The Results Archive
Including 1,004,194 match results over 137 seasons
Meat comes off ration in July 1954 signalling the end of the rationing that had been needed during and after the Second World War. Blackpool beat Bolton Wanderers 4 -3 to become the FA Cup holders in May 1953. Arsenal become the Football League Title holders in May 1953. England are beaten 6-3 by Hungary in a game that ends England Nikita Khrushchev is appointed First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union. Post war sugar rationing comes to an end in September 1953. Konrad Adenauer In November 1953 Rev. Chad Varah starts the telephone helpline that has become the Samaritans. Roger Bannister becomes the first person to break the record of the four minute mile. A BOAC De Havilland Comet crashes en route from Singapore to London killing all 35 on board.
League Cup
Football League: Division 3 South
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 Ipswich Town 46 15 5 3 47 19 12 5 6 35 32 27 10 9 82 51 64 1.61
2 Brighton & Hove Albi... 46 17 3 3 57 31 9 6 8 29 30 26 9 11 86 61 61 1.41
3 Bristol City 46 18 3 2 59 18 7 3 13 29 48 25 6 15 88 66 56 1.33
4 Watford 46 16 3 4 52 23 5 7 11 33 46 21 10 15 85 69 52 1.23
5 Northampton Town 46 18 4 1 63 18 2 7 14 19 37 20 11 15 82 55 51 1.49
6 Southampton 46 17 5 1 51 22 5 2 16 25 41 22 7 17 76 63 51 1.21
7 Norwich City 46 13 5 5 43 28 7 6 10 30 38 20 11 15 73 66 51 1.11
8 Reading 46 14 3 6 57 33 6 6 11 29 40 20 9 17 86 73 49 1.18
9 Exeter City 46 12 2 9 39 22 8 6 9 29 36 20 8 18 68 58 48 1.17
10 Gillingham 46 14 3 6 37 22 5 7 11 24 44 19 10 17 61 66 48 0.92
11 Leyton Orient 46 14 5 4 48 26 4 6 13 31 47 18 11 17 79 73 47 1.08
12 Millwall 46 15 3 5 44 24 4 6 13 30 53 19 9 18 74 77 47 0.96
13 Torquay United 46 10 10 3 48 33 7 2 14 33 55 17 12 17 81 88 46 0.92
14 Coventry City 46 14 5 4 36 15 4 4 15 25 41 18 9 19 61 56 45 1.09
15 Newport County [1] 46 14 4 5 42 28 5 2 16 19 53 19 6 21 61 81 44 0.75
16 Southend United 46 15 2 6 46 22 3 5 15 23 49 18 7 21 69 71 43 0.97
17 Aldershot 46 11 5 7 45 31 6 4 13 29 55 17 9 20 74 86 43 0.86
18 Queens Park Rangers 46 10 5 8 32 25 6 5 12 28 43 16 10 20 60 68 42 0.88
19 Bournemouth & Boscom... 46 12 5 6 47 27 4 3 16 20 43 16 8 22 67 70 40 0.96
20 Swindon Town 46 13 5 5 48 21 2 5 16 19 49 15 10 21 67 70 40 0.96
21 Shrewsbury Town 46 12 8 3 48 34 2 4 17 17 42 14 12 20 65 76 40 0.86
22 Crystal Palace 46 11 7 5 41 30 3 5 15 19 56 14 12 20 60 86 40 0.70
23 Colchester United 46 7 7 9 35 29 3 3 17 15 49 10 10 26 50 78 30 0.64
24 Walsall 46 8 5 10 22 27 1 3 19 18 60 9 8 29 40 87 26 0.46