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

Final[edit]

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

Replay[edit]

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.