SAFC 1953-1954 Football League Division 1 Season Review
By Season End
Sunderland AFC finished 18th at the end of the 1953-1954 season scoring 81 goals, conceding 89 with a goal difference of -8.
Tommy Wright contributed the most goals in the 1953-1954 Football League Division 1 season, netting 18 (0.43 goals per game). With a goalscoring average of 0.52 goals per game the Rokerites netted a total of 50 goals at Roker Park conceding 37 (13), away from home scoring 31 and conceding 52 (-21) with an away goalscoring average of 1.35 and an overall goalscoring average of 0.52 goals per game.
The season finished in 1954 with 14 wins, a win ratio of 33.33%, the Sunderland AFC faithful at Roker Park enjoyed 11 wins and the travelling support saw 3 games won.
Of the 42 games played the Rokerites managed 8 draws by the end of the 1953-1954 season, 4 draws at Roker Park and 4 away from home.
In total SAFC lost 20 games, 6 games lost at Roker Park (37 goals conceded) and 14 games lost away (52 goals conceded).
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