Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, March 15, 1947

Swindon Town Crystal Palace
B.Stephens (82' pen)
HT: 0-0
Attendance:  13,711   Referee:  P. Smith


1
BOULTON
2
YOUNG
3
EMERY
4
LLOYD
5
ITHELL
6
PAINTER
7
STEPHENS
8
LUCAS
9
OWEN
10
PATERSON
11
WILLIAMS
1
GRAHAM
2
HARDING
3
DAWES
4
LEWIS
5
BASSETT
6
REECE
7
MYCOCK
8
RUSSELL
9
ROBSON
10
LEWIS
11
HOWELLS

Lineups
1
Frank BOULTON
                 
Dick GRAHAM
1
2
Albert YOUNG
                 
Ted HARDING
2
3
Don EMERY
                 
Fred DAWES
3
4
Billy LLOYD
                 
Jack LEWIS
4
5
Jimmy ITHELL
                 
Billy BASSETT
5
6
Edward PAINTER
                 
Tom REECE
6
7
Bill STEPHENS
               
Albert MYCOCK
7

8
Billy LUCAS
                 
Jim RUSSELL
8

9
Maurice OWEN
                 
Bert ROBSON
9
10
George PATERSON
                 
Glyn LEWIS
10
11
Gordon WILLIAMS
                 
Ray HOWELLS
11














Results on Saturday, March 15, 1947: League Table

 
  Aldershot 0 - 0 Leyton Orient  
  Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 5 - 0 Torquay United  
  Brighton and Hove Albion 0 - 0 Ipswich Town  
  Bristol City 5 - 2 Reading  
  Cardiff City 5 - 0 Mansfield Town  
  Exeter City 1 - 0 Watford  
  Northampton Town 4 - 4 Queens Park Rangers  
  Norwich City 3 - 3 Bristol Rovers  
  Port Vale 2 - 2 Walsall  
  Swindon Town 1 - 0 Crystal Palace  

Table as at Saturday, March 15, 1947:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Cardiff City 29 23 2 4 77 21 3.67 48 
2 Queens Park Rangers 30 17 7 6 53 28 1.89 41 
3 Bristol City 30 16 7 7 78 42 1.86 39 
4 Swindon Town 31 14 7 10 63 55 1.15 35 
5 Southend United 29 14 6 9 54 42 1.29 34 
6 Ipswich Town 29 11 11 7 40 32 1.25 33 
7 Port Vale 29 13 7 9 49 40 1.23 33 
8 Exeter City 30 13 7 10 50 46 1.09 33 
9 Reading 30 12 7 11 70 59 1.19 31 
10 Torquay United 30 11 8 11 40 51 0.78 30 
11 Brighton and Hove Albion 31 10 10 11 41 53 0.77 30 
12 Crystal Palace 30 12 5 13 39 48 0.81 29 
13 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 30 11 6 13 49 39 1.26 28 
14 Walsall 28 10 8 10 43 40 1.08 28 
15 Bristol Rovers 33 11 6 16 42 59 0.71 28 
16 Northampton Town 28 11 4 13 48 48 1.00 26 
17 Watford 30 12 2 16 44 58 0.76 26 
18 Notts County 28 9 5 14 42 47 0.89 23 
19 Aldershot 29 8 7 14 38 60 0.63 23 
20 Mansfield Town 31 7 7 17 31 68 0.46 21 
21 Leyton Orient 27 7 6 14 34 47 0.72 20 
22 Norwich City 32 5 5 22 44 86 0.51 15 

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