SHERIDAN DICTATES

GAME BY GAME: 1954-55

SATURDAY 21st AUGUST 1954

HULL CITY 0

Bly, Harrison, Jensen, Downie, Franklin, Durham, Atkinson, Gerrie, Crosbie, Ackerman, Dryburgh

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 2

Brook 31', Charles xx'

Scott, Dunn, Hair, Kerfoot, Marsden, Burden, Toner, Nightingale, Charles, Brook, McCall

Attendance: 32,071

WEDNESDAY 25th AUGUST 1954

LEEDS UNITED 2

Charles xx', xx'

Scott, Dunn, Hair, Kerfoot, Marsden, Burden, Williams, Nightingale, Charles, Toner, McCall

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

ROTHERHAM UNITED 4

Henderson 20', Marsden own goal xx',

Burke xx', Wilson xx'

Quairney, Selkirk, Silman, Marshall, Noble, Williams, Grainger, Henderson, Burke, Guest, Wilson

Attendance: 25,021

SATURDAY 28th AUGUST 1954

LEEDS UNITED 2

Toner 50', Vickers xx'

Scott, Dunn, Hair, Kerfoot, Charlton, Burden, Toner, Nightingale, Charles, Vickers, Williams

Referee: J. Hunt

DIVISION TWO

LINCOLN CITY 3

Finch 2', Dykes 28', Garvie 47'

Downie, Dykes, Troop, Wright, Emery, Owen, Finch, Garvie, Graver, Birch, Clews

Attendance: 22,326

MONDAY 30th AUGUST 1954

ROTHERHAM UNITED 3

Wilson xx', Grainger xx', Noble penalty 70'

Quairney, Selkirk, Johnson, Marshall, Noble, Williams, Grainger, Henderson, Burke, Guest, Wilson

Missed penalty: Noble (saved by Scott 42')

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 0

Scott, Dunn, Hair, Kerfoot, Marsden, Burden, Williams, Nightingale, Charles, Vickers, McCall

Attendance: 17,799

SATURDAY 4th SEPTEMBER 1954

BURY 5

Clarke 2', 73', Kelly 30', McCall own goal, 48',

Mcllvenney 66'

Goram, Fairclough, Massey, May, Neilson, Bardsley, Mcllvenney, Clarke, Kelly, Pearson, Law

Referee: G. Black

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 3

McCall 12', May own goal 25', Charles 56'

Scott, Dunn, Hair, Kerfoot, Charles, Burden, Williams, McCall, Fidler, Iggleden, Langley

Attendance: 15,357

WEDNESDAY 8th SEPTEMBER 1954

LEEDS UNITED 0

Scott, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Charles, Kerfoot, Nightingale, Brook, Forrest, Vickers, McCall

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

STOKE CITY 1

King 38'

Robertson, Short, McCue, Mountford, Thomson, Sellars, Hutchinson, Hutton, King, Cairns, Oscroft

Attendance: 20,295

SATURDAY 11th SEPTEMBER 1954

LEEDS UNITED 5

Nightingale, 13', 40', 90', Kerfoot, 34',

Brook, 51'

Scott, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Charles, Kerfoot, Williams, Nightingale, Forrest, Brook, McCall

Referee: A. Smith

DIVISION TWO

SWANSEA TOWN 2

C. Jones, 26', I. Allchurch 78'

King, Leavy, Thomas, Charles, Kiley, Burgess, L. Allchurch, Griffiths, Medwin, I. Allchurch, C. Jones

Attendance: 20,040

MONDAY 13th SEPTEMBER 1954

STOKE CITY 0

Robertson, Bourne, McCue, Mountford, Thomson, Sellars, Bevans, Hutton, King, Cairns, Oscroft

Note: Oscroft left the field injured after half an hour, but returned ten minutes later

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 1

Forrest 22'

Scott, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Charles, Kerfoot, Williams, Nightingale, Forrest, Brook, McCall

Attendance: 19,311

SATURDAY 18th SEPTEMBER 1954

LEEDS UNITED 1

Forrest 3'

