Football League Division Three (South)
Monday, December 26, 1938

Swindon Town Newport County
A.Barraclough (20'), B.Morton (27', 40', 67'), B.Lucas (35'), E.Jones (68'), C.Francis (71', 72')
HT: 4-0
Attendance:  9,023    


1
WILDMAN
2
PARKHOUSE
3
BUTCHER
4
COUSINS
5
MORRALL
6
OLNEY
7
JONES
8
FRANCIS
9
MORTON
10
LUCAS
11
BARRACLOUGH
1
FERGUSON
2
ROBERTS
3
WEBB
4
OWEN
5
LOW
6
BRINTON
7
DERRICK
8
HICKMAN
9
HYDES
10
WOOD
11
CARR

Lineups
1
Frank WILDMAN
                 
view STFC profileAlex FERGUSON
1
2
Dick PARKHOUSE
                 
Bill ROBERTS
2
3
Fred BUTCHER
                 
view STFC profileJack WEBB
3
4
Harry COUSINS
                 
Billy OWEN
4
5
George MORRALL
                 
view STFC profileNorman LOW
5
6
James OLNEY
                 
Ernie BRINTON
6
7
Eddie JONES
               
view STFC profileAlbert DERRICK
7

8
Cliff FRANCIS
               
Arthur HICKMAN
8

9
Ben MORTON
               
Arthur HYDES
9
10
Billy LUCAS
               
Tommy WOOD
10
11
Arthur BARRACLOUGH
               
view STFC profileLance CARR
11













Results on Monday, December 26, 1938: League Table

 
  Bristol City 2 - 0 Brighton and Hove Albion  
  Cardiff City 1 - 0 Queens Park Rangers  
  Crystal Palace 3 - 0 Aldershot  
  Ipswich Town 5 - 1 Mansfield Town  
  Northampton Town 2 - 0 Port Vale  
  Reading 1 - 1 Walsall  
  Swindon Town 8 - 0 Newport County  
  Watford 0 - 1 Notts County  

Table as at Monday, December 26, 1938:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Newport County 20 13 4 3 30 18 1.67 30 
2 Crystal Palace 19 12 5 2 39 20 1.95 29 
3 Reading 21 7 10 4 34 26 1.31 24 
4 Aldershot 19 9 6 4 24 20 1.20 24 
5 Swindon Town 19 10 3 6 38 24 1.58 23 
6 Northampton Town 20 10 3 7 34 29 1.17 23 
7 Bristol City 20 9 5 6 35 31 1.13 23 
8 Notts County 19 8 5 6 28 22 1.27 21 
9 Brighton and Hove Albion 20 9 3 8 32 30 1.07 21 
10 Queens Park Rangers 19 7 6 6 38 27 1.41 20 
11 Cardiff City 19 7 6 6 28 26 1.08 20 
12 Watford 20 6 6 8 25 28 0.89 18 
13 Exeter City 19 6 5 8 28 40 0.70 17 
14 Mansfield Town 19 6 5 8 25 40 0.63 17 
15 Southend United 17 6 4 7 30 31 0.97 16 
16 Port Vale 18 6 4 8 25 27 0.93 16 
17 Leyton Orient 18 4 7 7 20 25 0.80 15 
18 Ipswich Town 18 5 4 9 21 27 0.78 14 
19 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 18 4 6 8 17 25 0.68 14 
20 Bristol Rovers 19 3 6 10 20 25 0.80 12 
21 Torquay United 18 4 4 10 18 31 0.58 12 
22 Walsall 19 2 5 12 15 32 0.47

Key: Promotion places Re-election