Rare footage has emerged of the U.S. Open Cup soccer final, played on March 30, 1924, in St. Louis, between winners Fall River Marksmen and St. Louis Vesper Buick.
First held in 1913–14, when it was called the National Challenge Cup, the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup is the oldest ongoing national soccer competition in the USA and is open to amateur and professional teams including MLS clubs.
Fall River Marksmen, champions of the American Soccer League, travelled to St. Louis to take on Vesper Buick, champions of the St. Louis Soccer League. Before a crowd of 14,000 at High School Field, the Marksmen emerged victorious with a 4-2 win.
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