Bethlehem Steel was fortuante to come out of last Sunday's grueling game against the Scots without any serious injury and the men will enter Saturday's game against Disston in the best of physical condition.
The local team took more hard knocks against the Scots last Sunday than they are likely to receive in the balance of the season, and the way they kept control of themselves gained them many friends among the fans.
The Scots were on the receiving end for four-fifths of the time, but Bethlehem did not finish with their accustomed precision and a great improvement will be necessary to overcome Disston in Saturday's semi-final.
The West Hudson-Fall River semi-final National Cup game at Fall River next Saturday is causing great interest in the New England district. The winner will meet Bethlehem Steel on a ground to be decided upon after the game.
The National League race will practically be decided on Saturday, April 20, when Paterson F. C. will play Bethlehem Steel at Bethlehem. Paterson has been greatly strengthened of late and they are sure to give the Steel Workesr a struggle for the points. [CUT A DISCUSSION OF ENGLISH SOCCER MATCHES]