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Summary of Season 1951-52

Football League Division 1

Home Away
Pl W D L F A W D L F A Pts
Manchester United 42 15 3 3 55 21 8 8 5 40 31 57
Tottenham Hotspur 42 16 1 4 45 20 6 8 7 31 31 53
Arsenal 42 13 7 1 54 30 8 4 9 26 31 53
Portsmouth 42 13 3 5 42 25 7 5 9 26 33 48
Bolton Wanderers 42 11 7 3 35 26 8 3 10 30 35 48
Aston Villa 42 13 3 5 49 28 6 6 9 30 42 47
Preston North End 42 10 5 6 39 22 7 7 7 35 32 46
Newcastle United 42 12 4 5 62 28 6 5 10 36 45 45
Blackpool 42 12 5 4 40 27 6 4 11 24 37 45
Charlton Athletic 42 12 5 4 41 24 5 5 11 27 39 44
Liverpool 42 6 11 4 31 25 6 8 7 26 36 43
Sunderland 42 8 6 7 41 28 7 6 8 29 33 42
West Bromwich Albion 42 8 9 4 38 29 6 4 11 36 48 41
Burnley 42 9 6 6 32 19 6 4 11 24 44 40
Manchester City 42 7 5 9 29 28 6 8 7 29 33 39
Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 8 6 7 40 33 4 8 9 33 40 38
Derby County 42 10 4 7 43 37 5 3 13 20 43 37
Middlesbrough 42 12 4 5 37 25 3 2 16 27 63 36
Chelsea 42 10 3 8 31 29 4 5 12 21 43 36
Stoke City 42 8 6 7 34 32 4 1 16 15 56 31
Huddersfield Town 42 9 3 9 32 35 1 5 15 17 47 28
Fulham 42 5 7 9 38 31 3 4 14 20 46 27

Matches

Aug 18 Blackpool Away 2-1 Campbell, Smith
Aug 22 Arsenal Home 1-3 Campbell
Aug 25 Liverpool Home 1-3 Armstrong
Aug 29 Arsenal Away 1-2 Smith
Sep 1 Portsmouth Away 0-1
Sep 5 Derby County Home 0-1
Sep 8 Fulham Home 2-1 Smith, Bentley
Sep 15 Huddersfield Town Home 2-1 Bentley, Smith
Sep 22 Wolverhampton Wanderers Away 3-5 Campbell, Bentley, Smith
Sep 29 Sunderland Home 2-1 Smith, Bentley
Oct 6 Middlesbrough Away 0-0
Oct 13 West Bromwich Albion Home 1-3 Bentley
Oct 20 Newcastle United Away 1-3 Bentley
Oct 27 Bolton Wanderers Home 1-3 Armstrong(P)
Nov 3 Stoke City Away 2-1 Tuck, Bentley
Nov 10 Manchester United Home 4-2 D'Arcy(2), Smith, Bentley
Nov 17 Tottenham Hotspur Away 2-3 Bentley, Campbell
Nov 24 Preston North End Home 0-0
Dec 1 Burnley Away 1-1 Smith
Dec 8 Charlton Athletic Home 1-0 D'Arcy
Dec 15 Blackpool Home 2-1 D'Arcy(2)
Dec 22 Liverpool Away 1-1 D'Arcy
Dec 25 Manchester City Home 0-3
Dec 26 Manchester City Away 1-3 Smith
Dec 29 Portsmouth Home 1-1 Smith
Jan 5 Fulham Away 2-1 Campbell, Parsons
Jan 19 Huddersfield Town Away 0-1
Jan 26 Wolverhampton Wanderers Home 0-1
Feb 9 Sunderland Away 1-4 Jones
Feb 16 Middlesbrough Home 5-0 D'Arcy(3), Bentley(2)
Mar 1 West Bromwich Albion Away 1-0 Gray
Mar 12 Newcastle United Home 1-0 Allister
Mar 15 Bolton Wanderers Away 0-3
Mar 22 Stoke City Home 1-0 D'Arcy
Apr 12 Preston North End Away 0-1
Apr 14 Aston Villa Home 2-2 Randall, Jones
Apr 15 Aston Villa Away 1-7 Smith
Apr 19 Burnley Home 4-1 D'Arcy(2), Smith(2)
Apr 21 Manchester United Away 0-3
Apr 26 Charlton Athletic Away 1-1 Bentley
Apr 30 Tottenham Hotspur Home 0-2
May 3 Derby County Away 1-1 Smith

