Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, January 18, 1947

Swindon Town Brighton and Hove Albion
G.Paterson (15'), B.Lucas (42')
HT: 2-0 W.Hanlon (47'), J.Sim (57')
Attendance:  17,638   Referee:  A. Greenwood


1
BOULTON
2
YOUNG
3
EMERY
4
LLOYD
5
ITHELL
6
PAINTER
7
JONES
8
LUCAS
9
OWEN
10
PATERSON
11
WILLIAMS
1
BALL
2
MARRIOTT
3
WILLEMSE
4
DARLING
5
TRAINOR
6
DUGNOLLE
7
STEPHENS
8
WILSON
9
SIM
10
CHAPMAN
11
HANLON

Lineups
1
Frank BOULTON
                 
Jack BALL
1
2
Albert YOUNG
                 
Ernie MARRIOTT
2
3
Don EMERY
                 
Stan WILLEMSE
3
4
Billy LLOYD
                 
Len DARLING
4
5
Jimmy ITHELL
                 
Peter TRAINOR
5
6
Edward PAINTER
                 
Jack DUGNOLLE
6
7
Eddie JONES
                 
Bert STEPHENS
7

8
Billy LUCAS
               
Joe WILSON
8

9
Maurice OWEN
               
Jock SIM
9
10
George PATERSON
               
George CHAPMAN
10
11
Gordon WILLIAMS
               
Wally HANLON
11














Results on Saturday, January 18, 1947: League Table

 
  Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 2 - 2 Aldershot  
  Bristol City 2 - 2 Exeter City  
  Cardiff City 6 - 2 Northampton Town  
  Crystal Palace 0 - 3 Southend United  
  Norwich City 2 - 2 Notts County  
  Port Vale 4 - 1 Mansfield Town  
  Reading 1 - 0 Queens Park Rangers  
  Swindon Town 2 - 2 Brighton and Hove Albion  
  Torquay United 3 - 0 Bristol Rovers  
  Walsall 3 - 1 Leyton Orient  
  Watford 2 - 0 Ipswich Town  

Table as at Saturday, January 18, 1947:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Cardiff City 23 18 2 3 61 19 3.21 38 
2 Queens Park Rangers 23 14 6 3 39 14 2.79 34 
3 Bristol City 24 12 6 6 60 37 1.62 30 
4 Southend United 24 12 6 6 47 34 1.38 30 
5 Reading 23 11 6 6 60 40 1.50 28 
6 Walsall 24 10 7 7 39 31 1.26 27 
7 Port Vale 24 10 6 8 41 35 1.17 26 
8 Ipswich Town 24 9 8 7 34 29 1.17 26 
9 Swindon Town 24 10 6 8 47 45 1.04 26 
10 Exeter City 24 10 6 8 41 40 1.03 26 
11 Brighton and Hove Albion 26 9 7 10 35 45 0.78 25 
12 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 25 10 4 11 42 34 1.24 24 
13 Torquay United 23 9 6 8 35 36 0.97 24 
14 Watford 25 10 2 13 38 49 0.78 22 
15 Northampton Town 23 9 3 11 39 41 0.95 21 
16 Mansfield Town 25 7 7 11 29 49 0.59 21 
17 Crystal Palace 24 8 4 12 31 45 0.69 20 
18 Notts County 23 7 4 12 35 39 0.90 18 
19 Aldershot 24 7 4 13 34 56 0.61 18 
20 Bristol Rovers 25 5 5 15 25 48 0.52 15 
21 Leyton Orient 22 5 4 13 26 41 0.63 14 
22 Norwich City 24 5 3 16 35 66 0.53 13 

Key: Promotion Re-election