Scott, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Charles, Kerfoot, Williams, Nightingale, Forrest, Brook, McCall

Referee: F. Stringer

DIVISION TW0

NOTTINGHAM FOREST 1

Thompson 68'

Walker, Whare, Thomas, Martin, McKinlay, Burkitt, Scott, Thompson, Ardron, Wilson, McLaren

Attendance: 22,402

SATURDAY 25th SEPTEMBER 1954

IPSWICH TOWN 1

Garneys xx'

Parry, Acres, Malcolm, Myles, Rees, Parker, Reed, Crowe, Garneys, Phillips, McLuckie

Referee: W. Dellow

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 2

Williams xx', Nightingale 86'

Scott, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Marsden, Kerfoot, Williams, Nightingale, Forrest, Brook, McCall

Attendance: 16,716

SATURDAY 2nd OCTOBER 1954

LEEDS UNITED 1

Forrest 79'

Scott, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Charles, Kerfoot, Williams, Nightingale, Forrest, Brook, McCall

Referee: J. Williams

DIVISION TWO

BIRMINGHAM CITY 0

Merrick, Hall, Green, Boyd, Newman, Warhurst, Stewart, Kinsey, Murphy, Lane, Govan

Attendance: 21,200

SATURDAY 9th OCTOBER 1954

DERBY COUNTY 2

R. Harrison 30', Upton 57'

Hunter, Barrowcliffe, Mozley, Young, Upton, Imlach, Powell, R. Harrison, Pye, Parry, Dunn

Referee: H. Beacock

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 4

Brook 14', 34', McCall 26', 73'

Scott, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Charles, Kerfoot, Williams, Nightingale, Forrest, Brook, McCall

Attendance: 20,214

SATURDAY 16th OCTOBER 1954

LEEDS UNITED 2

Forrest 86', Ripley 90'

Scott, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Marsden, Kerfoot, Williams, Nightingale, Forrest, Brook, McCall

Referee: R. Leafe

DIVISION TWO

WEST HAM UNITED 1

Dick 75'

Taylor, Bond, Kinsell, Malcom, Brown, O'Farrell, Hooper, Foan, Sexton, Dick, Andrews

Attendance: 21,074

SATURDAY 23rd OCTOBER 1954

BRISTOL ROVERS 5

Bradford xx', xx', Hooper xx', Meyer xx', xx'

Radford, Bamford, Watkins, Pitt, Warren, Anderson, Petherbridge, Bradford, Meyer, Roost, Hooper

Referee: E. Hill

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 1

Brook xx'

Scott, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Marsden, Kerfoot, Williams, Nightingale, Charles, Brook, McCall

Attendance: 24,568

SATURDAY 30th OCTOBER 1954

LEEDS UNITED 3

Williams 13', Nightingale 37', McCall 75'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Charles, Kerfoot, Williams, Nightingale, Forrest, Brook, McCall

Referee: R. Mann

DIVISION TWO

PLYMOUTH ARGYLE 2

Porteous 7', Anderson 12'

Shortt, Ratcliffe, Morgan, Tilley, Robertson, Dougall, Davies, Dews, Davis, Porteous, Anderson

Attendance: 20,613

SATURDAY 6th NOVEMBER 1954

PORT VALE 0

King, Turner, Potts, Mullard, Cheadle, Sproson, Askey, Leake, Hayward, Smith, Cunliffe

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 1

Nightingale 17'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Charles, Kerfoot, Williams, Nightingale, Forrest, Brook, McCall

Attendance: 16,062

SATURDAY 13th NOVEMBER 1954

LEEDS UNITED 1

Ripley 26'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Kerfoot, Charles, Ripley, Williams, Nightingale, Forrest, Brook, McCall

Referee: P. Rhodes

DIVISION TWO

DONCASTER ROVERS 0

Hardwick, Makepeace, Graham, Hunt, J. Lawlor, Herbert, Mooney, C. Lawlor, Walker, Brown, Tindill

Attendance: 15,757

SATURDAY 20th NOVEMBER 1954

NOTTS COUNTY 1

Broadbent 78'

