Horden Colliery 0
Wrexham 1
FA Cup (1st Round)


Horden Colliery 

0 - 1
HT: 0-1

Wrexham


FA Cup
(1st Round)
Saturday, November 21st, 1953
Welfare Park
Attendance: 6,936
2:15pm kick-off


Goalscorers
None. Glyn Hughes (1)

Team Managers
Bobby Groves (Secretary-Manager) Peter Jackson

Starting Eleven
1. Wally Briggs
2. Jack Travis
3. Les Handysides
4. Billy Kelly
5. Billy Stewart
6. Jim Hodgson
7. George Ivey
8. Sam Shields
9. Harry Clarke
10. Tom Southern
11. Ben Edwards
Pat Egglestone .1
Tecwyn Jones .2
Aly McGowan .3
George Jones .4
Jack Capper .5
Johnny Tapscott .6
Glyn Hughes .7
Ron Hewitt .8
Tommy Bannan .9
Tommy Tilston .10
Eric Betts .11

Bench
None. None.

Substitutions
None. None.

Cautions
None. None.

Red Cards
None. None.

Match Officials

G. Black (Kendal) (Referee)




Match Report


This match has no report.



Squad Statistics (as at November 21st, 1953)


1953-54 All Time
League Cups All
Pat Egglestone (GK) 10 - 1 - 28 -
Jack Capper 4 - 1 - 23 -
Tecwyn Jones 2 - 1 - 3 -
Aly McGowan 15 - 1 - 16 -
George Jones 20 - 1 - 1218
Johnny Tapscott 20 - 1 - 1212
Tommy Bannan 1151 - 10841
Eric Betts 671 - 77
Ron Hewitt 1961 - 11034
Glyn Hughes 183116618
Tommy Tilston 1981 - 7730







League Table & Results (as at November 21st, 1953)


Other Wrexham matches played on November 21st, 1953:
Cheshire County League
Winsford United2-2Wrexham Reserves

Results of league matches played since last match
14th November 1953
Barnsley2-1Rochdale
Bradford PA3-2Stockport Co.
Chester0-1Carlisle United
Crewe Alex.0-3Accrington S.
Darlington0-2Wrexham
Gateshead AFC1-0Barrow
Hartlepools United3-1Mansfield Town
Port Vale2-0Grimsby Town
Scunthorpe & Lyndsey Utd2-1Chesterfield
Southport1-0Halifax Town
Workington2-2Bradford City
York City0-0Tranmere R.


Division Three (North) 1953-54
P W D L Avg Pts
1. Port Vale 20 15 4 1 5.143 34
2. Gateshead AFC 20 10 6 4 1.500 26
3. Bradford (Park Avenue) 19 9 7 3 1.640 25
4. Scunthorpe & Lyndsey Utd 19 9 6 4 1.478 24
5. WREXHAM 20 10 3 7 1.538 23
6. Barnsley 19 8 7 4 1.217 23
7. Stockport County 20 8 6 6 1.385 22
8. Crewe Alexandra 20 7 8 5 0.957 22
9. Bradford City 20 9 3 8 0.923 21
10. Chesterfield 19 8 4 7 1.148 20
11. Carlisle United 19 7 5 7 1.357 19
12. Barrow 19 8 3 8 1.034 19
13. Tranmere Rovers 19 8 3 8 0.966 19
14. Grimsby Town 20 8 3 9 0.719 19
15. Accrington Stanley 19 7 4 8 1.029 18
16. Mansfield Town 19 6 6 7 0.892 18
17. Southport 19 7 4 8 0.857 18
18. Hartlepools United 19 6 5 8 0.963 17
19. York City 19 4 7 8 0.684 15
20. Chester 19 5 4 10 0.710 14
21. Darlington 19 4 6 9 0.621 14
22. Halifax Town 20 4 4 12 0.571 12
23. Rochdale 19 4 4 11 0.412 12
24. Workington 19 3 4 12 0.419 10