Saturday 23 August 1952 at Molineux (Att 52,309)
Wolves (1) 1 (Mullen 16): Williams, Shorthouse, Pritchard, Crook, Chatham, Wright, Hancocks, Taylor, Swinbourne, Dunn, Mullen.
Cardiff City (0) 0: Howells, G.Williams, Sherwood, Sullivan, Montgomery, Baker, Tiddy, Blair, Grant, Chisholm, Edwards.
Referee: Mr A. Blythe (London).
League Status: This is Cardiff City’s first game back in the top division for twenty-three years.
Officials: Referee Blythe takes charge of Wolves opening fixture of the campaign for the second consecutive season.
Landmark: Jack Taylor makes his Wolves debut following his summer transfer from Luton Town.