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Leeds United: Season 1952 - 1953: Division Two

Final League Position

  Home Away  
Pos P W D L F A W D L F A Pts
10 42 13 4 4 42 24 1 11 9 29 39 43
 

The Games

Key: Home Away Neutral

Date Opponents Result Crowd Points Position Scorers
23/08/1952 Huddersfield Town (A) 0 - 1 35230 0 - -
28/08/1952 Bury (A) 2 - 2 12274 1 - Langley, Iggleden
30/08/1952 Plymouth Argyle (H) 1 - 1 25067 2 - OG
03/09/1952 Bury (H) 2 - 0 14623 4 - Langley, Iggleden
06/09/1952 Rotherham United (A) 1 - 3 14900 4 - Iggleden
10/09/1952 Birmingham City (H) 0 - 1 14133 4 - -
13/09/1952 Fulham (H) 2 - 0 18371 6 - Mills, Smith
17/09/1952 Birmingham City (A) 2 - 2 18371 7 - Hastie, Hastie
20/09/1952 West Ham United (A) 2 - 2 22437 8 - Tyrer, Iggleden
24/09/1952 Southampton (H) 1 - 1 13299 9 - Iggleden
27/09/1952 Leicester City (H) 0 - 1 19724 9 - -
04/10/1952 Notts County (A) 2 - 3 22836 9 - OG, Iggleden
11/10/1952 Sheffield United (A) 1 - 2 33683 9 - Nightingale
18/10/1952 Barnsley (H) 4 - 1 22155 11 - Mills, Charles, Nightingale, Nightingale
25/10/1952 Lincoln City (A) 1 - 1 15491 12 - Charles
01/11/1952 Hull City (H) 3 - 1 25538 14 - Charles, Charles, Charles
08/11/1952 Blackburn Rovers (A) 1 - 1 22510 15 - Charles
22/11/1952 Everton (A) 2 - 2 28664 16 - Charles, Charles
29/11/1952 Brentford (H) 3 - 2 16077 18 - Charles, Charles, Charles
06/12/1952 Doncaster Rovers (A) 0 - 0 15744 19 - -
13/12/1952 Swansea City (H) 5 - 1 21065 21 - Charles, Iggleden, Iggleden, Nightingale, Charles (pen)
20/12/1952 Huddersfield Town (H) 2 - 1 34365 23 - Charles, Iggleden
26/12/1952 Luton Town (A) 0 - 2 19480 23 - -
27/12/1952 Luton Town (H) 2 - 2 31634 24 - Charles, Langley
03/01/1953 Plymouth Argyle (A) 1 - 0 22149 26 - Iggleden
10/01/1953 Brentford (FACR3) (A) 1 - 2 12715 - - Charles
17/01/1953 Rotherham United (H) 4 - 0 24048 28 - Charles, Charles, Charles, Nightingale
24/01/1953 Fulham (A) 1 - 2 21210 28 - Tyrer
07/02/1953 West Ham United (H) 3 - 2 17680 30 - Charles, Charles, Iggleden
14/02/1953 Leicester City (A) 3 - 3 21754 31 - Meek, Charles, Charles
21/02/1953 Notts County (H) 3 - 1 22922 33 - Burden, McCall, Iggleden
28/02/1953 Sheffield United (H) 0 - 3 39858 33 - -
07/03/1953 Barnsley (A) 2 - 2 11536 34 - McCall, Charles
14/03/1953 Lincoln City (H) 2 - 1 18293 36 - Meek, Meek
21/03/1953 Hull City (A) 0 - 1 25387 36 - -
28/03/1953 Blackburn Rovers (H) 0 - 3 10644 36 - -
04/04/1953 Nottingham Forest (A) 1 - 2 18734 36 - Nightingale
06/04/1953 Southampton (A) 2 - 2 17704 37 - Nightingale, Nightingale
11/04/1953 Everton (H) 2 - 0 15363 39 - Meek, Forrest
16/04/1953 Swansea City (A) 2 - 3 21262 39 - Meek, Charles
18/04/1953 Brentford (A) 3 - 3 12783 40 - Charles, Charles, Forrest
22/04/1953 Nottingham Forest (H) 2 - 1 11497 42 - Burden, Kerfoot
25/04/1953 Doncaster Rovers (H) 1 - 1 12715 43 - Kerfoot

The Players

  League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other
Name Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Tommy Burden 422 1  0  0  0 
John Charles 4026 11 0  0  0 
Jack Charlton 1  0  0  0  0 
Jimmy Dunn 42  1  0  0  0 
Frank Fidler 5  0  0  0  0 
Bobby Forrest 62 0  0  0  0 
Grenville Hair 40  1  0  0  0 
Ken Hastie 42 0  0  0  0 
Ray Iggleden 3812 1  0  0  0 
Eric Kerfoot 392 1  0  0  0 
Jim Langley 93 0  0  0  0 
Jack Marsden 7  0  0  0  0 
Jim McCabe 22  1  0  0  0 
Andy McCall 162 0  0  0  0 
George Meek 285 1  0  0  0 
Don Mills 92 0  0  0  0 
Ron Mollatt 3  0  0  0  0 
Albert Nightingale 268 1  0  0  0 
John Scott 42  1  0  0  0 
Barry Smith 21 0  0  0  0 
Gordon Stewart 2  0  0  0  0 
Arthur Tyrer 212 1  0  0  0 
Harold Williams 18  0  0  0  0 

Debuts

Date Player Opposition
23/08/52 Andy McCall Huddersfield Town
28/08/52 Jim Langley Bury
13/09/52 Barry Smith Fulham
17/09/52 Ken Hastie Birmingham City
11/10/52 George Meek Sheffield United
11/10/52 Albert Nightingale Sheffield United
14/03/53 Jack Marsden Lincoln City
04/04/53 Bobby Forrest Nottingham Forest
25/04/53 Jack Charlton Doncaster Rovers

First Goal for Leeds

Date Player Opposition
28/08/52 Jim Langley Bury
13/09/52 Barry Smith Fulham
17/09/52 Ken Hastie Birmingham City
11/10/52 Albert Nightingale Sheffield United
14/02/53 George Meek Leicester City
21/02/53 Andy McCall Notts County
11/04/53 Bobby Forrest Everton

Transfers In/Youth Team

Player From Price
Jim Langley  
George Meek Hamilton Academical  
Ken Hastie  
Andy McCall West Bromwich Albion £2000
Albert Nightingale Blackburn Rovers £10000
Bobby Forrest  
George Willis  
Tom Wheatley  

Transfers Out/Retirements

Player To Price
Billy Hudson Sheffield United  
Jim Milburn Bradford Park Avenue  
John Finlay Yeovil Town  
Ken Hastie  
Charlie Hughes  
Ron Barritt York City  
Ernie Stevenson £1000
Peter Harrison Bournemouth  
Harry Searson York City  
Don Mills Torquay United  
Frank Fidler Bournemouth  

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