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Leeds United: Season 1955 - 1956: Division Two

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The Games

Key: Home Away Neutral

Date Opponents Result Crowd Points Position Scorers
20/08/1955 Barnsley (A) 1 - 2 19341 0 - Brook
22/08/1955 Bury (H) 1 - 0 19722 2 - Henderson
27/08/1955 Middlesbrough (H) 2 - 0 22535 4 - Brook, Nightingale
30/08/1955 Bury (A) 0 - 1 11674 4 - -
03/09/1955 Bristol City (A) 1 - 0 31060 6 - Forrest
05/09/1955 Hull City (H) 1 - 0 17524 8 - Ripley
10/09/1955 West Ham United (H) 3 - 3 21855 9 - Meek, Ripley, Nightingale
17/09/1955 Port Vale (A) 0 - 2 21348 9 - -
24/09/1955 Rotherham United (H) 4 - 1 23763 11 - Ripley, Ripley, Ripley, Nightingale
01/10/1955 Swansea City (A) 1 - 1 29477 12 - Brook
08/10/1955 Nottingham Forest (H) 3 - 0 21272 14 - Brook, Ripley, Charles
15/10/1955 Sheffield Wednesday (A) 0 - 4 27641 14 - -
22/10/1955 Lincoln City (H) 1 - 0 17378 16 - Overfield
29/10/1955 Bristol Rovers (A) 1 - 4 24575 16 - Brook
05/11/1955 Stoke City (H) 1 - 0 21261 18 - Charles
12/11/1955 Plymouth Argyle (A) 3 - 4 19122 18 - OG, Charles, H. Williams
19/11/1955 Liverpool (H) 4 - 2 22596 20 - Brook, Charles, Charles, Overfield
26/11/1955 Leicester City (A) 2 - 5 30196 20 - Charles (pen), Charles (pen)
03/12/1955 Doncaster Rovers (H) 3 - 0 21769 22 - Charles, Overfield, Hutchinson
10/12/1955 Blackburn Rovers (A) 3 - 2 18898 24 - Charles, Overfield, Charles (pen)
17/12/1955 Barnsley (H) 3 - 1 23493 26 - Hutchinson, Hutchinson, H. Williams
24/12/1955 Middlesbrough (A) 3 - 5 19416 26 - Charles, Vickers, Hutchinson
26/12/1955 Notts County (H) 1 - 0 24869 28 - Brook
27/12/1955 Notts County (A) 1 - 2 23910 28 - Charles
31/12/1955 Bristol City (H) 2 - 1 31751 30 - Brook, Hutchinson
07/01/1956 Cardiff City (FACR3) (H) 1 - 2 40000 - - Brook
14/01/1956 West Ham United (A) 1 - 1 20000 31 - Charles
21/01/1956 Port Vale (H) 1 - 1 23680 32 - Brook
11/02/1956 Swansea City (H) 2 - 2 20089 33 - Nightingale, Charles (pen)
25/02/1956 Sheffield Wednesday (H) 2 - 1 43268 35 - Charles, Forrest
28/02/1956 Liverpool (A) 0 - 1 21068 35 - -
03/03/1956 Lincoln City (A) 1 - 1 13713 36 - Charles (pen)
10/03/1956 Blackburn Rovers (H) 1 - 2 28380 36 - Charles
17/03/1956 Stoke City (A) 1 - 2 22784 36 - Brook
24/03/1956 Plymouth Argyle (H) 4 - 2 12348 38 - Brook, Charles, Charles, Nightingale
30/03/1956 Fulham (A) 2 - 1 25459 40 - Brook, Charles
31/03/1956 Nottingham Forest (A) 0 - 2 19448 40 - -
02/04/1956 Fulham (H) 6 - 1 20115 42 - Brook, Charles, Charles, Charles, Nightingale, Nightingale
07/04/1956 Leicester City (H) 4 - 0 26408 44 - Brook, Charles, Overfield, Charles (pen)
14/04/1956 Doncaster Rovers (A) 2 - 1 18404 46 - Charles, Nightingale
21/04/1956 Bristol Rovers (H) 2 - 1 49274 48 - Charles, Overfield
23/04/1956 Rotherham United (A) 2 - 0 20013 50 - Nightingale, Nightingale
28/04/1956 Hull City (A) 4 - 1 31123 52 - Brook, Brook, Charles, Charles (pen)

The Players

  League FA Cup League Cup Europe Other
Name Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals Apps Goals
Jimmy Ashall 6  0  0  0  0 
Harold Brook 3216 11 0  0  0 
John Charles 4129 1  0  0  0 
Jack Charlton 34  1  0  0  0 
Jimmy Dunn 42  1  0  0  0 
Bobby Forrest 122 0  0  0  0 
Archie Gibson 27  1  0  0  0 
Grenville Hair 34  1  0  0  0 
John Henderson 61 0  0  0  0 
George Hutchinson 115 0  0  0  0 
Eric Kerfoot 42  1  0  0  0 
Jack Marsden 2  0  0  0  0 
George Meek 261 0  0  0  0 
Albert Nightingale 2610 0  0  0  0 
Jack Overfield 306 1  0  0  0 
Keith Ripley 196 0  0  0  0 
Peter Vickers 111 1  0  0  0 
Harold Williams 192 1  0  0  0 
Roy Wood 42  1  0  0  0 

Debuts

Date Player Opposition
01/10/55 Jimmy Ashall Swansea City
08/10/55 Jack Overfield Nottingham Forest
03/12/55 George Hutchinson Doncaster Rovers

First Goal for Leeds

Date Player Opposition
22/10/55 Jack Overfield Lincoln City
03/12/55 George Hutchinson Doncaster Rovers

Transfers In/Youth Team

Player From Price
George Hutchinson  
Willie Nimmo Alloa Athletic £1250
Tom Hallett  

Transfers Out/Retirements

Player To Price
Barry Smith Bradford Park Avenue  
Jim Toner  
Arthur Tyrer Shrewsbury Town  
Ron Mollatt York City  
Ray Iggleden Exeter City  
Andy McCall  
Bobby Dawson Gateshead  
Micky Lydon Gateshead  

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