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Philadelphia Soccer History

1916: Bethlehem Steel wins the US Open Cup and American Cup

On May 6, 1916, Bethlehem Steel became the first team to win the National Challenge Cup, known today as the US Open Cup, twice in a row.

Philadelphia Soccer History

US Open Cup, 1916: Bethlehem Steel advances to the final

After defeating West Hudson on April 2, 1916 in the quarterfinals, Bethlehem Steel faced Chicago’s Pullman FC twice in the semifinals of the 1915-1916 National Challenge Cup, with the deciding game at Lehigh University’s Taylor Stadium on April 22, 1916.

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Christmas soccer 1916: Bethlehem Steel in St. Louis

While Philadelphia soccer fans watched a soccer double header at the Phillies Ball Park on Christmas Day in 1916, Bethlehem Steel FC, holders of the National Challenge Cup and the American Cup, had traveled to St. Louis for two games to decide the unofficial title of champion of the United States.