1955 Season

1955 National Soccer League


Secretary: Frank W. Thirkettle


Referees included Jack Craig, Harry Sadler and Bill Logan.

Review of the season

Toronto Ukraina won the league championship.

Ulster United won the playoff championship.

Huddersfield Town toured North America.

Hamilton Westinghouse and St. Andrews/Earlscourt dropped out of the league after the season.

National Soccer League Play-offs

September 4, 1955 Fred Hamilton Park
Italia F.C.
Polish White Eagles

September 22, 1955 Fred Hamilton Park
Hamilton Westinghouse
Polish White Eagles

Arnold Cup Final

October 15, 1955 YMCA Broadview Field
Ulster United
Polish White Eagles

Ulster United won the playoff championship

Exhibition games

May 18, 1955 Civic Stadium, Hamilton, Ontario
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Bill Knox
Linesmen: Z. Gelb and
Hamilton & District All-Stars 1 (Max Johnson)
Huddersfield Town 7 (Brain Grear 2, Jimmy Glazzard 2, Len Quested, Vic Metcalfe, Tony Cavanaugh)
Hamilton & District All-Stars: J. Nicholls; W. Westwater, N. Davis; Cecil Harrison, A. Green, J. McBean; S. Kuril, N. Bardosay, J. Friel, Maxie Johnson, L. Talbot. Subs: G. Cann, O. Schilligger, D. MacDonald
Huddersfield Town: Jack Wheeler; Ron Staniforth, R. Gibson; Bill McGarry, K. Taylor, L. Quested; Brian Grear, J. Watson, Jimmy Glazzard, T. Cavanaugh, V. Metcalfe. Subs: R. Parker, J. Connors, R. Simpson

May 21, 1955 Varsity Stadium, Toronto
Attendance: 5,600
Referee: Harry Sadler, Toronto
Linesmen: Bobby Crawford and Bob Ledbrook, Toronto
Ontario All-Stars 1 (Bill Carson)
Huddersfield Town (England) 3 (Jimmy Glazzard 2, Ronnie Simpson)
Ontario All-Stars: George Anderson; Tony Shapka, Jack Perrett; Ostap Steckiw, Johnny Syme, Max Johnston; Stan Pawlas, Cec Harrison, Bill Carson, Alex Lowrie, Les Medley.
Huddersfield Town: Wheeler; Brian Gibson, Laurie Kelly; Johnny Mattye, Ken Taylor, Len Quested; Gerry Burrell, Jimmy Watson, Jimmy Glazzard, Tommy Cavanagh, Vic Metcalfe.

August 20, 1955 Varsity Stadium, Toronto
Ontario All-Stars 6
New York All-Stars 1
Ontario All-Stars:

September 3, 1955 Hanson Park, Chicago
Chicago All-Stars 4
Toronto Ukraina 3

September 4, 1955 Hanson Park, Chicago
Chicago Lions
Toronto Ukraina

October 16, 1955 Fred Hamilton Park
National Soccer League All-Stars
Ontario All-Stars

Other leagues and cups

1955 Ontario Cup


August 21, 1955 Wigle Park, Windsor, Ontario
Rogin’s Rangers 3
Danforth Albion 2

August ??, 1955
Danforth Albion
Rogin’s Rangers

Rogin’s Rangers qualified for final

Ulster United vs XX

Ulster United qualified for final


August 27, 1955 Toronto, Ontario
Ulster United
Rogin’s Rangers

August ??, 1955 Windsor, Ontario
Rogin’s Rangers 0
Ulster United 5

Ulster United won best of three-games-series in two straight games.

*Ontario Soccer says the cup was not played for.