1952–53 Northampton Town F.C. season

Northampton Town 1952–53 football season
Northampton Town
1952–53 season
Chairman E.C. Hawtin
Manager Bob Dennison
Stadium County Ground
Division Three 3rd
FA Cup Second round
Top goalscorer League: Willie O’Donnell (27)
All: Willie O’Donnell (27)
Highest home attendance 19,242 vs Reading
Lowest home attendance 6,100 vs Hendon
Average home league attendance 12,031
 1951–52
1953–54 

. . . 1952–53 Northampton Town F.C. season . . .

As of match played 30 April 1953.
Name Position Nationality Place of birth Date of birth Apps[1] Goals Signed from Date signed Fee
Goalkeepers
Alf Wood GK Aldridge (1915-05-14)14 May 1915 (aged 37) 60 0 Coventry City Summer 1951 £2,100[2]
Full Backs
Ron Patterson LB Gateshead (1929-10-30)30 October 1929 (aged 23) 46 0 Middlesbrough Summer 1952
Jack Southam RB Willenhall (1917-08-19)19 August 1917 (aged 35) 98 1 Birmingham City Summer 1949
Half Backs
Maurice Candlin CH Jarrow (1921-11-11)11 November 1921 (aged 31) 139 1 Partick Thistle Summer 1949
Ben Collins CH Kislingbury (1928-03-09)9 March 1928 (aged 25) 77 0 Apprentice Summer 1948 N/A
John Croy WH Falkirk (1925-02-23)23 February 1925 (aged 28) 5 0 Third Lanark Summer 1951
James Davie WH Cambuslang (1922-09-07)7 September 1922 (aged 30) 64 1 Preston North End Summer 1950
Norman Dodgin WH Gateshead (1921-11-01)1 November 1921 (aged 31) 19 1 Reading Summer 1951
Gwyn Hughes WH Blaenau Ffestiniog (1922-05-07)7 May 1922 (aged 30) 130 14 Blaenau Ffestiniog Amateur Summer 1946
Tom McLain WH Morpeth (1922-01-19)19 January 1922 (aged 31) 32 2 Sunderland Summer 1952
John Smith WH Leicester (1928-09-04)4 September 1928 (aged 24) 5 1 Apprentice Summer 1950 N/A
Frank Upton WH Atherstone (1934-10-18)18 October 1934 (aged 18) 4 0 Nuneaton Borough Summer 1952
Inside/Outside Forwards
Jack English OF South Shields (1923-03-19)19 March 1923 (aged 30) 142 61 Apprentice Summer 1947 N/A
Tommy Fowler OF Prescot (1924-12-16)16 December 1924 (aged 28) 189 39 Everton Summer 1946
Felix Starocsik OF Silesia (1920-05-20)20 May 1920 (aged 32) 25 7 Third Lanark Summer 1951
Don Adams IF Northampton (1931-02-15)15 February 1931 (aged 22) 9 4 Apprentice Summer 1951 N/A
Larry Baxter IF Leicester (1931-11-24)24 November 1931 (aged 21) 11 2 Apprentice Summer 1952 N/A
Maurice Edelston IF Kingston upon Hull (1918-04-27)27 April 1918 (aged 35) 30 15 Reading Summer 1952
Fred Ramscar IF Salford (1919-01-24)24 January 1919 (aged 34) 91 45 Preston North End Summer 1951
Centre Forwards
Willie O’Donnell CF Clydebank (1924-08-09)9 August 1924 (aged 28) 68 37 Partick Thistle Summer 1951

. . . 1952–53 Northampton Town F.C. season . . .

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