FOREST 5 - 2 LEEDS UNITED - Fri Dec 25, 1953 (League Tier 2)

Date:
Fri Dec 25, 1953 (7:45 PM)

Opponent:
Leeds United

Home/Away:
Home

Ground:
City Ground

Game Type:
League Tier 2

Score:
5-2  WON 

Half-time: 3-2


Sources:
AFS (11v11.com) (Link)
Ken Smales - The First 125 Years

Season:
1953-54

Referee:
K Collinge

Attendance:
19,745

Pos Before/After:
6 5

Opp Before/After:
9 11

NEXT GAMES:

Next Game:
Leeds United (League Tier 2)

Leeds United:
Dec 26, 1953


GAME COUNT:

League:
1969 (of 5007)
League Tier 2:
1144 (of 2511)
Competitive:
2164 (of 5724)
Total:
3318 (of 7505)
Played:
70 years, 6 months, 0 days ago


Logo
FOREST
Manager: Billy Walker
Prior form: LDLDDL (Old to recent)

Goals
Tommy Capel (11')
Wally Ardron (16')
Wally Ardron
Wally Ardron (58')
Alan Moore (68')
Logo
LEEDS UNITED
Manager: Raich Carter
Prior form: DWLDLW (Old to recent)

Goals
? (36')
Charles (40')

Lineup
 
Num Pos Age Player Notes
1GK37 Harry Walker
2D27 Geoff Thomas (1944-60)
3D32 Jack Hutchinson
4F28 Jack French
5D36 Horace Gager
6M27 Jack Burkitt
7F37 Freddie Scott
8F31 Noel Kelly
9M35 Wally Ardron goal (16') goal goal (58')
10F31 Tommy Capel goal (11')
11F26 Alan Moore goal (68')


Lineup

Num Pos Player
1GKWood
2DDunne
3DHair
4DKerfoot
5DMarsden
6MBurden
7MWilliams
8MNightingale
9MCharles goal
10FIggleden
11FTyrer


All the games in Division 2 on this day (Fri Dec 25, 1953)
Home Score Away
Birmingham City3-0Notts County
Blackburn Rovers2-0Doncaster Rovers
Brentford3-1Oldham Athletic
Bury4-0Derby County
Everton4-0Bristol Rovers
Fulham3-1Plymouth Argyle
Leicester City4-1Rotherham United
Nottingham Forest5-2Leeds United
West Ham United1-0Luton Town

TABLES BEFORE AND AFTER THE GAME



Table before:
SECOND DIVISION Home Away
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGAPts Current Form Status
1Leicester City2312745631921391235317191.8064531 DWLWLW
2Doncaster Rovers231436392481219862420161.6250031 WDLDWW
3Everton2311844638731271745319211.2105330 DDWLDW
4Birmingham City2311665131741331042518211.6451628 LDWWLW
5Luton Town2310764136642221543419211.1388927 WWWWWL
6Nottingham Forest2310674835930381513710201.3714326 LDLDDL
7Rotherham United24122104444724262050618241.0000026 LDWWLL
8Blackburn Rovers229674034541231142617231.1764724 WLLLWW
9Leeds United238874944641271424622301.1136424 DWLDLW
10Stoke City246117363745323192641318.9729723 WLDWDL
11Bristol Rovers237884537534211425424231.2162222 LDWLWL
12West Ham United2394104136713291023712261.1388922 LDLLWL
13Fulham238694945524292134520241.0888922 DWDWLW
14Derby County22859414572225151371630.9111121 LLWLWD
15Lincoln City23851036417322812128829.8780521 WLDLLL
16Swansea Town239311314172320132181128.7561021 WWLWLL
17Hull City23921234348032681298261.0000020 LLWDWW
18Plymouth Argyle23510829393812117227822.7435920 LWWDLW
19Notts County237610264333511164351527.6046520 DWDWWD
20Bury23491029464432423057523.6304317 DDWLWD
21Brentford2357111742444915137827.4047617 WLLLDD
22Oldham Athletic2345142348434131302101035.4791713 WLLDLL


Table after:
SECOND DIVISION Home Away
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGAPts Current Form StatusResult(s)
1Leicester City24137460321021431335317191.8750033 WLWLWW 4-1
12Everton2412845038831311745319211.3157932 DWLDWW 4-0
13Doncaster Rovers241437392681219862520181.5000031 DLDWWL 0-2
4Birmingham City2412665431841361042518211.7419430 DWWLWW 3-0
15Nottingham Forest24116753371030431713710201.4324328 DLDDLW 5-2
16Luton Town2410774137642221543519221.1081127 WWWWLL 0-1
17Blackburn Rovers2310674234641251142617231.2352926 LLLWWW 2-0
18Rotherham United2512211454872426205071928.9375026 DWWLLL 1-4
39West Ham United24104104236813301023712261.1666724 DLLWLW 1-0
310Fulham249695246624322234520241.1304324 WDWLWW 3-1
211Leeds United248885149641271424724351.0408224 WLDLWL 2-5
212Stoke City246117363745323192641318.9729723 WLDWDL
213Bristol Rovers247894541534211425524271.0975622 DWLWLL 0-4
114Lincoln City23851036417322812128829.8780521 WLDLLL
115Derby County238510414972225151381634.8367321 LWLWDL 0-4
16Swansea Town239311314172320132181128.7561021 WWLWLL
17Hull City23921234348032681298261.0000020 LLWDWW
18Plymouth Argyle24510930423812117228925.7142920 WWDLWL 1-3
19Notts County247611264633511164361530.5652220 WDWWDL 0-3
20Bury24591033465432823057523.7173919 DWLWDW 4-0
21Brentford24671120435441216137827.4651219 LLLDDW 3-1
22Oldham Athletic2445152451434131302111138.4705913 LLDLLL 1-3