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SEASON: 1951-52


Prev Season: 1950-51
Next Season: 1952-53
DIVISION:
English Second Division (Tier 2)

MANAGER(s):
Billy Walker

FA Cup:
3rd Round (Blackburn Rovers (A) 0-2)

League Cup:
-


Top Goalscorer:
Wally Ardron (29 goal)


ALL GAMES
Competitive Games:
44

Competitive Goals:
79

Goals per game:
1.8



LEAGUE GAMES
League Games:
42

League Points:
49 out of 84 (2 points per win)

Points Percentage:
58.3%

Goals scored, conceded and win and loss margins
Goal count:1 goal2 goals3 goals4 goals5+ goals
Scored11 times14 times8 times4 times
Conceded14 times9 times7 times2 times1 time
Won By7 times7 times3 times1 time
Lost By5 times5 times2 times

ATTENDANCES
Highest League Attendance:
40,005 (League - Notts County)

Lowest League Attendance:
18,975 (League - Queens Park Rangers)

Average League Attendance:
28,158

Highest Cup Attendance:
-

Lowest Cup Attendance:
-

MISC
Clean Sheets:
11

Red cards:
0

Yellow cards:
0



END OF SEASON TABLE

DIVISION TWOHomeAwayResults
Pos Club P W D L F A W D L F A W D L F AGA* Pts Result Home Away
1Sheffield Wednesday42211110100661443542377746431.51553Promoted as Champions2-11-1
2Cardiff City42201111725418215215291020391.33351Promoted2-31-4
3Birmingham City4221912675611643621103831351.196510-12-0
4Nottingham Forest4218131177621263412267836401.24249--
5Leicester City4219914786412634824731130401.219472-21-3
6Leeds United42181113595713713515541224421.035471-10-0
7Everton42171015645812544225551122331.103442-00-1
8Luton Town42161214777897546357593143.987442-03-3
9Rotherham United4217817737111464025641133461.028424-22-1
10Brentford4215121554551173342045122035.982422-01-1
11Sheffield United4218519907613265728531333481.184410-24-1
12West Ham United4215111667771353482926131948.870410-01-3
13Southampton4215111661731164402545122148.836413-02-5
14Blackburn Rovers421761954631137353063121933.857401-02-3
15Notts County4216719716811554527521426411.044393-22-2
16Doncaster Rovers42131217556094829284892632.917381-11-0
17Bury421572067691326432225142447.971371-00-2
18Hull City4213111860701155442326131647.857374-04-1
19Swansea Town4212121872761047452628112750.947362-22-1
20Barnsley421114175972876393337112039.819363-31-1
21Coventry City42146225982957363351152349.72034Relegated3-13-3
22Queens Park Rangers421112195281885353534141746.64234Relegated3-13-4
*GA = Goal Average
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GAMES

