Player coach: Dave Reid
Key players: Goalkeepers Pasquel Amaro and Dave Ross; Nick Greco, Mark Twynam
Recruited its players from Newmarket, Bradford and Toronto. Average age of the squad was said to be 20.
Key players: Goalkeeper Lou Battigan; captain Ned Zaffino.
Stadium: Lamport Stadium, Toronto
Key players: Goalkeepers Sam Kattos and Slaw Laszczka; Stanley Polak
Polonia started the season slowly but improved when they imported several players from Poland.
St. Catharines Roma
Stadium: Roma Park, St. Catharines
Roma strengthened its team by signing Canadian National Team veteran Jim Douglas. Returning players included goalkeeper Marcus Klein; defenders Willy Gregg, Al Robinson, Bill McIlveen and Joe Fenwick; Brian Shannon and forward Tony Novacic. Other players were John McNeil Jnr and Bill Hall.
Roma went through the season undefeated in twelve league games. Tony Novacic ended the season as the leading goalscorer in the NSL Second Division.
St. Catharines Heidelberg
Key players: Goalkeeper John Vanoostveen; Charley Carey and John Mellor; forwards George Johnston and Neil Watton.
Stadium: Queen’s Athletic Field, Sudbruy
President: Wolf Mildenberger
The team was coached by Jim Thomson. In goal they had Victor Pessot and Ugo Battachio. Defenders included Mario Anselmo, Bill Cerwinec and Bob Gonko. Midfielders were Angelo Battachio, Nick and Johnny Dagostino. Forwards were Andy Petrie (signed from Toronto San Fili), George Krauss, Don Comrie and Walter Michelutti. Veteran player Ferrucio Deni filled in both as a defender and a foreard.
Sport Association Ukraina
Stadium: Centennial Stadium, Etobicoke, Toronto
Key players: Goalkeeper Igor Prokipchuk, Sam Calvallo
Results and standings
Leading goalscorers: (As of July 21, 1978) 1. Jim Douglas (St. Catharines Roma) 10 goals 2. Tony Novacic (St. Catharines Roma) 7 goals 3. George Johnston (St. Catharines Heidelberg) 6 goals Neil Watton (St. Catharines Heidelberg) 6 goals
Sources: newspapers.com The Sudbury Star newspaper