1915–16 National Challenge Cup

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1915–16 National Challenge Cup
Country United States
Defending championsBethlehem Steel
ChampionsBethlehem Steel (2nd title)
Runners-upFall River Rovers

The 1915–16 National Challenge Cup was the third tournament of the modern-day Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. Bethlehem Steel won its second consecutive championship. The entries for the competition were to be made by midnight September 30, 1915. The draw for the qualifying and first rounds was made on October 2, 1915. The tournament schedule was originally set for the qualifying round to take place on or before October 24; first round, November 14; second round, December 12; third round, January 16, 1916; fourth round, March 5; semis, April 2, and final on April 30.


Home teams listed on top of bracket

Second Round
Dec 11 - Feb 27
Third Round
Jan 15 - Apr 2
Mar 5 - Apr 8
April 15,16,26
May 6
PA Braddock 3
PA Beadling F.C. 1
PA Braddock 1
OH Cleveland Thistles 3
OH Cleveland Thistles 1
OH Cleveland A.F.C. 0
OH Cleveland Thistles 1
IL Pullman F.C. 3
IL Pullman F.C. 3
IL MacDuff 1
IL Pullman F.C. 2
MI Packard F.C. 0
MI Packard F.C. 4a
MI St. George F.C. 3
IL Pullman F.C. 0-1
PA Bethlehem Steel 0-2
NJ West Hudson A.A. 0-2
NY Yonkers F.C. 0-0
NJ West Hudson A.A. 2
NJ Babcock & Wilcox 1
NJ Babcock & Wilcox 8
NY Rochester City 0
NJ West Hudson A.A. 0
PA Bethlehem Steel 1
PA Bethlehem Steel 1-3
PA Disston A.A. 1-0
PA Bethlehem Steel 6
PA Philadelphia Hibernian 0
PA Viscose F.C. 6a
PA Philadelphia Hibernian 9
PA Bethlehem Steel 1
MA Fall River Rovers 0
MA General Electrics F.C. 2
MA Fore River 1
MA General Electrics F.C. 2
MA New Bedford F.C. 7
MA New Bedford F.C. 1
MA New Bedford Celtic 0
MA New Bedford F.C. 1-0
MA Fall River Rovers 1-6
MA Fall River Rovers 1
MA Pan-American F.C. 0
MA Fall River Rovers 4
MA Lynn Hibernians 0
MA Lynn Hibernian 1-3
MA Boston American 1-0
MA Fall River Rovers 1
NY Continentals F.C. 0
RI Crompton F.C. 2
RI J&P Coats 1
RI Crompton F.C. 0
CT Bridgeport City A.F.C. 2
CT Bridgeport City A.F.C. 3
MA Farr Alpaca F.C. 3b
CT Bridgeport City A.F.C. 0
NY Continentals F.C. 1
NY Continentals F.C. 3
NY IRT Strollers 0
NY Continentals F.C. 1
NY Brooklyn Celtic 0
NY Brooklyn Celtic 5
NJ Jersey A.C. 4

a) aggregate after 3 games
b) forfeit replay


Bethlehem Steel (PA)1–0Fall River Rovers (MA)
Fleming Goal 78' (pen.) Report
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: David M. Whyte (USA)

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