Bradley, Southwell, Deans, Adamson, Leuty, Jarvis, Willis, Carver, Johnston, Wylie, Broadbent

Referee: W. Hickson

SATURDAY 27th NOVEMBER 1954

LEEDS UNITED 2

Forrest 56' Charles penalty 74'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Charles, Kerfoot, Williams, Nightingale, Forrest, Brook, McCall

Referee: G. Black

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 2

Nightingale 33', 76'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Charles, Kerfoot, Williams, Nightingale, Forrest, Brook, McCall

Attendance: 14,519

DIVISION TWO

LIVERPOOL 2

Liddell 4', 88'

Rudham, Lambert, Moran, Wilkinson, Hughes, Twentyman, Arnell, Rowley, Anderson, Evans, Liddell

Attendance: 22,263

SATURDAY 4th DECEMBER 1954

BLACKBURN ROVERS 1

Langton penalty 63'

Elvy, Stuart, Taylor, Clayton, Kelly, Bell, Mooney, Crossan, Briggs, Quigley, Langton

Referee: R. Windle

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 2

Nightingale 50', 80'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Charles, Kerfoot, Williams, Nightingale, Forrest, Brook, McCall

Attendance: 26,187

SATURDAY 11th DECEMBER 1954

LEEDS UNITED 1

Charles 55'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Charles, Kerfoot, Toner, Nightingale, Forrest, Vickers, McCall

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

FULHAM 1

Newcombe 73'

Black, Fisher, Lawler, Hill, Brice, Lowe, Newcombe, Robson, Jezzard, Haynes, Mitten

Attendance: 30,714

SATURDAY 18th DECEMBER 1954

LEEDS UNITED 3

Brook 15', Nightingale xx', Forrest 81'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Charles, Kerfoot, Williams, Nightingale, Forrest, Brook, McCall

Referee: W. Heselton

DIVISION TWO

HULL CITY 0

Teece, Harrison (left the field with a broken leg 8'), Neal, Horton, Franklin, Durham, Atkinson, Crosbie, Davidson, Ackerman, Cripsey

Attendance: 23,991

SATURDAY 25th DECEMBER 1954

LEEDS UNITED 1

Forrest 90'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Charles, Mollatt, Williams, Nightingale, Forrest, Brook, McCall

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

MIDDLESBROUGH 1

Scott 71'

Ugolini, Barnard, Brown, Harris, Robinson, Dicks, Delapenha, Scott, Wayman, Hartnett

Attendance: 26,344

MONDAY 27th DECEMBER 1954

MIDDLESBROUGH 1

Wayman 6'

Ugolini, Barnard, Brown, Harris, Robinson, Dicks, Delapenha, Scott, Wayman, Hartnett

Referee: L. Howarth

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 0

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Charles, Mollatt, Williams, Nightingale, Forrest, Brook, McCall

Attendance: 45,271

SATURDAY 1st JANUARY 1955

LINCOLN CITY 2

Littler 45', Dykes 60'

Downie, Graham, Troops, Middleton, Emery, Neal, Munro, Garvie, Littler, Dykes, Finch

Referee: J. Hunt

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 0

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Charles, Mollatt, Williams, Nightingale, Forrest, Brook, McCall

Attendance: 12,231

SATURDAY 8th JANUARY 1955

LEEDS UNITED 2

Kerfoot 49', Charles 70'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Marsden, Kerfoot, Williams, Charles, Brook, Nightingale, McCall

Referee: A. Smith

FA CUP 3rd ROUND

TORQUAY UNITED 2

J T. Smith 25', 27'

Jeffries, Towers, H. Smith, Lewis, Webber, Norman, Shaw, Collins, Dobbie, Mills, J T. Smith

Attendance: 28,150

WEDNESDAY 12th JANUARY 1955

TORQUAY UNITED 4

Collins 2', Dunn own goal 60', Dobbie 65',

Mills 88'

Jeffries, J V. Smith, H. Smith, Lewis, Webber, Norman, Shaw, Collins, Dobbie, Mills, J T. Smith

