The Results Archive
Including 1,022,109 match results over 138 seasons
A BOAC De Havilland Comet crashes en route from Singapore to London killing all 35 on board. The first volume of J.R.R. Tolkien In November 1953 Rev. Chad Varah starts the telephone helpline that has become the Samaritans. Post war sugar rationing comes to an end in September 1953. Blackpool beat Bolton Wanderers 4 -3 to become the FA Cup holders in May 1953. Meat comes off ration in July 1954 signalling the end of the rationing that had been needed during and after the Second World War. England are beaten 6-3 by Hungary in a game that ends England Roger Bannister becomes the first person to break the record of the four minute mile. Konrad Adenauer Nikita Khrushchev is appointed First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union.
League Cup
Football League: Division 2
Up to and including
Home Away Combined
Pos Club Name Pld W D L GF GA W D L GF GA W D L GF GA Pts GA
1 Leicester City 42 15 4 2 63 23 8 6 7 34 37 23 10 9 97 60 56 1.62
2 Everton 42 13 6 2 55 27 7 10 4 37 31 20 16 6 92 58 56 1.59
3 Blackburn Rovers 42 15 4 2 54 16 8 5 8 32 34 23 9 10 86 50 55 1.72
4 Nottingham Forest 42 15 5 1 61 27 5 7 9 25 32 20 12 10 86 59 52 1.46
5 Rotherham United 42 13 4 4 51 26 8 3 10 29 41 21 7 14 80 67 49 1.19
6 Luton Town 42 11 7 3 36 23 7 5 9 28 36 18 12 12 64 59 48 1.08
7 Birmingham City 42 12 6 3 49 18 6 5 10 29 40 18 11 13 78 58 47 1.34
8 Fulham 42 12 3 6 62 39 5 7 9 36 46 17 10 15 98 85 44 1.15
9 Bristol Rovers 42 10 7 4 32 19 4 9 8 32 39 14 16 12 64 58 44 1.10
10 Leeds United 42 12 5 4 56 30 3 8 10 33 51 15 13 14 89 81 43 1.10
11 Stoke City 42 8 8 5 43 28 4 9 8 28 32 12 17 13 71 60 41 1.18
12 Doncaster Rovers 42 9 5 7 32 28 7 4 10 27 35 16 9 17 59 63 41 0.94
13 West Ham United 42 11 6 4 44 20 4 3 14 23 49 15 9 18 67 69 39 0.97
14 Notts County 42 8 6 7 26 29 5 7 9 28 45 13 13 16 54 74 39 0.73
15 Hull City 42 14 1 6 47 22 2 5 14 17 44 16 6 20 64 66 38 0.97
16 Lincoln City 42 11 6 4 46 23 3 3 15 19 60 14 9 19 65 83 37 0.78
17 Bury 42 9 7 5 39 32 2 7 12 15 40 11 14 17 54 72 36 0.75
18 Derby County 42 9 5 7 38 35 3 6 12 26 47 12 11 19 64 82 35 0.78
19 Plymouth Argyle 42 6 12 3 38 31 3 4 14 27 51 9 16 17 65 82 34 0.79
20 Swansea Town 42 11 5 5 34 25 2 3 16 24 57 13 8 21 58 82 34 0.71
21 Brentford 42 9 5 7 25 26 1 6 14 15 52 10 11 21 40 78 31 0.51
22 Oldham Athletic 42 6 7 8 26 31 2 2 17 14 58 8 9 25 40 89 25 0.45