round: Ocean City upsets Pittsburgh, files protest in hopes of hosting Philadelphia Union in Round 3

Posted on 22. May, 2013 by Ed Rue in Recaps, Second Round

2013 US Open Cup Second Round: Ocean City upsets Pittsburgh, files protest in hopes of hosting Philadelphia Union in Round 3

The Nor’easters emerged victorious 1-0 thanks to a stout defense and a 68th minute goal by Ken Tribbet to give the club their fifth upset of a professional team in team history.

2013 US Open Cup First Round: Ocean City Nor’easters storm the Red Bulls U23s, 2-0

Posted on 16. May, 2013 by Ed Rue in First Round, Recaps

2013 US Open Cup First Round: Ocean City Nor’easters storm the Red Bulls U23s, 2-0

The first round of the 2013 U.S. Open Cup kicked off last night in Ocean City, New Jersey with the Ocean City Nor’easters playing host to the Red Bulls New York U23 squad.

Meet the 16 Premier Development League teams entering the 2013 US Open Cup

Posted on 05. Mar, 2013 by Josh Hakala in PDL, Qualifying

Meet the 16 Premier Development League teams entering the 2013 US Open Cup

A dozen clubs are making a return appearance in the event, including 10 that were in the tournament this past year. Four sides will be making their US Open Cup debuts in 2013.