1933 National Soccer League
President: Len A. Peto, Montreal
1. Vice-president: Arthur Arnold, Hamilton
2. Vice-president: S. Mayes
Secretary-treasurer: W. Gill, Montreal.
The annual general meeting was held in Montreal January 28, 1933. Brantford, Hamilton City, Hamilton United, Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Transportation and Toronto Scottish of the western section were represented by delegates. Canadian National Railway, Montreal Carsteel, Verdun, Blue Bonnets, Maisonneuve, Notre Dame de Grace, Iberville and Emard St. Paul United of the Eastern Section were represented by delegates. The main topic discussed was rules governing competitions.
Toronto Congasco joined the league.
Review of the season – Western Division
On Saturday June 10 Brantford City defeated Hamilton Thistles 2-1 in a twilight fixture at Mohawk Park in Brantford. It was Brantford’s first victory in the NSL in the 1933 season.
Ulster United defeated the Toronto Transport Commission eleven to take over the league leadership on July 25. Ulster United won 1-0 before what was reported to be a small crowd at Oakwood Stadium.
Standings (as of October 4, 1933)
|Toronto Transit C.||28||14||8||6||39||39||34|
|Toronto Maple Leafs||28||11||7||10||31||31||32|
Western Division Play-offs
October 9, 1933 Ulster Stadium, Toronto
Toronto Transport Commission 1
Ulster United 3
October 19, 1933 Toronto
Ulster United 1
Toronto Transport Commission 0
Ulster United qualified for Western Division finals
Western Division Finals
April 28, 1934 Toronto
Ulster United 1 (Sammy McNabney)
Toronto Scottish 0
Ulster United: Lake; Davison, Davidson; McGill, Singleton, Adams; S. McNabney, Aiken, Graham, R. McNabney, McBride.
Toronto Scottish: Wallace; Weir, Noke; Samson, Phillips, Graham; Bromley, Meldrum, Lindsay, Donald, McIntyre.
Ulster United qualified for Lord Atholstan Cup finals
Review of the season – Eastern Division
Montreal Carsteel won the Eastern Division championship.
Standings (as of August 21, 1933)
|Emard- St. Paul||14||10||3||1||28||14||21|
|Montreal C. N. R.||13||9||3||1||26||10||19|
|Notre Dame de Grace||14||2||11||1||18||37||5|
1933 Lord Atholstan Cup
May 5, 1934 Toronto Attendance: 2,000
Ulster United 5 (Graham 3, McBride, McCullough)
Montreal Carsteel 0
Ulster United: Lake, Davison, R. McNabney, McGill, Singleton, Adams, S. McNabney, Aiken, Graham, Gordon, McBride. Subs: Davidson, Harold McCullough
Carsteel: Dick Shorrock, Garner, Jack McArthur, Bob Campbell, Bill
Finlayson, Robert Stott, Sam Chedgzoy, Bardell, Melville, Frank
Henderson, Fox. Subs: Ford, McEwan
June 16, 1934 Baseball Stadium, Montreal
Montreal Carsteel 2 (Bardell, Finlayson)
Ulster United 3 (Graham, S. McNabney, McBride)
Carsteel: Dick Shorrock, Bill McKean, Jack McArthur, Mills, Ferguson,
McEwan, Sam Chedgzoy, Patterson, Bardell, Frank Henderson, Fox. Subs: Melville, Robert Stott
Ulster: James Lake, Bill Davison, Bob McNabney, Harold McCullough,
George Singleton, Adams, Sam McNabney, Johnny Aitken, George
Graham, Gordon, Doug McBride. Sub: Partridge
Ulster United won the 1933 National Soccer League championship. The finals were played in 1934.
October 9, 1933 Toronto
Toronto Scottish 2
Audax Italiano (Chile) 2
October 11, 1933 Toronto
Ulster United 2
Audax Italiano (Chile) 1
October 14, 1933 Toronto
Toronto Scottish 3
Audax Italiano (Chile) 0
October 11, 1933 Toronto
Audax Italiano (Chile)
Match called off due to fighting between the players in the second half.
October 18, 1933 Montreal, Quebec
Montreal Carsteel 6
Audax Italiano (Chile) 3