Trevor Ford contributed the most goals in the 1952-1953 Football League Division 1 season netting 20 (0.5 goals per game). With a goalscoring average of 1.6 goals per game the Rokerites netted a total of 42 goals at Roker Park conceding 27 (15), away from home scoring 26 and conceding 55 (-29) with an away goalscoring average of 0.6 and an overall goalscoring average of 1.6 goals per game.
The season finished in 1953 with 15 wins, a win ratio of 35.71%, the Sunderland AFC faithful at Roker Park enjoyed 11 wins and the travelling support saw 4.
Of the 42 games played the Rokerites managed 13 draws by the end of the 1952-1953 season, 9 at Roker Park and 4 away from home.
In total SAFC lost 14 games, 1 games lost at Roker Park (27 goals conceded) and 13 games lost away (55 goals conceded).