1952–53 Isthmian League

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The 1952–53 season was the 38th in the history of the Isthmian League, an English football competition.

At the end of the previous season Tufnell Park Edmonton resigned from the league. Isthmian league expanded up to 15 clubs after Athenian League sides Barking and Bromley were admitted.

Walthamstow Avenue were champions, winning their second Isthmian League title.

League table[edit]

Isthmian League
Season 1952–53
Champions Walthamstow Avenue
Matches played 210
Goals scored 802 (3.82 per match)
Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GAvg
Pts
1 Walthamstow Avenue 28 19 6 3 53 25 2.12 44
2 Bromley 28 17 4 7 71 35 2.029 38
3 Leytonstone 28 14 6 8 60 38 1.579 34
4 Wimbledon 28 14 5 9 68 37 1.838 33
5 Kingstonian 28 13 6 9 62 50 1.24 32
6= Dulwich Hamlet 28 15 2 11 62 52 1.192 32
6= Romford 28 12 8 8 62 52 1.192 32
8 Wycombe Wanderers 28 14 2 12 54 62 0.871 30
9 St Albans City 28 11 6 11 43 57 0.754 28
10 Barking 28 9 7 12 42 51 0.824 25
11 Ilford 28 10 4 14 59 57 1.035 24
12 Woking 28 10 4 14 57 72 0.792 24
13 Corinthian-Casuals 28 7 9 12 45 56 0.804 23
14 Oxford City 28 5 2 21 37 87 0.425 12
15 Clapton 28 2 5 21 27 71 0.38 9

Sources: FCHD,[1] RSSSF[2]
1) The system of using goal average to separate two teams tied on points was used up until the 1976–77 season.
2) The points system: 2 points for a win, 1 point for a draw and 0 points for losing.
3) Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal average.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1952–53 Isthmian League". Football Club History Database. Retrieved 2016-12-22. 
  2. ^ "England - Isthmian League". The Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 2016-12-22.