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Leeds United: Season 1953 - 1954: Division Two

Final League Position

  Home Away  
Pos P W D L F A W D L F A Pts
10 42 12 5 4 56 30 3 8 10 33 51 43
 

The Games

Key: Home Away Neutral

Date Opponents Result Crowd Points Position Scorers
19/08/1953 Notts County (H) 6 - 0 18432 2 - Charles, Charles, Charles, Charles, Nightingale, H. Williams
22/08/1953 Rotherham United (H) 4 - 2 24309 4 - Charles, Charles, Charles, Nightingale
27/08/1953 Swansea City (A) 3 - 4 26408 4 - Charles, Burbanks, Nightingale
29/08/1953 Leicester City (A) 0 - 5 21984 4 - -
02/09/1953 Swansea City (H) 3 - 2 20949 6 - Charles, Charles, Nightingale
05/09/1953 Stoke City (H) 1 - 1 27571 7 - Charles
07/09/1953 Plymouth Argyle (A) 1 - 1 20356 8 - Charles
12/09/1953 Fulham (A) 3 - 1 26044 10 - Charles, Charles, H. Williams
16/09/1953 Plymouth Argyle (H) 1 - 1 20621 11 - H. Williams
19/09/1953 West Ham United (H) 1 - 2 28635 11 - Charles
26/09/1953 Lincoln City (A) 0 - 2 17979 11 - -
03/10/1953 Birmingham City (A) 3 - 3 26434 12 - Charles, Kerfoot, Iggleden
10/10/1953 Bristol Rovers (H) 3 - 3 19386 13 - Forrest, Forrest, Forrest
17/10/1953 Brentford (A) 1 - 2 18329 13 - Charles
24/10/1953 Derby County (H) 3 - 1 26430 15 - Charles, Charles, Nightingale
31/10/1953 Blackburn Rovers (A) 2 - 2 25272 16 - Nightingale, H. Williams
07/11/1953 Doncaster Rovers (H) 3 - 1 26830 18 - Nightingale, Nightingale, Nightingale
14/11/1953 Bury (A) 4 - 4 11915 19 - Charles, Charles, Charles, Nightingale
21/11/1953 Oldham Athletic (H) 2 - 1 26747 21 - Forrest, Nightingale
28/11/1953 Everton (A) 1 - 2 55970 21 - Charles
05/12/1953 Hull City (H) 0 - 0 21070 22 - -
12/12/1953 Notts County (A) 0 - 2 17552 22 - -
19/12/1953 Rotherham United (A) 4 - 2 13145 24 - Charles, Charles, Iggleden, Charles (pen)
25/12/1953 Nottingham Forest (A) 2 - 5 19725 24 - Charles, Nightingale
26/12/1953 Nottingham Forest (H) 0 - 2 22135 24 - -
02/01/1954 Leicester City (H) 7 - 1 21532 26 - Tyrer, Charles, Iggleden, Iggleden, Iggleden, Nightingale, H. Williams
09/01/1954 Tottenham Hotspur (FACR3) (H) 3 - 3 41565 - - OG, Charles, Iggleden
13/01/1954 Tottenham Hotspur (FACR3R) (A) 0 - 1 35023 - - -
16/01/1954 Stoke City (A) 0 - 4 26794 26 - -
23/01/1954 Fulham (H) 1 - 2 20170 26 - Charles
06/02/1954 West Ham United (A) 2 - 5 15585 26 - McCall, Iggleden
13/02/1954 Lincoln City (H) 5 - 2 15325 28 - Charles, Charles, Charles, Iggleden, Nightingale
20/02/1954 Birmingham City (H) 1 - 1 22803 29 - Burden
27/02/1954 Bristol Rovers (A) 1 - 1 26846 30 - Nightingale
06/03/1954 Brentford (H) 4 - 0 16501 32 - Charles, Charles, Nightingale, H. Williams
13/03/1954 Derby County (A) 2 - 0 12773 34 - Forrest, Forrest
20/03/1954 Blackburn Rovers (H) 3 - 2 24915 36 - McCall, Nightingale, Charles (pen)
27/03/1954 Oldham Athletic (A) 2 - 4 18067 36 - Charles, H. Williams
03/04/1954 Everton (H) 3 - 1 22581 38 - Forrest, Kerfoot, H. Williams
10/04/1954 Doncaster Rovers (A) 0 - 0 12472 39 - -
16/04/1954 Luton Town (A) 1 - 1 16129 40 - Charles
17/04/1954 Bury (H) 3 - 4 17156 40 - Charles, Forrest, Charles (pen)
19/04/1954 Luton Town (H) 2 - 1 13930 42 - Charles, Charles (pen)
24/04/1954 Hull City (A) 1 - 1 18619 43 - Charles

The Players

  League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other
Name Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Eddie Burbanks 131 0  0  0  0 
Tommy Burden 401 2  0  0  0 
John Charles 3942 21 0  0  0 
Byron Davies 1  0  0  0  0 
Bobby Dawson 1  0  0  0  0 
Jimmy Dunn 41  2  0  0  0 
Peter Flynn 1  0  0  0  0 
Bobby Forrest 108 0  0  0  0 
Grenville Hair 42  2  0  0  0 
Ray Iggleden 317 21 0  0  0 
Eric Kerfoot 422 2  0  0  0 
Jack Marsden 28  2  0  0  0 
Jim McCabe 14  0  0  0  0 
Andy McCall 182 0  0  0  0 
Ron Mollatt 5  0  0  0  0 
Albert Nightingale 3917 2  0  0  0 
John Scott 26  2  0  0  0 
Arthur Tyrer 131 2  0  0  0 
Bobby Webb 2  0  0  0  0 
Tom Wheatley 6  0  0  0  0 
Harold Williams 378 2  0  0  0 
George Willis 3  0  0  0  0 
Roy Wood 10  0  0  0  0 

Debuts

Date Player Opposition
19/08/53 Eddie Burbanks Notts County
02/09/53 Tom Wheatley Swansea City
03/10/53 George Willis Birmingham City
24/10/53 Roy Wood Derby County
23/01/54 Peter Flynn Fulham
06/03/54 Bobby Webb Brentford
19/04/54 Byron Davies Luton Town
24/04/54 Bobby Dawson Hull City

First Goal for Leeds

Date Player Opposition
27/08/53 Eddie Burbanks Swansea City

Transfers In/Youth Team

Player From Price
Jack Overfield  
Eddie Burbanks Hull City Free
Peter Flynn  
Bobby Dawson South Shields  
Peter McConnell  

Transfers Out/Retirements

Player To Price
Gordon Stewart  
Brian Taylor  
Jim Langley Brighton and Hove Albion  

Loans Out

Player To  
George Meek Walsall  

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