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 (left the field 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 (left the field injured 45'), Eglington

Attendance: 31,379

THURSDAY 23rd AUGUST 1956

CHARLTON ATHLETIC 1

Gauld 26'

Marsh, Campbell, Townsend, Hewie, McCarthy, Ufton (left the field injured 3'), Hurst, Gauld, Ayre, White, Kiernan

Referee: R. Leafe

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 2

Charles 43', 62'

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

Attendance: 23,299

SATURDAY 25th AUGUST 1956

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 5

Brooks 10', Robb 35', Smith 44', Medwin 76',

Blanchflower 87'

Ditchburn, Norman, Hopkins, Blanchflower, Clarke, Marchi, Medwin, Harmer, Smith, Brooks, Robb

Referee: F. Stringer

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 1

Ripley 30'

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

Attendance: 51,212

WEDNESDAY 29th AUGUST 1956

LEEDS UNITED 4

Forrest 18', 52', Charles 31', Brook 63'

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

Referee: R. Leafe

DIVISION ONE

CHARLTON ATHLETIC 0

Marsh, Campbell, Townsens, Linn, Jago, Hammond, Hurst, Gauld, Ryan, White, Kiernan

Attendance: 34,444

SATURDAY 1st SEPTEMBER 1956

LEEDS UNITED 0

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

Referee: W. Hickson

DIVISION ONE

CHELSEA 0

Robertson, MacFarlane, Bellett, Armstrong, Wicks, Saunders, Allen, Brabrook, Tindall, Nicholas, Blunstone

Attendance: 38,679

WEDNESDAY 5th SEPTEMBER 1956

MANCHESTER CITY 1

McAdams xx'

Savage, Leivers, Little, Paul, Ewing, McTavish, Spurdle, McAdams, Revie, Hayes, Clarke

Referee: J. Topliss

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 0

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

Attendance: 34,185

SATURDAY 8th SEPTEMBER 1956

LEEDS UNITED 3

Meek 3', Charles 50', Brook 78'

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

Referee: R. Wood

DIVISION ONE

BOLTON WANDERERS 2

Lofthouse 43', Holden 89'

Hopkinson, Hartle, Banks, Henin, Higgins, G. Edwards, Holden, Stevens, Lofthouse, Parry, Gubbins

Attendance: 40,010

WEDNESDAY 12th SEPTEMBER 1956

LEEDS UNITED 2

Charles xx', Brook xx'

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

Referee: J. Topliss

DIVISION ONE

MANCHESTER CITY 0

Savage, Leivers, Little, Paul, Ewing, McTavish, Spurdle, McAdams, Revie, Hayes, Clarke

Attendance: 35,068

SATURDAY 15th SEPTEMBER 1956

WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS 1

Broadbent 88'

Finlayson, Stuart, Shorthouse, Slater, Wright, Flowers, Hooper, Broadbent, Murray, Wilshaw, Mullen

Missed penalty: Slater (saved by Wood 63')

Referee: J. Swain

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 2

Charles 48', 86'

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

Attendance: 40,824

SATURDAY 22nd SEPTEMBER 1956

LEEDS UNITED 1

Charles 19'

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

Referee: L. Tirebuck

DIVISION ONE

ASTON VILLA 0

Sims, Hogg, Aldis, Baxter, Dugdale, Saward, Smith, Sewell, Pace, Dixon, McParland

Attendance: 35,388

SATURDAY 29th SEPTEMBER 1956

LUTON TOWN 2

Turner 29', 74'

Baynham, Dunne, Jones, Morton, Owen, Groves, Davies, Turner, Gregory, Cummins, Cullen

Referee: J. Barradell

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 2

Charles 34', 78'

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

Attendance: 20,949

SATURDAY 6th OCTOBER 1956

CARDIFF CITY 4

Ford 13', Hitchens 26', 90',

Kerfoot own goal 47'

Vearncombe, Davies, R. Stitfall, Harrington, Malloy, Sullivan, Walsh, Reynolds, Ford, Hitchens, McSeveney

Referee: S. Barker

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 1

Forrest 1'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Marsden, Kerfoot, Meek, Charles, Ripley, Forrest, Overfield

Attendance: 38,333

SATURDAY 13th OCTOBER 1956

LEEDS UNITED 1

Ripley 74'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Marsden, Kerfoot, Meek, Charles, Forrest, Ripley, Overfield

Referee: N. Hough

DIVISION ONE

BIRMINGHAM CITY 1

Larkin 54'

