Season 1951-52

Season Fixtures calendar
 
Cup Competition
FA Cup Final 1952 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Newcastle United 1 0 Arsenal D 1 Wembley Stadium (Empire Stadium), London 100,000
  Robledo G            
 
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1952 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Newcastle United 0 0 Blackburn Rovers D 2 Hillsborough, Sheffield 65,000 aet
                 
D 1 Arsenal 1 1 Chelsea D 1 White Hart Lane, London 68,084
  Cox     Gray      
FA Cup Semi-Finals 1952 Replay Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Newcastle United 2 1 Blackburn Rovers D 2 Elland Road, Leeds 53,920
  Mitchell (p), Robledo G     Quigley      
D 1 Arsenal 3 0 Chelsea D 1 White Hart Lane, London 57,450
  Cox 2, Lishman            
Final Table for Season 1951-52
First Division
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season First Division Pld W D L F A W D L F A G AvePts FA Cup
1 1 Manchester United 42 15 3 3 55 21 8 8 5 40 31 1.83 57 Rd 3
2 -1 Tottenham Hotspur 42 16 1 4 45 20 6 8 7 31 31 1.49 53 Rd 4
3 2 Arsenal 42 13 7 1 54 30 8 4 9 26 31 1.31 53Final
4 3 Portsmouth 42 13 3 5 42 25 7 5 9 26 33 1.17 48 Rd 6
5 3 Bolton Wanderers 42 11 7 3 35 26 8 3 10 30 35 1.07 48 Rd 3
6 9 Aston Villa 42 13 3 5 49 28 6 6 9 30 42 1.13 47 Rd 3
7D 2 Preston North End 42 10 5 6 39 22 7 7 7 35 32 1.37 46 Rd 3
8 -4 Newcastle United 42 12 4 5 62 28 6 5 10 36 45 1.34 45Win
9 -6 Blackpool 42 12 5 4 40 27 6 4 11 24 37 1.00 45 Rd 3
10 7 Charlton Athletic 42 12 5 4 41 24 5 5 11 27 39 1.08 44 Rd 3
11 -2 Liverpool 42 6 11 4 31 25 6 8 7 26 36 0.93 43 Rd 5
12 0 Sunderland 42 8 6 7 41 28 7 6 8 29 33 1.15 42 Rd 3
13 3 West Bromwich Albion 42 8 9 4 38 29 6 4 11 36 48 0.96 41 Rd 5
14 -4 Burnley 42 9 6 6 32 19 6 4 11 24 44 0.89 40 Rd 6
15D 2 Manchester City 42 7 5 9 29 28 6 8 7 29 33 0.95 39 Rd 3
16 -2 Wolverhampton Wanderers 42 8 6 7 40 33 4 8 9 33 40 1.00 38 Rd 4
17 -6 Derby County 42 10 4 7 43 37 5 3 13 20 43 0.79 37 Rd 3
18 -12 Middlesbrough 42 12 4 5 37 25 3 2 16 27 63 0.73 36 Rd 4
19 1 Chelsea 42 10 3 8 31 29 4 5 12 21 43 0.72 36SF
20 -7 Stoke City 42 8 6 7 34 32 4 1 16 15 56 0.56 31 Rd 4
21 -2 Huddersfield Town 42 9 3 9 32 35 1 5 15 17 47 0.60 28 Rd 3
22 -4 Fulham 42 5 7 9 38 31 3 4 14 20 46 0.75 27 Rd 3
Second Division
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season Second Division Pld W D L F A W D L F A G AvePts FA Cup
1D 1 Sheffield Wednesday 42 14 4 3 54 23 7 7 7 46 43 1.52 53 Rd 3
2 1 Cardiff City 42 18 2 1 52 15 2 9 10 20 39 1.33 51 Rd 3
3 1 Birmingham City 42 11 6 4 36 21 10 3 8 31 35 1.20 51 Rd 4
4D 3S Nottingham Forest 42 12 6 3 41 22 6 7 8 36 40 1.24 49 Rd 3
