1950 Canadian National Challenge Cup

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1950 Dominion Championship
Canadian National Challenge Cup
Country Canada
Champions Vancouver City
Runners-up Winnipeg Scottish

The 1950 Canadian National Challenge Cup was won by Vancouver City.

Alberta[edit]

The Calgary Football Association reported the draw for the Dominion play downs.[1]

  • 10 June – Calgary Callies v. RCAF Flyers
  • 14 June – Calgary Callies 2-1 Hillhurst [2]
  • 17 June – Calgary Callies 5-0 Lethbridge Miners [3]
  • Oliver St. Pats 4-2 Edmonton RCAF
  • North Side Legion 3-2 Anavets
  • North Side Legion 10-2 Oliver St. Pats [4][5]
  • home and home series with Edmonton must be completed by 15 July. First game 1 July.
  • 1 July Calgary Callies 5-0 Edmonton North Side Legion [6]

Ontario – Quebec Play-off[edit]

Montreal Hakoahs def. Toronto Mahers

Quebec[edit]

West End 2-1 Blue Bonnets (semi final at Charlevoix, 11 June 1950)[7]

North End Hakoah v. Scottish (semi-final at Charlevoix, 13 June 1950)

Manitoba – Saskatchewan Play-off[edit]

This series was played by the Regina Nationals and Winnipeg Scottish.[8]

Saturday 29 July 5-1 at Taylor Field.

Monday 31 July 5-0 [9]

Manitoba – Western Ontario Play-off[edit]

This best of 3 series leads to the National Championship and was hosted by Winnipeg. Winner moves on to play the Regina Nationals to begin Saturday 29 July 1950.[10]

Winnipeg Scottish v. Port Arthur Brent Park Monday 24 July 1950 – 5-2 Winnipeg Tuesday 25 July – Wednesday 26 July – if necessary

Match List[edit]

Round Home Team Score Away Team Date
SK Regina Nationals 2-1 Saskatoon Nats 7 July 1950[11]
SK Saskatoon Nats 0-2 Regional Nationals 22 July 1950
Quarter Final Regina Nationals 1-5 Winnipeg Scottish 29 July 1950
Quarter Final Regina Nationals 0-5 Winnipeg Scottish 31 July 1950
Semi final Winnipeg Scottish 6-1 Montreal Hakoahs 7 Aug 1950



Western Final[edit]

The Western Final was contested by Vancouver City and Calgary Callies in Calgary's Mewata Stadium. The best of 3 series was swept 4-1 and 2-0.[12]

Eastern Final[edit]

The Eastern Final, or Dominion semi-final, was contested by Winnipeg Scottish and Montreal Hakoahs in Winnipeg.

National Final[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Soccer Playoffs Start Saturday". The Calgary Herald. 9 June 1950. Retrieved 11 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Callies Soccer Team Wins Berth in Alberta Playoff". The Calgary Herald. 15 Jun 1950. Retrieved 11 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "Callies Vanquish Lethbridge Miners". The Calgary Herald. 19 June 1950. Retrieved 11 June 2011. 
  4. ^ "Northern Soccer Final At Stadium Wednesday". Edmonton Journal. 27 Jun 1950. Retrieved 11 June 2011. 
  5. ^ "Legion Moves Into Soccer Series Against Calgary". Edmonton Journal. 29 June 1950. Retrieved 12 June 2011. 
  6. ^ "Callies Outclass Edmonton Squad". The Calgary Herald. 3 July 1950. Retrieved 11 June 2011. 
  7. ^ "Stan Rose Gets Three Goals As Falcons Upset Stelco 3-1". The Montreal Gazette. 12 June 1950. Retrieved 12 June 2011. 
  8. ^ Leah, Vince (28 July 1950). "That's Winnipeg Scottish!". The Leader-Post. Retrieved 11 June 2011. 
  9. ^ Dryden (1 August 1950). "Winnipeg powerhouse sweeps soccer series". The Leader-Post. Retrieved 11 June 2011. 
  10. ^ "Winnipeg Scots Top Port Arthur". Saskatoon Star-Phoenix. 25 July 1950. Retrieved 11 June 2011. 
  11. ^ "Nats seeking soccer title". The Leader-Post. 21 July 1950. Retrieved 11 June 2011. 
  12. ^ "Vancouver City Moves into Dominion Soccer Finals". Edmonton Journal. 8 August 1950. Retrieved 11 June 2011.