Referee: A. Smith

FA CUP 3rd ROUND REPLAY

LEEDS UNITED 0

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Marsden, Kerfoot, Williams, Charles, Brook, Nightingale, McCall

Attendance: 12,000

SATURDAY 15th JANUARY 1955

LEEDS UNITED 1

Lydon 23'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Mollatt, Charles, Kerfoot, Toner, Iggleden, Forrest, Brook, Lydon

Referee: G. Black

DIVISION TWO

BURY 0

Conway, Wilson, Massey, Bardsley, Neilson, Cockburn, Fletcher, Daniel, Kelly, Pearson, Law

Attendance: 8,954

SATURDAY 22nd JANUARY 1955

SWANSEA TOWN 2

I. Allchurch 47', L. Allchurch 56'

King, Willis, Keane, Charles, Kiley, Burgess, L. Allchurch, Griffiths, Medwin, I. Allchurch, C. Jones

Referee: N. Smith

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 0

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Mollatt, Charles, Kerfoot, Toner, Iggleden, Forrest, Brook, Lydon

Attendance: 19,637

SATURDAY 5th FEBRUARY 1955

NOTTINGHAM FOREST 1

Barrett 15'

Farmer, Hutchinson, Thomas, Morley, McKenna, Burkitt, Scott, Kelly, Wilson, Barrett, Small

Referee: F. Stringer

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 1

Charles penalty 70'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Charles, Kerfoot, Williams, Vickers, Forrest, Brook, McCall

Attendance: 17,680

SATURDAY 12th FEBRUARY 1955

LEEDS UNITED 4

Brook 12', 88', Vickers 70', 81'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Charles, Kerfoot, Williams, Nightingale, Brook, Vickers, McCall

Referee: R. Langdale

DIVISION TWO

IPSWICH TOWN 1

McLuckie 71'

Parry, Acres, Feeney, Malcolm, Rees, Parker, Reed, Crowe, Grant, Elsworthy, McLuckie

Attendance: 12,038

SATURDAY 26th FEBRUARY 1955

LEEDS UNITED 1

Charles penalty 81'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Ripley, Charles, Kerfoot, Williams, Nightingale, Brook, Iggleden, Lydon

Referee: H. Beacock

DIVISION TWO

DERBY COUNTY 0

Webster, Barrowcliffe, Savin (left the field injured 88'), Patrick, Oliver, Clark, Upton, Imlach, McQuillan, Powell, Buchanan

Attendance: 16,994

WEDNESDAY 2nd MARCH 1955

BIRMINGHAM CITY 2

Govan 55', Lane 80'

Merrick, Hall, Green, Boyd, Smith, Warhurst, Astall, Kinsey, Lane, Murphy, Govan

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 0

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charles, Kerfoot, Williams, Nightingale, Brook, Iggleden, Lydon

Attendance: 10,774

SATURDAY 5th MARCH 1955

WEST HAM UNITED 2

Foan 26', Bennett 63'

Taylor, Wright, Hallas, Malcolm, Allison, O'Farrell, Hooper, Bennett, Foan, Dare, Musgrove

Note: West Ham's Harry Hooper got married on the morning of the game

Referee: R. Leafe

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 1

Forrest 83'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charles, Kerfoot, Webb, Nightingale, Brook, Forrest, McCall

Attendance: 19,664

SATURDAY 12th MARCH 1955

LEEDS UNITED 2

Forrest 1', Brook 36'

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

Referee: E. Hill

DIVISION TWO

BRISTOL ROVERS 0

Radford, Bamford, Allcock, Pitt, Warren, Sampson, Petherbridge, Bradford, Lambden, Roost, Biggs

Attendance: 16,922

SATURDAY 19th MARCH 1955

PLYMOUTH ARGYLE 3

Willis 6', Anderson 61', Davis 69'

Shortt, Ratcliffe, Jones, Tilley, Langman, Robertson, Davies, Willis, Davis, Rowley, Anderson

Missed penalty: Ratcliffe (wide 28' - twice taken, Ratcliffe scored the first but the referee ordered a re-take)

Note: Plymouth's Davis got married on the morning of the game

Referee: G. Sawyer

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 1

Brook 40'