5 9 Leicester City 42 12 6 3 48 24 7 3 11 30 40 1.22 47 Rd 3
6 -1 Leeds United 42 13 7 1 35 15 5 4 12 24 42 1.04 47 Rd 5
7D 1 Everton 42 12 5 4 42 25 5 5 11 22 33 1.10 44 Rd 3
8 11 Luton Town 42 9 7 5 46 35 7 5 9 31 43 0.99 44 Rd 6
9D 3N Rotherham United 42 11 4 6 40 25 6 4 11 33 46 1.03 42 Rd 4
10 -1 Brentford 42 11 7 3 34 20 4 5 12 20 35 0.98 42 Rd 4
11 -3 Sheffield United 42 13 2 6 57 28 5 3 13 33 48 1.18 41 Rd 6
12 1 West Ham United 42 13 5 3 48 29 2 6 13 19 48 0.87 41 Rd 4
13 -1 Southampton 42 11 6 4 40 25 4 5 12 21 48 0.84 41 Rd 3
14 -8 Blackburn Rovers 42 11 3 7 35 30 6 3 12 19 33 0.86 40SF
15 2 Notts County 42 11 5 5 45 27 5 2 14 26 41 1.04 39 Rd 4
16 -5 Doncaster Rovers 42 9 4 8 29 28 4 8 9 26 32 0.92 38 Rd 5
17 3 Bury 42 13 2 6 43 22 2 5 14 24 47 0.97 37 Rd 3
18 -8 Hull City 42 11 5 5 44 23 2 6 13 16 47 0.86 37 Rd 4
19 -1 Swansea Town 42 10 4 7 45 26 2 8 11 27 50 0.95 36 Rd 5
20 -5 Barnsley 42 8 7 6 39 33 3 7 11 20 39 0.82 36 Rd 4
21 -14 Coventry City 42 9 5 7 36 33 5 1 15 23 49 0.72 34 Rd 4
22 -6 Queens Park Rangers 42 8 8 5 35 35 3 4 14 17 46 0.64 34 Rd 3
Third Division North
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season Third Division North Pld W D L F A W D L F A G AvePts FA Cup
1 4 Lincoln City 46 19 2 2 80 23 11 7 5 41 29 2.33 69 Rd 3
2D 2 Grimsby Town 46 19 2 2 59 14 10 6 7 37 31 2.13 66 Rd 2
3 7 Stockport County 46 12 9 2 47 17 11 4 8 27 23 1.85 59 Rd 1
4 11 Oldham Athletic 46 19 2 2 65 22 5 7 11 25 39 1.48 57 Rd 2
5 3 Gateshead 46 14 7 2 41 17 7 4 12 25 32 1.35 53 Rd 4
6 -4 Mansfield Town 46 17 3 3 50 23 5 5 13 23 37 1.22 52 Rd 1
7 -4 Carlisle United 46 10 7 6 31 24 9 6 8 31 33 1.09 51 Rd 1
8 -2 Bradford 46 13 6 4 51 28 6 6 11 23 36 1.16 50 Rd 4
9 7 Hartlepools United 46 17 3 3 47 19 4 5 14 24 46 1.09 50 Rd 3
10 7 York City 46 16 4 3 53 19 2 9 12 20 33 1.40 49 Rd 1
11 -7 Tranmere Rovers 46 17 2 4 59 29 4 4 15 17 42 1.07 48 Rd 4
12 7 Barrow 46 13 5 5 33 19 4 7 12 24 42 0.93 46 Rd 1
13D 2 Chesterfield 46 15 7 1 47 16 2 4 17 18 50 0.98 45 Rd 2
14 -2 Scunthorpe & Lindsey United 46 10 11 2 39 23 4 5 14 26 51 0.88 44 Rd 3
15 -8 Bradford City 46 12 5 6 40 32 4 5 14 21 36 0.90 42 Rd 2
16 -7 Crewe Alexandra 46 12 6 5 42 28 5 2 16 21 54 0.77 42 Rd 1
17 4 Southport 46 12 6 5 36 22 3 5 15 17 49 0.75 41 Rd 2
18 -4 Wrexham 46 14 5 4 41 22 1 4 18 22 51 0.86 39 Rd 2
19 -6 Chester 46 13 4 6 46 30 2 5 16 26 55 0.85 39 Rd 3
20 2 Halifax Town 46 11 4 8 31 23 3 3 17 30 74 0.63 35 Rd 1
21 -10 Rochdale 46 10 5 8 32 34 1 8 14 15 45 0.59 35 Rd 3
22 1 Accrington Stanley 46 6 8 9 30 34 4 4 15 31 58 0.66 32 Rd 1
23 -5 Darlington 46 10 5 8 39 34 1 4 18 25 69 0.62 31 Rd 1
24 NL Workington 46 8 4 11 33 34 3 3 17 17 57 0.55 29 Rd 3
Notes
Darlington and Workington re-elected to league.