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 838,576 59,143 25,165 39,932
Away 675,536 52,168 8,582 32,168
Total 1,514,112 59,143 8,582 36,050

F.A. Cup

Semi-Final (replay)

Matches

Jan 12 Chester Home 2-2 Armstrong(P), Gray
Jan 16 Chester Away 3-2 Smith, Bentley, O.G.
Feb 2 Tranmere Rovers Home 4-0 Armstrong, Bentley(2), Jones
Feb 23 Leeds United Away 1-1 Smith
Feb 27 Leeds United Home 1-1 D'Arcy
Mar 3 Leeds United Neutral 5-1 Smith(3), Bentley, Gray
Mar 8 Sheffield United Away 1-0 Bentley
Apr 5 Arsenal Neutral 1-1 Gray
Apr 7 Arsenal Neutral 0-3

Attendances

Total Highest Lowest Average
Home 162,895 60,840 42,954 54,298
Away 116,505 52,328 20,500 38,835
Neutral 156,038 68,084 30,504 52,013
Total 435,438 68,084 20,500 48,382

Transfers/Loans

May 1951 Wally Hinshelwood from Chelsea to Fulham

May 1951 Peter Tuck signed professional forms

Summer 1951 Danny Winter from Chelsea to Worcester City

Summer 1951 John McInnes from Chelsea to Bedford Town

Summer 1951 Peter Pickering from Chelsea to Kettering Town

Summer 1951 Billy Hughes from Chelsea to Hereford United

Summer 1951 Charles Dyke from Chelsea to Barry Town

Summer 1951 Thomas Jenkins from Chelsea to Barry Town

Summer 1951 Hugh Billington from Chelsea to Worcester City

August 1951 Alan Dicks from Millwall to Chelsea

9th August 1951 Jimmy Macaulay from Chelsea to Aldershot 6,000

October 1951 Seamus D'Arcy from Charlton to Chelsea

October 1951 Ralph Oelofse from Berea Park to Chelsea

October 1951 Reg Williams retired

November 1951 Michael Collins from Redcar Albion to Chelsea

November 1951 Bob Edwards from RAF to Chelsea

March 1952 Leonard Kell signed professional forms


Players Statistics

 

Appearances

Player League F.A. Cup League Cup Europe Others Total
App Sub Gls App Sub Gls App Sub Gls App Sub Gls App Sub Gls App Sub Gls
WP Gray 42 1 9 3 51 4
WG Robertson 41 9 50
S Tickridge 41 8 49
K Armstrong 37 2 9 2 46 4
W Dickson 37 7 44
RT Bentley 32 12 9 5 41 17
RA Smith 32 11 7 5 39 16
S Bathgate 32 6 38
R Campbell 32 5 4 36 5
J Harris 26 9 35
S D'Arcy 21 12 8 1 29 13
JH Smith 16 3 4 20 3
SB Willemse 11 4 15
EG Parsons 11 1 2 13 1
FJ Saunders 13 13
P McKnight 12 12
FR Mitchell 4 2 6
TB Jones 3 2 2 1 5 3
JH Leadbetter 3 3
JG Allister 3 1 3 1
R Oelofse 3 3
PG Tuck 3 1 3 1
EA Randall 3 1 3 1
RF Williams 2 2
HE Medhurst 1 1
HJ Hughes 1 1
Own Goal 1 1