Season 1953/54


Barking FC
Ground: The Vicarage Field

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Isthmian League
               
Venue Played Won Drawn Lost For  Against Points
Home 14 8 1 5 34 32 17
Away 14 3 1 10 25 52 7
Total 28 11 2 15 59 84 24

League position: Twelfth (out of fifteen)
FA Cup: First Qualifying Round
FA Amateur Cup: First Round
Essex Thameside Trophy: Joint Winners (52/53 Competition) - Second Round (53/54 Competition)
East Anglian Cup - Winners
London Charity Cup - Semi Finalists

Goalscorers for 1953/54

PLAYER  LEAGUE CUP TOTAL
       
Johnny Tanner 15 12 27
L 'Buddy' Holmes 9 5 14
W. Reay 8 1 9
Unknown 6 3 9
Bert Agg 4 2 6
Ron Hammond 4 2 6
A. Reed 4 1 5
Ken Regan 3 0 3
W. Solari 1 2 3
J. Barnard 1 2 3
Jimmy Bloomfield 2 0 2
R. Cave 1 0 1
R. Holdeman 1 0 1
R. Batchelor 0 1 1
Opponent 0 1 1
       
TOTAL 59 32 91

The following players are also known to have appeared for Barking FC:
A. Paul, R. Howes, John Smith, J. Whates, D. Pryor, Ray Secker, Wally Bellett, Fred 'Tug' Wilson, Dave Marshall, Peter Carey, Pat Jolly, D. Devine, Ron March, R. Wolfe, A. Read, J. Blodilman.

Isthmian League

POS TEAM P W D L F A PTS
                 
1 Bromley 28 18 3 7 76 45 39
2 Walthamstow Avenue 28 13 7 8 55 30 33
3 Wycombe Wanderers 28 15 3 10 65 44 33
4 Ilford 28 11 10 7 48 44 32
5 Corinthian Casuals 28 12 7 9 59 44 31
6 Woking 28 13 4 11 54 58 30
7 Leytonstone 28 12 5 11 58 48 29
8 St Albans City 28 11 6 11 54 55 28
9 Dulwich Hamlet 28 11 6 11 55 57 28
10 Romford 28 11 5 12 57 54 27
11 Clapton 28 11 5 12 42 56 27
12 BARKING 28 11 2 15 59 84 24
13 Kingstonian 28 8 7 13 59 71 23
14 Wimbledon 28 7 8 13 43 59 22
15 Oxford City 28 4 6 18 49 84 14

Fixtures & Results
IL = Isthmian League
ETT = Essex Thameside Trophy
FR = Friendly Match
LChC = London Charity Cup
FAC = FA Cup
EAC + East Angilan Cup
LSC = London Senior Cup
FAAC = FA Amateur Cup
KSC = Kingstonian Supporters Cup
SC = Sugden Cup
AHC = Addenbrook Hospital Cup
ESC = Essex Senior Cup

Date Opponents Comp Venue Result Score  Scorer(s)
22-Aug-53 Bromley IL H 1-4 Unknown
26-Aug-53 Leytonstone† ETT Neut 3-3 Agg, Tanner, Unknown
29-Aug-53 Kingstonian IL A 4-5 Reed 4
02-Sep-53 Clapton - 1R ETT A 1-1 Reed
05-Sep-53 Corinthian-Casuals IL H 3-2 Agg, Bloomfield, Regan
10-Sep-53 Walthamstow Avenue IL H 0-3
12-Sep-53 Grays Athletic  FR H 0-2
17-Sep-53 Walthamstow Avenue IL A 0-8
19-Sep-53 Leytonstone IL H 1-5 Holmes
24-Sep-53 Ilford  LChC A 2-1 Barnard 2
26-Sep-53 Erith & Belvedere - 1QR FAC A 1-2 Unknown
03-Oct-53 Bromley IL A 0-8
10-Oct-53 Dulwich Hamlet IL H 5-4 Scorers unknown
17-Oct-53 Wimbledon IL A 1-2 Barnard
24-Oct-53 Woking IL A 4-6 Cave, Reay, Tanner 2
31-Oct-53 Wycombe Wanderers IL H 2-1 Tanner, Reay
07-Nov-53 Harwich & Parkeston EAC H 6-2 Tanner 5, Holmes
14-Nov-53 St Alban's City IL A 1-4 Tanner
21-Nov-53 Dulwich Hamlet IL A 2-2 Reay, Tanner
28-Nov-53 Briggs Sports LSC H 2-0 Tanner, Holmes
05-Dec-53 St Alban's City IL H 3-2 Reay, Regan, Holmes
07-Dec-53 Clapton - Replay± ETT N1 5-3 Holmes 2, Reay, Tanner, Batchelor
12-Dec-53 Wycombe Wanderers IL A 1-4 Holmes
19-Dec-53 Cambridge Town - 1R FAAC A 1-2 Tanner
26-Dec-53 Clapton IL H 2-3 R. Holdeman, Reay 2
02-Jan-54 Oxford City IL A 3-6 Reay, Holmes, Tanner
16-Jan-54 Hendon LSC A 1-2 Opponent
30-Jan-54 Kingstonian IL H 2-2 Holmes, Tanner
06-Feb-54 Corinthian-Casuals IL A 2-3 Bloomfield, Regan
20-Feb-54 Wimbledon IL H 4-1 Tanner 2, Hammond 2
27-Feb-54 Romford IL A 4-2 Hammond, Holmes 2, Reay - Att: 2,323
06-Mar-54 Leytonstone IL A 2-1 Tanner 2 
13-Mar-54 Woking IL H 3-0 Tanner, Agg 2
20-Mar-54 Leytonstone - 2R ETT A 1-8 Unknown
27-Mar-54 Clapton IL A 0-1
10-Apr-54 Ilford IL A 1-0 Hammond
03-Apr-54 Romford - Final  EAC H 1-1 Holmes - After Extra Time
12-Apr-54 Romford - Replay EAC A 2-0 Tanner 2
16-Apr-54 Ashford Town FR A 1-0 Solari
18-Apr-54 Kingstonian KSC A 1-2 Solari
21-Apr-54 Romford IL H 2-1 Holmes 2 
24-Apr-54 Oxford City IL H 6-1 Tanner 4, Agg, Solari
03-May-54 Ilford SC A 1-3 Hammond
06-May-54 Bromley - SF LChC A Score/scorers unknown
08-May-54 Cambridge City AHC A 4-3 Tanner, Solari, Agg, Hammond
01-May-54 Ilford IL H 0-3
NK Rainham Town - 1R ESC A 0-0
NK Rainham Town - Replay ESC H Score/scorers unknown
NK Harwich & Parkeston ESC H Score/scorers unknown
       
Neutral Ground
N1 = West Ham United FC
 
†Joint Winners - 1952-53 Final
±Played under floodlights

 

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Barking Football Club established 1880. Who play at Mayesbrook Park and formerly at the Vicarage Field.

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