1916 American Cup

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The 1916 American Cup was the annual open cup held by the American Football Association. The 1916 edition included 37 of the top eastern teams. The title was won by Bethlehem Steel with a 3-0 win over the Scottish Americans courtesy of a hat trick by Neil Clarke making Bethlehem the first team to win the American and National cups in the same season.

American Cup Bracket[edit]

 
Second roundQuarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
              
 
 
 
 
Falls F.C.
 
 
 
Pan-American F.C.w/o
 
Pan-American F.C.0
 
April 24 - Philadelphia
 
Fall River Rovers3
 
Henry Disston F.C.0
 
May 20 - Fall River
 
Fall River Rovers1
 
Fall River Rovers1
 
 
 
Bethlehem Steel3
 
Jersey A.C.1-1
 
April 30 - Newark
 
General Electric F.C.1-0
 
Jersey A.C.0
 
January 29 - Bethlehem
 
Bethlehem Steel5
 
Bethlehem Steel2
 
June 10 - Bethlehem
 
Clan MacDonald0
 
Bethlehem Steel3
 
 
 
Scottish-Americans0
 
Bridgeport City3
 
 
 
Brooklyn F.C.1
 
Bridgeport City1
 
November 27/December 26 - Quincy
 
Babcock & Wilcox2
 
Fore River Rovers2-0
 
May 21 - Newark
 
Babcock & Wilcox2-3
 
Babcock & Wilcox1
 
 
 
Scottish-Americans3
 
Kearny Athletics0
 
 
 
Scottish-Americans4
 
Scottish-Americans2
 
 
 
Brooklyn Celtic0
 
Continental F.C.1
 
 
Brooklyn Celtic3
 

Final[edit]

Kearny Scottish-Americans (NJ) 0–3 Bethlehem Steel (PA)
(Report) Neil Clarke (3)
Taylor Field, Bethlehem
Referee: David M.Whyte

See also[edit]