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Leeds United: Season 1956 - 1957: Division One

Final League Position

  Home Away  
Pos P W D L F A W D L F A Pts
8 42 10 8 3 42 18 5 6 10 30 45 44
 

The Games

Key: Home Away Neutral

Date Opponents Result Crowd Points Position Scorers
18/08/1956 Everton (H) 5 - 1 31379 2 - Brook, Brook, Brook, Charles, Overfield
23/08/1956 Charlton Athletic (A) 2 - 1 23299 4 - Charles, Charles
25/08/1956 Tottenham Hotspur (A) 1 - 5 51212 4 - Ripley
29/08/1956 Charlton Athletic (H) 4 - 0 34444 6 - Brook, Charles, Forrest, Forrest
01/09/1956 Chelsea (H) 0 - 0 38679 7 - -
05/09/1956 Manchester City (A) 0 - 1 34185 7 - -
08/09/1956 Bolton Wanderers (H) 3 - 2 40010 9 - Meek, Brook, Charles
12/09/1956 Manchester City (H) 2 - 0 35068 11 - Brook, Charles
15/09/1956 Wolverhampton Wanderers (A) 2 - 1 40824 13 - Charles, Charles
22/09/1956 Aston Villa (H) 1 - 0 35388 15 - Charles
29/09/1956 Luton Town (A) 2 - 2 20949 16 - Charles, Charles
06/10/1956 Cardiff City (A) 1 - 4 38333 16 - Forrest
13/10/1956 Birmingham City (H) 1 - 1 34460 17 - Ripley
20/10/1956 Burnley (A) 0 - 0 26440 18 - -
27/10/1956 Preston North End (H) 1 - 2 36571 18 - OG
03/11/1956 Newcastle United (A) 3 - 2 49034 20 - Charles, McKenna, McKenna
10/11/1956 Sheffield Wednesday (H) 3 - 1 31857 22 - Charles, Charles, Charles
17/11/1956 Manchester United (A) 2 - 3 52401 22 - McKenna, Charles (pen)
24/11/1956 Arsenal (H) 3 - 3 39113 23 - Charles, Charles, Forrest
01/12/1956 West Bromwich Albion (A) 0 - 0 29000 24 - -
08/12/1956 Portsmouth (H) 4 - 1 29866 26 - Ripley, Ripley, Charles, Charles
15/12/1956 Everton (A) 1 - 2 33765 26 - Ripley
25/12/1956 Blackpool (A) 1 - 1 20517 27 - Brook
26/12/1956 Blackpool (H) 5 - 0 22689 29 - Brook, Brook, Brook, Charles, Charles
29/12/1956 Chelsea (A) 1 - 1 43860 30 - OG
05/01/1957 Cardiff City (FACR3) (H) 1 - 2 34237 - - Charles
12/01/1957 Bolton Wanderers (A) 3 - 5 25705 30 - Meek, Charles, Charles
19/01/1957 Wolverhampton Wanderers (H) 0 - 0 32910 31 - -
02/02/1957 Aston Villa (A) 1 - 1 39432 32 - Forrest
09/02/1957 Luton Town (H) 1 - 2 25646 32 - Charles
16/02/1957 Cardiff City (H) 3 - 0 21695 34 - Charles, Forrest, McKenna
23/02/1957 Preston North End (A) 0 - 3 14036 34 - -
02/03/1957 Tottenham Hotspur (H) 1 - 1 33895 35 - Charles
09/03/1957 Portsmouth (A) 5 - 2 23596 37 - Meek, Crowe, Crowe, Charles, Charles
11/03/1957 Burnley (H) 1 - 1 31956 38 - Charles
16/03/1957 Newcastle United (H) 0 - 0 32541 39 - -
26/03/1957 Sheffield Wednesday (A) 3 - 2 33205 41 - Charles, Charles, Charles
30/03/1957 Manchester United (H) 1 - 2 47216 41 - Charles
06/04/1957 Arsenal (A) 0 - 1 40388 41 - -
13/04/1957 West Bromwich Albion (H) 0 - 0 20905 42 - -
19/04/1957 Sunderland (A) 0 - 2 56551 42 - -
20/04/1957 Birmingham City (A) 2 - 6 30642 42 - Charles, Charles
22/04/1957 Sunderland (H) 3 - 1 29328 44 - Brook, Charles, Charles

The Players

  League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other
Name Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Harold Brook 2411 1  0  0  0 
John Charles 4038 11 0  0  0 
Jack Charlton 21  1  0  0  0 
Chris Crowe 132 0  0  0  0 
Jimmy Dunn 42  1  0  0  0 
Bobby Forrest 276 1  0  0  0 
Archie Gibson 40  1  0  0  0 
Grenville Hair 42  1  0  0  0 
Eric Kerfoot 42  1  0  0  0 
Jack Marsden 21  0  0  0  0 
Frank McKenna 64 0  0  0  0 
George Meek 403 1  0  0  0 
Albert Nightingale 1  0  0  0  0 
George O'Brien 8  0  0  0  0 
Jack Overfield 421 1  0  0  0 
Keith Ripley 115 0  0  0  0 
Roy Wood 42  1  0  0  0 

Debuts

Date Player Opposition
20/10/56 Chris Crowe Burnley
03/11/56 Frank McKenna Newcastle United
16/03/57 George O'Brien Newcastle United

First Goal for Leeds

Date Player Opposition
03/11/56 Frank McKenna Newcastle United
09/03/57 Chris Crowe Portsmouth

Transfers In/Youth Team

Player From Price
Chris Crowe  
Frank McKenna  
Terry Carling  
George O'Brien Dunfermline Athletic  

Transfers Out/Retirements

Player To Price
Byron Davies Newport County Free
John Scott Workington  
Peter Vickers  
John Henderson  
George Hutchinson Halifax Town  
Harold Williams Newport County £750

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