SHERIDAN DICTATES

GAME BY GAME: 1956-57

SATURDAY 18th AUGUST 1956

LEEDS UNITED 5

Overfield 2', Charles 12', Brook 13', 17', 34'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Charles, Brook, Nightingale (retired injured 29'), Overfield

Note: Albert Nightingale's injury ended his career.

Referee: K. Collinge

DIVISION ONE

EVERTON 1

Farrell 82'

O'Neill, Moore, Tansey, Farrell, Jones, Lello, B. Harris, Donovan, J. Harris, Mayers (retired injured 45'), Eglington

Attendance: 31,379

MONDAY 22nd AUGUST 1955

LEEDS UNITED 1

Henderson 78'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charles, Kerfoot, Williams, Nightingale, Brook, Henderson, Meek

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

BURY 0

Gorman, Fairclough, Redman, Daniel, Jack, Cockburn, Fletcher, Tilley, Kelly, Pearson, Law

Attendance: 19,722

SATURDAY 27th AUGUST 1955

LEEDS UNITED 2

Nightingale 19', Brook 69'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charles, Kerfoot, Williams, Nightingale, Brook, Henderson, Meek

Referee: P. Power

DIVISION TWO

MIDDLESBROUGH 0

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

Attendance: 22,535

TUESDAY 30th AUGUST 1955

BURY 1

Kelly 37'

Conway, Fairclough, Redman, Daniel, Jack, Cockburn, Robinson, Clarke, Kelly, Pearson, Law

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 0

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charles, Kerfoot, Williams, Nightingale, Brook, Henderson, Meek

Attendance: 11,674

SATURDAY 3rd SEPTEMBER 1955

BRISTOL CITY 0

Anderson, Guy, Thresher, White, Peacock, Williams, Smith, Eisentrager, Rogers, Burden, Boxley

Referee: A. Smith

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 1

Forrest 81'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charles, Kerfoot, Williams, Ripley, Brook, Forrest, Meek

Attendance: 31,060

MONDAY 5th SEPTEMBER 1955

LEEDS UNITED 1

Ripley 5'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charles, Kerfoot, Nightingale, Ripley, Brook, Forrest, Meek

Referee: T. Wood

DIVISION TWO

HULL CITY 0

Teece, Davidson, Neal, Martin, Frankin, Porteous, Major, Duncan, Patterson, Bulless, Cripsey

Attendance: 17,524

SATURDAY 10th SEPTEMBER 1955

LEEDS UNITED 3

Nightingale 15', Meek 24', Ripley 78'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charles, Kerfoot, Williams, Ripley, Brook, Nightingale, Meek

Referee: F. Overton

DIVISION TWO

WEST HAM UNITED 3

Tucker 30', 75', Dare 31'

Gregory, Wright, Cantwell, Sexton, Allison, O'Farrell, Hooper, Bennett, Dare, Andrews, Tucker

Attendance: 21,855

SATURDAY 17th SEPTEMBER 1955

PORT VALE 2

Sproson 25', Done 81'

King, Potts, Hayward, Mountfod, Cheadle, Sproson, Smith, Conway, Done, Stephenson, Cunliffe

Referee: L. Hamer

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 0

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charles, Kerfoot, Williams, Ripley, Brook, Nightingale, Meek

Attendance: 21,348

SATURDAY 24th SEPTEMBER 1955

LEEDS UNITED 4

Nightingale 14', Ripley 44', 45', 83'

Wood, Dunn, Hair (left the field injured 83'), Charles, Charlton, Kerfoot, Williams, Ripley, Brook, Nightingale, Meek

Referee: K. Howley

DIVISION TWO

ROTHERHAM UNITED 1

Moore 23'

Quairney, Selkirk, Warner, Keyworth, Jordan, Noble, Grainger, Moore, Farmer, Guest, Simpson

Attendance: 23,763

SATURDAY 1st OCTOBER 1955

SWANSEA TOWN 1

Griffiths 42'

King, Willis, Beech, Charles, Kiley, B. Jones, L. Allchurch, Griffiths, Medwin, Price, C. Jones

Referee: H. Husband

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 1

Brook 77'

Wood, Dunn, Ashall, Charles, Charlton, Kerfoot, Nightingale, Ripley, Brook, Henderson, Williams

Attendance: 29,477

SATURDAY 8th OCTOBER 1955

LEEDS UNITED 3

Ripley 17', Brook 42', Charles penalty 67'

