Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, April 5, 1947

Watford Swindon Town
T.Harris (42')
HT: 1-0 B.Lucas (70')
Attendance:  9,935   Referee:  G. Reader


1
RIGG
2
MORGAN
3
MALPASS
4
ROSS
5
FARNEN
6
HARPER
7
DAVIES
8
CHASE
9
BECKETT
10
EVANS
11
HARRIS
1
BOULTON
2
YOUNG
3
EMERY
4
LLOYD
5
ITHELL
6
PAINTER
7
JONES
8
LUCAS
9
STEPHENS
10
PATERSON
11
WILLIAMS

Lineups
1
Tommy RIGG
                 
Frank BOULTON
1
2
Lew MORGAN
                 
Albert YOUNG
2
3
Sam MALPASS
                 
Don EMERY
3
4
Bobby ROSS
                 
Billy LLOYD
4
5
Les FARNEN
                 
Jimmy ITHELL
5
6
Joe HARPER
                 
Edward PAINTER
6
7
Taffy DAVIES
                 
Eddie JONES
7

8
Charlie CHASE
               
Billy LUCAS
8

9
Billy BECKETT
                 
Bill STEPHENS
9
10
Ralph EVANS
                 
George PATERSON
10
11
Tommy HARRIS
               
Gordon WILLIAMS
11














Results on Saturday, April 5, 1947: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, April 5, 1947:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Cardiff City 33 23 5 5 78 23 3.39 51 
2 Queens Park Rangers 34 21 7 6 62 29 2.14 49 
3 Bristol City 34 17 7 10 83 51 1.63 41 
4 Swindon Town 35 15 9 11 73 65 1.12 39 
5 Southend United 33 15 8 10 58 43 1.35 38 
6 Ipswich Town 33 13 11 9 48 40 1.20 37 
7 Exeter City 34 14 8 12 54 51 1.06 36 
8 Reading 34 13 9 12 76 64 1.19 35 
9 Port Vale 33 14 7 12 54 50 1.08 35 
10 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 34 14 6 14 56 44 1.27 34 
11 Walsall 32 12 9 11 51 45 1.13 33 
12 Bristol Rovers 37 13 7 17 48 64 0.75 33 
13 Watford 34 14 4 16 52 63 0.83 32 
14 Torquay United 34 11 10 13 44 58 0.76 32 
15 Brighton and Hove Albion 35 10 12 13 44 59 0.75 32 
16 Crystal Palace 34 12 7 15 40 51 0.78 31 
17 Notts County 32 11 6 15 50 53 0.94 28 
18 Northampton Town 32 11 5 16 53 59 0.90 27 
19 Leyton Orient 31 10 6 15 45 54 0.83 26 
20 Mansfield Town 35 9 8 18 43 82 0.52 26 
21 Aldershot 33 8 9 16 40 67 0.60 25 
22 Norwich City 36 8 6 22 54 91 0.59 22 

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