Southern League Division One
Saturday, December 4, 1897

Swindon Town Reading
G.Morris 2
HT: 1-1 Barr
Attendance:  3,000   Referee:  G. Landragin


1
COOK
2
SHUTT
3
MELLARS
4
BOGGIE
5
MUNRO
6
ALMOND
7
ANTHONY
8
RICHARDSON
9
BELL
10
MORRIS
11
WILSON
1
BULLIMER
2
HENDERSON
3
O'BRIEN
4
SHARP
5
WATTS
6
ECCLESTON
7
CRAWFORD
8
DEWEY
9
BARR
10
JOHNSON
11
MCWHINNIE

Lineups
 
Jimmy COOK
                 
Leon BULLIMER
 
 
Jack SHUTT
                 
Bill HENDERSON
 
 
Billy MELLARS
                 
view STFC profileJoe O'BRIEN
 
 
Alec BOGGIE
                 
A. SHARP
 
 
Jimmy MUNRO
                 
Ernie WATTS
 
 
James ALMOND
                 
ECCLESTON
 
 
Tommy ANTHONY
                 
James CRAWFORD
 

 
Georgie RICHARDSON
                 
Joe DEWEY
 

 
Jock BELL
               
BARR
 
 
Grenville MORRIS  
               
JOHNSON
 
 
Tom WILSON
                 
William MCWHINNIE
 













Results on Saturday, December 4, 1897: League Table

 
  Bristol City 7 - 0 Sheppey United  
  Chatham 2 - 1 Northfleet  
  Swindon Town 2 - 1 Reading  
  Wolverton London and North Western Railway 1 - 3 New Brompton  

Table as at Saturday, December 4, 1897:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Bristol City 9 6 3 0 32 14 2.29 15 
2 Southampton 8 7 0 1 17 6 2.83 14 
3 Reading 9 6 1 2 16 8 2.00 13 
4 Chatham 9 5 2 2 16 9 1.78 12 
5 New Brompton 8 4 2 2 13 8 1.63 10 
6 Tottenham Hotspur 9 3 3 3 19 14 1.36
7 Sheppey United 8 3 1 4 11 15 0.73
8 Gravesend United 8 2 3 3 7 10 0.70
9 Millwall Athletic 11 3 0 8 23 24 0.96
10 Wolverton London and North Western Railway 8 2 1 5 13 29 0.45
11 Swindon Town 7 1 0 6 4 20 0.20
12 Northfleet 6 0 0 6 4 18 0.22

Key: Champions Test Match