1920 American Cup

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The 1920 American Cup was the annual open cup held by the American Football Association. Bethlehem Steel had their streak of four straight American Cup wins broken this year by Robins Dry Dock of Brooklyn. The shipbuilders defeated the steelworkers 1-0 in the final on May 2nd at Harrison, New Jersey.

American Cup Bracket[edit]

Round of 16 Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                           
November 23 - Brooklyn            
 Robins Dry Dock  2
January 11/March 28 - Brooklyn
 Clan MacDuff  0  
 Robins Dry Dock  0-2a
December 14 - Bridgeport
   Morse Dry Dock  1-1  
 Bridgeport Thistle  
April 24 - Pawtucket
 Morse Dry Dock    
 Robins Dry Dock  2
January 1
   Fore River  0  
 J&P Coats  
April 17 - Fall River
 Fall River Rovers    
 Fall River Rovers  1
November 29/December 6 - Quincy
   Fore River  3  
 Fore River  1-5
May 2 - Harrison
 St. Michaels  1-1  
 Robins Dry Dock  1
November 29 - Philadelphia
   Bethlehem Steel  0
 Disston A.A.  0
January 10 - Bethlehem
 Bethlehem Steel  4  
 Bethlehem Steel  5
   Kearny Federal Ship  0  
 Haledon Thistles  
March 28 - Harrison
 Kearny Federal Ship    
 Bethlehem Steel  5
December 7 - Newark
   Erie A.A.  1  
 Erie A.A.  10
January 11, 18 - Newark
 Malta F.C.  2  
 Erie A.A.  1-1
November 30 - Kearny
   Paterson F.C.  1-0  
 Paterson F.C.  1
 Philadelphia Wanderers  0  

(a) first match protested

Final[edit]

May 2, 1920
3:30 PM EST
Robins Dry Dock (NY) 1-0 Bethlehem Steel F.C. (PA)
Tommy Murphy Goal (O.G.) (Report)
Federal Baseball Park, Harrison, New Jersey
Attendance: 7,000
Referee: George Lambie

See also[edit]