Saturday 26 September 1953 at Molineux (Att 36,134)
Wolves (2) 8 (Hancocks 3p 31 54, Wilshaw 48, Swinbourne 61 69, Broadbent 79, Mullen 86): Williams, Short, Pritchard, Slater, Shorthouse, Wright, Hancocks, Broadbent, Swinbourne, Wilshaw, Mullen.
Chelsea (0) 1 (Bentley 76): Robertson, Sillett, Willemse, Armstrong, Greenwood, Saunders, Bentley, J.Smith, Lewis, McNichol, Blunstone.
Referee: Mr J. Clough (Bolton).
Order of Goals: W,W,W,W,W,W,c,W,W.
Penalties: Wolves were awarded their spot-kick for handball against Stanley Willemse. Chelsea’s was conceded by Jack Short, saved by Bert Williams and taken by Roy Bentley on 76 minutes who netted the rebound.