Wood, Dunn, Marsden, Charles, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Ripley, Brook, Nightingale, Overfield

Referee: K. Dagnall

DIVISION TWO

NOTTINGHAM FOREST 0

Nicholson, Whare, Thomas, French, Banham, Burkitt, Imlach, Barrett, Higham, Alexander, Langford

Attendance: 21,272

SATURDAY 15th OCTOBER 1955

SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY 4

Shiner 15', 88', Sewell 32', 61'

McIntosh, Staniforth, Bingley, Gibson, McEvoy, Kay, Froggatt, Sewell, Shiner, Quixall, Broadbent

Referee: L. Howarth

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 0

Wood, Dunn, Marsden, Charles, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Ripley, Brook, Nightingale, Overfield

Attendance: 27,640

SATURDAY 22nd OCTOBER 1955

LEEDS UNITED 1

Overfield 13'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Nightingale, Brook, Forrest, Overfield

Referee: J. Kelly

DIVISION TWO

LINCOLN CITY 0

Downie, Graham, Troops, Middleton, Emery, Neal, Withers, Garvie, Graver, Bannan, Finch

Attendance: 17,378

SATURDAY 29th OCTOBER 1955

BRISTOL ROVERS 4

Ward 13', Bradford 58', 65', Meyer 89'

Radford, Bamford, Allcock, Pitt, Muir, Sampson, Petherbridge, Ward, Meyer, Bradford, Hooper

Referee: A. Bond

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 1

Brook 77'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Henderson, Charles, Brook, Overfield

Attendance: 24,575

SATURDAY 5th NOVEMBER 1955

LEEDS UNITED 1

Charles 3'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Nightingale, Charles, Forrest, Overfield

Referee: W. Hickson

DIVISION TWO

STOKE CITY 0

Robertson, Short, McCue, Mountford, Thomson, Cairns, Coleman, Bowyer, Lowell, Ratcliffe, Oscroft

Attendance: 21,261

SATURDAY 12th NOVEMBER 1955

PLYMOUTH ARGYLE 4

Willis 28', Williams 42', Davis 72', Dougall 84'

Shortt, Ratcliffe, Jones, Robertson, Langman, P. Dougall, Twissell, Williams, Davis, Willis, Baker

Referee: N. Taylor

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 3

Robertson own goal 26', Williams 49'

Charles 58'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Charlton, Kerfoot, Williams, Nightingale, Charles, Forrest, Overfield

Attendance: 18,852

SATURDAY 19th NOVEMBER 1955

LEEDS UNITED 4

Overfield 25', Charles 65', 81', Brook 75'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Charlton, Kerfoot, Williams, Brook, Charles, Vickers, Overfield

Referee: F. Stringer

DIVISION TWO

LIVERPOOL 2

Liddell penalty 10', Arnell 17'

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

Attendance: 22,596

SATURDAY 26th NOVEMBER 1955

LEICESTER CITY 5

Rowley penalty 3', 75, Gardiner 20', 24', 68'

Anderson, Cunningham, Ogilvie, Froggatt, Fincham, Ward, Griffiths, Morris, Gardiner, Rowley, Hogg

Referee: J. Hunt

SATURDAY 3rd DECEMBER 1955

LEEDS UNITED 3

Hutchinson 22', Charles 59', Overfield 87'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Nightingale, Charlton, Kerfoot, Williams, Hutchinson, Charles, Vickers, Overfield

Referee: H. Howarth

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 2

Charles penalty 60', penalty 88'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Charlton, Kerfoot, Williams, Forrest, Charles, Vickers, Overfield

Attendance: 30,196

DIVISION TWO

DONCASTER ROVERS 0

Hardwick, Makepeace, Gavin, Kilkenny, Williams, Teasdale, Mooney, Tindill, McMorran, Jeffrey, Walker

Attendance: 21,769

SATURDAY 10th DECEMBER 1955

BLACKBURN ROVERS 2

Quigley 40', 43'

Elvy, Smith, Eckersley, R. Clayton, Binns, Bell, Douglas, Crossan, Briggs, Quigley, Langton

Referee: K. Collinge

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 3

Overfield 25', Charles 68', penalty 71'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Williams, Hutchinson, Charles, Vickers, Overfield

