1950 – Formation as Friuli Football Club

In 1950 newly-arrived immigrants from Italy formed a soccer club in Toronto called Friuli Football Club. The new club played in the second division of the Toronto & District Senior League in the 1950 season.

1951 – Metro League

Friuli played in the Metro League in the 1951 season.

1952 – Can-Con League

In 1952 they were founder-members of the Canadian-Continental League.

1953 – National Soccer League

The club joined the National Soccer League before the 1953 season and changed their name to Italia Football Club.

1956 – NSL Runners-ups

In 1956 Italia finished as runners-ups to Polish White Eagles in the regular season standings. The club was coached by former Italian professional player Tony Codeluppi.

1957 – NSL Double-winners

Italia were double-winners in the 1957 season, winning both the NSL league championship and play-off champhionship.


Tony Codeluppi rejoined Italia in 1958 as the head coach.

1961- Eastern Canada Professional Soccer League

Toronto Italia joined the Eastern Canada Professional Soccer League in 1961.

In 1966 the club changed its name to Toronto Italia Falcons.

1967 – National Professional Soccer League

The club joined the National Professional Soccer League in 1967 under the name of Toronto Falcons. In the 1968 season they played in the North American Soccer League.

1968 – North American Soccer League

The NASL club folded after the 1968 season.

In 1969 a second version of Toronto Italia was formed.