National Soccer League

(Canadian) National Soccer League 1926-1997

1955 Season

1955 National Soccer League

Officials

Secretary: Frank W. Thirkettle

Referees

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.

Final standings

GPWLTGFGAPts
Toronto Ukraina1811 2 5431627
Ulster United1810 4 4383124
White Eagles18 9 7 2423020
Olympia18 8 6 4383220
Toronto Hungaria18 6 6 629 318
Toronto Italia18 5 5 8252518
Tridents18 7 9 2343916
Hamilton Westinghouse18 3 7 8323714
East End Canadians18 610 2233414

National Soccer League Play-offs

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

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

Arnold Cup Final

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

Ulster United won the playoff championship

Exhibition games

May 18, 1955 Civic Stadium, Hamilton, Ontario
Attendance: 5,000
Hamilton & District All-Stars 1
Huddersfield Town 7
Read about the match here

May 21, 1955 Varsity Stadium, Toronto
Attendance: 5,600
Ontario All-Stars 1 (Bill Carson)
Huddersfield Town (England) 3 (Jimmy Glazzard 2, Ronnie Simpson)

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

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

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

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

Other leagues and cups

1955 Ontario Cup

Semi-finals

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

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.

1955 Hamilton Spectator Cup

Hamilton Westinghouse won the Hamilton Spectator Cup.

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