Attendance: 18,898

SATURDAY 17th DECEMBER 1955

LEEDS UNITED 3

Hutchinson 27', 54', Williams 59'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Williams, Hutchinson, Charles, Vickers, Overfield

Missed penalty: Charles (wide 9')

Referee: W. Gaiger

DIVISION TWO

BARNSLEY 1

Bartlett 56'

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

Attendance: 23,493

SATURDAY 24th DECEMBER 1955

MIDDLESBROUGH 5

Whayman 6', 44', Delaphena 7', 78', Scott 85'

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

Referee: P. Power

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 3

Hutchinson 38', Charles 41', Vickers 52'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Overfield, Vickers, Charles, Hutchinson, Williams

Attendance: 19,416

MONDAY 26th DECEMBER 1955

LEEDS UNITED 1

Brook xx'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Hutchinson, Brook, Charles, Vickers, Overfield

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

NOTTS COUNTY 0

unknown

Attendance: 24,869

TUESDAY 27th DECEMBER 1955

NOTTS COUNTY 2

Jackson 70', Cruickshank penalty 79'

Smith, Cruickshank, Groome, Loxley, Chatham, Johnston, Roby, Wylie, Jackson, Taylor, Wills

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 1

Charles 44'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Hutchinson, Brook, Charles, Vickers, Overfield

Attendance: 23,910

SATURDAY 31st DECEMBER 1955

LEEDS UNITED 2

Hutchinson 26', Brook 30'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Hutchinson, Brook, Charles, Vickers, Overfield

Referee: A. Smith

DIVISION TWO

BRISTOL CITY 1

Rogers 47'

Anderson, Guy, Thresher, White, Peacock, Williams, Virgin, Eisentrager, Rogers, Burden, Boxley

Attendance: 31,751

SATURDAY 7th JANUARY 1956

LEEDS UNITED 1

Brook 87'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charles, Kerfoot, Williams, Brook, Charlton, Vickers, Overfield

Referee: R. Mann

FA CUP 3rd ROUND

CARDIFF CITY 2

Hitchens 74', McSeveney 79'

Howells, R. Stitfall, Sherwood, Harrington, Malloy, C. Baker, Walsh, Kirtley, Ford, Hitchens, McSeveney

Attendance: 39,406

SATURDAY 14th JANUARY 1956

WEST HAM UNITED 1

Foan 31'

Gregory, Bond, Cantwell, Malcolm, Allison, O'Farrell, Hooper, Foan, Dare, Dick, Tucker

Referee: F. Overton

SATURDAY 21st JANUARY 1956

LEEDS UNITED 1

Brook 76'

Wood, Dunn, Ashall, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Hutchinson, Vickers, Charles, Brook, Overfield

Referee: L. Hamer

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 1

Charles 39'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Hutchinson, Brook, Charles, Vickers, Overfield

Attendance: 20,000

DIVISION TWO

PORT VALE 1

Griffiths 42'

King, Turner, Potts, Leake, Hayward, Sproson, Askey, Griffiths, Stephenson, Baily, Cunliffe

Attendance: 23,680

SATURDAY 11th FEBRUARY 1956

LEEDS UNITED 2

Charles penalty xx', Nightingale xx'

Wood, Dunn, Ashall, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Nightingale, Charles, Ripley, Overfield

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

SWANSEA TOWN 2

Charles xx', I. Allchurch 37'

King, Willis, Thomas, Henning, Leavy, B. Jones, L. Allchurch, Griffiths, Charles, I. Allchurch, C. Jones

Attendance: 20,089

SATURDAY 25th FEBRUARY 1956

LEEDS UNITED 2

Charles 15', Forrest 59'

Wood, Dunn, Ashall, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Charles, Forrest, Nightingale, Overfield

Referee: L. Howarth

DIVISION TWO

SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY 1

Broadbent 54'

McIntosh, Staniforth, Curtis, T. McAnearney, O'Donnell, Finney, Quixall, Shiner, Froggatt, Broadbent

Attendance: 43,268

TUESDAY 28th FEBRUARY 1956

LIVERPOOL 1

Evans 80'

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

Referee: F. Stringer

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 0

Wood, Dunn, Ashall, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Charles, Forrest, Nightingale, Overfield

Attendance: 21,068

SATURDAY 3rd MARCH 1956

LINCOLN CITY 1

Neal 87'

Downie, Graham, Troops, Midleton, Emery, Neal, Muno, Gibson, Northcott, Bannan, Finch

