After reaching the semifinals in 2012, and the finals in 2014, Philadelphia Union will look once again to join area teams Bethlehem Steel, Philadelphia German Americans, and the Ukrainian Nationals in the ranks of US Open Cup champions. Below is a review of the Union’s history in the tournament since the team began play in MLS in 2010.
The history of Philadelphia and the US Open Cup Final
Philadelphia area teams, both amateur and professional, have a long history of appearances in the final of America’s oldest national soccer competition, winning the US Open Cup 10 times.
How it happened: Why the Philadelphia Union, New York Red Bulls US Open Cup match is now at 4 p.m. on July 21
Some six days after the expected announcement on July 2, the date and time for the quarterfinal US Open Cup tie between New York Red Bulls and Philadelphia Union was finally announced for 4 p.m. on July 21. That’s right, a US Open Cup quarterfinal game featuring one of last year’s finalists against perhaps its […]