Season:

Season stats for the 1953-54 season

Competition P W D L F A Outcome
Division Two (old)422310997601st
FA Cup834112106th round
All matches 50 26 14 10 109 70

All matches(50)

Date Competition Opposition Result Pos
19.08.1953Division Two (old) Derby County (H)2 - 212
22.08.1953Division Two (old) West Ham United (A)1 - 415
24.08.1953Division Two (old) Fulham (H)2 - 216
29.08.1953Division Two (old) Leeds United (H)5 - 010
02.09.1953Division Two (old) Fulham (A)1 - 110
05.09.1953Division Two (old) Birmingham City (A)2 - 17
07.09.1953Division Two (old) Stoke City (H)4 - 04
12.09.1953Division Two (old) Nottingham Forest (H)1 - 03
14.09.1953Division Two (old) Stoke City (A)2 - 24
19.09.1953Division Two (old) Luton Town (A)2 - 24
26.09.1953Division Two (old) Plymouth Argyle (H)4 - 24
03.10.1953Division Two (old) Swansea City (A)0 - 04
10.10.1953Division Two (old) Doncaster Rovers (H)2 - 02
17.10.1953Division Two (old) Bury (A)5 - 22
24.10.1953Division Two (old) Oldham Athletic (H)1 - 01
31.10.1953Division Two (old) Everton (A)2 - 11
07.11.1953Division Two (old) Hull City (H)1 - 31
14.11.1953Division Two (old) Notts County (A)1 - 12
21.11.1953Division Two (old) Lincoln City (H)9 - 21
28.11.1953Division Two (old) Bristol Rovers (A)0 - 31
05.12.1953Division Two (old) Brentford (H)6 - 01
12.12.1953Division Two (old) Derby County (A)1 - 21
19.12.1953Division Two (old) West Ham United (H)2 - 11
25.12.1953Division Two (old) Rotherham United (H)4 - 11
26.12.1953Division Two (old) Rotherham United (A)1 - 11
02.01.1954Division Two (old) Leeds United (A)1 - 71
09.01.1954FA Cup 3Middlesbrough (A)0 - 0-
14.01.1954FA Cup 3 repMiddlesbrough (H)3 - 2-
16.01.1954Division Two (old) Birmingham City (H)3 - 41
23.01.1954Division Two (old) Nottingham Forest (A)1 - 35
30.01.1954FA Cup 4Stoke City (A)0 - 0-
02.02.1954FA Cup 4 repStoke City (H)3 - 1-
06.02.1954Division Two (old) Luton Town (H)2 - 11
13.02.1954Division Two (old) Plymouth Argyle (A)3 - 01
20.02.1954FA Cup 5Norwich City (A)2 - 1-
23.02.1954Division Two (old) Swansea City (H)4 - 11
27.02.1954Division Two (old) Doncaster Rovers (A)2 - 01
06.03.1954Division Two (old) Bury (H)2 - 01
13.03.1954FA Cup 6Preston North End (H)1 - 1-
17.03.1954FA Cup 6 repPreston North End (A)2 - 2-
20.03.1954Division Two (old) Everton (H)2 - 22
22.03.1954FA Cup 6 rep 2Preston North End (N)1 - 3-
27.03.1954Division Two (old) Lincoln City (A)1 - 33
03.04.1954Division Two (old) Bristol Rovers (H)1 - 02
06.04.1954Division Two (old) Oldham Athletic (A)2 - 01
10.04.1954Division Two (old) Hull City (A)3 - 01
16.04.1954Division Two (old) Blackburn Rovers (A)0 - 32
17.04.1954Division Two (old) Notts County (H)2 - 22
19.04.1954Division Two (old) Blackburn Rovers (H)4 - 01
24.04.1954Division Two (old) Brentford (A)3 - 11

Division Two (old) 1953-54 league table

P
W
D
L
F
A
Pts
 1   Leicester City 42 23 10 9 97 60 56
 2 Everton4220 166925856
 3 Blackburn Rovers4223 910865055
 4 Nottingham Forest4220 1210865952
 5 Rotherham United4221 714806749
 6 Luton Town4218 1212645948
 7 Birmingham City4218 1113785847
 8 Fulham4217 1015988544
 9 Bristol Rovers4214 1612645844
 10 Leeds United4215 1314898143
 11 Stoke City4212 1713716041
 12 Doncaster Rovers4216 917596341
 13 West Ham United4215 918676939
 14 Notts County4213 1316547439
 15 Hull City4216 620646638
 16 Lincoln City4214 919658337
 17 Bury4211 1417547236
 18 Derby County4212 1119648235
 19 Plymouth Argyle429 1617658234
 20 Swansea City4213 821588234
 21 Brentford4210 1121407831
 22 Oldham Athletic428 925408925
Player Club Fee Date
Eddie Russell Middlesbrough Unknown October 1953
Colin Appleton Scarborough Unknown March 1954
Jack Froggatt Portsmouth Unknown March 1954
Player Club Fee Date
Arthur Dixon Kettering Town Unknown July 1953
Bill McGregor Mansfield Town £2,500 September 1953
Tom McArthur Plymouth Argyle Unknown January 1954
Jimmy Crawford Plymouth Argyle Unknown March 1954
Tom Dryburgh Hull City Unknown May 1954

Largest victories

9 - 2  21.11.1953 vs Lincoln City
6 - 0  05.12.1953 vs Brentford
5 - 0  29.08.1953 vs Leeds United
4 - 0  07.09.1953 vs Stoke City
4 - 0  19.04.1954 vs Blackburn Rovers

Largest defeats

1 - 7  02.01.1954 vs Leeds United
1 - 4  22.08.1953 vs West Ham United
0 - 3  28.11.1953 vs Bristol Rovers
0 - 3  16.04.1954 vs Blackburn Rovers
1 - 3  07.11.1953 vs Hull City

Largest crowds

40,065  13.03.1954 vs Preston North End
40,047  19.04.1954 vs Blackburn Rovers
39,046  20.03.1954 vs Everton
35,725  06.03.1954 vs Bury
35,686  19.08.1953 vs Derby County