Stoke City 2
Wrexham 1
FA Cup (3rd Round)


Stoke City 

2 - 1
HT: 2-0

Wrexham


FA Cup
(3rd Round)
Saturday, January 10th, 1953
Victoria Ground
Attendance: 36,636 (Away: 10,000)
2:15pm kick-off


Goalscorers
Don Whiston (34)
Bill Finney (40)
Tommy Tilston (65)

Team Managers
Frank Taylor Peter Jackson

Starting Eleven
1. Dennis Herod
2. Brian Doyle
3. John McCue
4. Frank Mountford
5. Ken Thomson
6. Johnny Sellars
7. Jack Malkin
8. Frank Bowyer
9. Don Whiston
10. Bill Finney
11. Harry Oscroft
Archie Ferguson .1
Les Speed .2
Peter Fisher .3
George Jones .4
Ron Wynn .5
Johnny Tapscott .6
Glyn Hughes .7
Ron Hewitt .8
Tommy Bannan .9
Tommy Tilston .10
Billy Tunnicliffe .11

Bench
None. None.

Substitutions
None. None.

Cautions
None. None.

Red Cards
None. None.

Match Officials

K.A .Collinge (Sale) (Referee)
J.F. Gardner & E.G. Babington (Assistants)



Match Report


This match has no report.



Squad Statistics (as at January 10th, 1953)


1952-53 All Time
League Cups All
Archie Ferguson (GK) 11 - 1 - 140 -
Peter Fisher 16 - 1 - 54 -
Les Speed 13 - 411831
Ron Wynn 23 - 4 - 11315
Johnny Tapscott 2514 - 802
George Jones 2024 - 815
Tommy Bannan 2411447530
Billy Tunnicliffe 2493 - 26488
Glyn Hughes 25742299
Tommy Tilston 2211423615
Ron Hewitt 2384 - 7123







League Table & Results (as at January 10th, 1953)


Other Wrexham matches played on January 10th, 1953:
Welsh Youth Cup
Chirk AAA Youth5-4Wrexham Youth

Results of league matches played since last match
10th January 1953
Bradford City2-2Southport
Carlisle United5-0Rochdale
Chesterfield1-1Bradford PA
Hartlepools United1-0Darlington
York City1-1Barrow


Division Three (North) 1952-53
P W D L Avg Pts
1. Oldham Athletic 25 16 6 3 2.765 38
2. Grimsby Town 26 13 7 6 1.680 33
3. York City 26 13 7 6 1.522 33
4. WREXHAM 25 14 4 7 1.395 32
5. Port Vale 25 11 9 5 1.789 31
6. Gateshead AFC 26 10 9 7 1.281 29
7. Hartlepools United 27 10 9 8 0.971 29
8. Halifax Town 25 10 8 7 1.212 28
9. Chesterfield 27 11 6 10 1.108 28
10. Carlisle United 28 9 9 10 1.306 27
11. Scunthorpe & Lyndsey Utd 26 10 7 9 1.121 27
12. Crewe Alexandra 26 11 5 10 1.081 27
13. Barrow 27 10 7 10 0.923 27
14. Southport 26 11 5 10 0.902 27
15. Mansfield Town 26 10 6 10 0.833 26
16. Stockport County 26 8 9 9 1.209 25
17. Tranmere Rovers 25 10 4 11 1.000 24
18. Bradford (Park Avenue) 26 9 6 11 0.878 24
19. Bradford City 27 5 13 9 0.702 23
20. Chester 25 6 9 10 0.854 21
21. Darlington 27 8 3 16 0.597 19
22. Rochdale 28 7 3 18 0.679 17
23. Workington 26 6 5 15 0.491 17
24. Accrington Stanley 25 4 6 15 0.481 14