Sporting Life Philadelphia
December 18, 1915
Bethlehem Ties With Disston

BETHLEHEM, Pa., December 11. In a second-round national competition game marked by sensational plays, Bethlehem Steel, National champions, and the Disston Field Club, played two hours to a 1-to-1 tie score. At the end of two extra 15-minute periods, the score remained unchanged. Bethlehem outplayed Disston in the first half, but Disston came back strong in the second. Kirkpatrick scored on a free kick for offside plyaing in the second half, while Brown scored for Bethlehem three minutes before time was up. The game will be replayed in Philadelphia next Saturday. Lineup:

DISSTON -- BETHLEHEM
Pearce G -- Duncan
Small RFB Fletcher
Spalding LFB Ferguson
McLaughlin RHB Murray
Fisher CHB Campbell
Kirkpatrick LHB Morrison
Andrews OR Butler
Ware IR MacDonald
Rodgers CF Brown
Houston IL Pepper
McEwan OL Fleming
Goals: Kirpatrick, Brown. Referee: James Walders, Philadelphia. Linesmen James Scott, Philadelphia; Robert Scaife, Bethlehem. Time 45 minutes. Two extra 15-minute periods.


Bethlehem Steel Soccer Club
1915-1916