1953 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final

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1953 All-Ireland Football Final
Event 2010 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship
Date 27 September 1953
Venue Croke Park, Dublin
Attendance 86,155

The 1953 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship Final was the 66th All-Ireland Final and the deciding match of the 1953 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship, an inter-county Gaelic football tournament for the top teams in Ireland.

Mal McEvoy scored an early goal for Armagh, who led by two points after 40 minutes, before Kerry began to pile on the points. Armagh's Bill McCorry missed a penalty and Kerry won by four points.[1]

It was the first of three All-Ireland football titles won by Kerry in the 1950s.[2]

This was also the first Championship meeting of Armagh and Kerry.[3]


  1. ^ High Ball magazine, issue #6, 1998.
  2. ^ "Kerry on honour roll". Irish Independent (Independent News & Media). 14 September 2009. Retrieved 14 September 2009. 
  3. ^ "Kerry full-house awaits Kilkenny". Irish Independent (Independent News & Media). 2 August 2012. Retrieved 2 August 2012.