Referee: J. Kelly

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 1

Charles penalty 49'

Wood, Dunn, Ashall, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Hutchinson, Charles, Forrest, Brook, Meek

Attendance: 13,713

SATURDAY 10th MARCH 1956

LEEDS UNITED 1

Charles 19'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Hutchinson, Charles, Forrest, Brook, Overfield

Referee: J. Collinge

DIVISION TWO

BLACKBURN ROVERS 2

Vernon 21', Langton 86'

Elvy, Taylor, Bell, R. Clayton, Kelly, K. Clayton, Douglas, Vernon, Briggs, Quigley, Langton

Attendance: 28,380

SATURDAY 17th MARCH 1956

STOKE CITY 2

Graver 28', Bowyer 80'

Robertson, Whiston, McCue, Cairns, Thomson, Sellars, Coleman, Kelly, Graver, Bowyer, Oscroft

Referee: W. Hickson

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 1

Brook 38'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Williams, Charles, Forrest, Brook, Overfield

Attendance: 22,784

SATURDAY 24th MARCH 1956

LEEDS UNITED 4

Brook 8', Nightingale 17', Charles 63', 85'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Williams, Charles, Brook, Nightingale, Meek

Missed penalty: Brook (saved by Major 11')

Referee: H. Taylor

DIVISION TWO

PLYMOUTH ARGYLE 2

Mitchell 32', 78'

Major, Robertson, Wyatt, Tilley, P. Langman, Wetton, Davies, N. Langman, Mitchell, Morgan, Stenner

Attendance: 12,348

FRIDAY 30th MARCH 1956

FULHAM 1

Chamberlain 14'

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

Referee: F. Gerrard

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 2

Brook 35', Charles 75'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Williams, Charles, Brook, Nightingale, Overfield

Attendance: 25,459

SATURDAY 31st MARCH 1956

NOTTINGHAM FOREST 2

Small 10', Lishman 76'

Nicholson, Whare, Thomas, Morley, McKinlay, Burkitt, Small, Scott, Higham, Lishman, Imlach

Referee: K. Dagnall

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 0

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Charles, Brook, Forrest, Overfield

Attendance: 19,448

MONDAY 2nd APRIL 1956

LEEDS UNITED 6

Charles xx', xx', xx', Nightingale xx', xx'

Brook xx'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Charles, Brook, Nightingale, Overfield

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

FULHAM 1

Haynes xx'

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

Attendance: 20,115

SATURDAY 7th APRIL 1956

LEEDS UNITED 4

Overfield 2', Brook 4', Charles 17', penalty 80'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Charles, Brook, Nightingale, Overfield

Referee: K. Hunt

DIVISION TWO

LEICESTER CITY 0

Anderson, Ogilvie, Milburn, Knapp, Ward, Hogg, Froggatt, Gardiner, Morris, Rowley, McNeil

Attendance: 26,408

SATURDAY 14th APRIL 1956

DONCASTER ROVERS 1

Wood own goal 75'

Gregg, Makepeace, Graham, Hunt, Williams, Teasdale, Mooney, Jeffrey, McMorran, Tindill, Walker

Referee: T. Wood

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 2

Charles 20', Nightingale 27'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Charles, Brook, Nightingale, Overfield

Attendance: 18,404

SATURDAY 21st APRIL 1956

LEEDS UNITED 2

Charles 17', Overfield 27'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Charles, Brook, Nightingale, Overfield

Referee: A. Bond

DIVISION TWO

BRISTOL ROVERS 1

Ward 3'

Radford, Bamford, Edwards, Pitt, Hale, Sampson, Petherbridge, Biggs, Meyer, Ward, Hooper

Attendance: 49,274

MONDAY 23rd APRIL 1955

ROTHERHAM UNITED 0

Quairney, Selkirk, Warner, Keyworth, Noble, Williams, Grainger, Guest, Johnson, Wilson, Bambridge

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 2

Nightingale xx', xx'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Charles, Brook, Nightingale, Overfield

Attendance: 20,013

SATURDAY 28th APRIL 1956

HULL CITY 1

Martin 13'

Fisher, Harrison, Jensen, Davidson, Berry, Bulless, Stephens, Martin, Bradbury, Clarke, Fraser

Referee: T. Wood

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 4

Charles 5', penalty 62', Brook 78', 80'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Charles, Brook, Nightingale, Overfield

Attendance: 31,123

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