Saturday 10 October 1953 at St James Park (Att 39,910)
Wolves (0) 2 (Smith 81, Swinbourne 88): Williams, Short, Pritchard, Slater, Shorthouse, Flowers, Hancocks, Broadbent, Swinbourne, Stockin, Smith.
Newcastle United (1) 1 (Mulgrew 8): Simpson, Cowell, Batty, Scoular, Brennan, Casey, Milburn, Mulgrew, White, Keery, Mitchell.
Referee: Mr F. Thurman (Preston).
International: Jimmy Mullen, Dennis Wilshaw and Billy Wright missed the match as they were helping England to beat Wales 4-1 at Ninian Park. Newcastle had Bill Foulkes and Reg Davies playing for Wales.