SHERIDAN DICTATES: LEEDS UNITED NOSTALGIA

Stats by season

Player records (A-Z)

SEASON STATISTICS: 1955-56

SATURDAY 20th AUGUST 1955

BARNSLEY 2 (Wood, Kaye)

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Brook) 

Attendance: 19,341

Barnsley team: Hough, Thomas, Betts, Smith, Spruce, Jarman, Kaye, Lumley, Chappell, Wood, Brown

Note: Smith left the field injured after 10' but returned in the second half.

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charles, Kerfoot, Williams, Nightingale, Brook, Henderson, Meek

Referee: Gaiger. W


MONDAY 22nd AUGUST 1955 

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Henderson)

BURY 0 

Attendance: 19,722

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charles, Kerfoot, Williams, Nightingale, Brook, Henderson, Meek

Bury team:

Referee:


SATURDAY 27th AUGUST 1955 

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Nightingale, Brook)

MIDDLESBROUGH 0 

Attendance: 22,535

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charles, Kerfoot, Williams, Nightingale, Brook, Henderson, Meek

Middlesbrough team: Ugolini, Barnard, Stonehouse, Harris, Robinson, Dicks, Delaphena, Scott, Whayman, Fitzsimmons, Mitchell

Referee:


TUESDAY 30th AUGUST 1955 

BURY 1

LEEDS UNITED 0 

Attendance: 11,674

Bury team:

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charles, Kerfoot, Williams, Nightingale, Brook, Henderson, Meek

Referee:


SATURDAY 3rd SEPTEMBER 1955 

BRISTOL CITY 0

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Forrest) 

Attendance: 31,060

Bristol City team: Anderson, Guy, Thresher, White, Peacock, Williams, Smith, Eisentrager, Rogers, Burden, Boxley

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charles, Kerfoot, Williams, Ripley,  Brook, Forrest, Meek

Referee: Smith. A

 

MONDAY 5th SEPTEMBER 1955 

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Ripley)

HULL CITY 0 

Attendance: 17,524

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charles, Kerfoot, Nightingale, Ripley, Brook, Forrest, Meek

Hull City team: Teece, Davidson, Neal, Martin, Frankin, Porteous, Major, Duncan, Patterson, Bulless, Cripsey

Referee:


SATURDAY 10th SEPTEMBER 1955 

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Ripley, Nightingale, Meek)

WEST HAM UNITED 3 (Tucker 2, Dare) 

Attendance: 21,855

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charles, Kerfoot, Williams, Ripley, Brook, Nightingale, Meek

West Ham United team: Gregory, Wright, Cantwell, Sexton, Allison, O'Farrell, Hooper, Bennett, Dare, Andrews, Tucker

Referee:

 

SATURDAY 17th SEPTEMBER 1955

PORT VALE 2

LEEDS UNITED 0 

Attendance: 21,348

Port Vale team:

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charles, Kerfoot, Williams, Ripley, Brook,     NightingaleMeek

Referee:


SATURDAY 24th SEPTEMBER 1955 

LEEDS UNITED 4 (Nightingale, Ripley 3)

ROTHERHAM UNITED 1 (Moore) 

Attendance: 23,763

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Charles, Charlton, Kerfoot, Williams, Ripley, Brook, Nightingale, Meek

Rotherham United team:

Referee:


SATURDAY 1st OCTOBER 1955 

SWANSEA TOWN 1

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Brook) 

Attendance: 29,477

Swansea Town team:

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Ashall, Charles, Charlton, Kerfoot, Nightingale, Ripley, Brook, Henderson, Williams

Referee:


SATURDAY 8th OCTOBER 1955 

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Ripley, Brook, Charles)

NOTTINGHAM FOREST 0 

Attendance: 21,272

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Marsden, Charles, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Ripley, Brook, Nightingale, Overfield

Nottingham Forest team: Nicholson, Whare, Thomas, French, Banham, Burkitt, Imlach, Barrett, Higham, Alexander, Langford

Referee:


SATURDAY 15th OCTOBER 1955 

SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY 4 (Shiner, 15', 88', Sewell, 32', ??')

