Pittsburgh Beadling is an amateur American soccer team founded in 1898 in the Pittsburgh suburb of Upper St. Clair, Pennsylvania. It won the 1954 National Amateur Cup.


Founded in 1898, Pittsburgh Beadling was formed by immigrant miners from Europe. In 1911, the team enter the Pittsburgh Press League, commonly known as the Miners League, after having spent its first thirteen years as an independent recreational team. In 1913, it won its first league title.[1] Three years later, it went to its first West Penn Cup where it finished runner up to Homestead Steel Works.[2] In 1919, it won its first West Penn Cup.[3] The team later entered the Keystone League. In 1973, the National Soccer Hall of Fame inducted Joseph Delach, coach of Beadling.[4] At some point, the club began fielding two teams, the RD and the Blues. In 1984, the club added youth teams.[5]


West Penn Cup

  • Winner: 1919
  • Runner Up: 1916

National Amateur Cup

  • Winner: 1954
  • Runner Up: 1958


  1. ^ "The Year in American Soccer - 1913". Archived from the original on 2015-08-08. Retrieved 2010-03-31.
  2. ^ "The Year in American Soccer - 1916". Archived from the original on 2016-03-22. Retrieved 2010-03-31.
  3. ^ "The Year in American Soccer - 1919". Archived from the original on 2015-11-02. Retrieved 2010-03-31.
  4. ^ National Soccer Hall of Fame: Joseph Delach
  5. ^ Beadling program on youth kick