1953–54 Everton F.C. season

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Everton
1953–54 season
ManagerCliff Britton
GroundGoodison Park
Second Division2nd
FA CupFifth Round

During the 1953–54 English football season, Everton F.C. competed in the Football League Second Division.

Final League Table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L F A W D L F A F A GA GD Pts
1 Leicester City 42 15 4 2 63 23 8 6 7 34 37 97 60 1.617 +37 56
2 Everton 42 13 6 2 55 27 7 10 4 37 31 92 58 1.586 +34 56
3 Blackburn Rovers 42 15 4 2 54 16 8 5 8 32 34 86 50 1.720 +36 55
4 Nottingham Forest 42 15 5 1 61 27 5 7 9 25 32 86 59 1.458 +27 52
5 Rotherham United 42 13 4 4 51 26 8 3 10 29 41 80 67 1.194 +13 49
6 Luton Town 42 11 7 3 36 23 7 5 9 28 36 64 59 1.085 +5 48
7 Birmingham City 42 12 6 3 49 18 6 5 10 29 40 78 58 1.345 +20 47
8 Fulham 42 12 3 6 62 39 5 7 9 36 46 98 85 1.153 +13 44
9 Bristol Rovers 42 10 7 4 32 19 4 9 8 32 39 64 58 1.103 +6 44
10 Leeds United 42 12 5 4 56 30 3 8 10 33 51 89 81 1.099 +8 43
11 Stoke City 42 8 8 5 43 28 4 9 8 28 32 71 60 1.183 +11 41
12 Doncaster Rovers 42 9 5 7 32 28 7 4 10 27 35 59 63 0.937 –4 41
13 West Ham United 42 11 6 4 44 20 4 3 14 23 49 67 69 0.971 –2 39
14 Notts County 42 8 6 7 26 29 5 7 9 28 45 54 74 0.730 –20 39
15 Hull City 42 14 1 6 47 22 2 5 14 17 44 64 66 0.970 –2 38
16 Lincoln City 42 11 6 4 46 23 3 3 15 19 60 65 83 0.783 –18 37
17 Bury 42 9 7 5 39 32 2 7 12 15 40 54 72 0.750 –18 36
18 Derby County 42 9 5 7 38 35 3 6 12 26 47 64 82 0.780 –18 35
19 Plymouth Argyle 42 6 12 3 38 31 3 4 14 27 51 65 82 0.793 –17 34
20 Swansea Town 42 11 5 5 34 25 2 3 16 24 57 58 82 0.707 –24 34
21 Brentford 42 9 5 7 25 26 1 6 14 15 52 40 78 0.513 –38 31
22 Oldham Athletic 42 6 7 8 26 31 2 2 17 14 58 40 89 0.449 –49 25

P = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GA = Goal average; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points

Key
Division Champions, promoted
Promoted
Relegated

Results[edit]

Win Draw Loss

Football League Second Division[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
19 August 1953 Nottingham Forest A 3-3
22 August 1953 Luton Town A 1-1
24 August 1953 Hull City A 3-1
29 August 1953 Oldham Athletic H 3-1
2 September 1953 Hull City H 2-0
5 September 1953 Bury A 2-2
10 September 1953 Notts County A 2-0
12 September 1953 Doncaster Rovers H 4-1
19 September 1953 Blackburn Rovers A 0-0
23 September 1953 Notts County H 3-2
26 September 1953 Derby County H 3-2
3 October 1953 Brentford A 0-1
10 October 1953 Plymouth Argyle A 0-4
17 October 1953 Swansea Town H 2-2
24 October 1953 Rotherham United A 2-1
31 October 1953 Leicester City H 1-2
7 November 1953 Stoke City A 4-2
14 November 1953 Fulham H 2-2
21 November 1953 West Ham United A 1-1
28 November 1953 Leeds United H 2-1
5 December 1953 Birmingham City A 1-5
12 December 1953 Nottingham Forest H 3-3
19 December 1953 Luton Town H 2-1
25 December 1953 Bristol Rovers H 4-2
28 December 1953 Bristol Rovers A 0-0
16 January 1954 Bury H 0-0
23 January 1954 Doncaster Rovers A 2-2
6 February 1954 Blackburn Rovers H 1-1
13 February 1954 Derby County A 6-2
24 February 1954 Brentford H 6-1
27 February 1954 Plymouth Argyle H 8-4
6 March 1954 Swansea Town A 2-0
13 March 1954 Rotherham United H 3-0
20 March 1954 Leicester City A 2-2
27 March 1954 West Ham United H 1-2
3 April 1954 Leeds United A 1-3
10 April 1954 Stoke City H 1-1
16 April 1954 Lincoln City H 3-1
17 April 1954 Fulham A 0-0
19 April 1954 Lincoln City A 1-1
24 April 1954 Birmingham City H 1-0
29 April 1954 Oldham Athletic A 4-0

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FA Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Goalscorers
3 9 January 1954 Notts County H 2–1
4 30 January 1954 Swansea Town H 3–0
5 20 February 1954 Sheffield Wednesday A 1–3

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Squad[edit]

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References[edit]