The Times -- New York City
Monday February 27, 1928
Leads at Start of League Soccer Game, but is Overtaken at Starlight Park

The Bethlehem soccer team defeated he New York Giants by 4 to 3 after a bitter contested American League game at Starlight Park yesterday before 3,000 persons.

The Giants jumped into the lead after hardly a minute had gone, Gruenwald putting across a great center which Moorhouse crashed into the net. Bethlehem drew level almost immediately through Robertson, and Gillespie soon put it in front.

Herd tied the core at seventeen minutes. Robertson scored again for Bethlehem and Gillespie also got another, so the Steelworkers lead at half time by 4 to 2.

Upon resuming, Haeusler reduced the lead with a great shot from twenty yards out.

The lineup:

Bethlehem (4) -- Giants (3)
Edwards -- G -- Fabian
H. Reid -- RB -- Gold
McMeekin - -LB -- Tandler
W. Reid -- RH -- Cameron
Carnihan -- CH -- Guttman
McGregor -- LH -- Herd
Gillespie -- CR -- Gruenwald
Jackson -- IR -- Haeusler
Stark -- C -- Brown
Rollo -- IL -- O'Brien
Robertson -- OL -- Moorhouse
Goals -- Bethlehem: Gillespie and Robertson, 2 goals each. Giants: Moorhouse, Herd and Haeusler.

Substitutions -- Terris for Guttman, Hogg for Tandler and Granger for Jackson.

Referee -- C. E. Creighton. Linesmen -- J. Hume and J. Hayes. Time of halves - -45 minutes.

Bethlehem Steel Soccer Club