Calgary Caledonia 1907

The "Callies" were the unofficial champions of Canada in 1907, 1908 and 1909 winning the People Shield in each of these years. Their run in the People's Shield began in 1907, a year in which they dominated the Calgary League, being undefeated in 16 games. (14 wins and two ties.) The Shield finals were played in Winnipeg where the Callies beat Toronto Thistle in the Semi Final and Winnipeg Britannia 1-0 in the final. The team were Alberta champions six times between 1908 and 1923. The 1907 Callies team was inducted into Canada's Soccer Hall of Fame as a Team of Distinction in 2007. They are pictured below in 1907 with the People Shield.