1914–15 National Challenge Cup

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1914–15 National Challenge Cup
Country United States United States
Teams 64
Defending champions Brooklyn Field Club
Champions Bethlehem Steel (1st title)
Runners-up Brooklyn Celtic
Matches played 69
Goals scored 244 (3.54 per match)

The 1914–15 National Challenge Cup was the second tournament of the modern-day Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup. Many more teams - 80 - competed in 1915 after the success of the 1913–14 tournament. St. Louis and California were the only major soccer-playing regions without a representative. Bethlehem Steel won the tournament.


Home teams listed on top of bracket

Third Round
February 13,20,21, 1915
March 20,21, 1915
April 5,10, 1915
May 3, 1915
PA Homestead F.C. 5
OH Cleveland Thistles 0
PA Homestead F.C. 2
IL Pullman F.C. 1
IL Pullman F.C. 2
MI Packard F.C. 1
PA Homestead F.C. 1
PA Bethlehem Steel 4
PA Bethlehem Steel 1
PA Victor F.C. 0
PA Bethlehem Steel 3
NJ Scottish American FC 1
NJ Scottish American FC 3
NY Hudson United F.C. 1
PA Bethlehem Steel 3
NY Brooklyn Celtic 1
CT Ansonia F.C. 2
RI J&P Coats 4
RI J&P Coats 1
MA Fore River 0
MA New Bedford F.C. 0
MA Fore River 1
NY Brooklyn Celtic 2
RI J&P Coats 1
NY Brooklyn Celtic 3
NJ Paterson Rangers 0
NY Brooklyn Celtic 4
NY Continentals F.C. 2
NY Bronx United 0
NY Continentals F.C. 2


Bethlehem Steel (PA) 3–1 Brooklyn Celtic (NY)
Millar Goal
Fleming Goal (pen.)
Ford Goal
Report McQueen Goal
Attendance: 7,500
Referee: Charles Lambie (USA)

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