National Soccer League

National Soccer League (1926-1992) & Canadian National Soccer League (1993-1997)

1964 Season

1964 National Soccer League

League president: Bill Boytchuk 

Referees

Referees included Joe Temis (Montreal, Quebec), Bill Betts (Montreal, Quebec) and Stan Tait.

Review of the season

The league again became an inter-provincial league for the 1964 season with the addition of two clubs in Montreal. Both Montreal Cantalia and Montreal Ukraina joined from the Eastern Canada Professional Soccer League.

A soccer war started in Montreal when Cantalia and Ukraina decided to schedule their games to clash head-on with those of Montreal FC in the Eastern Canada Professional Soccer League. Also the name Cantalia had been used by the ECPSL team the previous season.

Newly formed Toronto club Polonia joined the league.

Toronto Ukraina won the league championship.

On Monday October 12 Toronto Ukraina won the championship final by beating Abruzzi 4-1. This was the second year in row that they won the NSL championship.

Final standings

GPWLTGFGAPts
1. Toronto Ukraina2112 2 7582831
2. Montreal Cantalia2112 6 3563327
3. Olympia21 8 6 7462523
4. Abruzzi21 9 7 5232123
5. Toronto Hungaria21 9 7 5424023
6. Toronto Polonia21 711 3495617
7. Toronto Croatia21 414 3214611
8. Montreal Ukraina21 414 3214911

National Soccer League Play-off Finals

October ??, 1964
Toronto Ukraina 1
Abruzzi 0

October 12, 1964
Toronto Ukraina 4
Abruzzi 1

Toronto Ukraina won best-of-three games series 2-0.

Other Leagues and Cups

1964 Eastern Canada Professional Soccer League

President: Bill Simpson

Referees

Referees included: Hugh McLean (Guelph, Ontario) and Mitchum

Toronto City won the ECPSL Championship finals in straight games (2-0 and 1-0) over Toronto Italia.

Final standings

GPWLTPts
1. Toronto City2414 4 634
2. Toronto Italia2413 6 531
3. Toronto Roma2411 9 426
4. Hamilton Steelers24 614 416
5. Montreal Italica24 516 313

ECPSL Championship finals

September 9, 1964 Varsity Stadium, Toronto
Toronto City 2
Toronto Italia 0
 
September 13, 1964 Varsity Stadium, Toronto
Toronto City 1
Toronto Italia 0
 
Toronto City won best-of-three games series 2-0

Exhibition game

June 5, 1964 Varsity Stadium, Toronto
Attendance:
ECPSL All-Stars 0
Heart of Midlothian 2

June 8, 1964 Hamilton, Ontario
Attendance:
Hamilton Steelers 1
Meidericher Spiel Verein* (Germany) 1

*Now known as MSV Duisburg

1964 Ontario Soccer League

Clubs: K. F. C. Estonia, Hakoah Sport Club, Hellas, Italian Virtus, St. Andrews, Toronto Italia II, Toronto Colts.

Hakoah Sport Club and KFC Estonia joined the Ontario Soccer League from the National Soccer League.

Hakoah won the league championship and the President Cup.

League champions: Hakoah Sport Club

President Cup: Hakoah Sport Club

1964 Ontario Cup

Semi-finals

July 25, 1968 Sudbury, Ontario
Sudbury Italia Flyers 3
Oshawa 0

Sudbury Italia Flyers qualified for the final

July 25, 1964 Wigle Park, Windsor, Ontario
Windsor Teutonia 2
Hamilton United Hungarians 0

Windsor Teutonia qualified for the final

Finals

August 1, 1964 Wigle Park, Windsor, Ontario
Windsor Teutonia 0
Sudbury Italia Flyers 1

August 8, 1964 Sudbury, Ontario
Sudbury Italia Flyers
Windsor Teutonia

Sudbury Italia Flyers won the 1964 Ontario Cup.

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