The Globe-Times -- Bethlehem
April 19, 1926
STEEL ELEVEN WIN FROM PHILADELPHIA
Winning Goal Scored on Penalty Kick by Malcolm Goldie in First Half.
BEAT TRENTON ON SUNDAY

Winning from Philadelphia F. C. on Saturday afternoon by the score of 1 to 0, Bethlehem Steel F. C. advanced to the second round of the American Soccer League Cup competition and will meet Newark at the latter place in the next round on Sunday afternoon. Twenty-five hundred fans turned out to see the game which was played on the Phillies' grounds.

With the revised line-up sporting very few of the cup players, the team journeyed to Trenton on Sunday afternoon and defeated the Trenton F. C. in an exhibition game by the score of 5 to 4.

Score on Penalty Kick

Goldie was responsible in notching Bethlehem's lone goal against the Phillies, scoring on a penalty kick which was awarded after forty minutes of play in the first half. Frequent raids on the Philadelphia goal were frustrated by the Quaker defense, when finally Jaap got away to a good run and carried the ball down the field. On his center Kelly handled and Goldie taking the kick crashed it into the net.

In the concluding minutes, following a free kick against Bethlehem, Manson punted toward goal and George Graham received the ball, and his drive at goal hit the lower section of the crossbar. The Phils claimed a goal and have protested the game.

The Phils rallied in great shape in the second half. Once they advanced and Turner slipped up on an opening. A corner kick was gained and two more in rapid order on successive plays had Bethlehem worried. However, they jammed their goal mouths and managed to prevent scoring.

The line-up:

Bethlehem -- Phila. F. C.
Carson -- G -- Kucklick
Berryman -- RFB -- Davis
Allan -- LFB -- Carroll
Harris -- RHB -- Sinclair
Carnihan -- CHB -- Kelly
McGregor -- LHB -- Manson
Jaap -- OR -- Faulkner
Granger -- IR -- Turner
Stark -- CF -- G. Graham
Rollo -- IL -- A. Graham
Goldie -- OL -- Meeley
Score: Bethlehem, 1; Philadelphia, 0. Goal: Goldie (penalty). Referee, George Young. Linesmen: Jim Walder and Joe Murphy, of Philadelphia Referees Association. Time of halves, 45 minutes.

Piled Up Early Lead

Against Trenton, the Bethlehems met a much better club than many anticipated. However, the champions experienced no difficulty in taking the lead and holding it to the end. Displaying a real championship stride, three movements down the field in early minutes of play proved productive, with Visser, playing center forward in place of Stark, scoring all three. The Steelmen counted another this half, while Trenton annexed two counters. The game ended 5-4 for the Steelmen.
1925-1926
Bethlehem Steel Soccer Club