Southern League Division One
Saturday, October 2, 1897

Chatham Swindon Town
C.Leatherbarrow (??'), J.Dickenson (??', ??'), T.Vail (??')
HT: 0-0
Attendance:  2,500   Referee:  A.C. Knight


1
ROBERTSON
2
MCKIE
3
HUMPHREYS
4
MCGREGOR
5
HUGHES
6
RUSSELL
7
LAWRENCE
8
LEATHERBARROW
9
VAIL
10
MORTIMER
11
DICKENSON
1
COOK
2
SHUTT
3
MUNRO
4
MOUNTAIN
5
CLARK
6
BOGGIE
7
RICHARDSON
8
COX
9
MORRIS
10
BELL
11
WILSON

Lineups
 
James ROBERTSON
                 
Jimmy COOK
 
 
Jim MCKIE
                 
Jack SHUTT
 
 
A. HUMPHREYS
                 
Jimmy MUNRO
 
 
MCGREGOR
                 
George MOUNTAIN
 
 
A. HUGHES
                 
Jim CLARK
 
 
G. RUSSELL
                 
Alec BOGGIE
 
 
Harry LAWRENCE
                 
Georgie RICHARDSON
 

 
Charlie LEATHERBARROW
               
Richie COX
 

 
Tommy VAIL
               
  Grenville MORRIS
 
 
Peter MORTIMER
                 
Jock BELL
 
 
Joe DICKENSON
               
Tom WILSON
 













Results on Saturday, October 2, 1897: League Table

 
  Chatham 4 - 0 Swindon Town  
  Gravesend United 2 - 2 Bristol City  
  New Brompton 1 - 0 Tottenham Hotspur  
  Reading 2 - 1 Millwall Athletic  
  Sheppey United 0 - 1 Southampton  
  Wolverton London and North Western Railway 5 - 1 Northfleet  

Table as at Saturday, October 2, 1897:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 New Brompton 3 3 0 0 6 1 6.00
2 Chatham 4 3 0 1 10 4 2.50
3 Tottenham Hotspur 4 2 1 1 10 2 5.00
4 Bristol City 3 2 1 0 15 8 1.88
5 Reading 2 2 0 0 3 1 3.00
6 Sheppey United 4 1 1 2 7 6 1.17
7 Gravesend United 3 1 1 1 5 6 0.83
8 Wolverton London and North Western Railway 2 1 0 1 9 8 1.13
9 Southampton 2 1 0 1 1 2 0.50
10 Millwall Athletic 5 1 0 4 7 16 0.44
11 Northfleet 3 0 0 3 1 12 0.08
12 Swindon Town 3 0 0 3 0 8 0.00

Key: Champions Test Match