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291 Saturday, 2 October 1954
Home International Championship 1954-55 (60th) Match

Northern Ireland 0 England 2 [0-0]
Match Summary
 
 
Domestic Football Results                                                            Teams in a silver box denotes a player representing England
Football League Division One: 
 
Aston Villa 0 Huddersfield Town 0
 Villa Park, Birmingham (24,000)
Villa were without Danny Blanchflower & Pete McParland
          
Burnley 2 Sheffield United 1
 Turf Moor, Burnley (22,137)
Holden, Gray (pen) ~ Hawksworth
Burnley were without Brian Pilkington and Jimmy McIlroy
 
Cardiff City 4 Newcastle United 2
 
Ninian Park, Cardiff (38,000)
Sullivan, Stockin, Ford (2) ~ Milburn, White
United were without Alf McMichael
    
Chelsea 3 West Bromwich Albion 3
 Stamford Bridge, Fulham (67,440)
Bentley, J.L. Lewis, Parsons
~ Allen, Lee, Millard
Albion were without Ray Barlow

Leicester City 3 Arsenal 3
 Filbert Street, Leicester (42,486)
Rowley, (2 (1 pen), Hines ~ Lawton (2), Logie
Arsenal were without Billy Dickson
    
Manchester City 1 Everton 0
 Maine Road, Manchester (45,737)
Clarke
City were without Don Revie
    
Preston North End 1 Portsmouth 1
 Deepdale, Preston
(32,500)
Hatsell ~ Barnard
Portsmouth were without Norman Uprichard
    
Sheffield Wednesday 2 Blackpool 1
 Hillsborough, Sheffield (38,000)
Sewell, Quixall
Blackpool were without Stan Matthews
 
Tottenham Hotspur 1
Charlton Athletic 4

 White Hart Lane, Tottenham (33,105)
Brooks ~ Ramsey OG, Leary, Ayre (2)
   
Sunderland 1 Bolton Wanderers 1
 Roker Park, Sunderland
(50,486)
Purdon ~ Hassall
Sunderland were without Billy Bingham
Wanderers were without Johnny Wheeler and Nat Lofthouse
    
Wolverhampton Wanderers 4
Manchester United 2

 Molineux Ground, Wolverhampton (38,000)
Swinbourne, Broadbent, Hancocks, Cockburn OG ~ Viollet, Rowley
Wolves were without Billy Wright
United were without Ray Wood, Bill Foulkes, Roger Byrne and Jackie Blanchflower
   
   
Division One Table
Team P Home Away F A
W D L W D L
West Bromwich Albion 11 4 1 0 3 1 2 29 22 16
                     
Manchester City 11 4 2 0 3 0 2 19 16 16
Sunderland 11 3 3 0 2 2 1 17 10 15
Chelsea 12 2 2 2 3 3 0 18 15 15
Preston North End 11 3 2 1 3 0 2 31 13 14
Wolverhampton Wanderers 11 5 0 1 1 2 2 21 14 14
Manchester United 11 3 1 1 3 1 2 24 18 14
Everton 11 2 2 1 3 1 2 18 13 13
Bolton Wanderers 11 3 2 0 2 1 3 21 17 13
Portsmouth 11 3 2 0 1 2 3 16 14 12
Cardiff City 11 3 2 1 1 2 2 19 21 12
Newcastle United 11 3 0 2 2 1 3 26 25 11
Huddersfield Town 11 4 0 1 0 3 3 16 16 11
Charlton Athletic 11 1 1 3 3 1 2 20 22 10
Liverpool 11 5 1 0 2 1 2 22 15 16
Arsenal 11 4 0 2 0 1 4 21 18 9
Burnley 11 3 1 2 0 2 3 10 16 9
Leicester City 11 1 3 2 1 1 3 20 26 8
Aston Villa 11 1 2 3 1 2 2 17 24 8
Sheffield Wednesday 11 3 1 1 0 0 6 19 25 7
Blackpool 11 1 1 3 1 1 4 17 22 6
         
Tottenham Hotspur 11 1 1 3 1 1 4 15 27 6
Sheffield United 12 1 0 6 1 1 3 12 22 5

Division One Leading Goalscorers
 
     
Football League Division Two: 
 
