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B Division – Record Score For Ayr

The 1952/53 season was the 80th season of competitive football in Scotland and the 56th season of the Scottish Football League.

5th place in the league was borne out of solid wins such as a 7-2 win over Arbroath and a 8-1 win over Forfar Athletic

The season was famous for United’s record 11-1 win over Dumbarton in a league cup match which remains their biggest win in a competitive match.

Date

Opponents

H/A

Competition

Score – Ayr First

Crowd

Programme Issued

Comments

9/8/52

Stirling Albion

A

Scottish League Cup – Group 6

0-2

 

No Issue

 

13/8/52

Dumbarton

H

Scottish League Cup – Group 6

11-1

 

No Issue

 

16/8/52

Dundee United

H

Scottish League Cup – Group 6

4-1

 

No Issue

 

23/8/52

Stirling Albion

H

Scottish League Cup – Group 6

1-2

 

Yes

 

27/8/52

Dumbarton

A

Scottish League Cup – Group 6

1-1

 

No Issue

 

30/8/52

Dundee United

A

Scottish League Cup – Group 6

1-2

 

No Issue

 

6/9/52

Stirling Albion

A

‘B’ Division

0-1

 

Yes

 

13/9/52

Stenhousemuir

H

‘B’ Division

2-4

 

Yes

 

20/9/52

Kilmarnock

A

‘B’ Division

1-0

 

No Issue

 

27/9/52

Dumbarton

H

‘B’ Division

5-0

 

Yes

 

4/10/52

Hamilton Academical

A

‘B’ Division

0-4

 

Yes

 

11/10/52

Arbroath

H

‘B’ Division

7-2

 

Yes

 

18/10/52

St. Johnstone

A

‘B’ Division

4-1

 

No Issue

 

25/10/52

Cowdenbeath

H

‘B’ Division

1-0

 

Yes

 

1/11/52

Morton

H

‘B’ Division

4-1

 

Yes

 

8/11/52

Alloa Athletic

A

‘B’ Division

6-3

 

No Issue

 

15/11/52

Dundee United

A

‘B’ Division

4-0

 

No Issue

 

22/11/52

Queens Park

H

‘B’ Division

4-0

 

Yes

 

29/11/52

Albion Rovers

A

‘B’ Division

1-0

 

Yes

Match abandoned after 21 mins with the score 1-0 for Ayr

6/12/52

Forfar Athletic

A

‘B’ Division

2-1

 

No Issue

 

13/12/52

Dunfermline Athletic

H

‘B’ Division

1-2

 

Yes

 

20/12/52

Stirling Albion

H

‘B’ Division

2-4

 

No Issue

 

27/12/52

Stenhousemuir

A

‘B’ Division

0-2

 

No Issue

 

1/1/53

Kilmarnock

H

‘B’ Division

0-2

 

No Issue

 

3/3/53

Dumbarton

A

‘B’ Division

2-2

 

No Issue

 

10/1/53

Hamilton Academical

H

‘B’ Division

0-2

 

No Issue

 

17/1/53

Arbroath

A

‘B’ Division

1-1

 

No Issue

 

24/1/53

Albion Rovers

A

‘B’ Division

6-5

 

No Issue

 

31/1/53

St. Johnstone

H

‘B’ Division

5-2

 

No Issue

 

7/2/53

Buckie Thistle

A

Scottish Cup – 2nd Rnd

5-1

 

No Issue

 

21/2/53

Clyde

A

Scottish Cup – 3rd Rnd

3-8

 

Yes

 

28/2/53

Alloa Athletic

H

‘B’ Division

2-4

 

No Issue

 

7/3/53

Dundee United

H

‘B’ Division

2-1

 

No Issue

 

14/3/53

Queens Park

A

‘B’ Division

0-2

 

Yes

 

21/3/53

Albion Rovers

H

‘B’ Division

4-3

 

No Issue

 

28/3/53

Forfar Athletic

H

‘B’ Division

8-1

 

Yes

 

4/4/53

Dunfermline Athletic

A

‘B’ Division

1-0

 

Not Known

 

11/4/53

Morton

A

‘B’ Division

1-6

 

No Issue

 

18/4/53

Cowdenbeath

A

‘B’ Division

1-0

 

No Issue

 

25/04/53

Celtic

A

Friendly

3-1

 

No Issue

 

P

Team

Pld

W

D

L

GF

GA

GD

Pts

1

Stirling Albion

30

20

4

6

64

43

21

44

2

Hamilton Academical

30

20

3

7

72

40

32

43

3

Queen’s Park

30

15

7

8

70

46

24

37

4

Kilmarnock

30

17

2

11

74

48

26

36

5

Ayr United

30

17

2

11

76

56

20

36

6

Morton

30

15

3

12

79

57

22

33

7

Arbroath

30

13

7

10

52

57

-5

33

8

Dundee United

30

12

5

13

52

56

-4

29

9

Alloa Athletic

30

12

5

13

63

68

-5

29

10

Dumbarton

30

11

6

13

58

67

-9

28

11

Dunfermline Athletic

30

9

9

12

51

58

-7

27

12

Stenhousemuir

30

10

6

14

56

65

-9

26

13

Cowdenbeath

30

8

7

15

37

54

-17

23

14

St Johnstone

30

8

6

16

41

63

-22

22

15

Forfar Athletic

30

8

4

18

54

88

-34

20

16

Albion Rovers

30

5

4

21

44

77

-33

14

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