Toronto Croatia won the 1971 National Soccer League championship and the 1971 NSL playoff championship.

The Croatians invested $80,000 to get a championship-winning team.

On October 11 Toronto Croatia defeated Toronto Portuguese 1-0 to win the National Soccer League sudden-death final playoff.

1971 NSL Final standings – top five clubs

GPWLTGFGAPts
Toronto Croatia262213581447
First Portuguese261754451938
Hamilton Croatia261475383133
Toronto Ukraina261493472831
Sudbury City261493553431