Merrick, Hall, Green, Watts, Smith, Warhurst, Astall, Orritt, Brown, Larkin, Govan

Attendance: 34,460

SATURDAY 20th OCTOBER 1956

BURNLEY 0

McDonald, Smith, Winton, Seith, Adamson, Shannon, Gray, Mcllroy, McKay, Cheeseborough, Pilkington

Referee: G. Black

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 0

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Crowe, Forrest, Ripley, Overfield

Attendance: 26,440

SATURDAY 27th OCTOBER 1956

LEEDS UNITED 1

Wilson own goal 72'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Crowe, Forrest, Ripley, Overfield

Referee: F. Collinge

DIVISION ONE

PRESTON NORTH END 2

Baxter 65', Finney 80'

Else, R. Wilson, Walton, Docherty, Dunn, Evans, Campbell, T. Thompson, Finney, Baxter, Taylor

Attendance: 36,571

SATURDAY 3rd NOVEMBER 1956

NEWCASTLE UNITED 2

Keeble 35', Davies 81'

Simpson, Keith, McMichael, Stokoe, Casey, Keery, Mitchell, Keeble, Milburn, Eastham, Davies

Referee: G. Oliver

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 3

McKenna 22', 63', Charles 74'

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

Attendance: 49,034

SATURDAY 10th NOVEMBER 1956

LEEDS UNITED 3

Charles 43', 51', 73'

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

Referee: P. Power

DIVISION ONE

SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY 1

Finney 14'

Hinchcliffe, Curtis, Bingley, T. McAnearney, McEvoy, Gibson, Finney, Quixall, Shiner, Froggatt, Cargill

Attendance: 31,857

SATURDAY 17th NOVEMBER 1956

MANCHESTER UNITED 3

Whelan 19', 64', Charlton 57'

Wood, Foulkes, Byrne, Colman, Jones, McGuinness, Berry, Whelan, Taylor, Charlton, Pegg

Referee: R. Windle

SATURDAY 24th NOVEMBER 1956

LEEDS UNITED 3

Charles 66', 85', Forrest 68'

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

Referee: J. Mitchell

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 2

McKenna 26', Charles penalty 66'

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

Attendance: 52,401

DIVISION ONE

ARSENAL 3

Tapscott 9', 35', Holton 41'

Sullivan, Charlton, Evans, Goring, Dodgin, Bowen, Clapton, Tapscott, Holton, Bloomfield, Tiddy

Attendance: 39,113

SATURDAY 1st DECEMBER 1956

WEST BROMWICH ALBION 0

Sanders, Howe, Millard, Dudley, Kennedy, Barlow, Griffin, Robson, Kevan, Nicholls, Allen

Referee: T. Cooper

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 0

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

Attendance: 29,135

SATURDAY 8th DECEMBER 1956

LEEDS UNITED 4

Ripley 9', 68', Charles 52', 73'

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

Referee: J. Malcolm

DIVISION ONE

PORTSMOUTH 1

Harris 7'

Uprichard, McGhee, Mansell, Gunter, Rutter, Dickinson, Harris, Gordon, Weddle, Mclellan, Dale

Attendance: 29,866

SATURDAY 15th DECEMBER 1956

EVERTON 2

Gauld 44', 79'

Dunlop, Donovan, Tansey, Birch, Jones, Farrell, McNamara, Gauld, Kirby, Fielding, Eglington

Referee: K. Collinge

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 1

Ripley 37'

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

Attendance: 33,765

TUESDAY 25th DECEMBER 1956

BLACKPOOL 1

Brown xx'

Farm, Armfield, Firth, Kelly, Gratrix, Fenton, McKenna, Taylor, Mudie, Brown, Perry

Referee: unknown

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 1

Brook xx'

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

Attendance: 20,517

WEDNESDAY 26th DECEMBER 1956

LEEDS UNITED 5

Brook xx', xx', xx', Charles xx', xx'

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

Referee: unknown

DIVISION ONE

BLACKPOOL 0

Farm, Armfield, Firth, Kelly, Gratrix, Fenton, McKenna, Brown, Mudie, Durie, Perry

Attendance: 22,689

SATURDAY 29th DECEMBER 1956

CHELSEA 1

McNichol 23'

Matthews, MacFarlane, Sillett, Armstrong, Livingstone, Saunders, Brabrook, McNichol, Tindall, Nicholas, Blunstone

Referee: W. Hickson

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 1

Armstrong own goal 85'

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

Attendance: 43,860

SATURDAY 5th JANUARY 1957

LEEDS UNITED 1

Charles 61'