League
WeekDateOpponentH/AScoreResultAttPosGroundNotes
1Sat Aug 18, 1951Rotherham UnitedA2-1Win18,4636Millmoor
2Wed Aug 22, 1951SouthamptonH3-0Win32,4702
3Sat Aug 25, 1951Cardiff CityH2-3Loss31,7763
4Wed Aug 29, 1951SouthamptonA2-5Loss19,39210The Dell
5Sat Sep 01, 1951Birmingham CityA2-0Win23,1926St. Andrews
6Wed Sep 05, 1951EvertonA0-1Loss33,61312Goodison Park
7Sat Sep 08, 1951Leicester CityH2-2Draw37,64210
8Wed Sep 12, 1951EvertonH2-0Win24,2535
9Sat Sep 15, 1951Notts CountyA2-2Draw44,0876Meadow Lane
10Sat Sep 22, 1951BrentfordA1-1Draw26,3507Griffin Park
11Sat Sep 29, 1951Doncaster RoversH1-1Draw26,7136
12Sat Oct 06, 1951Luton TownH2-0Win31,2575
13Sat Oct 13, 1951BuryA0-2Loss16,0078Gigg Lane
14Sat Oct 20, 1951Swansea TownH2-2Draw20,5538
15Sat Oct 27, 1951Coventry CityA3-3Draw19,2507Highfield Road
16Sat Nov 03, 1951West Ham UnitedH0-0Draw20,7437
17Sat Nov 10, 1951Sheffield UnitedA4-1Win40,1186Bramall Lane
18Sat Nov 17, 1951BarnsleyH3-3Draw23,1517
19Sat Nov 24, 1951Hull CityA4-1Win24,9245Boothferry Park
20Sat Dec 01, 1951Blackburn RoversH1-0Win24,3355
21Sat Dec 08, 1951Queens Park RangersA3-4Loss12,1136Loftus Road
22Sat Dec 15, 1951Rotherham UnitedH4-2Win31,0915
23Sat Dec 22, 1951Cardiff CityA1-4Loss19,8606Ninian Park
24Tue Dec 25, 1951Sheffield WednesdayA1-1Draw61,0627Hillsborough
25Wed Dec 26, 1951Sheffield WednesdayH2-1Win39,5305
26Sat Dec 29, 1951Birmingham CityH0-1Loss34,3167
27Sat Jan 05, 1952Leicester CityA1-3Loss31,1948Filbert Street
28Sat Jan 19, 1952Notts CountyH3-2Win40,0058
29Sat Jan 26, 1952BrentfordH2-0Win21,6495
30Sat Feb 09, 1952Doncaster RoversA1-0Win25,4703Belle Vue
31Sat Feb 16, 1952Luton TownA3-3Draw18,3691Kenilworth Road
32Sat Mar 01, 1952BuryH1-0Win26,2211
33Sat Mar 08, 1952Swansea TownA2-1Win22,2811Vetch Field
34Sat Mar 15, 1952Coventry CityH3-1Win31,0961
35Sat Mar 22, 1952West Ham UnitedA1-3Loss23,1292Upton Park
36Sat Mar 29, 1952Sheffield UnitedH0-2Loss20,5432
37Sat Apr 05, 1952BarnsleyA1-1Draw11,3413Oakwell
38Fri Apr 11, 1952Leeds UnitedH1-1Draw28,8083
39Sat Apr 12, 1952Hull CityH4-0Win26,2013
40Mon Apr 14, 1952Leeds UnitedA0-0Draw26,5113Elland Road
41Sat Apr 19, 1952Blackburn RoversA2-3Loss24,3123Ewood Park
42Sat Apr 26, 1952Queens Park RangersH3-1Win18,9754


FA Cup
DateOpponentRoundReplayCountH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sat Jan 12, 1952Blackburn Rovers3H2-2Draw-
Wed Jan 16, 1952Blackburn Rovers3Y1A0-2Loss-Ewood Park


Friendly
DateOpponentCountryH/AScoreResultAttGroundNotes
Sat Feb 23, 1952Bolton WanderersEnglandH3-3Draw-
Mon Apr 07, 1952Bexhill-on-SeaEnglandA12-1Win-
Fri May 02, 1952Brighton and Hove AlbionEnglandA4-5Loss-
Wed May 14, 1952Guernsey XIEnglandA5-2Win-



SQUAD
Season Record (Competitive Games only)
Pos Num PlayerP W D L Goals Yellows Reds Went Off Came On Unused Sub Notes
GKDanny Canning5212
GKHarry Walker39161310
GKWilliam Farmer
DBob McKinlay22
DGeoff Thomas (1944-60)3213127
DHorace Gager39171111
DJames Clarke11
MAlan Orr24996
MBill Whare22967
MJack Burkitt251087
MJack Hutchinson3314109
MRobert McCall11
MWally Ardron4118121129
FAlan Moore158435
FBrian Burton11
FCollin Collindridge3513111110
FFreddie Scott431813125
FJohn Love6512
FNoel Kelly176653
FRoland 'Tot' Leverton157445
FTom Johnson113625
FTommy Capel331671011
FTommy Wilson211
FWilliam Morley421812122


GOALSCORERS


Competitive goals only
GoalsPlayerGames
29Wally Ardron41
11Tommy Capel33
10Collin Collindridge35
5Alan Moore15
5Freddie Scott43
5Roland 'Tot' Leverton15
5Tom Johnson11
3Noel Kelly17
2John Love6
2William Morley42



LEAGUE DOUBLES
Home and away victories for the season

1951-52

Opponent Date H/A Score Date H/A Score
Hull CitySat Nov 24, 1951A4-1Sat Apr 12, 1952H4-0
Rotherham UnitedSat Aug 18, 1951A2-1Sat Dec 15, 1951H4-2