Leeds United F.C. History
Leeds United F.C. History : Foreword
1919-29 - The Twenties
1930-39 - The Thirties
1939-46 - The War Years
1947-49 - Post War Depression
1949-57 - The Reign of King John
1957-63 - From Charles to Revie
1961-75 - The Revie Years
1975-82 - The Downward Spiral
1982-88 - The Dark Years
1988-96 - The Wilko Years
1996-04 - The Rollercoaster Ride
2004-17 - Down Among The Deadmen
100 Greatest LUFC Players Ever
Greatest Leeds United Games
Players' Profiles
Managers' Profiles
Leeds City F.C. History
Leeds City F.C. Player and Manager Profiles
Leeds United/City Statistics
Leeds United/City Captains
Leeds United/City Friendlies and Other Games
Leeds United/City Reserves and Other Teams

Leeds United 1953-1954:

Comp.DateOpponentsScoreScorersTeamOpponents' ScorersCrowdHalf-Time Score

CL 1/42

22-08-1953

Stoke City (a)

3-0 (W)

Forrest 2 Willis

Team

Unknown

Unknown

CL 2/42

26-08-1953

Bolton Wanderers (h)

1-0 (W)

Webb

Team

Unknown

Unknown

CL 3/42

29-08-1953

Preston North End (h)

0-2 (L)

Team

Beattie Jones

Unknown

Unknown

CL 4/42

02-09-1953

Bolton Wanderers (a)

0-4 (L)

Team

Unknown Unknown Unknown Unknown

Unknown

0-0

CL 5/42

05-09-1953

Burnley (a)

0-4 (L)

Team

Cargill 2 (30' pen, 75') Chew 60' Morris 86'

Unknown

0-1

CL 6/42

09-09-1953

Manchester United (h)

1-0 (W)

Kenyon

Team

Unknown

Unknown

CL 7/42

12-09-1953

Chesterfield (h)

1-2 (L)

Kenyon (40')

Team

Marsden Whiteside

Unknown

1-0

CL 8/42

14-09-1953

Manchester United (a)

2-6 (L)

Tyrer Adam

Team

Blanchflower 3 Aston Gibson Cassidy

Unknown

Unknown

CL 9/42

19-09-1953

Sheffield Wednesday (a)

1-5 (L)

Adam

Team

Finney 2 (48', ?') Howells (P) (51') Slater 2 (?',?')

Unknown

0-0

CL 10/42

23-09-1953

Newcastle United (a)

2-4 (L)

Kenyon (48') Willis (80')

Team

Tulip 2 (?', 65') Luke 2 (10', 30')

Unknown

0-3

CL 11/42

26-09-1953

Huddersfield Town (h)

2-1 (W)

Ripley Tyrer

Team

McKenna

Unknown

0-1

CL 12/42

30-09-1953

Liverpool (h)

2-3 (L)

Nightingale Iggleden

Team

Smyth 2 Smith

Unknown

Unknown

CL 13/42

03-10-1953

West Bromwich Albion (h)

1-3 (L)

McCall (3')

Team

Mountford (5') Jones Ripley (og)

Unknown

1-1

CL 14/42

10-10-1953

Aston Villa (a)

0-3 (L)

Team

Tyrell (20') Lynn (80') Chapman (85')

Unknown

0-1

CL 15/42

17-10-1953

Everton (h)

2-6 (L)

McCall 2

Team

Stewart 2 Easthope 3 Mayers

Unknown

1-4

CL 16/42

24-10-1953

Wolverhampton Wanderers (a)

0-5 (L)

Team

Stockin 2 (7', ?') Smith (55' pen) Taylor (60') Punter

Unknown

0-1

CL 17/42

07-11-1953

Bury (a)

0-4 (L)

Team

Daniel 2 Hitchen 2

Unknown

0-2

CL 18/42

14-11-1953

Derby County (h)

0-2 (L)

Team

Lee Powell

Unknown

Unknown

CL 19/42

21-11-1953

Blackburn Rovers (a)

2-2 (D)

Chadwick (og) Ripley

Team

Leaver (7') Pearson (89')

Unknown

1-1

CL 20/42

28-11-1953

Blackpool (h)

2-1 (W)

Forest 2 (?', 90')

Team

Lythgoe

Unknown

0-0

CL 21/42

05-12-1953

Barnsley (a)

2-1 (W)

McCall (16') Forrest (37')

Team

Kelly

Unknown

2-0

CL 22/42

12-12-1953

Sheffield United (h)

4-2 (W)

