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A Quick Kickaround

 by Jay Davenport

The Union, the USMNT, and a parade?  I was at the Gold Cup final, but before that, I was hanging out at Xfinity Live with an old college friend I hadn’t seen in years. 1,600 more words


Deadbull! Union advance to semifinals of Open Cup

 By Jay Davenport

Despite being down a man yet again and playing on the road in Red Bull Arena, the Union beat the Red Bulls 1-1 (4-3) on penalty kicks to advance to the semifinals of the US Open Cup. 835 more words


Soccer Is Life

More than any other sport, soccer is life.

When asked to qualify my love for the sport, I immediately go to the usual reasons – the flow of the game, the constant movement, the consistency of the rules, the athleticism of the players, no stoppages or timeouts, only three subs, blah blah blah… 358 more words


West Chester United Brings Last (maybe) Werner Fricker Open Cup to East Penn

Folks from Eastern Pennsylvania or East Penn (said as all one word) label West Chester, PA with the term “hotbed of soccer.” On Saturday, July 18, Blaise Santangelo and his predator men proved the label right, when they won the last National USASA Open Cup in Virginia Beach. 392 more words


A True Philadelphian win at the Open Cup

 by Jay Davenport

It was the kind of win that galvanizes a team, a win this town would be proud of.  Down a man for over an hour and playing in a rain storm that at times neared monsoon status and was so severe that a lightning strike forced the match into a delay, the Union beat DC United, 2-1, in the round of 16 of the US Open Cup. 511 more words


2015 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup 5th Round Report

And then there was one.  We came into this week with five of our fellas’ teams still alive in the country’s oldest knockout competition.  Three of them lost and the last one to play in this round won.   377 more words

Ben Speas

US Open Cup Round of 16 Notes - Wil Trapp Returns, Acosta and Villarreal Score

Kellyn Acosta scored his first professional goal as FC Dallas were on the bad side of a 6-2 Sporting KC thrashing.  Acosta entered the match in the 61st minute as SKC held a 5-0 lead.  536 more words