LEEDS UNITED 0 

Attendance: 27,640

Sheffield Wednesday team: McIntosh, Staniforth, Bingley, Gibson, McEvoy, Kay, Froggatt,  Sewell, Shiner, Quixall, Broadbent

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Marsden, Charles, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, RipleyBrook, Nightingale, Overfield

Referee: Howarth. L


SATURDAY 22nd OCTOBER 1955 

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Overfield)

LINCOLN CITY 0

Attendance: 17,378

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Nightingale, Brook, Forrest, Overfield

Lincoln City team:

Referee:


SATURDAY 29th OCTOBER 1955

BRISTOL ROVERS 4 (Bradford 2, Ward, Meyer)

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Brook) 

Attendance: 24,575

Bristol Rovers team: Radford, Bamford, Allcock, Pitt, Muir, Sampson, Petherbridge, Ward, Meyer, Bradford, Hooper

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Henderson, Charles, Brook, Overfield

Goal: Brook


SATURDAY 5th NOVEMBER 1955

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Charles)

STOKE CITY 0 

Attendance: 21,261

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Nightingale, Charles, Forrest, Overfield

Stoke City team: Robertson, Short, McCue, Mountford, Thomson, Cairns, Coleman, Bowyer, Lowell, Ratcliffe, Oscroft

Referee:


SATURDAY 12th NOVEMBER 1955 

PLYMOUTH ARGYLE 4 (Dougall, Williams, Willis, Davis)

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Robertson o.g, Williams, Charles) 

Attendance: 18,852

Plymouth Argyle team: Shortt, Ratcliffe, Jones, Robertson, Langman, Dougall, Twissell, Williams, Davis, Willis, Baker

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Charlton, Kerfoot, Williams, Nightingale, Charles, Forrest, Overfield

Referee:

 

SATURDAY 19th NOVEMBER 1955 

LEEDS UNITED 4 (Charles 2, Brook, Overfield)

LIVERPOOL 2 (Liddell pen, 10', Arnell, 17') 

Attendance: 22,596

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Charlton, Kerfoot, Williams, Brook, Charles, Vickers, Overfield

Liverpool team: Rudham, Lambert, Price, Saunders, Hughes, Twentyman, Payne, Arnell, Liddell, Evans, A'Court

Referee:

 

SATURDAY 26th NOVEMBER 1955

LEICESTER CITY 5 (Rowley pen, 3', 75, Gardiner, 20', 24', 68')

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Charles pens, 60', 88') 

Attendance: 30,196

Leicester City team: Anderson, Cunningham, Ogilvie, Froggatt, Fincham, Ward, Griffiths, Morris, Gardiner, Rowley, Hogg

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Charlton, Kerfoot, Williams, ForrestCharles, Vickers, Overfield

Referee: 


SATURDAY 3rd DECEMBER 1955 

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Hutchinson, Charles, Overfield)

DONCASTER ROVERS 0 

Attendance: 21,769

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Nightingale, Charlton, Kerfoot, Williams, Hutchinson, Charles, Vickers, Overfield

Doncaster Rovers team: Hardwick, Makepeace, Gavin, Kilkenny, Williams, Teasdale, Mooney, Tindill, McMorran, Jeffrey, Walker

Referee:


SATURDAY 10th DECEMBER 1955 

BLACKBURN ROVERS 2 (Quigley 2)

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Overfield, Charles 2, 1 pen) 

Attendance: 18,898

Blackburn Rovers team: Elvy, Smith, Eckersley, Clayton. R, Binns, Bell, Douglas, Crossan, Briggs, Quigley, Langton

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Williams, Hutchinson,   Charles, Vickers, Overfield

Referee:

 

SATURDAY 17th DECEMBER 1955 

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Hutchinson, 27', 54', Williams, ??')

BARNSLEY 1 (Bartlett, 56') 

Attendance: 23,493

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Williams, Hutchinson, Charles, Vickers, Overfield

Missed penalty: Charles, 9'

Barnsley team: Hough, Swift, Betts, Wood, Sharp, Walters, Kaye, Lumley, Chappell, Brown, Bartlett

Referee:

 

SATURDAY 24th DECEMBER 1955 

MIDDLESBROUGH 5 (Whayman, 6', 44', Delaphena, 7', 78', Scott, 85')

LEEDS UNITED 3 (Hutchinson, 38', Charles, 41', Vickers, 52') 

Attendance: 19,416

Middlesbrough team: Ugolini, Bilcliff, Stonehouse, Harris, Robinson, Dicks, Delaphena, Scott, Whayman, Fitzsimmons, Mitchell

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Overfield, Vickers, Charles, Hutchinson, Williams

