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1952/53 Season

1952/53 Season

1952/53 was Manchester City's 51st season of competitive football - its 36th in the top division of English football, its 36th (total) and its 2nd consecutive season in the (old) English First Division. The leading goalscorer this season was Johnny Hart who scored 13 goals from just 21 appearances. The player who made the most appearances for the club this season was Bert Trautmann who played 45 times. The club had 16 different goalscorers and used 26 different players including 8 debutants. Debutants this season were Billy Sowden, Dave Ewing, Eric Webster, Fred Smith, Harry Anders, Ken Whitfield, Phil Woosnam and Roy Little.

Season Stats
45
15
8
22
81
93
0
0
26
Competitions
Competition Pld W D L GF GA Pts Outcome
English Division One (old) 42 14 7 21 72 87 35 20th
FA Cup 3 1 1 1 9 6 0 4th Round
League Table
Position Club Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Arsenal 42 21 12 9 97 64 33 54
2 Preston North End 42 21 12 9 85 60 25 54
3 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 19 13 10 86 63 23 51
4 West Bromwich Albion 42 21 8 13 66 60 6 50
5 Charlton Athletic 42 19 11 12 77 63 14 49
6 Burnley 42 18 12 12 67 52 15 48
7 Blackpool 42 19 9 14 71 70 1 47
8 Manchester United 42 18 10 14 69 72 -3 46
9 Sunderland 42 15 13 14 68 82 -14 43
10 Tottenham Hotspur 42 15 11 16 78 69 9 41
11 Aston Villa 42 14 13 15 63 61 2 41
12 Cardiff City 42 14 12 16 54 46 8 40
13 Middlesbrough 42 14 11 17 70 77 -7 39
14 Bolton Wanderers 42 15 9 18 61 69 -8 39
15 Portsmouth 42 14 10 18 74 83 -9 38
16 Newcastle United 42 14 9 19 59 70 -11 37
17 Liverpool 42 14 8 20 61 82 -21 36
18 Sheffield Wednesday 42 12 11 19 62 72 -10 35
19 Chelsea 42 12 11 19 56 66 -10 35
20 Manchester City 42 14 7 21 72 87 -15 35
21 Stoke City 42 12 10 20 53 66 -13 34
22 Derby County 42 11 10 21 59 74 -15 32
Matches 45
Date Competition Opposition Venue Result
23/08/1952 English Division One (old) Stoke City Away 1-2
27/08/1952 English Division One (old) Tottenham Hotspur Home 0-1
30/08/1952 English Division One (old) Manchester United Home 2-1
01/09/1952 English Division One (old) Tottenham Hotspur Away 3-3
06/09/1952 English Division One (old) Liverpool Home 0-2
08/09/1952 English Division One (old) Burnley Away 1-2
13/09/1952 English Division One (old) Middlesbrough Away 4-5
17/09/1952 English Division One (old) Burnley Home 0-0
20/09/1952 English Division One (old) West Bromwich Albion Home 0-1
27/09/1952 English Division One (old) Newcastle United Away 0-2
04/10/1952 English Division One (old) Cardiff City Home 2-2
11/10/1952 English Division One (old) Portsmouth Away 1-2
18/10/1952 English Division One (old) Bolton Wanderers Home 1-2
25/10/1952 English Division One (old) Aston Villa Away 0-0
01/11/1952 English Division One (old) Sunderland Home 2-5
08/11/1952 English Division One (old) Wolverhampton Wanderers Away 3-7
15/11/1952 English Division One (old) Charlton Athletic Home 5-1
22/11/1952 English Division One (old) Arsenal Away 1-3
29/11/1952 English Division One (old) Derby County Home 1-0
06/12/1952 English Division One (old) Blackpool Away 1-4
13/12/1952 English Division One (old) Chelsea Home 4-0
20/12/1952 English Division One (old) Stoke City Home 2-1
26/12/1952 English Division One (old) Preston North End Away 2-6
03/01/1953 English Division One (old) Manchester United Away 1-1
10/01/1953 FA Cup Swindon Town Home 7-0
17/01/1953 English Division One (old) Liverpool Away 1-0
24/01/1953 English Division One (old) Middlesbrough Home 5-1
31/01/1953 FA Cup Luton Town Home 1-1
04/02/1953 FA Cup Luton Town Away 1-5
07/02/1953 English Division One (old) West Bromwich Albion Away 1-2
14/02/1953 English Division One (old) Newcastle United Home 2-1
21/02/1953 English Division One (old) Cardiff City Away 0-6
28/02/1953 English Division One (old) Portsmouth Home 2-1
07/03/1953 English Division One (old) Bolton Wanderers Away 0-1
14/03/1953 English Division One (old) Aston Villa Home 4-1
21/03/1953 English Division One (old) Sunderland Away 3-3
28/03/1953 English Division One (old) Wolverhampton Wanderers Home 3-1
03/04/1953 English Division One (old) Sheffield Wednesday Home 3-1
04/04/1953 English Division One (old) Charlton Athletic Away 2-1
06/04/1953 English Division One (old) Sheffield Wednesday Away 1-1
11/04/1953 English Division One (old) Arsenal Home 2-4
18/04/1953 English Division One (old) Derby County Away 0-5
22/04/1953 English Division One (old) Preston North End Home 0-2
25/04/1953 English Division One (old) Blackpool Home 5-0
29/04/1953 English Division One (old) Chelsea Away 1-3
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