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Philadelphia Soccer History

Philly and the US Open Cup Final

As the Union prepare to host their second 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.

Philadelphia Soccer History

It’s time to remember the Ukrainian Nationals

Steve Holroyd on the remarkable record of the Ukrainian Nationals, which included four US Open Cup titles between 1960 and 1966.

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.

Daily news roundups / Featured

Defense questions, more news

Soccer America ranks Union defense 17th in the league; Soccer America says Valdes could make the Union playoff contenders – which is it, guys? Makeshift defense news. Ruiz has a lot to say. Are the Union a “darkhorse”? Wacky video blasts from the past and much more news.

Great Philly soccer teams: Ukrainian Nationals
History / Philadelphia Soccer History

Great Philly soccer teams: Ukrainian Nationals

The Ukrainian Nationals, also known as “Tryzub” Philadelphia, played in the American Soccer League (ASL) from 1957 until 1970. Along the way they won six national championships, four U.S. Open Cups and two Lewis Cups. They won “the double”  – the league championship and U.S. Open Cup –  in 1961 […]