Gratton (og) Willis 2 Forrest

Team

Dodds (35') Grainger

Unknown

0-1

CL 23/42

19-12-1953

Stoke City (h)

3-0 (W)

McCall Forrest 2

Team

14,659

2-0

CL 24/42

25-12-1953

Newcastle United (h)

3-1 (W)

Flynn Forrest Partridge

Team

Keery

Unknown

Unknown

CL 25/42

01-01-1954

Sheffield United (a)

1-3 (L)

Willis (30')

Team

Turley (17') McNab (50') Luke (58')

Unknown

1-1

CL 26/42

02-01-1954

Preston North End (a)

1-2 (L)

Webb

Team

Higham Waterhouse

Unknown

1-1

CL 27/42

16-01-1954

Burnley (h)

0-1 (L)

Team

Cargill

Unknown

0-0

CL 28/42

23-01-1954

Chesterfield (a)

2-1 (W)

McCall (28') Adam (34')

Team

Lunn

Unknown

2-0

CL 29/42

30-01-1954

Manchester City (h)

0-2 (L)

Team

Cunliffe Hayes

Unknown

0-0

CL 30/42

06-02-1954

Sheffield Wednesday (h)

0-2 (L)

Team

Edwards (14') Jordan (28')

Unknown

0-2

CL 31/42

13-02-1954

Huddersfield Town (a)

0-3 (L)

Team

Simpson Duthie Gunn

Unknown

0-0

CL 32/42

24-02-1954

West Bromwich Albion (a)

2-3 (L)

Willis Flynn

Team

Carter Evans Jones

Unknown

Unknown

CL 33/42

27-02-1954

Aston Villa (h)

2-4 (L)

Webb (36') Forrest (50')

Team

Lockhart 2 (22', 47') Pace 2 (24', ?')

Unknown

1-3

CL 34/42

06-03-1954

Everton (a)

0-5 (L)

Team

Potts (15') Melville (25') Lewis (44') McNamara (50') Harris (J) (65')

Unknown

0-3

CL 35/42

13-03-1954

Wolverhampton Wanderers (h)

1-4 (L)

Vickers (20')

Team

Booth Cooper 2 Clamp

Unknown

Unknown

CL 36/42

20-03-1954

Manchester City (a)

1-3 (L)

Willis

Team

Davies Fagan 2

Unknown

Unknown

CL 37/42

27-03-1954

Bury (h)

0-2 (L)

Team

Williams Clarke

Unknown

Unknown

CL 38/42

03-04-1954

Derby County (a)

1-3 (L)

Willis

Team

G. Hazledine Lovell 2

Unknown

Unknown

CL 39/42

10-04-1954

Blackburn Rovers (h)

1-1 (D)

Kelshaw

Team

Cairns (50')

Unknown

1-0

CL 40/42

16-04-1954

Liverpool (a)

1-1 (D)

Unknown

Team

Baron (22')

Unknown

Unknown

CL 41/42

17-04-1954

Blackpool (a)

1-4 (L)

Webb

Team

Harris 2 Lythgoe Withers

Unknown

Unknown

CL 42/42

24-04-1954

Barnsley (h)

0-1 (L)

Team

Kelly

Unknown

0-0

Central League 1953-54: Position 22nd

Pos.TeamPlayedWonDrawnLostGoals ForGoals AgainstPoints

1

Everton

42

24

10

8

90

46

58

2

Burnley

42

24

8

10

68

48

56

3

Blackpool

42

24

6

12

75

49

54

4

Wolverhampton Wanderers

42

23

7

12

89

48

53

5

Preston North End

42

20

8

14

76

74

48

6

Bolton Wanderers

42

19

9

14

53

35

47

7

Manchester United

42

19

8

15

79

44

46

8

Derby County

42

17

12

13

86

71

46

9

Manchester City

42

18

9

15

76

67

45

10

Liverpool

42

19

6

17

74

70

44

11

Huddersfield Town

42

18

7

17

77

68

43

12

Sheffield Wednesday

42

18

6

18

68

69

42

13

Barnsley

42

16

9

17

64

69

41

14

Aston Villa

42

17

5

20

69

64

39

15

Blackburn Rovers

42

16

6

20

62

83

38

16

Newcastle United

42

17

4

21

61

93

38

17

Bury

42

16

5

21

64

79

37

18

West Bromwich Albion

42

16

4

22

59

57

36

19

Sheffield United

42

11

11

20

65

77

33

20

Chesterfield

42

12

7

23

58

101

31

21

Stoke City

42

10

6

26

46

89

26

22

Leeds United

42

10

3

29

46

89

23