The U.S. Open Cup once did a great deal to widen the horizons of American soccer.
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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.
Roger Allaway looks at the parallels between the 1960 US Open Cup final and the 2022 MLS Cup final.
Derek Gonsalves reviews the history of the Fall River Marksmen, arguably the preeminent US club of its day, to mark the 100th anniversary of its founding.
Heinz Teska and Manny Schellscheidt reflect on Elizabeth SC’s run through the US Open Cup in 1970. Includes a video interview.
The State of Washington’s history in the U.S. Open Cup.
On May 3, 1936, Philadelphia German Americans became the first amateur team, and the first team from the city of Philadelphia, to win the US Open Cup.
Steve Holroyd on Billy Gonsalves, one of the greatest players the US has ever produced.