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

Missed penalty: Charles (saved by Vearncombe 61' - Charles scored from a second rebound)

Referee: J. Kelly

FA CUP 3rd ROUND

CARDIFF CITY 2

Stockin 51', McSeveney 63'

Vearncombe, Rutter, R. Stitfall, Baker, Malloy, Sullivan, Walsh, McSeveney, Hitchens, Stockin, Nugent

Attendance: 34,237

SATURDAY 12th JANUARY 1957

BOLTON WANDERERS 5

Dunn own goal xx', Lofthouse xx', xx',

Holden xx', Gubbins xx'

Hopkinson, Hartle, Threlfall, Henin, Higgins, G. Edwards, Holden, Stevens, Lofthouse, Webster, Gubbins

Referee: unknown

SATURDAY 19th JANUARY 1957

LEEDS UNITED 0

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Marsden, Kerfoot, Meek, Charles, Brook, Ripley, Overfield

Referee: unknown

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 3

Charles xx', xx', Meek xx'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Marsden, Kerfoot, Meek, Charles, Brook, Crowe, Overfield

Attendance: 25,705

DIVISION ONE

WOLVERHAMPTON WANDERERS 0

Williams, Stuart, Harris, Slater, Wright, Flowers, Hooper, Mason, Bonson, Broadbent, Mullen

Attendance: 32,910

SATURDAY 2nd FEBRUARY 1957

ASTON VILLA 1

Pace 54'

Sims, Lynn, Aldis, Crowther, Dugdale, Saward, Smith, Sewell, Pace, Dixon, McParland

Referee: unknown

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 1

Forrest 23'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Marsden, Kerfoot, Meek, Charles, Forrest, Crowe, Overfield

Attendance: 39,432

SATURDAY 9th FEBRUARY 1957

LEEDS UNITED 1

Charles xx'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Marsden, Kerfoot, Meek, Charles, Forrest, Crowe, Overfield

Referee: unknown

DIVISION ONE

LUTON TOWN 2

Brown xx', McLeod xx'

Baynham, Dunne, Aherne, Morton, Owen, Pearce, Shanks, Brown, Davies, Groves, McLeod

Attendance: 25,646

SATURDAY 16th FEBRUARY 1957

LEEDS UNITED 3

McKenna xx', Charles xx', Forrest xx'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Marsden, Kerfoot, McKenna, Charles, Brook, Forrest, Overfield

Referee: unknown

DIVISION ONE

CARDIFF CITY 0

Howells, Davies, R. Stitfall, C. Baker, Malloy, Sullivan, Walsh, Reynolds, Hitchen, Stockin, Goodwin

Attendance: 21,695

SATURDAY 23rd FEBRUARY 1957

PRESTON NORTH END 3

Foster xx', xx', Finney xx'

Else, Cunningham, Walton, Docherty, Dunn, O'Farrell, Dagger, Waterhouse, Finney, Foster, Taylor

Referee: unknown

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 0

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Marsden, Kerfoot, McKenna, Charles, Brook, Crowe, Overfield

Attendance: 14,036

SATURDAY 2nd MARCH 1957

LEEDS UNITED 1

Charles xx'

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

Referee: unknown

DIVISION ONE

TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 1

Stokes xx''

Reynolds, Baker, Norman, Blanchflower, Ryden, Marchi, Medwin, Harmer, Stokes, Brooks, Robb

Attendance: 33,895

SATURDAY 9th MARCH 1957

PORTSMOUTH 2

Dale xx', Weddle xx'

Uprichard, McGhee, Wilson, Gunter, Dickinson, Pickett, Harris, Gordon, Henderson, Weddle, Dale

Referee: unknown

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 5

Crowe xx', xx', Meek xx', Charles xx', xx'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Marsden, Kerfoot, Meek, Crowe, Charles, Brook, Overfield

Attendance: 23,596

MONDAY 11th MARCH 1957

LEEDS UNITED 1

Charles 82'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Marsden, Kerfoot, Meek, Crowe, Charles, Forrest, Overfield

Referee: unknown

DIVISION ONE

BURNLEY 1

Newlands 52'

McDonald, Angus, Winton, Seith, Miller, Shannon, Newlands, Mcllroy, Shackleton, Cheeseborough, Connelly

Attendance: 31,956

SATURDAY 16th MARCH 1957

LEEDS UNITED 0

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Marsden, Kerfoot, Meek, O'Brien, Charles, Brook, Overfield

