1966 Eastern Canada Professional Soccer League

Review of the season

The opening game of the 1966 Eastern Canada Professional Soccer League season was played in Montreal on Sunday May 8. Montreal International and Toronto Inter-Roma played to a 1-1 tie in front of 2,000 fans.

Aftermath

After this season the league folded. Toronto Italia Falcons joined the NPSL. Toronto Inter-Roma and Hamilton Primos joined the semi-professional National Soccer League.

Results and standings

Final standings            GP   W   T   L  GF  GA  PTS
Toronto Italia-Falcons     24  21   2   1  57  16  44
Toronto Inter-Roma         24  11   4   9  35  38  26
Hamilton Primos            24   5   4  14  27  42  14
Montreal International     24   3   6  15  16  39  12
  
MVP: Carlos Metidieri
  
Leading goalscorers
1. Carlos Metidieri (Toronto Italia)         17 goals

Semifinals
August 31, 1966 Varsity Stadium, Toronto
Attendance: 200
Toronto Inter-Roma 3 (George Bentivegna, Dave Demaine 2 pens.)
Hamilton Primos 1 (Bob Williams)

President’s Cup
September 4, 1966 Varsity Stadium, Toronto
Attendance: 2,075
Toronto Inter-Roma 1 (Ron Clayton)
Toronto Italia-Falcons 0

September 7, 1966 Varsity Stadium, Toronto
Attendance: 2,043
Toronto Inter-Roma 2 (Frank Rosati 2)
Toronto Italia-Falcons 0

Inter-Roma won the best-of-three games series 2-0