1915 American Cup

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The 1915 American Cup was the annual open cup held by the American Football Association. The Scottish-Americans, after two previous final appearances, won their first American Cup by overcoming the Brooklyn Celtics 1-0 in the championship game.

American Cup Bracket[edit]

Second round Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                           
November 29            
 Scottish-Americans  2
January 3 - Newark
 Alley Boys  1  
 Scottish-Americans  3
December 20 - Yonkers
   Victor F.C.  1  
 Yonkers F.C.  1
March 14 - Newark
 Victor F.C.  3  
 Scottish-Americans  2
   West Hudson A.A.  1  
 West Hudson A.A.  2-5
December 27 - Harrison
 Babcock & Wilcox  2-0  
 West Hudson A.A.  4
November 26 - Tacony
   Disston A.A.  1  
 Disston A.A.  3
April 18 - Newark
 Bridgeport City  1  
 Scottish-Americans  1
   Brooklyn Celtic  0
 Jersey A.C.  4
January 10 - Jersey City
 Fall River Rovers  2  
 Jersey A.C.  0
   Brooklyn Celtic  1  
 Brooklyn Celtic  8
March 14 - Brooklyn
 Paterson Olympics  2  
 Brooklyn Celtic  2
November 28
   Bethlehem Steel  1  
 Bethlehem Steel  3
January 9 - Bethlehem
 Clan MacDonald  0  
 Bethlehem Steel  6
   Farr Alpaca F.C.  1  
 General Electric F.C.  3*
 Farr Alpaca F.C.  2  

(*) protested

Final[edit]

April 13, 1915
Kearny Scots (NJ) 1–0 Brooklyn Celtic (NY)
Archie Stark (Report)
Bartell’s Park; Newark, New Jersey
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: George Young

Lineups:
Scots- GK Joe Knowles, DF Mike Toman(c), Barry, MF Tom Stark, George P Rogers Sr, Alex Montieth, FW Joe Hemmesley, Archie Stark, Angus Whiston, Eddie Holt, Bunt Forlar.
Celts- GK Mather, DF Robertson, McWilliams, MF Flanigan, McElroy, McGreevey, FW Campton, Lonie, O'Halloran, Mike King, McQueen.

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