Referee: unknown

DIVISION ONE

NEWCASTLE UNITED 0

S. Mitchell, Keith, McMichael, Stokoe, Casey, Scoular, B. Mitchell, White, Milburn, Eastham, Davies

Attendance: 32,541

TUESDAY 26th MARCH 1957

SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY 2

Quixall 7', Froggatt 25'

McIntosh, Martin, Curtis, McAnearney. T, McEvoy, O'Donnell, Finney, Quixall, Shiner, Frogatt, Broadbent

Referee: unknown

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 3

Charles 3', 62', 75'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Crowe, Charles, O'Brien, Overfield

Attendance: 33,205

SATURDAY 30th MARCH 1957

LEEDS UNITED 1

Charles 42'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Crowe, Charles, O'Brien, Overfield

Referee: unknown

DIVISION ONE

MANCHESTER UNITED 2

Berry 34', Charlton 88'

Wood, Foulkes, Byrne, Colman, Blanchflower, Edwards, Berry, Whelan, Webster, Charlton, Pegg

Attendance: 47,216

SATURDAY 6th APRIL 1957

ARSENAL 1

Herd xx'

Kelsey, Charlton, Evans, Holton, Dodgin, Bowen, Clapton, Tapscott, Herd, Bloomfield, Haverty

Referee: J. Mitchell

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 0

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Charlton, Kerfoot, Meek, Crowe, Charles, O'Brien, Overfield

Attendance: 40,388

SATURDAY 13th APRIL 1957

LEEDS UNITED 0

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Marsden, Kerfoot, Meek, Crowe, Charles, O'Brien, Overfield

Referee: unknown

DIVISION ONE

WEST BROMWICH ALBION 0

Sanders, Howe, Millard, Setters, Kennedy, Barlow, Nicholls, Robson, Allen, Kevan, Horobin

Attendance: 20,905

FRIDAY 19th APRIL 1957

SUNDERLAND 2

Anderson 17', Fleming 46'

Bollands, Hedley, McDonald, Revie, Aitken, Elliott, Bingham, Anderson, Fleming, Clark, Grainger

Referee: G. Black

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 0

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Marsden, Kerfoot, Meek, Brook, Charles, O'Brien, Overfield

Attendance: 56,551

SATURDAY 20th APRIL 1957

BIRMINGHAM CITY 6

Astall 7', Brown 16', 55',

Govan penalty 22', 23', 67'

Merrick, Hall, Green, Watts, Smith, Warhurst, Astall, Kinsey, Brown, Murphy, Govan

Referee: unknown

DIVISION ONE

LEEDS UNITED 2

Charles 5', 32'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Marsden, Kerfoot, Meek, Crowe, Charles, O'Brien, Overfield

Attendance: 30,642

MONDAY 22nd APRIL 1957

LEEDS UNITED 3

Charles xx', 73', Brook 53'

Wood, Dunn, Hair, Gibson, Marsden, Kerfoot, Meek, Brook, Charles, O'Brien, Overfield

Referee: G. Black

DIVISION ONE

SUNDERLAND 1

Grainger 81'

Fraser, Hedley, McDonald, Revie, Daniel, Elliott, Bingham, Anderson, Fleming, Clark, Grainger

Attendance: 29,328

P
W
D
L
F
A
PTS
1 Manchester United
42
28
8
6
103
54
64
2 Tottenham Hotspur
42
22
12
8
104
56
56
3 Preston North End
42
23
10
9
84
56
56
4 Blackpool
42
22
9
11
93
65
53
5 Arsenal
42
21
8
13
85
69
50
6 Wolverhampton Wanderers
42
20
8
14
94
70
48
7 Burnley
42
18
10
14
56
60
46
8 LEEDS UNITED
42
15
14
13
72
63
44
9 Bolton Wanderers
42
16
12
14
65
65
44
10 Aston Villa
42
14
15
13
65
55
43
11 West Bromwich Albion
42
14
14
14
59
61
42
12 Chelsea
42
13
13
16
73
73
39
13 Birmingham City
42
15
9
18
69
69
39
14 Sheffield Wednesday
42
16
6
20
82
88
38
15 Everton
42
14
10
18
61
79
38
16 Luton Town
42
14
9
19
58
76
37
17 Newcastle United
42
14
8
20
67
87
36
18 Manchester City
42
13
9
20
78
88
35
19 Portsmouth
42
10
13
19
62
92
33
20 Sunderland
42
12
8
22
67
88
32
Cardiff City
42
10
9
23
53
88
29
Charlton Athletic
42
9
4
29
62
120
22