Sunderland (a) 1953/54

Wednesday 26 August 1953 at Roker Park (Att 57,135)
Wolves (0) 2 (Hancocks 56p, Wilshaw 81): Sims, Short, Pritchard, Slater, Shorthouse, Wright, Hancocks, Stockin, Swinbourne, Wilshaw, Mullen.
Sunderland (2) 3 (T.Wright 18, Shackleton 26, Ford 51): Cowell, Stelling, Hedley, Aitken, Daniel, A.Wright, T.Wright, Kirtley, Ford, Shackleton, McSeveney.

Referee: Mr T. Wood (Bury).
Order of Goals: s,s,s,W,W.
Penalty: Awarded for a trip on Dennis Wilshaw.
Position: 16th.