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 roundQuarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
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 Club1
Brooklyn Field Club2-5a
March 21 - Philadelphia
Bridgeport City1-1
Tacony F.C.2
November 29 - Philadelphia
Philadelphia Hibernian1
Philadelphia Hibernian7
January 10 - Philadelphia
Brooklyn Celtic1
Philadelphia Hibernian2
November 30 - Paterson
Paterson True Blues1
Paterson True Blues0b
April 19/May 3 - Paterson
Fall River Rovers2
Tacony F.C.0-0
November 29
Bethlehem Steel0-1
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 Americans0
Jersey A.C.2-1
November 22 - Holyoke
Bethlehem Steel2-2
Farr Alpaca F.C.1
December 27-January 31 - Bethlehem
Bethlehem Steel3
Bethlehem Steel7d
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


Tacony F.C. (PA) 0–0 Bethlehem Steel (PA)
Olympic Park; Paterson, New Jersey
Attendance: 3,500
Referee: Alan Montgomery


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]


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