Sunderland (H) 1953/54

Monday 31 August 1953 at Molineux (Att 41,442)
Wolves (1) 3 (Wilshaw 35, Mullen 68, Swinbourne 70): Sims, Short, Pritchard, Slater, Shorthouse, Wright, Hancocks, Broadbent, Swinbourne, Wilshaw, Mullen.
Sunderland (1) 1 (T.Wright 90s): Cowell, Hedley, Hudgell, Anderson, Daniel, A.Wright, Bingham, Kirtley, T.Wright, Shackleton, McSeveney.

Referee: Mr T. Wood (Bury).
Order of Goals: s,W,W,W.
Position: 3rd.