December 09, 1923

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News from December 9, 1923

News from December 9, 1923 (The Standard Union, via Newspapers.com™)

Bethlehem Steel F.C. Defeats Newark F.C. in Soccer

On December 9, newspapers reported that on the previous day Bethlehem, Pennsylvania had hosted an American League soccer match featuring Bethlehem Steel F.C. versus Newark F.C. Bethlehem Steel F.C. won the game, scoring two goals against Newark F.C.’s none. The goals were credited to a player named W. Jackson.

Despite their defensive strength, Newark F.C.’s forward line was unable to penetrate Bethlehem’s defense. This win secured Bethlehem Steel F.C.’s spot in second place in the American Soccer League standings.

In another match, Germantown Boys’ Club played against the Lehigh University Reserves. The score for this game was 7 to 1 in favor of Germantown Boys’ Club.

Details of both these matches were reported in newspapers such as “The Standard Union” and “Daily News,” providing updates to those who couldn’t attend the games.

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