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The Wisconsin State Soccer Football League returned for the 1939-40 season with 13 teams and basically the same clubs as the prior season. Division A was made up of nine teams and Division B had four. The Hungarian Tigers of Milwaukee won the Division A title by one point over the next three teams. The race was so close that the fifth place Zastrow's Dodge-Plymouth team was only two points off the...Wisconsin WSSFL
With an influx of teams from the Milwaukee Municipal League the Wisconsin State Soccer Football League grew to 14 teams and again split into two divisions. The clubs again played the traditional double round-robin split into fall and spring halves. The Lake Shore Oil Co. team took the Division A title and Kipper's Tavern won the Division B championship. The Lake Shore Oil team also won the Wiscons...Wisconsin WSSFL
The Wisconsin State Soccer Football League failed to organize in the fall of 1937. The Wisconsin State Football Association met in February of 1938 to discuss reorganization of the state league. The WSFA saw the reorganization of the WSSFL as an attempt to restore soccer in the state of Wisconsin to the prominence it held during the period through 1930 when interest in the sport began to decline. ...Wisconsin WSSFL
The Wisconsin Soccer Football League barely survived to play the 1936-37 season. Half the teams from the prior season left during the offseason. The Deutscher Sport Club first team and F.C. Bayern second team (both of Milwaukee) went to the Milwaukee Municipal League. The Deutscher Sport Club of Racine and Simmons of Kenosha dropped down to the Lake Shore Soccer League, and F.C. Bayern of Sheboyga...Wisconsin WSSFL
Otto Reiss, president of the Wisconsin State Soccer Football League, was elected president of the Wisconsin State Football Association by acclamation at the organization's annual meeting on May 27, 1935. Reiss was re-elected president of the WSSFL at its annual meeting on July 9, 1935. The WSSFL was down to 10 teams total for the 1935-36 season. Division A dropped to five teams with the losses ...Wisconsin WSSFL
Otto Reis, former Bayern-Schlitz manager, was elected president of the Wisconsin State Soccer Football League at the organization's annual meeting on July 11, 1934. Reis succeeded Frank Belezanay who held the office for the entire history of the WSSFL up to that point. Division A of the WSSFL included nine teams for the 1934-35 season. Deutscher Sport Verein left in the offseason for the Milwau...Wisconsin WSSFL
During the Wisconsin State Soccer Football League's annual meeting on July 19, 1933, the organization's rule limiting competition to just amateurs was struck from the by-laws. That meant professional players were eligible to compete in the league when play resumed in the fall. It also meant that a number of teams acquired sponsorship for the upcoming season. Teams in Milwaukee taking on the names ...Wisconsin WSSFL
The Wisconsin Soccer Football League Division A comprised 10 teams for the 1932-33 season. Eight teams returned from the prior season plus F.C. Bayern Lions from Sheboygan and Milwaukee Hungarian A.C. Kenosha Sport Club dropped down to Division B. That division was made up of eight teams. Deutscher Sport Club of Racine returned from the Racine Municipal League and a new club, Madison Badger S.C., ...Wisconsin WSSFL
The 1931-32 season of the Wisconsin State Soccer Football League began with 10 teams. Deutscher Sport Club, Deutscher Sport Verein, Vienna A.C and F.C. Wacker all from Milwaukee returned along with Viking A.C. from Racine and the Kenosha Sport Club. The latter was the new name for Kenosha's Deutscher Sport Club. Sheboygan Sports Club returned from one season in the Eastern Wisconsin Soccer Footbal...Wisconsin WSSFL
The Wisconsin State Soccer Football League remained at six clubs for the 1930-31 season. The Deutscher Sport Club of Kenosha moved up from Division B to replace the Sheboygan Sports Club which moved to the Eastern Wisconsin Soccer Football League. The other five teams remained the same. Deutscher Sport Club, Deutscher Sport Verein, Vienna A.C., and F.C. Wacker all from Milwaukee returned along wit...Wisconsin WSSFL
For the 1929-30 season, the Division A of the Wisconsin State Soccer Football League added Deutscher Sport Club of Milwaukee which was moved up from Class B the previous season. Division B dropped from six to four teams with the promotion of Deutscher Sport Club and the withdrawal of the Vienna A.C. second team. The WSSFL continued the traditional fall and spring halves of the schedule with a wint...Wisconsin WSSFL
With Deutscher Sport Verein moving up from the B division to replace the Simmons Blues, the Wisconsin State Soccer Football League Class A competition stayed at six teams for the 1928-29 season. The Class B competition lost the Kohler club to the new Eastern Wisconsin Soccer Football League. It increased to six teams with the additions of the Deutscher Sport Club of Milwaukee, the Deutscher Sport ...Wisconsin WSSFL
On August 26, 1927 the Wisconsin State Soccer Football League met to iron out details for the 1927-28 season. League officials decided that there would be two entirely separate divisions in the league operating under the same organization. The first, or A division, was made up of Viking A.C. of Racine, Simmons Blues and Ke-Nash-A of Kenosha, F.C. Wacker and Vienna A.C. of Milwaukee, and the Sheboy...Wisconsin WSSFL
After a season of aggregating under the Kenosha Athletic Association, the Kenosha teams returned to being individually controlled and joined the Wisconsin State Soccer Football League for the 1926-27 season. After a season the Chicago B league, the Kenosha Reds rejoined the WSSFL as the MacWhytes. After spending the prior season as the Kenosha Blues, the Simmons company team became the Simmons Blu...Wisconsin WSSFL
During their August meeting, the Wisconsin State Soccer Football League decided to limit entry to 10 teams and set an entry fee of $10 including all expenses. A schedule for the 1925-26 season was drafted again in two halves - one in fall and one in the spring with the champion to have the highest percentage of wins for the entire season. The 10 teams that begin in mid-September were Viking A.C. a...Wisconsin WSSFL
On August 18, 1924, representatives of 20 soccer teams of the Wisconsin State Football Association from Milwaukee, Racine, Kenosha, Sheboygan, and Two Rivers met at the Republican Hotel in Racine and reorganized the Wisconsin State Soccer Football League. The new organization drew up a constitution and bylaws, adopted playing rules, and elected officers. Frank Beleznay was elected the first presid...
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