Failed election to the Third Division North
Nelson, New Brighton, North Sheilds, South Liverpool and Wigan Athletic.
Third Division South
Home Away
Ptn Change from last Season Third Division South Pld W D L F A W D L F A G AvePts FA Cup
1 3 Plymouth Argyle 46 19 3 1 70 19 10 5 8 37 34 2.02 66 Rd 1
2 1 Reading 46 19 2 2 73 23 10 1 12 39 37 1.87 61 Rd 3
3 -1 Norwich City 46 18 1 4 55 15 8 8 7 34 35 1.78 61 Rd 3
4 1 Millwall 46 16 5 2 46 21 7 7 9 28 32 1.40 58 Rd 2
5 8 Brighton & Hove Albion 46 15 4 4 57 24 9 6 8 30 39 1.38 58 Rd 1
6 5 Newport County 46 13 7 3 45 26 8 5 10 32 50 1.01 54 Rd 3
7 -1 Bristol Rovers 46 14 5 4 60 20 6 7 10 29 33 1.68 52 Rd 4
8 13 Northampton Town 46 17 1 5 65 31 5 4 14 28 43 1.26 49 Rd 1
9 -2 Southend United 46 16 6 1 56 17 3 4 16 19 49 1.14 48 Rd 5
10 6 Colchester United 46 12 7 4 32 22 5 5 13 24 55 0.73 46 Rd 3
11 9 Torquay United 46 10 3 10 53 42 7 7 9 33 56 0.88 44 Rd 2
12 6 Aldershot 46 11 4 8 40 27 7 4 12 38 62 0.88 44 Rd 2
13 -1 Port Vale 46 11 11 1 33 16 3 4 16 17 50 0.76 43 Rd 1
14 -5 Bournemouth & Boscombe Athletic 46 11 4 8 42 30 5 6 12 27 45 0.92 42 Rd 1
15 -5 Bristol City 46 13 6 4 44 26 2 6 15 14 43 0.84 42 Rd 2
16 1 Swindon Town 46 9 9 5 29 22 5 5 13 22 46 0.75 42 Rd 5
17 -9 Ipswich Town 46 12 4 7 45 31 4 5 14 18 43 0.85 41 Rd 3
18 1 Leyton Orient 46 12 5 6 39 26 4 4 15 16 42 0.81 41 Rd 5
19 5 Crystal Palace 46 9 7 7 32 28 6 2 15 29 52 0.76 39 Rd 1
20D 3N Shrewsbury Town 46 11 3 9 35 29 2 7 14 27 57 0.72 36 Rd 1
21 2 Watford 46 7 7 9 34 37 6 3 14 23 44 0.70 36 Rd 2
22 0 Gillingham 46 10 7 6 47 31 1 6 16 24 50 0.88 35 Rd 2
23 -9 Exeter City 46 10 4 9 40 36 3 5 15 25 50 0.76 35 Rd 2
24 -9 Walsall 46 11 3 9 38 31 2 2 19 17 63 0.59 31 Rd 1
Notes
Exeter City and Walsall re-elected to league.
Port Vale transferred to Third Division North.
Failed election to Third Division South
Bath City, Headington United, Merthyr Tydfil, Peterborough United, Worcester City and Yeovil Town