1914 American Cup

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The 1914 American Cup was the annual open cup held by the American Football Association. Forty-one teams entered the tournament. The Bethlehem Steel team debuted in and won the tournament playing ten games through six rounds.

American Cup Bracket[edit]

Second round Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                           
November 29            
 Tacony F.C.  4
January 17 - Tacony
 General Electric F.C.  1  
 Tacony F.C.  3
November 27/December 28 - Brooklyn
   Brooklyn Field Club  1  
 Brooklyn Field Club  2-5a
March 21 - Philadelphia
 Bridgeport City  1-1  
 Tacony F.C.  2
November 29 - Philadelphia
   Philadelphia Hibernian  1  
 Philadelphia Hibernian  7
January 10 - Philadelphia
 Brooklyn Celtic  1  
 Philadelphia Hibernian  2
November 30 - Paterson
   Paterson True Blues  1  
 Paterson True Blues  0b
April 19/May 3 - Paterson
 Fall River Rovers  2  
 Tacony F.C.  0-0
November 29
   Bethlehem Steel  0-1
 Locomotive F.C.  1
December 27 - Philadelphia
 Victor F.C.  4  
 Victor F.C.  4c
   Jersey A.C.  5  
 Jersey A.C.  2
March 29/April 4 - Jersey City
 Scottish Americans  0  
 Jersey A.C.  2-1
November 22 - Holyoke
   Bethlehem Steel  2-2  
 Farr Alpaca F.C.  1
December 27-January 31 - Bethlehem
 Bethlehem Steel  3  
 Bethlehem Steel  7d
   West Hudson A.A.  4  
 Ansonia F.C.  1
 West Hudson A.A.  3  

(a) first match protested
(b) match protested, Rovers refused replay
(c) aggregate after 3 games
(d) aggregate after 4 games

Final[edit]

April 19, 1914
Tacony F.C. (PA) 0–0 Bethlehem Steel (PA)
(Report)[1]
Olympic Park; Paterson, New Jersey
Attendance: 3,500
Referee: Alan Montgomery

Replay[edit]

May 3, 1913
Tacony F.C. (PA) 0–1 Bethlehem Steel (PA)
(Report)[2] Donaghy 15’
Athletic Park Newark, New Jersey
Attendance: 15,000
Referee: Alan Montgomery

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Title Unknown". Archived from the original on 2009-10-20. 
  2. ^ "Title Unknown". Archived from the original on 2009-10-20.