One hundred years ago, winter weather continued to leave Philly soccer at a standstill. Two Allied Cup tournament games played despite poor conditions. New Tri-State league proposed.
After poor weather and cup ties had disrupted the local schedule, league play finally resumed. AFA suspends Bethlehem player for kicking opponent in “a delicate place.”
After two ties and an abandoned game, Bethlehem finally defeated West Hudson on a rain-drenched Tacony Ballpark field to advance to the American Cup semifinals.
As poor weather forced the cancellation of every league game in Philadelphia, Bethlehem and West Philadelphia were eliminated an the road from the National Challenge Cup, Victor from the American Cup.
One hundred years ago, Tacony FC took on Brooklyn FC in the third round of the American Cup. Also, a recap of league play and the Inquirer’s call for soccer fields in Fairmount Park.
The North Catholic High School and Temple graduate, former US national team coach, and youth soccer pioneer was honored on Saturday.