Football League Division Three (South)
Saturday, October 18, 1952

Swindon Town Brighton and Hove Albion
J.Bain (48'), R.Johnson (70'), T.Ryder (88' pen)
HT: 0-0
Attendance:  10,278   Referee:  R.J. Burgess


1
UPRICHARD
2
HUNT
3
ELWELL
4
CRYLE
5
HUDSON
6
BATCHELOR
7
RYDER
8
LUNN
9
JOHNSON
10
BETTERIDGE
11
BAIN
1
BALL
2
TENNANT
3
FOX
4
MCILVENNY
5
MCCOY
6
WILSON
7
REED
8
SIRREL
9
BENNETT
10
LEADBETTER
11
HOWARD

Lineups
1
Norman UPRICHARD  
                 
Jack BALL
1
2
George HUNT
                 
Des TENNANT
2
3
Terry ELWELL
                 
Reg FOX
3
4
George CRYLE
                 
Paddy MCILVENNY
4
5
Garth HUDSON
                 
Tim MCCOY
5
6
Ted BATCHELOR
                 
Glen WILSON
6
7
Terry RYDER
               
  Billy REED
7

8
Harry LUNN
                 
Jimmy SIRREL
8

9
Roy JOHNSON
               
Ken BENNETT
9
10
Mick BETTERIDGE
                 
Jimmy LEADBETTER
10
11
Jimmy BAIN
               
Frankie HOWARD
11














Results on Saturday, October 18, 1952: League Table

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

Table as at Saturday, October 18, 1952:

  TEAM P W D L F A GA Pts 
1 Bristol Rovers 15 9 4 2 30 17 1.76 22 
2 Northampton Town 15 9 2 4 34 27 1.26 20 
3 Norwich City 15 8 3 4 32 13 2.46 19 
4 Brighton and Hove Albion 15 7 4 4 29 23 1.26 18 
5 Southend United 15 7 4 4 29 24 1.21 18 
6 Bristol City 15 6 5 4 33 24 1.38 17 
7 Ipswich Town 15 7 3 5 19 14 1.36 17 
8 Coventry City 15 6 5 4 25 19 1.32 17 
9 Reading 15 7 2 6 24 21 1.14 16 
10 Newport County 15 7 2 6 36 33 1.09 16 
11 Bournemouth and Boscombe Athletic 15 7 2 6 24 22 1.09 16 
12 Watford 15 6 4 5 23 22 1.05 16 
13 Millwall 14 5 5 4 16 10 1.60 15 
14 Exeter City 15 6 3 6 23 19 1.21 15 
15 Queens Park Rangers 15 5 5 5 23 30 0.77 15 
16 Aldershot 15 5 4 6 20 21 0.95 14 
17 Gillingham 15 5 4 6 13 20 0.65 14 
18 Leyton Orient 15 5 2 8 23 27 0.85 12 
19 Colchester United 14 4 4 6 16 19 0.84 12 
20 Swindon Town 15 4 4 7 19 25 0.76 12 
21 Torquay United 15 4 3 8 24 29 0.83 11 
22 Crystal Palace 15 2 6 7 15 32 0.47 10 
23 Shrewsbury Town 15 2 5 8 16 32 0.50
24 Walsall 15 2 3 10 19 42 0.45

Key: Promotion Re-election