vs. Halifax Town
All matches in 1952/53

Match Details

Monday, 25th August 1952
The Shay, Halifax
1952/53 Football League Division Three (North)
Match 2 of 46
HALIFAX TOWN(2)3
Frost 3', Priestley 27', 63' 
HARTLEPOOLS UNITED(1)2
McGuigan 35', Willetts 70'(p) 
Attendance: 9246
Ref: FB Coultas (Hull)
Missed penalty: Edgar Packard GOAL: Derek Priestley (3-1) GOAL: Derek Priestley (2-0) GOAL: Des Frost (1-0) GOAL: Joe Willetts (3-2) GOAL: Tommy McGuigan (2-1) Full time 75 min 60 min Half time 30 min 15 min Kick-off Missed penalty: Edgar Packard GOAL: Derek Priestley (3-1) GOAL: Derek Priestley (2-0) GOAL: Des Frost (1-0) GOAL: Joe Willetts (3-2) GOAL: Tommy McGuigan (2-1) Full time 75 min 60 min Half time 30 min 15 min Kick-off

Teams

HALIFAX TOWN
Manager: Gerry Henry
             
9010000901-1 flag flag0011David McCormick
9020000901-1 flag flag0012Eric Williams
9030000901-1 flag flag0013Albert Cox
9040000901-1 flag flag0014Jackie Moss
9050000901-1 flag flag0015Edgar Packard
9060000901-1 flag flag0016Roy Lorenson
9070000901-1 flag flag0017George Holt
9080000901-1 flag flag0028Andy Geddes
9091000901-1 flag flag0019Des Frost
90100000901-1 flag flag00110Eddie Murphy
90112000901-1 flag flag00111Derek Priestley
HARTLEPOOLS UNITED
Manager: Fred Westgarth
             
9010000901-1 flag flag0011Berry Brown
9021000901-1 flag flag0012Joe Willetts
9030000901-1 flag flag0013Ray Thompson
9040000901-1 flag flag0014Frank Stamper
9050000901-1 flag flag0015Watty Moore
9060000901-1 flag flag0016Len Richley
9070000901-1 flag flag0017Billy Burnett
9080000901-1 flag flag0028Alex Elder
9090000901-1 flag flag0019Charlie Weatherspoon
90101000901-1 flag flag00210Tommy McGuigan
90110000901-1 flag flag00211Willie McClure
  AgeThis CompAll Comps
GamesGoalsGamesGoals
10330360     1  flag flag0011Berry Brown24y 354d00
2112301320     1  flag flag0012Joe Willetts28y 44d
3016801810     1  flag flag0013Ray Thompson26y 309d11
40870920     1  flag flag0014Frank Stamper26y 185d67
5011201180     1  flag flag0015Watty Moore26y 361d33
60290320     1  flag flag0016Len Richley28y 54d00
7014801570     1  flag flag0017Billy Burnett26y 177d1415
80350380     1  flag flag0028Alex Elder28y 349d1112
902020     1  flag flag0019Charlie Weatherspoon22y 327d11
101880940     1  flag flag00210Tommy McGuigan29y 277d
110860910     1  flag flag00211Willie McClure31y 101d2021
Average age of starting eleven = 27y 131d

League Table

PPts
1Chesterfield12
2HARTLEPOOL12
3Stockport12
19Carlisle10
20Halifax10
21Wrexham10
PPts
2Chesterfield12
3HARTLEPOOL22
4Stockport22
14Bradford PA22
15Halifax22
16Mansfield22