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Leeds United: Season 1954 - 1955: Division Two

Final League Position

  Home Away  
Pos P W D L F A W D L F A Pts
4 42 14 4 3 43 19 9 3 9 27 34 53
 

The Games

Key: Home Away Neutral

Date Opponents Result Crowd Points Position Scorers
21/08/1954 Hull City (A) 2 - 0 32071 2 - Brook, Charles
25/08/1954 Rotherham United (H) 2 - 4 25021 2 - Charles, Charles
28/08/1954 Lincoln City (H) 2 - 3 22326 2 - Toner, Vickers
30/08/1954 Rotherham United (A) 0 - 3 17799 2 - -
04/09/1954 Bury (A) 3 - 5 15357 2 - OG, McCall, Charles
08/09/1954 Stoke City (H) 0 - 1 20295 2 - -
11/09/1954 Swansea City (H) 5 - 2 20040 4 - Brook, Kerfoot, Nightingale, Nightingale, Nightingale
13/09/1954 Stoke City (A) 1 - 0 19311 6 - Forrest
18/09/1954 Nottingham Forest (H) 1 - 1 22402 7 - Forrest
25/09/1954 Ipswich Town (A) 2 - 1 16716 9 - Nightingale, H. Williams
02/10/1954 Birmingham City (H) 1 - 0 21200 11 - Forrest
09/10/1954 Derby County (A) 4 - 2 20214 13 - Brook, Brook, McCall, McCall
16/10/1954 West Ham United (H) 2 - 1 21074 15 - Ripley, Forrest
23/10/1954 Bristol Rovers (A) 1 - 5 24568 15 - Brook
30/10/1954 Plymouth Argyle (H) 3 - 2 20613 17 - McCall, Nightingale, H. Williams
06/11/1954 Port Vale (A) 1 - 0 16062 19 - Nightingale
13/11/1954 Doncaster Rovers (H) 1 - 0 15757 21 - Ripley
20/11/1954 Notts County (A) 2 - 1 14519 23 - Nightingale, Nightingale
27/11/1954 Liverpool (H) 2 - 2 22263 24 - Forrest, Charles (pen)
04/12/1954 Blackburn Rovers (A) 2 - 1 26187 26 - Nightingale, Nightingale
11/12/1954 Fulham (H) 1 - 1 30714 27 - Charles
18/12/1954 Hull City (H) 3 - 0 23991 29 - Brook, Forrest, Nightingale
25/12/1954 Middlesbrough (H) 1 - 1 26344 30 - Forrest
27/12/1954 Middlesbrough (A) 0 - 1 45271 30 - -
01/01/1955 Lincoln City (A) 0 - 2 12231 30 - -
08/01/1955 Torquay United (FACR3) (H) 2 - 2 28150 - - Charles, Kerfoot
12/01/1955 Torquay United (FACR3R) (A) 0 - 4 12000 - - -
15/01/1955 Bury (H) 1 - 0 8954 32 - Lydon
22/01/1955 Swansea City (A) 0 - 2 19637 32 - -
05/02/1955 Nottingham Forest (A) 1 - 1 14074 33 - Charles
12/02/1955 Ipswich Town (H) 4 - 1 12038 35 - Brook, Brook, Vickers, Vickers
26/02/1955 Derby County (H) 1 - 0 16994 37 - Charles (pen)
02/03/1955 Birmingham City (A) 0 - 2 10774 37 - -
05/03/1955 West Ham United (A) 1 - 2 19664 37 - Forrest
07/03/1955 East Fife (friendly) (A) 2 - 1 - - - Smith, Forrest
12/03/1955 Bristol Rovers (H) 2 - 0 16922 39 - Brook, Forrest
19/03/1955 Plymouth Argyle (A) 1 - 3 19968 39 - Brook
26/03/1955 Port Vale (H) 3 - 0 8831 41 - Ripley, Henderson, Charles (pen)
02/04/1955 Doncaster Rovers (A) 1 - 0 12740 43 - Brook
08/04/1955 Luton Town (A) 0 - 0 25775 44 - -
09/04/1955 Notts County (H) 2 - 0 24564 46 - Brook, Nightingale
11/04/1955 Luton Town (H) 4 - 0 29583 48 - Brook, Henderson, Charles (pen), Charles (pen)
23/04/1955 Liverpool (A) 2 - 2 34950 49 - Meek, Brook
26/04/1955 Blackburn Rovers (H) 2 - 0 39208 51 - Brook, Brook
30/04/1955 Fulham (A) 3 - 1 21400 53 - OG, Henderson, Nightingale

The Players

  League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other
Name Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Harold Brook 3716 2  0  0  0 
Tommy Burden 5  0  0  0  0 
John Charles 4011 21 0  0  0 
Jack Charlton 1  0  0  0  0 
Jimmy Dunn 42  2  0  0  0 
Bobby Forrest 259 0  0  0  0 
Archie Gibson 12  0  0  0  0 
Grenville Hair 42  2  0  0  0 
John Henderson 93 0  0  0  0 
Ray Iggleden 4  0  0  0  0 
Eric Kerfoot 391 21 0  0  0 
Micky Lydon 41 0  0  0  0 
Jack Marsden 7  2  0  0  0 
Andy McCall 284 2  0  0  0 
George Meek 101 0  0  0  0 
Ron Mollatt 5  0  0  0  0 
Albert Nightingale 3813 2  0  0  0 
Keith Ripley 253 2  0  0  0 
John Scott 14  0  0  0  0 
Jim Toner 71 0  0  0  0 
Peter Vickers 73 0  0  0  0 
Bobby Webb 1  0  0  0  0 
Harold Williams 322 2  0  0  0 
Roy Wood 28  2  0  0  0 

Debuts

Date Player Opposition
21/08/54 Harold Brook Hull City
21/08/54 Jim Toner Hull City
08/09/54 Keith Ripley Stoke City
15/01/55 Micky Lydon Bury
02/03/55 Archie Gibson Birmingham City
19/03/55 John Henderson Plymouth Argyle

First Goal for Leeds

Date Player Opposition
21/08/54 Harold Brook Hull City
28/08/54 Jim Toner Lincoln City
28/08/54 Peter Vickers Lincoln City
16/10/54 Keith Ripley West Ham United
15/01/55 Micky Lydon Bury
26/03/55 John Henderson Port Vale

Transfers In/Youth Team

Player From Price
Jim Toner Dundee  
Micky Lydon Sunderland  
Harold Brook Sheffield United £600
John Henderson Rotherham United  

Transfers Out/Retirements

Player To Price
Jim McCabe Peterborough United  
Eddie Burbanks  
Bobby Ross Stockport County  
Tom Wheatley  
Tommy Burden Bristol City £3000
George Willis Hartlepool United  
Bobby Webb Walsall  

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