Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, August 23, 1947

Swindon Town Northampton Town

HT: 0-0
Attendance:  18,138   Referee:  R.R. Hay


1
BOULTON
2
YOUNG
3
LLOYD
4
KAYE
5
ITHELL
6
NUNN
7
MAGUIRE
8
DRYDEN
9
OWEN
10
LUCAS
11
BAIN
1
JONES
2
SMALLEY
3
SANKEY
4
LOWERY
5
DENNISON
6
COLEY
7
BRISCOE
8
SMITH
9
GARRETT
10
THOMPSON
11
ROBERTS

Lineups
1
Frank BOULTON
                 
John JONES
1
2
Albert YOUNG
                 
  Tom SMALLEY
2
3
Billy LLOYD
                 
Jack SANKEY
3
4
Harry KAYE
                 
Harry LOWERY
4
5
Jimmy ITHELL
                 
Bob DENNISON
5
6
Walter NUNN
                 
Bill COLEY
6
7
Ted MAGUIRE
                 
James BRISCOE
7

8
Jackie DRYDEN
                 
Dave SMITH
8

9
Maurice OWEN
                 
Archie GARRETT
9
10
Billy LUCAS
                 
Harry THOMPSON
10
11
Jimmy BAIN
                 
Gordon ROBERTS
11














Results on Saturday, August 23, 1947: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, August 23, 1947:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Bristol City 1 1 0 0 6 0
2 Walsall 1 1 0 0 4 0
3 Ipswich Town 1 1 0 0 2 0
4 Torquay United 1 1 0 0 2 0
5 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 1 1 0 0 1 0
6 Queens Park Rangers 1 1 0 0 3 1 3.00
7 Brighton and Hove Albion 1 1 0 0 3 2 1.50
8 Newport County 1 0 1 0 0 0
9 Northampton Town 1 0 1 0 0 0
10 Reading 1 0 1 0 0 0
11 Swindon Town 1 0 1 0 0 0
12 Bristol Rovers 1 0 1 0 1 1 1.00
13 Crystal Palace 1 0 1 0 1 1 1.00
14 Leyton Orient 1 0 1 0 1 1 1.00
15 Port Vale 1 0 1 0 1 1 1.00
16 Watford 1 0 0 1 2 3 0.67
17 Norwich City 1 0 0 1 1 3 0.33
18 Swansea Town 1 0 0 1 0 1 0.00
19 Aldershot 1 0 0 1 0 2 0.00
20 Notts County 1 0 0 1 0 2 0.00
21 Exeter City 1 0 0 1 0 4 0.00
22 Southend United 1 0 0 1 0 6 0.00

Key: Promotion Re-election