The Globe -- Bethlehem
Monday, May 11, 1925
Providence Does Trick That Gives Fall River Soccer Title

Providence, who with the New York Giants played more havoc in the championship aspirations of the Bethlehem Steel Workers, again experienced the breaks in the replay game played at Providence on Sunday afternoon and turned the Steel Workers back by the count of 1 goal to none.

The game was the replay of a game which ended in a tie score a month or more ago when Referee McCabe complaining of illness in the closing minutes of the contest and called the game. As a result Bethlehem had to make a special trip to Providence after being originally scheduled to meet Philadelphia F. C. on the latter's field.

Providence won the game early in the first half when Florrie counted on a penalty kick, the only goal in the game. The penalty was called against Jock Young for handling in the penalty area. The defeat for Bethlehem gives Fall River the American Soccer League pennant.

Late in the second half the Steel Workers were determined to equalize. Two especially fine opportunities to do so went amiss. Surgeons, the Providence goalie, was called upon to handle a fusillade of shots and in his desperate efforts to clear went down. Carroll went to his rescue and headed out on a labeled drive from scrimmage. Turner, after a pretty solo effort in which he eluded the entire Providence backfield looked certain to score but lifted over the bar. The lineup:

Providence -- Bethlehem
Surgenor - -G -- Carson
Fletcher -- RFB -- Young
Carroll -- LFB - -J. Ferguson
Blair -- RHB -- McDonald
Dick -- CHB -- Carnihan
Adel -- LHB -- MacGregor
Beattie -- OR -- Turner
Auld -- IR -- Grainger
Renfrew -- CF -- Stark
McLeavie -- IL -- Rollo
Florrie -- OL -- Robertson
Score -- Providence 1, Bethlehem 0. Goals -- Florrie for penalty. Referee - George Lambie. Boston. Linesmen, Rose, New Bedford; Ratcliffe, New Bedford. Time of halves -- 45 minutes.

Bethlehem Steel Soccer Club