Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, December 6, 1947

Leyton Orient Swindon Town

HT: 0-2 M.Jones (17', 34'), J.Dryden (81')
Attendance:  8,000   Referee:  P.C. Annette


1
TOLLIDAY
2
BROWN
3
RITSON
4
WALLER
5
DAVIDSON
6
STROUD
7
BAYNHAM
8
BACON
9
NEARY
10
NAYLOR
11
PULLEN
1
BOULTON
2
YOUNG
3
EMERY
4
KAYE
5
ITHELL
6
PAINTER
7
DRYDEN
8
LUCAS
9
OWEN
10
JONES
11
BAIN

Lineups
1
Stan TOLLIDAY
                 
Frank BOULTON
1
2
Billy BROWN
                 
Albert YOUNG
2
3
Ledger RITSON
                 
Don EMERY
3
4
Harry WALLER
                 
Harry KAYE
4
5
Dave DAVIDSON
                 
Jimmy ITHELL
5
6
Billy STROUD
                 
Edward PAINTER
6
7
John BAYNHAM view STFC profile
               
Jackie DRYDEN
7

8
Cyril BACON
                 
Billy LUCAS
8

9
Frank NEARY
                 
Maurice OWEN
9
10
Bill NAYLOR
               
Morris JONES
10
11
Wally PULLEN
                 
Jimmy BAIN
11














Results on Saturday, December 6, 1947: League Table

 
  Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 3 - 0 Bristol Rovers  
  Leyton Orient 0 - 3 Swindon Town  
  Newport County 0 - 0 Queens Park Rangers  
  Swansea Town 3 - 2 Norwich City  
  Walsall 1 - 1 Crystal Palace  

Table as at Saturday, December 6, 1947:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Queens Park Rangers 21 14 3 4 41 19 2.16 31 
2 Swansea Town 21 10 6 5 41 24 1.71 26 
3 Walsall 19 11 3 5 38 19 2.00 25 
4 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 19 10 5 4 33 17 1.94 25 
5 Bristol City 18 11 1 6 46 19 2.42 23 
6 Ipswich Town 18 10 2 6 32 22 1.45 22 
7 Exeter City 19 8 6 5 22 22 1.00 22 
8 Port Vale 18 8 4 6 33 26 1.27 20 
9 Torquay United 18 6 8 4 28 23 1.22 20 
10 Newport County 19 6 8 5 26 25 1.04 20 
11 Southend United 19 7 5 7 21 37 0.57 19 
12 Swindon Town 19 5 8 6 20 19 1.05 18 
13 Reading 18 6 5 7 20 22 0.91 17 
14 Aldershot 18 5 7 6 24 27 0.89 17 
15 Northampton Town 18 6 5 7 22 28 0.79 17 
16 Crystal Palace 19 5 7 7 16 21 0.76 17 
17 Bristol Rovers 20 4 8 8 33 34 0.97 16 
18 Notts County 18 5 5 8 21 29 0.72 15 
19 Watford 18 6 3 9 24 35 0.69 15 
20 Leyton Orient 19 3 4 12 17 44 0.39 10 
21 Brighton and Hove Albion 19 3 4 12 14 37 0.38 10 
22 Norwich City 19 3 3 13 17 40 0.43

Key: Promotion Re-election