Southern League Division One
Saturday, March 20, 1909

Swindon Town Portsmouth
B.Jefferson, A.Bown, H.Fleming 2, B.Tout (pen)
HT: 4-0
Attendance:  6,000   Referee:  J.T. Pitchford


1
LING
2
MARSHALL
3
WALKER
4
TOUT
5
BANNISTER
6
CHAMBERS
7
JEFFERSON
8
FLEMING
9
RUSHTON
10
BOWN
11
FENTON
1
MCDONALD
2
THOMSON
3
WARNER
4
DIGWEED
5
BUICK
6
YATES
7
BIRTLES
8
KIRBY
9
MCCAFFERTY
10
MCMAHON
11
DIX

Lineups
 
Archie LING
                 
Tom MCDONALD
 
 
Billy MARSHALL
                 
James THOMSON
 
 
Jock WALKER  
                 
Jack WARNER
 
 
Billy TOUT
               
Harry DIGWEED
 
 
Charlie BANNISTER
                 
  Albert BUICK
 
 
Peter CHAMBERS
                 
Billy YATES
 
 
Bob JEFFERSON
               
view STFC profileTommy BIRTLES
 

 
Harold FLEMING  
               
view STFC profileWilliam KIRBY
 

 
George RUSHTON
                 
Bill MCCAFFERTY
 
 
Archie BOWN
               
Edward MCMAHON
 
 
Fred FENTON
                 
Joe DIX
 













Results on Saturday, March 20, 1909: League Table

 
  Brentford 3 - 1 Northampton Town  
  Brighton and Hove Albion 2 - 0 Millwall  
  Crystal Palace 1 - 2 New Brompton  
  Leyton 5 - 0 Coventry City  
  Luton Town 0 - 2 Exeter City  
  Plymouth Argyle 2 - 1 Norwich City  
  Reading 3 - 0 Watford  
  Southampton 1 - 0 Bristol Rovers  
  Swindon Town 5 - 0 Portsmouth  
  West Ham United 4 - 0 Southend United  

Table as at Saturday, March 20, 1909:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Northampton Town 31 21 3 7 72 36 2.00 45 
2 Swindon Town 32 18 5 9 83 38 2.18 41 
3 Southampton 32 15 7 10 57 52 1.10 37 
4 Exeter City 32 15 5 12 50 53 0.94 35 
5 Portsmouth 32 13 8 11 54 52 1.04 34 
6 Millwall 31 15 3 13 51 44 1.16 33 
7 Plymouth Argyle 32 13 7 12 37 39 0.95 33 
8 Bristol Rovers 31 13 7 11 48 52 0.92 33 
9 New Brompton 31 14 3 14 38 47 0.81 31 
10 Queens Park Rangers 29 11 8 10 39 34 1.15 30 
11 Reading 30 8 14 8 50 44 1.14 30 
12 Crystal Palace 33 10 10 13 52 51 1.02 30 
13 Leyton 30 11 7 12 42 35 1.20 29 
14 Luton Town 32 12 5 15 46 52 0.88 29 
15 Southend United 28 10 7 11 38 39 0.97 27 
16 West Ham United 31 12 3 16 43 48 0.90 27 
17 Norwich City 30 9 9 12 45 61 0.74 27 
18 Watford 33 9 9 15 37 56 0.66 27 
19 Brighton and Hove Albion 32 10 6 16 42 49 0.86 26 
20 Brentford 31 10 6 15 42 57 0.74 26 
21 Coventry City 31 10 4 17 45 72 0.63 24 

Key: Champions