Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, October 23, 1948

Swindon Town Watford
T.Harris (6' o.g.)
HT: 1-0
Attendance:  14,663   Referee:  E.V. Crook


1
BURTON
2
WHITE
3
LLOYD
4
COWIE
5
ITHELL
6
PAINTER
7
LUNN
8
DAWSON
9
OWEN
10
JONES
11
BAIN
1
DAVIES
2
HARRIS
3
OLIVER
4
EGGLESTON
5
RATCLIFFE
6
PATON
7
DAVIES
8
DRURY
9
THOMAS
10
OSBORNE
11
CUMNER

Lineups
1
Sam BURTON
                 
Graham DAVIES
1
2
Alex WHITE
                 
Tommy HARRIS
2
3
Billy LLOYD
                 
Harry OLIVER
3
4
Andy COWIE
                 
Tommy EGGLESTON
4
5
Jimmy ITHELL
                 
Bill RATCLIFFE
5
6
Edward PAINTER
                 
Tommy PATON
6
7
Harry LUNN
                 
Taffy DAVIES
7

8
Tom DAWSON
                 
George DRURY
8

9
Maurice OWEN
                 
Dave THOMAS
9
10
Morris JONES
                 
Johnny OSBORNE
10
11
Jimmy BAIN
                 
  Horace CUMNER
11














Results on Saturday, October 23, 1948: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, October 23, 1948:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Swansea Town 15 10 3 2 34 9 3.78 23 
2 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 16 10 3 3 24 16 1.50 23 
3 Brighton and Hove Albion 14 6 5 3 16 15 1.07 17 
4 Bristol Rovers 15 8 1 6 24 23 1.04 17 
5 Millwall 16 5 7 4 25 25 1.00 17 
6 Swindon Town 16 7 3 6 21 28 0.75 17 
7 Notts County 15 6 3 6 46 27 1.70 15 
8 Norwich City 14 6 3 5 20 16 1.25 15 
9 Ipswich Town 14 6 3 5 33 30 1.10 15 
10 Exeter City 15 6 3 6 25 29 0.86 15 
11 Torquay United 14 6 3 5 20 26 0.77 15 
12 Port Vale 14 5 4 5 19 15 1.27 14 
13 Reading 14 6 2 6 28 25 1.12 14 
14 Walsall 14 6 2 6 17 19 0.89 14 
15 Southend United 14 3 7 4 10 10 1.00 13 
16 Leyton Orient 14 4 5 5 23 26 0.88 13 
17 Bristol City 14 5 3 6 14 17 0.82 13 
18 Northampton Town 14 5 3 6 20 25 0.80 13 
19 Aldershot 15 5 2 8 21 20 1.05 12 
20 Watford 15 2 7 6 14 19 0.74 11 
21 Newport County 14 1 5 8 22 36 0.61
22 Crystal Palace 14 2 3 9 10 30 0.33

Key: Promotion Re-election