Bristol Rovers 7 Swansea Town 0
 Eastville, Bristol (28,727)
Thomas OG, Roost, Bradford (2), Hooper (2), Burgess OG
    
Bury 0 Middlesbrough 1
  
Gigg Lane, Bury (18,522)
Delapenha
 
Doncaster Rovers 2
West Ham United 1
  
Belle Vue, Doncaster (13,841)
Herbert (2 (1 pen)) ~ Sexton
 
Hull City 1 Rotherham United 2
 
Boothferry Park, Hull (31,815)
Jensen (pen) ~ Bunclark, Henderson
    
Leeds United 1 Birmingham City 0
  
Elland Road, Leeds (21,000)
Forrest
    
Lincoln City 1 Stoke City 4
  
Sincil Bank, Lincoln (13,728)
Graver
~
Hutton, Oscroft (3)
    
Liverpool 3 Notts County 1
   Anfield Road, Liverpool (37,639)
Anderson (2), Evans ~ Wills
    
Luton Town 2 Derby County 0
  
Kenilworth Road, Luton (17,156)
Turner, Pye
    
Nottingham Forest 2 Ipswich Town 0
  
City Ground, Nottingham (15,840)
Small, Scott
 
Plymouth Argyle 3 Fulham 2
  
Home Park, Plymouth (23,077)
Elliott OG, Porteous, McShane ~
Stevens, Robson
Fulham were without Johnny Haynes
 
Port Vale 0 Blackburn Rovers 3
   Vale Park, Stoke-on-Trent (25,616)
Briggs (2), Quigley
 
 
Division Two Table
Team P Home Away F A
W D L W D L
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
 
Division Two Leading Goalscorers
 
     
Football League Division Three (South): 
 
Aldershot 3 Watford 0
  
Recreation Ground, Aldershot (7,669)
    
Brentford 0 Walsall 2
   Griffin Park, Brentford (12,600)
 
Brighton & Hove Albion 0
Bristol City 1
   Goldstone Ground, Hove (22,000)
 
Colchester United 1 Newport County 0
 
Layer Road, Colchester (8,691)
    
Coventry City 3 Shrewsbury Town 0
  
Highfield Road, Coventry (15,264)
    
Leyton Orient 2 Crystal Palace 1
   Brisbane Road, Leyton (16,422)
    
Millwall 3 Gillingham 2
   The Den, New Cross (17,995)
    
Norwich City 1
Queen's Park Rangers 1

   Carrow Road, Norwich (20,305)
    
Southampton 3 Reading 1
 The Dell, Southampton (17,172)
 
Southend United 2
Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 2
   Roots Hall, Southend (12,500)
 
Swindon Town 0 Northampton Town 1
 
County Ground, Swindon (8,899)
 
Torquay United 1 Exeter City 0
 
Plainmoor, Torquay (11,927)
 
 
Division Three (South) Table
Team P Home Away F A
W D L W D L
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
 
Division Three (South) Leading Goalscorers
 
     
Football League Division Three (North): 
 
Barnsley 1 Mansfield Town 0
 Oakwell, Barnsley (13,856)
    
Bradford City 0 Workington 1
 
Valley Parade, Bradford (11,272)
 
Chesterfield 1 Grimsby Town 0
 
Recreation Ground, Saltergate (11,125)
 
Crewe Alexandra 1 Chester 3
 
Gresty Road, Crewe (7,100)
    
Darlington 3 Bradford 0
 
Feethams, Darlington (12,868)
    
Gateshead 0 Rochdale 1
 
Redheugh Park, Gateshead (7,800)
    
Halifax Town 0 Southport 1
 
The Shay, Halifax (6,000)
     
Hartlepools United 4
Tranmere Rovers 0

 Victoria Ground, Hartlepool (7,430)
 
Oldham Athletic 3 Barrow 2
 
Boundary Park, Oldham (7,697)
 
Scunthorpe & Lindsey United 4
Accrington Stanley 0
 
The Old Showground, Scunthorpe (11,370)
 
Wrexham 1 Carlisle United 1
 
Racecourse Ground, Wrexham (8,683)
 
York City 4 Stockport County 0
 
Bootham Crescent, York (6,492)
 
Division Three (North) Table
Team P Home Away F A
W D L W D L
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
                     
 
Division Three (North) Leading Goalscorers
 
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