Played With Injured Leg
Few of the soccer fans who witnessed the Christmas Day game on the Steel Field on Saturday afternoon were aware of the condition under which Joe Morrison, Bethlehem Prep athlete and home developed soccer product, played with Fleisher Yarn against the Steel Workers. Joe assumed a wing position and although fast and clever he made little impression against the sterling Bethlehem defense. Then again there was another reason which handicapped the local product although he did not seem to spare himself and took chances probably few other players would care to risk. Present in the field house at the conclusion of the game players' gossip revealed that Morrison had recently injured his leg and was out on the hard frozen and ice patched turf with several stitches closing a severe leg laceration. After the game he seamed none the worse for the experience.
Stock of Newark Soccer Club Boosted
new management together with several new players have given new life to the Newark Soccer Club which since Tom Adams assumed the managerial reins the stock of the club were boosted materially. Among the most recent accomplishments was a victory over each of the Philadelphia clubs, and most glaring, a win over the New York Giants, a club that twice turned back the Steel Workers. In the weekly letter of the United States Football Association, the following well-merited tribute is given the managerial ability of Tom Adams:
"Those who remember the days when Tom Adams guided the affairs of the famous West Hudson Football Club will hail his return, for there was no better manager than the man who is now directing the destinies of the Newark club. Newark has always been one of the best drawing soccer centers in the country and if it can be furnished with a good drawing team, there is no reason why it should not attract a good following.