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269 Saturday, 5 April 1952
Home International Championship 1951-52 (57th) Match

   Scotland 1 England 2 [0-2]
Match Summary
 
 
Domestic Football Results                                                            Teams in a silver box denotes a player representing England
Football Association Challenge Cup Semi-Final:
 
Chelsea 1 Arsenal 1
   White Hart Lane, Tottenham (68,084)
Gray ~
Cox
    
    
Football League Division One: 
 
Aston Villa 4 Fulham 1
   Villa Park, Birmingham (20,500)
Dixon, Goffin, Thompson, Walsh ~ Stevens
    
Blackpool 1 Bolton Wanderers 0
   Bloomfield Road, Blackpool (17,374)
Mortensen
Blackpool were without Tommy Garrett
Bolton were without Nat Lofthouse
    
Derby County 3 Middlesbrough 1
   Baseball Ground, Derby (10,567)
Parry, Stamps, Powell ~ Mochan
 
Huddersfield Town 2
Preston North End 0

   Leeds Road, Huddersfield (15,815)
Glazzard, McEvoy
Preston were without Tom Finney
    
Liverpool 2 Stoke City 1
   Anfield Road, Liverpool (19,740)
Paisley, Baron ~ McIntosh
Liverpool were without Billy Liddell
    
Manchester City 1
West Bromwich Albion 2

   Maine Road, Manchester (13,842)
Revie ~ Nicholls, Allen
Manchester City were without Ivor Broadis
    
Portsmouth 1 Manchester United 0
   Fratton Park, Portsmouth (25,522)
Reid
Portsmouth were without Jack Froggatt, Jimmy Dickinson & Jimmy Scoular
United were without Stan Pearson and Jack Rowley
    
Sunderland 1 Charlton Athletic 1
   Roker Park, Sunderland (21,206)
Ford ~ Fenton
    
Wolverhampton Wanderers 1
Burnley 2

   Molineux Ground, Wolverhampton (18,000)
Hancocks ~ Shannon, McIlroy
Wolves were without Billy Wright
   
   
Division One Table
Team P Home Away F A
W D L W D L
Manchester United 36 11 3 3 8 6 5 73 47 47
                     
Arsenal 35 11 6 1 8 3 6 68 47 47
Portsmouth 37 12 3 4 7 5 6 63 50 46
Tottenham Hotspur 37 14 1 4 5 6 7 67 48 45
Aston Villa 36 11 3 5 5 5 7 66 59 40
Liverpool 37 6 10 3 5 8 5 53 49 40
Bolton Wanderers 37 9 7 3 6 3 9 56 56 40
Preston North End 38 8 4 6 6 7 7 66 52 39
Blackpool 36 12 3 4 4 4 9 55 53 39
Charlton Athletic 37 10 4 3 5 5 10 62 60 39
Newcastle United 34 10 4 2 5 4 9 84 59 38
Wolverhampton Wanderers 37 8 5 6 4 8 6 69 60 37
Manchester City 37 7 5 7 5 8 5 54 51 37
Burnley 37 8 5 5 6 4 9 52 50 37
Sunderland 37 6 6 7 6 4 8 56 56 34
Derby County 36 9 3 6 5 3 10 59 69 34
Chelsea 34 9 2 7 4 3 9 43 54 31
West Bromwich Albion 35 5 8 4 4 4 10 59 70 30
Stoke City 37 6 6 6 4 1 14 40 74 27
Middlesbrough 35 8 4 5 2 2 14 49 81 26
                     
Huddersfield Town 37 8 2 9 0 5 13 43 72 23
Fulham 36 3 7 7 3 3 13 50 70 22

 
Division One Leading Goalscorers
 
     
Football League Division Two: 
 
Barnsley 1 Nottingham Forest 1
   Oakwell, Barnsley (10,706)
Lumley ~ Moore
    
Blackburn Rovers 1 Birmingham City 4
   Ewood Park, Blackburn (19,000)
Warhurst OG ~ Smith, Briggs (2), Dailey
Birmingham were without Gil Merrick
 
Bury 1 Sheffield Wednesday 2
   Gigg Lane, Bury (14,705)
Plant ~ Quixall, Dooley
 
Coventry City 2 Everton 1
   Highfield Road, Coventry (13,489)
Warner, Lowrie ~ Parker
    
Hull City 3 Leicester City 1
   Boothferry Park, Hull (24,378)
Carter, Harrison, Gerrie ~ Rowley
    
Luton Town 2 Leeds United 1
   Kenilworth Road, Luton (10,000)
Moore (2) ~ Iggleden
    
Notts County 0 Rotherham United 3
   Meadow Lane, Nottingham (13,161)
Marshall, White, Shaw
    
