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

Final[edit]

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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