Bethlehem Globe-Times
Tuesday, October 10, 1927
To Bump Up Against Coats on Saturday and Hartford on Sunday

The Bethlehem Steel soccer club faces another torrid weekend when the team leaves on Friday night for a dual engagement in the New England states. On Saturday the Steelmen will meet Coats at Pawtucket, R. I., and on Sunday will oppose Hartford, the baby member of the circuit.

The club is fortunate in one respect and that is that many of the injured players are again ready to don the harness and can alternate in the respective positions when two games are played. […] be the second meeting against […] the Steelmen having defeated the Threadmakers on a visit to Bethlehem earlier in the season. However, it will be the first clash with Hartford and the Connecticut booters look quite formidable since defeating the New York Nationals and Fall River in the twin bill played over the weekend.

Newark has lost the services of Jock Marshall, veteran internationalist who was the backbone of the Jerseymen’s defense. The announcement comes as a surprise, particularly so since Marshall goes back to Brooklyn, a club he left when he signed with Newark. Another Newark player who will accompany Marshall is William Dawson.

Another recent transfer involves Jimmy Douglas, a member of the New York Giants during the past few seasons, who is transferred to Fall River. Douglas is a goalie and no doubt can be used to good advantage by the Marksmen who have been skidding terribly thus far this season. Douglas is a native born player developed on the lots in and around Newark. He made his first big league debut as a member of the Newark club and distinguished himself as a player when he was chosen to play goal on the United States team in the last Olympics.

Bethlehem Steel Soccer Club