Philadelphia Hibernian

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Philadelphia Hibernian, also known as Hibernian F.C.,[1] was an early twentieth century U.S. soccer team which played in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

History[edit]

According to Dave Litterer, “Philadelphia Hibernian was a perennial powerhouse in the Philadelphia leagues”[2] when it entered the newly established Eastern Soccer League in 1909. Hibernian finished fourth with a 1-3-1 record. The league collapsed in 1910. In 1911, Hibernian won the Pennsylvania Soccer League title.[3] They spent the 1914-1915 season in the American League of Philadelphia, going to the championship game where they lost 6-1 to Bethlehem Steel.[4] They continued to play in the ALP in 1915-1916. They won the 1920-1921 Allied American Football Association title.[5]

Record[edit]

Year League FinishLeague American Cup National Challenge Cup
1909-1910 ESL 4th ? N/A
1910-1911 ? ? Runner Up N/A
1911-1912 ? ? ? N/A
1912-1913 PSL 1st Semifinal N/A
1913-1914 ? ? Semifinal ?
1914-1915 ALP 2nd ? ?
1915-1916 ALP ? First round Third round
1916-1917 ? ? ? ?
1917-1918 ? ? ? ?
1918-1919 ? ? ? ?
1919-1920 ? ? ? ?
1920-1921 AAFA 1st Third round First round

Honors[edit]

American Cup

  • Runner Up (1): 1911

League Championship

  • Winner (1): 1913

Notable players[edit]

References[edit]