Referee:

 

MONDAY 26th DECEMBER 1955 

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Brook)

NOTTS COUNTY 0 

Attendance: 24,869

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Hutchinson, Brook, Charles, Vickers, Overfield

Notts County team:

Referee:

 

TUESDAY 27th DECEMBER 1955 

NOTTS COUNTY 2 (Cruickshank pen, Jackson)

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Charles) 

Attendance: 23,910

Notts County team:

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Hutchinson, Brook, Charles, Vickers, Overfield

Referee:


SATURDAY 31st DECEMBER 1955 

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Hutchinson, Brook)

BRISTOL CITY 1 (Rogers)

Attendance: 31,751

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Hutchinson, Brook, Charles, Vickers, Overfield

Bristol City team: Anderson, Guy, Thresher, White, Peacock, Regan. J, Virgin, Eisentrager, Rogers, Burden, Boxley

Referee: Smith. A


SATURDAY 14th JANUARY 1956 

WEST HAM UNITED 1 (Foan)

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Charles) 

Attendance: 20,000

West Ham United team: Gregory, Bond, Cantwell, Malcolm, Allison, O'Farrell, Hooper, Foan, Dare, Dick, Tucker

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Hutchinson, Brook, Charles, Vickers, Overfield

Referee:


SATURDAY 21st JANUARY 1956 

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Brook)

PORT VALE 1 (Griffiths)

Attendance: 23,680

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Ashall, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Hutchinson, Vickers, Charles, Brook, Overfield

Port Vale team: King, Turner, Potts, Leake, Hayward, Sproson, Askey, Griffiths, Stephenson, Baily, Cunliffe

Referee:


SATURDAY 11th FEBRUARY 1956 

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Charles pen, Nightingale)

SWANSEA TOWN 2 

Attendance: 20,089

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Ashall, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Nightingale, Charles, Ripley, Overfield

Swansea Town team:

Referee:


SATURDAY 25th FEBRUARY 1956 

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Charles, Forrest)

SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY 1 (Broadbent) 

Attendance: 43,268

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Ashall, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Charles, Forrest, Nightingale, Overfield

Sheffield Wednesday team: McIntosh, Staniforth, Curtis, McAnearney. T, O'Donnell, Finney, Quixall, Shiner, Froggatt, Broadbent

Referee:


TUESDAY 28th FEBRUARY 1956 

LIVERPOOL 1 (Evans, 80')

LEEDS UNITED 0 

Attendance: 21,068

Liverpool team: Underwood, Molyneux, Moran, Saunders, Hughes, Twentyman, Jackson, Arnell, Liddell, Evans, Dickson

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Ashall, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, CharlesForrest, Nightingale, Overfield

Referee:


SATURDAY 3rd MARCH 1956

LINCOLN CITY 1

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Charles pen) 

Attendance: 13,713

Lincoln City team:

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Ashall, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Hutchinson, Charles, Forrest, Brook, Meek

Referee: Kelly. J


SATURDAY 10th MARCH 1956 

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Charles)

BLACKBURN ROVERS 2 (Vernon, Langton) 

Attendance: 28,380

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Hutchinson, Charles, Forrest, Brook, Overfield

Blackburn Rovers team: Elvy, Taylor, Bell, Clayton. R, Kelly, Clayton. K, Douglas, Vernon, Briggs, Quigley, Langton

Referee:

 

SATURDAY 17th MARCH 1956 

STOKE CITY 2 (Graver, Bowyer)

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Brook)

Attendance: 22,784

Stoke City team: Robertson, Whiston, McCue, Cairns, Thomson, Sellars, Coleman, Kelly, Graver, Bowyer, Oscroft

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Williams, Charles, Forrest, Brook, Overfield

Referee:


SATURDAY 24th MARCH 1956 

LEEDS UNITED 4 (Brook, Nightingale, Charles 2)

PLYMOUTH ARGYLE 2 (MItchell 2) 

Attendance: 12,348

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Williams, Charles, Brook, Nightingale, Meek

Plymouth Argyle team: Major, Robertson, Wyatt, Tilley, Langman. P, Wetton, Davies, Langman. N, Mitchell, Morgan, Stenner

Referee:


FRIDAY 30th MARCH 1956

FULHAM 1 (Chamberlain)

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Brook, Charles)

Attendance: 25,459

Fulham team: Black, Lawler, Collins, Smith, Brice, Lowe, Stevens, Hill, Jezzard, Haynes, Chamberlain

