1964 National Soccer League

League president: Bill Boytchuk 

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 ECPSL.

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 ECPSL. Also the name Cantalia had been used by the ECPSL team the previous season.

Clubs and players

Abruzzi
Founded:
Stadium: Stanley Park, Toronto
Head Coach:
Key players:

Montreal Cantalia
Founded:
Stadium:
Head Coach:
Key players: Roman Cori

Montreal Ukraina
Founded:
Stadium:
Head Coach:
Key players:

Olympia
Founded:
Stadium: Stanley Park, Toronto
Head Coach:
Key players:

Polonia
Founded:
Stadium: Stanley Park, Toronto
Head Coach:
Key players:

Toronto Croatia

Founded: 1956
Stadium: Stanley Park, Toronto
Head Coach:
Key players: George Simcic

In February 1964 Giorgio Renato Simcich arrived in Canada from Yugoslavia, George as he would be known in Canada, quickly joined Toronto Croatia. He had played for Rijeka in Yugoslavia and was the star for Croatia for many seasons.

Toronto Hungaria
Founded:
Stadium: Stanley Park, Toronto
Head Coach:
Key players:

Sport Association Ukraina

Founded: May 16, 1948
Stadium: Stanley Park, Toronto
Head Coach:
Key players:

Review of the season

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.

Results and standings

Final league standings     
                      GP W  L  T  GF  GA Pts
Toronto Ukraina       21 12  2  7  58 28  31
Montreal Cantalia     21 12  6  3  56 33  27
Olympia               21  8  6  7  46 25  23
Abruzzi               21  9  7  5  23 21  23
Toronto Hungaria      21  9  7  5  42 40  23
Toronto Polonia       21  7 11  3  49 56  17
Toronto Croatia       21  4 14  3  21 46  11
Montreal Ukraina      21  4 14  3  21 49  11
  
Championship Finals 
October ??, 1964
Ukraina 1
Abruzzi 0
  
October 12, 1964
Ukraina 4 (Jackie O’Neill 2, Leo Dowhaluk, Freddie Patterson)
Abruzzi 1 (Sam Saccoccia)
  
Toronto Ukraina won the best-of-three games series 2-0