Queen's Park Rangers 1 Cardiff City 1
   Loftus Road, Shepherd's Bush (17,827)
Smith (pen) ~ Grant
    
Sheffield United 1 Brentford 4
   Bramall Lane, Sheffield (28,000)
Smith ~ Lawton, Paton, Dare, Harper
 
Swansea Town 1 Southampton 1
   Vetch Field, Swansea (19,000)
Bellis
(pen) ~ Bates
 
West Ham United 3
Doncaster Rovers
3

   Boleyn Ground, Upton Park (18,000)
Gazzard, Barrett, Andrews
~ Lawlor, Giles, Doherty
 
 
Division Two Table
Team P Home Away F A
W D L W D L
Sheffield Wednesday 37 13 2 3 5 7 7 90 61 45
Birmingham City 37 8 6 4 10 3 6 59 45 45
                     
Nottingham Forest 37 10 5 3 6 6 7 67 57 43
Rotherham United 37 11 4 3 6 4 9 71 60 42
Leeds United 36 11 6 1 5 3 10 51 47 41
Cardiff City 35 13 2 1 2 8 9 55 46 40
Leicester City 37 10 5 3 6 3 10 71 61 40
Sheffield United 37 13 2 4 4 3 11 84 66 39
Southampton 38 11 5 3 3 5 11 58 66 38
Brentford 35 10 4 2 4 5 10 47 43 37
Luton Town 36 7 6 5 6 5 7 65 65 37
Everton 37 10 4 4 4 5 10 54 55 37
Doncaster Rovers 37 8 4 6 4 7 8 52 55 35
West Ham United 36 11 5 3 2 4 11 58 70 35
Notts County 37 9 5 5 5 1 12 63 64 34
Barnsley 36 8 6 5 3 5 9 52 61 33
Blackburn Rovers 36 9 3 7 5 2 10 44 53 33
Swansea Town 37 9 4 6 1 7 10 63 67 31
Bury 37 11 2 6 1 5 12 57 62 31
Hull City 37 9 5 5 1 6 11 54 60 31
                     
Coventry City 37 8 5 6 5 0 13 50 71 31
Queen's Park Rangers 37 6 8 5 2 4 12 44 74 28

 
Division Two Leading Goalscorers
 
     
Football League Division Three (South): 
 
Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 1
Norwich City 2

   Dean Court, Bournemouth (6,903)
Woodward ~ Ashman (pen), Gavin
    
Brighton & Hove Albion 1
Bristol Rovers 1

   Goldstone Ground, Brighton (14,265)
Mansell ~ Lambden
 
Bristol City 2 Walsall 0
   Ashton Gate, Bedminister (6,842)
Rogers, Rodgers
 
Gillingham 1 Watford 0
   Priestfields, Gillingham (10,000)
Russell
    
Ipswich Town 1 Shrewsbury Town 0
   Portman Road, Ipswich (10,227)
Garneys
    
Millwall 0 Plymouth Argyle 2
   The Den, New Cross (25,810)
Dews, Tadman
    
Newport County 0 Colchester United 1
  
Somerton Park, Newport (7,000)
McCurley
    
Northampton Town 1 Swindon Town 0
   County Ground, Northampton (7,425)
Staroscik
    
Port Vale 3 Leyton Orient 0
   Vale Park, Stoke-on-Trent (7,300)
Hulligan, Mullard, Steele
 
Reading 3 Crystal Palace 1
   Elm Park, Reading (11.511)
Lewis
(2 (1pen)), Blackman ~ Bennett
 
Southend United 0  Exeter City 0
   Grainger Road, Southend (6,000)
 
Torquay United 6 Aldershot 1
   Plainmoor, Torquay (6,182)
Northcott
(3), Edds, Marchant, Rogers OG ~ Menzies
 
 

Division Three (South) Table
Team P Home Away F A
W D L W D L
Plymouth Argyle 40 19 1 1 8 5 6 98 42 60
                     
Reading 39 16 1 2 10 1 9 99 51 54
Brighton & Hove Albion 39 14 3 3 9 4 6 79 51 53
Norwich City 39 13 1 4 8 8 5 70 46 51
Millwall 39 13 4 2 7 6 7 62 45 50
Bristol Rovers 37 10 4 4 6 7 7 66 42 43
Newport County 38 10 6 3 7 3 9 67 70 43
Northampton Town 38 14 1 5 5 3 10 74 57 42
Southend United 38 11 6 1 3 4 13 57 56 38
Colchester United 38 9 5 4 5 5 10 48 60 38
Bournemouth & Boscombe A. 39 9 4 7 5 4 10 54 57 36
Ipswich Town 38 11 3 6 4 3 11 55 60 36
Bristol City 37 11 5 4 2 5 10 48 53 36
Port Vale 39 8 11 1 3 3 13 44 55 36
Torquay United 40 7 3 10 6 6 8 74 86 35
Crystal Palace 38 8 4 7 6 2 11 53 64 34
Swindon Town 37 6 8 4 5 4 10 44 57 34
Leyton Orient 40 9 4 6 4 3 14 45 60 33
Watford 39 5 7 8 6 3 10 51 70 32
Aldershot 38 7 3 8 6 2 12 59 82 31
Shrewsbury Town 40 9 3 9 1 7 11 54 76 30
Gillingham 38 8 6 5 1 5 13 60 64 29
                     
