1928 National Challenge Cup

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The 1928 National Challenge Cup was the annual open cup held by the United States Football Association now known as the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.[1]

Eastern Division[edit]

First round Second round Semi-finals Final
                           
January 15 - Brooklyn            
 Brooklyn Wanderers  4
January 29/February 4
 Trenton F.C.  0  
 Brooklyn Wanderers  1-3
January 14 - Philadelphia
   Bethlehem Steel  1-2  
 Centennial F.C.  1
February 26 - Brooklyn
 Bethlehem Steel  3  
 Brooklyn Wanderers  0
January 15 - New York
   New York Nationals  1  
 New York Nationals  6
February 5, 12 - New York
 IRT Celtic  1  
 New York Nationals  2-2
January 15 - Bronx
   New York Giants  2-1  
 New York Giants  3
March 18 - New York
 Newark Skeeters  2  
 New York Nationals  5
January 14 - New Bedford
   J&P Coats  3
 New Bedford Whalers  1
January 28 - Pawtucket
 J&P Coats  2  
 J&P Coats  1
January 15 - Providence
   Providence FC  0  
 Providence FC  5
February 26 - Providence
 Danersk F.C.  0  
 J&P Coats  2
January 15 - Tiverton
   Fall River FC  1  
 Fall River FC  5
January 29 - Tiverton
 Mackenzies A.F.C.  1  
 Fall River FC  2
January 14 - Worcester
   Boston SC  1  
 Whittal F.C.  0
 Boston Soccer Club  3  

Western Division[edit]

First round Second round Semi-finals Final
                           
January 22 - St. Louis            
 Ben Millers  2
February 5 - St. Louis
 Swedish-American A.C.  0  
 Ben Millers  2
January 15 - Chicago
   Canadian Club  1  
 Canadian Club  4
February 26 - St. Louis
 Tablers  1  
 Ben Millers  4
January 15 - Cleveland
   American-Hungarians  3  
 American-Hungarians  2
February 5 - Cleveland
 Wellston  1  
 American-Hungarians  5
January 22 - Chicago
   Vienna F.C.  2  
 Vienna F.C.  1
March 18 - St. Louis
 Thistles F.C.  0  
 Ben Millers  0
January 15 - Detroit
   Bricklayers  2
 Garwood F.C.  2
February 5 - Chicago
 Bricklayers  5  
 Bricklayers  4
January 15 - St. Louis
   Buda AA  0  
 Morgan Haulers  3
February 26 - Chicago
 Buda AA  6  
 Bricklayers  1
January 22 - Detroit
   Sparta ABA  0  
 Walkerville F.C.  0
February 5 - Detroit
 Holley Carburetor  5  
 Holley Carburetor  3
January 22 - Chicago
   Sparta ABA  4  
 Sparta ABA  2
 Olympia F.C.  0  

Final[edit]

April 8, 1928
New York Nationals (NY) 1–1 (aet) Bricklayers (IL)
Wortmann 30' (Report) Cuthbert 8'
Polo Grounds New York, New York
Attendance: 16,000
Referee: James Walder (USA)
April 15, 1928
Bricklayers (IL) 0–3 New York Nationals (NY)
(Report) Henderson 12'
Henderson 39'
Wortmann 60'
Soldier Field Chicago, Illinois
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: James Walder (USA)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jose, Colin (1998). American Soccer League, 1921-1931 (Hardback). The Scarecrow Press. (ISBN 0-8108-3429-4).