Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, October 11, 1952

Watford Swindon Town
J.Bowie (33' pen), C.Thompson (61')
HT: 1-1 J.Bain (12')
Attendance:  16,450   Referee:  H. Ball


1
SAPHIN
2
CROKER
3
JONES
4
GALLOGLY
5
PHIPPS
6
MITCHELL
7
COOK
8
BOWIE
9
THOMPSON
10
PATERSON
11
COLLINS
1
BURTON
2
HUNT
3
ELWELL
4
CRYLE
5
HUDSON
6
BATCHELOR
7
RYDER
8
LUNN
9
OWEN
10
BETTERIDGE
11
BAIN

Lineups
1
Reg SAPHIN
                 
Sam BURTON
1
2
Peter CROKER
                 
George HUNT
2
3
Jimmy JONES
                 
Terry ELWELL
3
4
Charlie GALLOGLY  
                 
George CRYLE
4
5
Harold PHIPPS
                 
Garth HUDSON
5
6
Frank MITCHELL
                 
Ted BATCHELOR
6
7
Bobby COOK
                 
Terry RYDER
7

8
Jimmy BOWIE
               
Harry LUNN
8

9
Cyril THOMPSON
               
Maurice OWEN
9
10
Tommy PATERSON
                 
Mick BETTERIDGE
10
11
Tony COLLINS
               
Jimmy BAIN
11














Results on Saturday, October 11, 1952: League Table

 
  Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 1 - 0 Colchester United  
  Brighton and Hove Albion 2 - 0 Queens Park Rangers  
  Bristol City 4 - 0 Gillingham  
  Crystal Palace 4 - 1 Walsall  
  Ipswich Town 3 - 0 Coventry City  
  Leyton Orient 2 - 0 Exeter City  
  Newport County 4 - 2 Shrewsbury Town  
  Northampton Town 2 - 2 Bristol Rovers  
  Reading 0 - 1 Norwich City  
  Southend United 1 - 1 Aldershot  
  Torquay United 1 - 0 Millwall  
  Watford 2 - 1 Swindon Town  

Table as at Saturday, October 11, 1952:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Bristol Rovers 14 8 4 2 28 16 1.75 20 
2 Norwich City 14 8 2 4 31 12 2.58 18 
3 Brighton and Hove Albion 14 7 4 3 29 20 1.45 18 
4 Northampton Town 14 8 2 4 32 26 1.23 18 
5 Southend United 14 7 3 4 26 21 1.24 17 
6 Bristol City 14 6 4 4 30 21 1.43 16 
7 Reading 14 7 2 5 24 17 1.41 16 
8 Ipswich Town 14 7 2 5 18 13 1.38 16 
9 Newport County 14 7 2 5 34 29 1.17 16 
10 Millwall 13 5 5 3 15 8 1.88 15 
11 Coventry City 14 5 5 4 21 19 1.11 15 
12 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 14 7 1 6 23 21 1.10 15 
13 Exeter City 14 6 2 6 22 18 1.22 14 
14 Watford 14 5 4 5 21 21 1.00 14 
15 Aldershot 14 5 4 5 19 19 1.00 14 
16 Queens Park Rangers 14 4 5 5 19 28 0.68 13 
17 Leyton Orient 14 5 2 7 22 25 0.88 12 
18 Gillingham 14 4 4 6 11 19 0.58 12 
19 Torquay United 14 4 3 7 23 27 0.85 11 
20 Colchester United 13 4 3 6 13 16 0.81 11 
21 Swindon Town 14 3 4 7 16 25 0.64 10 
22 Crystal Palace 14 2 5 7 14 31 0.45
23 Shrewsbury Town 14 2 4 8 15 31 0.48
24 Walsall 14 2 2 10 16 39 0.41

Key: Promotion Re-election