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Union would host U.S. Open Cup quarterfinal against New York or New England

Wednesday, June 5, 2013, 5:09 PM
UPDATE: Well, so much for the Union getting another home game. They crashed out of the U.S. Open Cup with a frankly embarrassing 3-1 loss at D.C. United. Here's the full quarterfinal round draw. Note that there is no bracketing into the semifinals this year. There will be another draw conducted for... Read more

U.S. Open Cup fourth round: Union would visit D.C. or Richmond

Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 5:05 PM
If the Union beat Ocean City at home in the third round of the U.S. Open Cup, they won't get to host a fourth round matchup. They would travel to either D.C. United or the USL Pro's Richmond Kickers. The complete fourth round draw is below. The full third round draw, with games taking place on May... Read more

Video: Reading, Ocean City land U.S. Open Cup upsets

Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 12:01 PM
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Live updates: 2013 U.S. Open Cup second round

Tuesday, May 21, 2013, 10:30 AM
For the second straight week, I'm joining forces with longtime friend Josh Hakala, editor of TheCup.us to provide live coverage of the U.S. Open Cup. It's the 100th edition of this country's oldest soccer competition, and the second round takes place tonight. There are two games that Union fans will... Read more

U.S. Open Cup third round draw: Union to face Ocean City

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 7:28 PM
Updated with the results of the second-round games, and confirmed third round matchups. The complete third round draw is laid out below. It's worth noting that there are two matchups between MLS teams and their USL Pro affiliates: D.C. at Richmond and New England at Rochester. That isn't a good thing... Read more

Video: Reading United beats Lehigh Valley in U.S. Open Cup

Wednesday, May 15, 2013, 12:14 PM
Reading United posted a video highlights package from their 2-0 win over Lehigh Valley United Sonic in the first round of the U.S. Open Cup on Tuesday: Read more

Live updates: 2013 U.S. Open Cup first round

Tuesday, May 14, 2013, 7:02 PM
Tonight I'm joining forces with longtime friend Josh Hakala, editor of TheCup.us, to help bring you live coverage of the first round of this year's U.S. Open Cup. It's the 100th edition of this country's oldest soccer competition, and there are quite a few teams involved. I'll be paying particular... Read more

U.S. Open Cup second round draw: Harrisburg City Islanders to face Reading United or Lehigh Valley United Sonic

Tuesday, May 7, 2013, 6:33 PM
Updated after the first round to reflect the official second-round matchups. The U.S. Soccer Federation announced the second round matchups for this year's U.S. Open Cup on Tuesday. It's the 100th edition of America's signature knockout competition, which is open to amateur and professional teams... Read more

Local teams drawn in first round of U.S. Open Cup

Wednesday, May 1, 2013, 12:50 PM
Updated with results of the play-in round and official first-round matchups. The U.S. Soccer Federation announced the draw the first round of the U.S. Open Cup on Wednesday. It includes teams from the lowest divisions of the American soccer pyramid: the USL Premier Development League (12 teams), National... Read more

U.S. Open Cup updates format, increases prize money for 2013 edition

Tuesday, March 5, 2013, 4:17 PM
In the centennial year of the U.S. Soccer Federation, the U.S. Open Cup has undergone a few changes that should improve the quality of the competition. The most significant news is that hosting rights for the semifinal and final will be determined by a straight coin flip. Previously, there was a sealed... Read more
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