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

Attendance: 19,968

SATURDAY 26th MARCH 1955

LEEDS UNITED 3

Henderson 49', Ripley 60' Charles penalty 75'

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

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

PORT VALE 0

King, Turner, Potts, Mullard, Cheadle, Sproson, Cunliffe, Smith, Stephenson, Griffiths, Done

Attendance: 8,831

SATURDAY 2nd APRIL 1955

DONCASTER ROVERS 0

Hardwick, Makepeace, Graham, Hunt, Williams, Herbert, Mooney, McMorran, J. Walker, Jeffrey, R. Walker

Referee: J. Clough

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 1

Brook 65'

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

Attendance: 12,740

FRIDAY 8th APRIL 1955

LUTON TOWN 0

Baynham, Dunne, Aherne, Pemberton, Owen, Watkins, Davies, Turner, Groves, Cummins, Adam

Referee: J. Williams

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 0

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

Attendance: 25,775

SATURDAY 9th APRIL 1955

LEEDS UNITED 2

Brook 30', Nightingale 58'

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

Referee: W. Hickson

DIVISION TWO

NOTTS COUNTY 0

Bradley, Cruickshank, Deans, Adamson, Leuty, Chatham, Willis, Wylie, Jackson, Broadbent, Crookes

Attendance: 24,564

MONDAY 11th APRIL 1955

LEEDS UNITED 4

Brook 11', Charles penalty xx', penalty 81',

Henderson 76'

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

Referee: unknown

DIVISION TWO

LUTON TOWN 0

Baynham, Dunne, Aherne, Pemberton, Owen, Watkins, Davies, Turner, Groves, Cummin, Shanks

Attendance: 29,583

SATURDAY 16th APRIL 1955

LIVERPOOL 2

Payne 47', Rowley 58'

Rudham, Lambert, Moran, Saunders, Campbell, Twentyman, Payne, Rowley, Liddell, Evans, A'Court

Referee: G. Black

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 2

Meek 50', Brook 83'

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

Attendance: 34,950

SATURDAY 23rd APRIL 1955

LEEDS UNITED 2

Brook 43', 76'

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

Referee: R. Windle

DIVISION TWO

BLACKBURN ROVERS 0

Elvy, Smith, Eckersley, Clayton, Stuart, Bell, Mooney, Crossan, Briggs, Quigley, Langton

Attendance: 39,208

SATURDAY 30th APRIL 1955

FULHAM 1

Robson 10'

Black, Wilson, Lawler, Smith, Greenwood, Stapleton, Barton, Robson, Jezzard, Haynes, Mitten

Referee: T. Jepson

DIVISION TWO

LEEDS UNITED 3

Smith own goal 48', Henderson 86',

Nightingale 88'

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

Attendance: 21,400

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W
D
L
F
A
PTS
Birmingham City
42
22
10
10
92
47
54
Luton Town
42
23
8
11
88
53
54
3 Rotherham United
42
25
4
13
94
64
54
4 LEEDS UNITED
42
23
7
12
70
53
53
5 Stoke City
42
21
10
11
69
46
52
6 Blackburn Rovers
42
22
6
14
114
79
50
7 Notts County
42
21
6
15
74
71
48
8 West Ham United
42
18
10
14
74
70
46
9 Bristol Rovers
42
19
7
16
75
70
45
10 Swansea Town
42
17
9
16
86
83
43
11 Liverpool
42
16
10
16
86
83
42
12 Middlesbrough
42
18
6
18
73
82
42
13 Bury
42
15
11
16
77
72
41
14 Fulham
42
14
11
17
77
72
41
15 Nottingham Forest
42
16
7
19
58
62
39
16 Lincoln City
42
13
10
19
68
79
36
17 Port Vale
42
12
11
19
48
71
35
18 Doncaster Rovers
42
14
7
21
58
95
35
19 Hull City
42
12
10
20
44
69
34
20 Plymouth Argyle
42
12
7
23
57
82
31
Ipswich Town
42
11
6
25
57
92
28
Derby County
42
7
9
26
53
82
23