1920 American Cup

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The 1920 American Cup was the annual open cup held by the American Football Association. Bethlehem Steel had their streak of four straight American Cup wins broken this year by Robins Dry Dock of Brooklyn. The shipbuilders defeated the steelworkers 1-0 in the final on May 2nd at Harrison, New Jersey.

American Cup Bracket[edit]

Round of 16Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
November 23 - Brooklyn
Robins Dry Dock2
January 11/March 28 - Brooklyn
Clan MacDuff0
Robins Dry Dock0-2a
December 14 - Bridgeport
Morse Dry Dock1-1
Bridgeport Thistle
April 24 - Pawtucket
Morse Dry Dock
Robins Dry Dock2
January 1
Fore River0
J&P Coats
April 17 - Fall River
Fall River Rovers
Fall River Rovers1
November 29/December 6 - Quincy
Fore River3
Fore River1-5
May 2 - Harrison
St. Michaels1-1
Robins Dry Dock1
November 29 - Philadelphia
Bethlehem Steel0
Disston A.A.0
January 10 - Bethlehem
Bethlehem Steel4
Bethlehem Steel5
Kearny Federal Ship0
Haledon Thistles
March 28 - Harrison
Kearny Federal Ship
Bethlehem Steel5
December 7 - Newark
Erie A.A.1
Erie A.A.10
January 11, 18 - Newark
Malta F.C.2
Erie A.A.1-1
November 30 - Kearny
Paterson F.C.1-0
Paterson F.C.1
Philadelphia Wanderers0

(a) first match protested


Robins Dry Dock (NY) 1-0 Bethlehem Steel (PA)
Tommy Murphy Goal (O.G.) (Report)
Federal Baseball Park, Harrison, New Jersey
Attendance: 7,000
Referee: George Lambie

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