1999 Canadian Professional Soccer League season
|Regular Season title||Toronto Olympians|
|Goals scored||225 (4.02 per match)|
|Top goalscorer||Eddy Berdusco (Toronto Olympians)|
|Biggest home win||TO 11-1 NYA|
|Biggest away win||YRS 1-7 TO|
The 1999 Canadian Professional Soccer League season was the second season for the Canadian Professional Soccer League. The season began on May 28, 1999, and concluded on October 2, 1999, with Toronto Olympians defeating Toronto Croatia 2-0 to claim their first CPSL Championship. The Olympians made history by becoming the first club in the league's history to achieve a treble. For the second straight season, they went undefeated for the entire season. The league also introduced their first All-Star match where the CPSL All-Stars faced the CSA Development team.
Changes from 1998 season
All founding members of the CPSL returned with the exception of Mississauga Eagles P.S.C.. The newest addition to the league were expansion franchise the Oshawa Flames. Other changes were Glen Shields changing their name to Glen Shields Sun Devils, and the York Region Shooters moving to Richmond Hill, Ontario.
|1||Toronto Olympians||14||13||1||0||56||7||+49||40||Qualification for Playoffs|
|3||Glen Shields Sun Devils||14||7||4||3||34||18||+16||25|
|6||St. Catharines Roma||14||3||4||7||19||30||−11||13|
|7||York Region Shooters||14||3||3||8||20||34||−14||12|
|8||North York Astros||14||2||1||11||16||55||−39||7|
Updated to games played on September 23, 1999.
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.
Green indicates playoff berth clinched
|3||Glen Shields Sun Devils||2|
|October 1, 1999||Toronto Croatia||5–2||Glen Shields Sun Devils||Oshawa, Ontario|
|7:00 ET||Ivica Jelic 6'
Josip Draganic 44'
Josip Draganic 72'
Czeslaw Zajac 79'
Robert Mandekic 82'
|(Report)||Fitzroy Powell 83'
Marco Antonucci 88'
|Stadium: Oshawa Civic Stadium
Referee: Andrew Drajinsky (Ontario)
|October 1, 1999||Toronto Olympians||4–1||London City||Oshawa, Ontario|
|9:00 ET||Gus Kouzmanis 10'
Phil Capporella 33'
Gus Kouzmanis 73'
Gus Kouzmanis 84'
|(Report)||Semir Mesanovic 87'||Stadium: Oshawa Civic Stadium
Referee: Steve Mortimer (Ontario)
|Toronto Olympians||2–0||Toronto Croatia|
The leagues first-ever all-star game was played on September 26, 1999. The CPSL All-Star team was selected from the six remaining clubs that didn't compete in the Canada Cup final, which excluded players from the Toronto Olympians and Toronto Croatia. The Canada Development team featured players from the CSA National Training Centre which consisted of senior national team players with a mix of young prospects with USL A-League experience.
CPSL All-Stars v Canada Development Team
|CPSL All-Stars||2–1||Canada Development Team|
|Report||De Rosario 13'|
1999 scoring leaders
|1||Eddy Berdusco||Canada||Toronto Olympians||25|
|2||Elvis Thomas||Canada||Toronto Olympians||21|
|3||Gus Kouzmanis||Canada||Toronto Olympians||16|
|4||Mike Glasgow||Canada||Glen Shields||10|
|5||Phil Ionadi||Canada||Glen Shields||10|
|6||Andy Madeiros||Canada||Toronto Croatia||10|
|7||John Matas||Canada||Toronto Olympians||10|
|8||Semir Mesanovic||Canada||London City Soccer Club||10|
|Week||CPSL Player of the Week||Reference|
|Week 1||Semir Mesanovic||London City|||
|Week 2||John Matas||Toronto Olympians|||
|Week 3||Eddy Berdusco||Toronto Olympians|||
|Week 4||Gus Kouzmanis||Toronto Olympians|||
|Week 5||Mike Glasgow||Glen Shields Sun Devils|||
|Week 6||Leo Marasovic||Toronto Croatia|||
|Week 7||Mich D'Angelo||York Region Shooters|||
|CPSL Most Valuable Player||Elvis Thomas (Toronto Olympians)|
|CPSL Golden Boot||Eddy Berdusco (Toronto Olympians)|
|CPSL Goalkeeper of the Year Award||George Azcurra (Toronto Croatia)|
|CPSL Rookie of the Year Award||Semir Mesanovic (London City)|
|CPSL Coach of the Year Award||David Gee (Toronto Olympians)
Tony LaFerrara (London City)
|CPSL Referee of the Year Award||Silviu Petrescu|
|CPSL Fair Play Award||Toronto Olympians|
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