DIVISION 1    1952/53
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      P W D L F A Pts
  Leading League goalscorer:
Charlie Wayman 
(Preston North End)
 24  goals

In over 250 League appearances for Aston Villa full-back Peter Aldis scored just one goal - incredibly that was a 35 yard header against Sunderland on September 1st 1952.

On Saturday January 10th 1953 63,499 were at St James' Park Newcastle for the FA Cup Third Round tie between Newcastle and Swansea Town - but the match was abandoned after 8 minutes play because of fog! Abandoned Matches.

Sheffield Wednesday players scored 3 own-goals in their 5-4 defeat against WBA at Hillsborough (more details).

  Season Results 1 Arsenal 42 21 12 9 97 64 54
    2 Preston North End 42 21 12 9 85 60 54
    3 Wolverhampton W. 42 19 13 10 86 63 51
    4 West Bromwich Albion 42 21 8 13 66 60 50
    5 Charlton Athletic 42 19 11 12 77 63 49
    6 Burnley 42 18 12 12 67 52 48
    7 Blackpool 42 19 9 14 71 70 47
    Season Results 8 Manchester United 42 18 10 14 69 72 46
    9 Sunderland 42 15 13 14 68 82 43
    Season Results 10 Tottenham Hotspur 42 15 11 16 78 69 41
    Season Results 11 Aston Villa 42 14 13 15 63 61 41
    12 Cardiff City 42 14 12 16 54 46 40
    13 Middlesbrough 42 14 11 17 70 77 39
    14 Bolton Wanderers 42 15 9 18 61 69 39
    15 Portsmouth 42 14 10 18 74 83 38
    Season Results 16 Newcastle United 42 14 9 19 59 70 37
    Season Results 17 Liverpool 42 14 8 20 61 82 36
    18 Sheffield Wednesday 42 12 11 19 62 72 35
    Season Results 19 Chelsea 42 12 11 19 56 66 35
    Season Results 20 Manchester City 42 14 7 21 72 87 35
    21 Stoke City 42 12 10 20 53 66 34 Relegated
    22 Derby County 42 11 10 21 59 74 32 Relegated