1952–53 Hibernian F.C. season

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Hibernian
1952–53 season
Manager Hugh Shaw [1]
Scottish First Division 2nd
Scottish Cup R4
Scottish League Cup SF
Highest home attendance 60,500 (v Rangers, 17 January)
Lowest home attendance 9000 (v Morton, 17 September)
Average home league attendance 29,800 [2] (down 1767)

During the 1952–53 season Hibernian, a football club based in Edinburgh, came second out of 16 clubs in the Scottish First Division.

Scottish First Division[edit]

Match Day Date Opponent H/A Score Hibernian Scorer(s) Attendance
1 6 September Queen of the South H 1–3 25,000
2 20 September Heart of Midlothian H 3–1 50,000
3 27 September Motherwell A 7–3 18,000
4 11 October Rangers A 2–1 65,000
5 18 October Falkirk H 4–2 25,000
6 25 October Clyde A 3–2 28,000
7 1 November Third Lanark A 0–2 12,000
8 8 November Airdireonians H 3–1 18,000
9 15 November Dundee H 3–0 30,000
10 22 November East Fife A 5–3 18,000
11 29 November St Mirren H 0–2 20,000
12 6 December Celtic H 1–1 32,500
13 13 December Partick Thistle A 4–5 18,000
14 20 December Queen of the South A 7–2 9,000
14 27 December Aberdeen H 3–0 20,000
15 1 January Heart of Midlothian A 2–1 41,085
17 3 January Motherwell A 7–2 26,000
18 10 January Raith Rovers A 2–4 20,000
19 17 January Rangers H 1–1 60,500
20 31 January Falkirk A 3–1 12,000
21 14 February Clyde H 5–1 30,000
22 28 February Airdrieonians A 7–3 16,000
23 7 March Dundee A 0–2 30,000
24 21 March St Mirren A 2–2 15,000
25 28 March Celtic A 3–1 20,000
26 4 April Partick Thistle H 1–1 30,000
27 11 April Aberdeen A 1–1 17,500
28 20 April East Fife H 2–1 47,000
29 25 April Third Lanark H 7–1 18,000
30 29 April Raith Rovers H 4–1 15,000

Final League table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Rangers 30 18 7 5 80 39 41 43
2 Hibernian 30 19 5 6 93 51 42 43
3 East Fife 30 16 7 7 72 48 24 39

Scottish League Cup[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Hibernian Scorer(s) Attendance
G1 9 August Partick Thistle A 5–1 30,000
G1 13 August St Mirren H 5–2 25,000
G1 16 August Celtic A 0–2 30,000
G1 23 August Partick Thistle H 3–1 28,000
G1 27 August St Mirren A 1–3 15,000
G1 30 August Celtic H 3–0 52,000

Group 1 final table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Hibernian 6 4 0 2 17 9 8 8
2 Celtic 6 4 0 2 9 9 0 8
3 St Mirren 6 2 1 3 13 13 0 5
4 Partick Thistle 6 1 1 4 10 18 –8 3

Knockout stage[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Hibernian Scorer(s) Attendance
QF L1 13 September Morton A 6–0 12,000
QF L2 17 September Morton H 6–3 9,000
SF 4 October Dundee N 1–2 44,200

Scottish Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Hibernian Scorer(s) Attendance
R1 24 January Stenhousemuir H 8–1 16,587
R2 7 February Queen's Park H 4–2 17,943
R3 21 February Airdrieonians A 4–0 27,000
R4 14 March Aberdeen H 1–1 47,585
R4 R 18 March Aberdeen A 0–2 41,880

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Manager History for Hibernian". Soccerbase. Retrieved 27 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "Average Home League Game Attendances". www.fitbastats.com. Retrieved 4 November 2013. 

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