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Williams, Charles, Brook, Nightingale, Overfield

Referee: Gerrard. F


SATURDAY 31st MARCH 1956

NOTTINGHAM FOREST 2 (Lishman, Small)

LEEDS UNITED 0 

Attendance: 19,448

Nottingham Forest team: Nicholson, Whare, Thomas, Morley, McKinlay, Burkitt, Small, Scott, Higham, Lishman, Imlach

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Charles, Brook, Forrest, Overfield

Referee:


MONDAY 2nd APRIL 1956

LEEDS UNITED 6 (Charles 3, Nightingale 2, Brook)

FULHAM 1 (Haynes)

Attendance: 20,115

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Charles, Brook, Nightingale, Overfield

Fulham team: Black, Wilson, Collins, Smith, Greenwood, Lowe, Stevens, Hill, Jezzard, Haynes, Chamberlain

Referee:


SATURDAY 7th APRIL 1956 

LEEDS UNITED 4 (Overfield, Brook, Charles 2, 1 pen)

LEICESTER CITY 0 

Attendance: 26,408

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Charles, Brook, Nightingale, Overfield

Leicester City team: Anderson, Ogilvie, Milburn, Knapp, Ward, Hogg, Froggatt, Gardiner, Morris, Rowley, McNeil

Referee:


SATURDAY 14th APRIL 1956

DONCASTER ROVERS 1 (Tindill, 75')

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Charles, Nightingale) 

Attendance: 18,404

Doncaster Rovers team: Gregg, Makepeace, Graham, Hunt, Williams, Teasdale, Mooney, Jeffrey, McMorran, Tindill, Walker

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Charles, Brook, Nightingale, Overfield

Referee:

 

SATURDAY 21st APRIL 1956

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Charles, Overfield)

BRISTOL ROVERS 1 

Attendance: 49,274

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Charles, Brook,   Nightingale, Overfield

Bristol Rovers team:

Referee:


MONDAY 23rd APRIL 1956 

ROTHERHAM UNITED 0

LEEDS UNITED 2 (Nightingale 2) 

Attendance: 20,013

Rotherham United team:

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Charles, Brook, Nightingale, Overfield

Referee:


SATURDAY 28th APRIL 1956 

HULL CITY 1 (Martin, 13')

LEEDS UNITED 4 (Charles 5', pen 62', Brook, 78', 80') 

Attendance: 31,123

Hull City team: Fisher, Harrison, Jensen, Davidson, Berry, Bulless, Stephens, Martin, Bradbury, Clarke, Fraser

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Charles, Brook, Nightingale, Overfield

Referee: Wood. T

SATURDAY 7th JANUARY 1956

FA Cup Round 3

LEEDS UNITED 1 (Brook)

CARDIFF CITY 2 (McSeveney, Hitchens)

Attendance: 39,406

Leeds United team: Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charles, Kerfoot, Williams, Brook, Charlton, Vickers, Overfield

Cardiff City team: Howells, Stitfall. R, Sherwood, Harrington, Malloy, Baker. C, Walsh, Kirtley, Ford, Hitchens, McSeveney

Referee: Mann. R

P W D L F A PTS
Sheffield Wednesday 42 21 13 8 101 62 55
LEEDS UNITED 42 23 6 13 80 60 52
Liverpool 42 21 6 15 85 63 48
Blackburn Rovers 42 21 6 15 84 65 48
Leicester City 42 21 6 15 94 78 48
Bristol Rovers 42 21 6 15 84 70 48
Nottingham Forest 42 19 9 14 68 63 47
Lincoln City 42 18 10 14 79 65 46
Fulham 42 20 6 16 89 79 46
Swansea Town 42 20 6 16 83 81 46
Bristol City 42 19 7 16 80 64 45
Port Vale 42 16 13 13 60 58 45
Stoke City 42 20 4 18 71 62 44
Middlesbrough 42 16 8 18 76 78 40
Bury 42 16 8 18 86 90 40
West Ham United 42 14 11 17 74 69 39
Doncaster Rovers 42 12 11 19 69 96 35
Barnsley 42 11 12 19 47 84 34
Rotherham United 42 12 9 21 56 75 33
Notts County 42 11 9 22 55 82 31
Plymouth Argyle 42 10 8 24 54 87 28
Hull City 42 10 6 26 53 97 26