Wednesday 19 August 1953 at Turf Moor (Att 32,922)
Wolves (1) 1 (Swinbourne 2): Sims, Short, Pritchard, Slater, Shorthouse, Wright, Hancocks, Stockin, Swinbourne, Wilshaw, Mullen.
Burnley (0) 4 (Shannon 62 84, Holden 64, Pilkington 70): Thompson, Aird, Winton, Adamson, Cummings, Rudman, Gray, McIlroy, Holden, Shannon, Pilkington.
Referee: Mr A. Holland (Barnsley).
FA Cup: After Football League agreement, and in common with many other League game, this game was brought forward to avoid a clash with the FA Cup Final on 1st May.