President: Ed Waring
Vice-president: Ken Bowyer
There was a change in the leadership of the National Soccer League at the start of the season. On May 29, 1956 Arthur Arnold announced his resignation as chairman. Arnold was also the president of the Ontario Soccer Association and thought it best to concentrate his activities on that organization. Ed Waring took over as president.
Clubs and players
East End Canadians
The East End Canadians strenghtened their team by signing Tommy Robertson, former halfback with Stirling Albion of the Scottish League, on May 1. The Canadians already had two notable British players in Jack Robertson, former Scottish amateur international, and Peter O’Doyle, formerly of the Irish League.
German club Olympia was strengthened by signing centre forward Gerhardt Borchart, who had spent four years in a Russian prison camp. On Wednesday May 23, 1956, Otto Gasteiger arrived in Toronto and signed for Olympia. He had played three league games for Austria Wien in October 1955.
Polish White Eagles
Head Coach: Kálmán Lami
Head Coach: Antonio Codeluppi
Toronto Italia was coached by Antonio Codeluppi. Codeluppi was a former player for Bari in Italy.
Ostap Steckiw was named as new coach before the season started.
Sport Association Ukraina
Review of the season
Toronto Polish White Eagles won the league and playoff championships.
Results and standings