Amateur Soccer Timeline: Co-Champions in 1928 & the start of the Fall River Dynasty

A unique situation happened in 1928. The Championship final of the US Amateur Cup that year ended in a tie and the record shoes that Swedish Americans F.C. of Detroit, MI and Hudson Powers Essex S.C. of Fall River, MA were declared co-champions, the only time in the history of the competition.

1928 is the first time that Fall River, Massachusetts shows up on the champions list. Clubs from this town would go on to win a total of 11 more Amateur Cups in:

1930    Raffies F.C. of Fall River, MA

1938    Ponta Delgada S.C. of Fall River, MA

1939    St. Michael’s S.C. of Fall River, MA

1941    Fall River S.C. of Fall River, MA

1942    Fall River S.C. of Fall River, MA

1946    Ponta Delgada S.C. of Fall River, MA

1947    Ponta Delgada S.C. of Fall River, MA

1948    Ponta Delgada S.C. of Fall River, MA

1950    Ponta Delgada S.C. of Fall River, MA

1952    Raiders S.C. of Fall River, MA

1953    Ponta Delgada S.C. of Fall River, MA

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