Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, May 1, 1948

Exeter City Swindon Town
D.Ebdon (40'), D.Smart (42')
HT: 2-1 M.Owen (28')
Attendance:  6,934   Referee:  J.M. Wiltshire


1
HOYLE
2
JOHNSTONE
3
ROWE
4
BARTHOLOMEW
5
WALKER
6
FALLON
7
DYMOND
8
SMART
9
EBDON
10
MACKAY
11
REGAN
1
BOULTON
2
PREECE
3
EMERY
4
LLOYD
5
ITHELL
6
PAINTER
7
DRYDEN
8
PATERSON
9
OWEN
10
JONES
11
WILLIAMS

Lineups
1
Bert HOYLE
                 
Frank BOULTON
1
2
Cyril JOHNSTONE
                 
Jack PREECE
2
3
Stan ROWE
                 
Don EMERY
3
4
Harry BARTHOLOMEW
                 
Billy LLOYD
4
5
Steve WALKER
                 
Jimmy ITHELL
5
6
Peter FALLON
                 
Edward PAINTER
6
7
Bill DYMOND
                 
Jackie DRYDEN
7

8
Dick SMART
               
George PATERSON
8

9
Dick EBDON
             
Maurice OWEN
9
10
Angus MACKAY
                 
Morris JONES
10
11
Duggie REGAN
                 
Gordon WILLIAMS
11














Results on Saturday, May 1, 1948: League Table

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

Final table:
  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Queens Park Rangers 42 26 9 7 74 37 2.00 61 
2 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 42 24 9 9 76 35 2.17 57 
3 Walsall 42 21 9 12 70 40 1.75 51 
4 Ipswich Town 42 23 3 16 67 61 1.10 49 
5 Swansea Town 42 18 12 12 70 52 1.35 48 
6 Notts County 42 19 8 15 68 59 1.15 46 
7 Bristol City 42 18 7 17 77 65 1.18 43 
8 Port Vale 42 16 11 15 63 54 1.17 43 
9 Southend United 42 15 13 14 51 58 0.88 43 
10 Reading 42 15 11 16 56 58 0.97 41 
11 Exeter City 42 15 11 16 55 63 0.87 41 
12 Newport County 42 14 13 15 61 73 0.84 41 
13 Crystal Palace 42 13 13 16 49 49 1.00 39 
14 Northampton Town 42 14 11 17 58 72 0.81 39 
15 Watford 42 14 10 18 57 79 0.72 38 
16 Swindon Town 42 10 16 16 41 46 0.89 36 
17 Leyton Orient 42 13 10 19 51 73 0.70 36 
18 Torquay United 42 11 13 18 63 62 1.02 35 
19 Aldershot 42 10 15 17 45 67 0.67 35 
20 Bristol Rovers 42 13 8 21 71 75 0.95 34 
21 Norwich City 42 13 8 21 61 76 0.80 34 
22 Brighton and Hove Albion 42 11 12 19 43 73 0.59 34 

Key: Promoted Re-elected