Exeter City 40 8 3 9 2 4 14 54 78 27
Walsall 39 9 3 8 2 2 15 46 79 27

 
Division Three (South) Leading Goalscorers
 
     
Football League Division Three (North): 
 
Bradford City 2 Barrow 2
   Valley Parade, Bradford (5,684)
Ward, King ~ Gordon (2)
    
Chester 0 Stockport County 0
   Sealands Road, Chester (5,600)
 
Crewe Alexandra 4 Halifax Town 1
   Gresty Road, Crewe (2,800)
Catterick (3), Meaney ~ Henry
 
Darlington 3 Chesterfield 0
   Feethams, Darlington (2,961)
Galley, Yates, Scarborough
    
Gateshead 0 Bradford 1
  
Redheugh Park, Gateshead (2,000)
Lyons
    
Hartlepools United 2 Grimsby Town 1
  
Victoria Ground, Hartlepool (9,000)
Stamper, Burnett ~ Cairns
    
Lincoln City 2 Carlisle United 2
  
Sincil Bank, Lincoln (12,038)
Troops, Graver ~ Ashman, Caton
    
Oldham Athletic 2 Wrexham 1
   Boundary Park, Oldham (7,862)
McKennan, Munro ~ Hewitt
    
Scunthorpe & Lindsey United 3
Accrington Stanley 1

  
Old Show Ground, Scunthorpe (4,081)
Cumner, Whitfield, Ottewell ~ Spencer
 
Southport 0 Mansfield Town 1
  
Haig Avenue, Southport (3,000)
Evans
 
Tranmere Rovers 4 Rochdale 3
   Prenton Park, Birkenhead (4,000)
Atkinson, Eastham, Davies (2)
~ Gilfillan, Drury, Lynn (pen)
 
York City 5 Workington 1
   Bootham Crescent, York (4,141)
A.Patrick (2), Fenton (2), Brown ~ Cushin
 
Division Three (North) Table
Team P Home Away F A
W D L W D L
Lincoln City 40 16 2 2 9 6 5 102 49 58
                     
Stockport County 39 11 7 2 11 2 6 68 31 53
Grimsby Town 38 14 2 2 9 4 7 77 41 52
Oldham Athletic 38 15 2 1 5 6 9 73 50 48
Mansfield Town 39 14 3 3 5 5 9 60 44 46
Carlisle United 40 8 7 5 9 5 6 53 48 46
Gateshead 40 13 6 2 5 3 11 56 45 45
Bradford 39 12 5 3 5 5 9 66 51 44
Hartlepools United 40 16 2 2 3 4 13 62 56 44
Barrow 39 12 4 4 4 5 10 53 54 41
Chesterfield 39 13 6 1 2 4 13 59 53 40
York City 38 13 3 2 2 6 12 64 47 39
Tranmere Rovers 39 14 2 4 3 3 13 65 62 39
Bradford City 39 10 4 5 4 4 12 50 55 36
Scunthorpe & Lindsey United 38 9 8 2 3 4 12 59 66 36
Southport 38 11 5 3 2 5 12 48 59 36
Crewe Alexandra 39 10 6 4 4 2 13 56 71 36
Wrexham 40 13 2 4 1 4 16 57 66 34
Chester 39 12 2 6 1 4 14 63 77 32
Rochdale 39 9 4 7 0 7 12 42 71 29
Darlington 40 8 5 7 1 4 15 55 92 27
Halifax Town 40 8 4 7 2 3 16 54 92 27
             
Accrington Stanley 39 4 7 8 4 3 13 50 82 26
Workington 39 7 2 11 3 2 14 43 73 24

 
Division Three (North) Leading Goalscorers
 
     
Other Football Results
AMATEUR INTERNATIONAL
England 3 France 0 [1-0]
   Carrow Road, Norwich
(13,822)
Noble, Lewis (2 (1 pen))
 
SCHOOLBOY INTERNATIONAL
England 1 Scotland 0 [1-0]
   Empire Stadium, Wembley
(80,312)
Bolton
Source Notes  
Original Newspaper Reports 'Sunday Mirror' & 'The People'
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